The price is flawless, because in the absence of Ducham, Habs claimed to have defeated the Golden Cavaliers in overtime.
Josh Anderson scored his second goal of the night at 12:53 in overtime, and Kyrie Price made it in Friday’s 3-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Cavaliers. 43 saves, leading 2-1 in their Stanley Cup semi-final series.
Another goal for Col Caulfield in Montreal is to subtract interim head coach Dominic Ducham, because he tested positive for COVID-19 in the hours before the ice hockey dropped.
Luke Richardson coached the NHL for the first time in front of 3,500 fans at the Bell Center where Ducharme was absent, as the brave Canadians were in overtime for the fourth time in these playoffs Win the game.
The fourth game of the seven-game four-win system was played on Sunday night.
Anderson won after knocking down an air pass on the offensive blue line. The ball fell on Paul Byron, who passed his third goal in the playoffs back to Anderson, throwing Bell Center into a chaotic celebration.
Watch | The Canadians lead the series through Anderson’s OT statistics:
The Golden Cavaliers, leading 30-8 in the 40th minute, killed a penalty at the beginning of the third quarter, and Pietrangelo shot the fourth in the playoffs under Price’s high block. Goal is also the third goal in the past two games. Participate in the sprint of a strange person at 2:22.
A few minutes later, the Montreal goalkeeper kept his team within striking distance, and before Corey Perry approached the other end, he made an excellent cushion in a 2-on-1 match with former Canadian captain Max Pacioretti. Stop snatching Alex Tucci.
Fleury then stopped again on Tyler Toffoli with 5 minutes remaining, but after he hit the wrong puck behind the net and sent his second playoff game into the open net, It would have been possible to install goat horns and force OT with 1 minute and 55 seconds left in the rule.
For the second consecutive game without first center Chandler Stephenson (upper body injury), Vegas coach Pete Debull transferred the bulky Tucci from the wing of the third line to the one between Pacioretti and Maxstone. The first trio.
Ducharme’s absence is just the latest bump in Montreal’s difficult 2020-2021 season.
Watch | Fleury’s devastating mistake led to a late equaliser for the Canadians:
The Canadians had a hot start, but stumbled in February, resulting in the dismissal of Claude Julian and assistant coach Kirk Mueller, and the 48-year-old Ducham was promoted from an assistant position to the top position.
After the two players entered the league agreement, Montreal also responded to the COVID-19 outbreak, after which many key injuries prevented the team from entering the playoffs.
The Canadians were supposed to be eliminated by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round, but rebounded from a 3-1 series lag and defeated their original six opponents in seven games.
In the Canadian Northern Division title battle, Montreal was once again at a disadvantage against Winnipeg, but once again swept the Jets and shocked the hockey world.
In a statement before announcing Ducharme’s positive test in Game 3, the NHL stated that all Canadian players, other coaches and team staff returned with negative results on Thursday and Friday.
Watch | Price denies Tuch with an incredible save in the last frame:
During the playoff bubble last summer, Montreal also had to work without a coach, when Julian was taken to a Toronto hospital with chest pain and a stent was installed in his coronary artery.
In his seventh season as an NHL assistant—and his third season in Montreal—Richardson served as the head coach of the AHL Binghamton Senators from 2012 to 2016.
With the further relaxation of Quebec’s restrictions on the coronavirus, the Canadians have been allowed to increase the attendance at the Bell Center by 1,000 after welcoming 2,500 spectators in the past three home games.
After Montreal’s excellent start in Games 1 and 2 in Sin City, the Golden Cavaliers took a 16-3 lead in the first quarter-winning the latter 3-2 on Wednesday-pulling S Vegas finally scored 16 points in the second quarter with 3 Canadian winger Eric Staal.
The veteran forward inexplicably passed the ball in front of his own net and was intercepted by Roy, who blocked his second goal.
Just 38 seconds later, when Nick Suzuki-after a massive air ice hit by Brayden McNabb earlier in the period, the wear did not get worse-blocked Montreal got the ball when he took a shot and passed it to Caufield, who was hitting continuously.
A rookie sniper from Montreal moved in alone and fired a second shot on Fleury’s glove.
Watch | Ducharme of Habs is quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19: