Nashville Predators 4, Montreal Canadiens 2: Saros Leads the Way to Two Points in Montreal

The Preds stormed into Montreal, turtled a bit, but ultimately grabbed a win. Juuse Saros is our hero.

Tonight’s game recap is another set of observations... leave your thoughts and Shea Love below.

Random Observations

  • The Montreal Canadiens begin the game by honoring Henri Richard. Richard passed away late last week.
  • Shea Weber sighting.
  • I miss you, Shea.
  • Calle Jarnkrok gets a partial breakaway, but he’s stopped by Carey Price.
  • Wow, Matt Duchene draws a penalty early.
  • Another big save by Price on Viktor Arvidsson.
  • Why is it always Country Music Night when the Predators visit other arenas?
  • Oh my, Ryan Johansen. 1-0 Nashville.
  • What’s up, Calle Jarnkrok? 2-0 Nashville.
  • Yo, Filip Forsberg. 3-0 on the power play.
  • Forsberg has 20 on the season.
  • Juuse Saros.
  • Well, that’s new. The lights dimmed in the middle of play.
  • Filip Forsberg tipped the puck...boom! 4-0 Nashville.
  • 20 mins, 20 grins. 20 miles, 20 smiles.
  • The Habs fight hard for their first goal of the game. The Preds couldn’t get the puck under control, and Arturi Lehkonen pops one in behind Saros.
  • Montreal is sneaking back into this game.
  • Carey Price to the bench....panicking.
  • Juuse Saros is incredible tonight.
  • Two points acquired. /

Super Duper Stars of the Game

  1. Juuse Saros: The kid had a nice 2.66 game shutout streak. He kept his team functional in the third period when the rest of the Predators decided to get ready for their flight early.
  2. Ryan Johansen: #92 gets the party started.
  3. Filip Forsberg: He’s now second place on the all-time goal scorers list for Nashville.

Tweets of the Game