As we did against the Maple Leafs on Saturday, we didn’t shed much of the Canadian’s skin against the Bruins, the best team on the Bettman Circuit. This time the Habs didn’t win, but that didn’t stop them from staying in the game until the very end.
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“I’m very proud of the boys. we fought We played a good game. The Bruins are difficult to play. We were in the game and we were committed. »
– Martin Saint-Louis
Although he had to make some big saves in the first two thirds, Samuel Montembeault was also more than satisfied with the work of his teammates. In his opinion, only at least one point was missing in the overall standings.
“It shows that if we play our game and everyone works, we can compete against any team. »
Kirby Dach most likely sustained a lower body injury and has been missing a few workouts lately. Also, we saw him wince a few times during the meeting. Nonetheless, he was sent into the fight for a career-high 23:59. He took the opportunity to reach the 10-goal mark for the first time.
“There’s really no symbolism. I just want to do my best and work hard. But I also want to improve every year without worrying about statistics. I have to play well at 200 feet. »
– Kirby roof
In his second game since his recall, Alex Belzile put on a solid performance. He asserted himself against the best team on the racetrack. He nearly scored his first NHL goal, but his shot hit the bar.
“Bringing energy is the job of a fourth line. They spend time in the offensive zone to hum, create chances and generate momentum. I hit a post but I still have chances to score. As long as you have a chance, it’s positive. It will come at some point, I’m sure. »
– Alex Belzile