After a great performance against the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday (one of the best games I’ve seen this season), the Canadiens came out with a little less energy against the Boston Bruins yesterday, falling 3-0 to end their three-game winning streak.
Tuuka Rask stole the show for the Bruins, making 36 saves and keeping his team with the lead while being outshot 15-3 in the second period. The Habs put good pressure on the Bruins but weren’t able to generate many quality scoring chances; Rask was there when they did. Jaroslav Halak made his fifth straight start and played a solid game for the most part despite losing, giving Boston their first win in 10 games in the process.
The Habs will face the red-hot Washington Capitals on Wednesday before playing a home-and-home series with Philadelphia on Friday and Saturday to welcome the Olympic break.