With the Canadians leading the Jets series, Price won the eighth career playoff stoppage
In Friday’s 1-0 victory over the Winnipeg Jets, Carey Price scored 30 goals and then focused on his Montreal Canadiens teammates.
The experienced network administrator continued to perform well in these Stanley Cup playoffs, recording his eighth career postseason suspension, allowing Montreal to score two in the North Division finals of seven games and four victories. 0 leads.
Tyler Toffoli became the winner of the game with a short-handed goal of 1:41 in the second quarter.
Connor Hellebuyck stopped 23 shots for the Jets.
The third game was held in Montreal on Sunday, followed by the fourth game the next night. The team that led 2-0 on the road won 82-20 (80.4%) in a seven-win three playoff series, including 2-0 (Winnipeg and Tampa Bay) this season.
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“This is definitely a challenge,” Jets coach Paul Morris said. “We are a better away team, not the home team all year.
“We have some confidence in the building of another team, we may get Paul [Stastny] Come back, this may be helpful to our team. “
The Jets do not have top scorer and No. 1 center Mark Scheifele, who was suspended for four games for rushing to Canadian forward Jake Evans in the last minute of their 5-3 Montreal win on Wednesday.
After Evans hit the empty net, Shafele let Evans fly onto the ice. Evans hit his head and was lifted out of the ice on a stretcher, but was evaluated and did not go to the hospital. He was out indefinitely due to a concussion and was replaced by Artturi Lehkonen.
Pierre Luc Dubois centered Winnipeg’s top line, with Kyle Conner on the left and captain Blake Wheeler on the other.
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Stastney missed the second game of his series due to undisclosed injuries.Defensive player Jordie Benn (Jordie Benn) replaced Dylan DeMelo (Dylan DeMelo), Morris said he suffered a soft tissue injury in Wednesday’s game
Winnipeg defeated the visiting team 8-7 in the first quarter, which did not show any anger or major blow from Wednesday’s tilt.
“Obviously, Carey is doing what he did,” Montreal defender Ben Kiarotte said. “He was very good for us and the players played very hard in front of him.”
After the Canadians forward Paul Byron was asked for a high position at the start of the second quarter for 22 seconds, the first penalty of the game resulted in Tofry’s 1:41 understaffed.
“Maybe we played well on the defensive end, so maybe they sometimes tried to force some games, and we took advantage of this,” Habs forward Philip Danot said of his team’s penalty shootout. . “[Toffoli] A wonderful shot, a shot scored. “
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The mood seemed to have gone up a notch late in the second quarter, and when the players scrambled to get to Hellebruck, they began to push each other. After midfield, the Canadians led 17-16 in field goals.
The Jets picked up the pace early in the third quarter, but the two shots they fired at Price first hit their own players. Winnipeg subsequently played a powerful role, but Price prevented Josh Morrissey from breaking out from this point.
Hellebuk was pulled as an extra attacker with 2:04 left in the game, but Montreal’s defense tightened and helped Price out. Toverley also hit the empty net, and Price rejected Connor.
“I think we have a lot of good opportunities,” Winnipeg forward Nicolas Ehlers said. “So if we can continue to do what we are doing, it will enter. We are a confident and confident team.
Winnipeg once again hosted 500 vaccinated medical staff at Bell MTS Plaza.
When the Canadians return home, there will be fans in their stands. The club is Canada’s first NHL team with spectators this year. After Quebec eased restrictions, 2,500 fans were allowed to watch the 6th game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
After giving the green light in Ontario, the Leafs then paid 550 fully vaccinated medical staff to participate in the 7th game against the Canadians, and then Manitoba approved the series opener on Wednesday.