Flames vs Jets
WINNIPEG – SPORTS – Johnny Gaudreau scored to extend his season-opening point streak to eight games and that lifted the Calgary Flames over the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 in a shootout at on Monday night in NHL hockey action.
Gaudreau scored the clincher in an overtime shootout.
“I feel really comfortable,” said Gaudreau postgame. “Me and Sean Monahan have been playing really well in our own zone, being smart. I don’t think we’ve been out on the ice for a 5-on-5 goal so we feel really comfortable with that, and we’re getting our chances offensively. It’s been good.”
Canadiens vs Canucks
MONTREAL – SPORTS – The Montreal Canadiens ended the Vancouver Canucks’ four-game winning streak with a 6-2 win at Bell Centre on Monday.
Corey Perry got his 800th NHL point assisting on Jeff Petry’s second goal of the game.
Nick Suzuki and Artturi Lehkonen each had a goal and an assist, and Carey Price made 27 saves for the Canadiens (6-1-2).
“We’re a good skating team,” stated Montreal coach Claude Julien, “We feel that playing a pressure game is what serves us best. So we’ve done that. And pressure is not just on the forecheck, it’s also in the (defensive) zone. We like to kill plays quickly there so that’s also the kind of things we’ve been talking about, we’ve been working on since the start of training camp.”