Montreal GM and head coach Bob Gainey’s breathing better tonight as the Habs, led by Alex Tanguay’s 5 point night thrashed Atlanta.
Alex Kovalev crept out of the dog house and put two goals in the night.
The Habs were outshot 25-22 and Carey Price recorded a rare win for him of late.
The win gives The Canadians a 2 point cushion over Florida for the 8th and final play-off spot.
In other NHL Scores The Leafs, forgetting that they are fighting for Tavares beat Washington 3-2; Rangers 2-1 over Minnesota; Tampa Bay 2 – Columbus 1; Anaheim over Nashville 2-1; St. Louis shut out LA 2-0; Vancouver beat Dallas 5-2; and Detroit 3-2 over Edmonton.
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