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Montreal Canadiens Cole CAufield snipes

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Habs News

  • The Montreal Canadiens needed overtime to beat the Detroit Red Wings, not to mention yet another overtime goal by sniper Cole Caufield. Cayden Primeau earned his first win in a long time and Mike Matheson played well, but unfortunately, Juraj Slafkovsky ended up being benched in the third period. [Caufield Scores, Slafkovsky Benched In Win Vs. Detroit]
  • It was Caufield’s seventh career overtime goal the regular season, which tied an NHL record.

  • Defenceman Mike Monahan scored the game’s first goal and assisted on the game-tying goal. It was his best game all season, not just from a production standpoint. He was strong in all three zones.

  • According to Elliotte Friedman, the Habs and the Edmonton Oilers discussed “the possibility of Jake Allen” to solve Edmonton’s goaltending woes, but he doesn’t think a deal will materialize anytime soon. [32 Thoughts]
  • Nick Suzuki, Jake Evans, and Brendan Gallagher visited former teammate Jeff Petry.

National Hockey Now Network

  • Thanks to the chaos between the pipes in Edmonton, Boston Bruins goalie Linus Ullmark is once again being linked to the Oilers in NHL trade rumours. But according to a source, Ullmark is not in play. [Boston Bruins]
  • Riley Tufte has been recalled by the Avalanche, and will almost certainly be playing Thursday against the Seattle Kraken. He currently leads the AHL in goals-per-game and shots on net per game.[Colorado Avalanche]

  • The Pittsburgh Penguins and Tristan Jarry dodged the worst of what could have been a serious injury to the starting goalie.Jarry immediately left the Penguins’ game Tuesday late in the second period against the Anaheim Ducks after being struck in the head by a puck. His mask had been loosened a moment before when Ducks forward Adam Henrique’s leg or hip made direct contact with Jarry’s head. [Pittsburgh Penguins]4
  • Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere paid a price for his subpar play against the New York Rangers by taking a seat in the press box against the Habs. [Detroit Red Wings]
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