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New York Rangers at Canadiens: Five things you should knowThe matchup: If you’re an optimist, the Canadiens have picked up four points in their last four games but, if you’re are realist, they have lost their last three games to teams that are below them in the standings. The Rangers fall onto that category, but they’ve shown signs of life lately and had a 6-3-1 record in their last 10 games heading into Friday night’s game in Ottawa.
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Опубликовано: 5 дек. 2019 г. Jesperi Kotkaniemi would need the help of his teammates to leave the ice after and awkward fall on the All Big Hits & Scrums From Physical Game 2 Between Maple Leafs And Bruins - Продолжительность: 5:02 SPORTSNET 610 823 просмотра.
head coach Claude Julien didn't hide his displeasure with Colorado Avalanche defenseman following Thursday's contest.
Zadorov caught Canadiens forwardwith a heavy that forced the Finn from the game after just 47 seconds. The collision caused Kotkaniemi to flip and land awkwardly on his head.
"(Zadorov's) leg went up and he used his upper body to flip him, and to me, that's a dirty hit," Julien said, according to.
"I don't know how the league is going to see it, that's up to them to look at it. But when I talk to our people, to upper management and all that stuff, we seem to think that's definitely a suspendable move on his part ... it's a dangerous play.
In the Habs' Room: Offence came alive, but then we got sloppy, Julien says
As the Canadiens’ losing streak reached four games Saturday, coach Claude Julien said his team has found a new way to lose. “Tonight, it’s a 4-0 lead and it’s much different than the three other games,” Julien said. ”And if I’m going to be honest, I’m going to stick with what I told you guys before tonight. We couldn’t score in the last three games and we had lots of chances. Like I said, I’m going to say it again, we were probably the better team. (in those games). “Tonight, it’s different than those three other games,” Julien added.
The Toronto Maple Leafs center was ejected Saturday night after a cheap, late hit on Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy. The hit , which came when the Leafs were trailing 6-2 with under 10 minutes left in the third period, was particularly noteworthy given that McAvoy was playing in just his
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Julien also confirmed Kotkaniemi will not travel with the Canadiens when they visit the New York Rangers on Friday.
Kotkaniemi has already lost seven games to injury this season and has struggled to find his offensive touch. The 19-year-old has accrued just three goals and five points through 22 contests after a 34-point rookie campaign in 2018-19.
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Jesperi Kotkaniemi injury update: Montreal Canadiens forward placed on injured reserve following scary fall on ice .
The 19-year-old center was checked by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov in the first period of Montreal's game on Dec. 5.After shuffling a backhand pass low in the attacking zone, the 19-year-old center was checked by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov. The hit caused Kotkaniemi to flip. Unable to brace himself, he landed on his head, neck and shoulders. There was speculation Zadorov swept Kotkaniemi's feet out from under him, but a review of the video showed little to no evidence of that.