As Price denied the Golden Cavaliers’ late rebound, the Canadians won the series.
Netizen Kyrie Price of the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Vegas Golden Cavaliers 3-2 on Wednesday and completed 29 saves, injecting new vitality into the hopes of the Canadian Stanley Cup.
Joel Amia scored his fifth goal in the playoffs, scoring a goal for Montreal midway through the first game. Tyler Tofrey and Paul Byron also scored for the Habu team.
Joel Edmundson received two assists, while Jeff Petrie, Corey Perry, Cole Caulfield and Jesperry Kotkanemi each had one assist.
Defender Alex Pietrangelo scored two goals from Vegas.
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Price made 29 of 31 shots, and at the other end, Mark Andre Fleury stopped in front of 17,920 spectators and made 20 of 23 shots.
Montreal opened the scoring with a score of 6 minutes and 12 seconds when Amia stole a loose puck in the hands of helpless Fleury and scored his fifth goal in the playoffs.
The Canadians rewritten the score to 2-0 at 16:30, when Tofuli caught Caulfield’s pass in the open, initiated a weak shift, and somehow passed through Fleury’s mat.
Byron aggravated the insult to injury late in the second quarter, using gifts deep in the Cavaliers’ territory to beat him in Fleury alone.
After a while, Pietrangelo finally got Vegas on the board, his blue line broke through the traffic, and he glanced at Price’s skateboard.
The Habs defeated the Cavaliers 12-4 in the first quarter, but did not get 13th place until nearly 6 minutes into the second quarter.
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Instead, Vegas increased the number of shots in the second frame, but met the hottest Price, whose drama put the Golden Cavaliers in a difficult situation all night.
Once, Alec Martinez’s close-range shot made the noisy crowd in the T-Mobile Arena confused when they did not find the net, and realized that Price’s lightning blocker had already taken the puck. Blow through the glass.
But the Canadians have been at a disadvantage twice in this playoffs.
They are not expected to beat the division-leading Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round, nor the third-ranked Winnipeg Jets in the second round. The team kept critics silent in both cases and entered Las Vegas on a seven-game winning streak, including sweeping the Jets.
The Montreal-Las Vegas series is the NHL’s first crossover game this season. This was achieved due to a federal exemption allowing teams to bypass the 14-day quarantine requirement.
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