The boys squeezed out a win over the Nashville Predators at home last night, getting back on the winning track and keeping pace with Boston’s 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders. The Habs enjoyed a 3-1 lead early in the third period but Nashville put on great pressure for some periods of the game, outshooting the Habs 10-2 in the second period and pounding the net late in the third once they had cut the lead to one. Jaroslav Halak was solid throughout the game, keeping his team in the lead at times that they easily could have lost it.
Onto Ottawa on Saturday! And get this: CBC is broadcasting the game nationwide! The Leafs aren’t playing so we were all they had on the slate, but still…!