Montreal Canadiens defenseman leaves game after collision

Carrie Guzman
December 3, 2019

The Canadiens had their season-high winless streak extended on Saturday afternoon with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

RANGERS 4, DEVILS 0: Alexandar Georgiev stopped 33 shots for his third career shutout, leading surging NY to a win at short-handed New Jersey.

Tom Wilson made a strong move to the net and whipped a backhand shot past Jonathan Bernier to put the Capitals ahead 3-1 with 5:37 remaining in regulation.

Travis Konecny leads the Flyers with 16 total assists and has collected 24 points.

Konecny completed a nice passing play between Claude Giroux and Michael Raffl to give Philly the 3-2 lead just 1:34 into the third period.

After sitting the last three games as a healthy scratch, Gostisbehere scored on the power play for a 2-1 Flyers advantage with 57.1 seconds left in the opening period.

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Canadians: 3-4-3, average 2.8 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes, giving 3.9 goals per game with a 0.880% savings. Montreal received goals from Brendan Gallagher, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Joel Armia and Artturi Lehkonen but it wasn't enough to beat the Devils.

Notes: Victor Mete (lower-body injury) left the game and did not return. … Phillip Danault recorded his 100th assist in a Canadiens uniform. … Former Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien is now an assistant coach with the Flyers. Armia stormed down the wing and fired blocker side on Brian Elliott, who whiffed on the shot, for Montreal's first lead in a week. Goalie Carey Price is now 10-8-3, with a shutout on the season and has a goals against average of 3.19.

Montreal backup goalie Keith Kinkaid made 25 saves in a rare start. Montreal enters their game against Philadelphia with just 1 player listed on their injury report as Noah Juulsen is listed as day to day. The 19-year-old has struggled in his second National Hockey League season and the goal Thursday ended a 14-game goal drought for Kotkaniemi, who hadn't scored since October 9.

Montreal takes on Philadelphia looking to end its five-game home slide.

He was on the ice for a 28-second turn before the minor collision, so he may have been previously injured and tried to play, but independently, he was not on the ice during the last period, more in Habs & # 39; 4-3 loss of OT.

The Canadiens started the game well, scoring 19 seconds in.

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