The Canadiens played with fire and eventually burned.
The second goal of the game Steve Ott scored on a rebound at 2:16 of overtime has provided a rare victory for the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on the Canadiens at the Bell Centre Tuesday.
Ott scored when he had two seconds of the penalty for high-sticking PK Subban. Michel Therrien did not like seeing his defender scoop of punishment in overtime and he hopes to talk to him. “This is a bad play on his part and I will resolve the situation internally. We will make sure it does not happen again. ‘
Subban has faced the music, or perhaps only was he not given the choice to do so.
“It’s hard to sit in overtime penalty bench and see the opponents score, he admitted.
“Obviously, I did not put the team in trouble at that time. I’m pretty uncomfortable now. ‘
Subban did not mean he deserved to be punished, but he still confessed that he had chased.
“I was on the back of the referees throughout the evening. I would have possibly had to close. The decision was taken, and I have to swallow the pill. Fortunately, I have the support of my teammates. ‘
Canadian Thus his winning streak stopped at five.
Buffalo has only 11 wins in 30 games this season.
The Canadians, who controlled the game in general, had managed to bridge a gap of two goals in the third period to force overtime. With a decline of 2-0, Max Pacioretty Jhonas Enroth beat at 7:04 of the third period after a superb game play Brendan Gallagher, who is able to carry the puck behind the net to pass before his teammate, who earned his ninth of the season.
Then it was not expected, Colby Armstrong, found the back of the net in a second straight game with less than four minutes to create equality.
With a 2-2 tie, Gallagher has failed to play the hero in the final minutes by touching the pole. Then a few seconds égrainer the game, Brian Gionta was stolen from the glove by Enroth, who faced 34 shots.
“We started slowly, confessed to the Canadian pilot, but from the second I remember we dominated the game. I felt fighting guys who never gave up. ‘
The Sabres had taken a two-goal lead in the first period when Ott beat Carey Price with a shot accurate. End of the period, Tyler Ennis increased advance Sabres by deflecting the puck past Price.
Thomas Vanek was forced to leave the game in the Sabres camp when he injured his right leg after being hit by a shot from teammate Christian Ehrhoff during a powerplay.
The two teams will meet on the same rink Saturday. Meanwhile, the Canadiens will visit the New York Islanders on Thursday.
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