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Canadiens-Bruins: Game 2 — Special Teams Weren’t So Special

Published by on April 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL


2009 Playoffs Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Game 2

Montreal 1, Boston 5 (TD Banknorth Garden)

Posted by: Rocket
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After the game, Hockey Night in Canada reporter extraordinaire Elliotte Friedman asked Bob Gainey "Aside from penalty killing, what else can team do better?" Gainey's answer was simple and direct: "Listen to the coach."

I suspect that the Canadiens were listening to their coach and following the game plan for the first 10 minutes of the game. The Habs were skating, forechecking, and carrying the play. Shots on goal were 8-2 for the Canadiens. Tim Thomas looked beatable.

The Bruins then got their first of five power-play opportunities...

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