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Sports Lehkonen helps Habs snap losing skid

05:38  14 march  2018
05:38  14 march  2018 Source:   msn.com

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He had to be helped off the ice. Claude Julien said the team's doctors were monitoring him but that he The Canadiens (26-32-12) scored three power-play goals as they snapped their five-game losing skid . Artturi Lehkonen scored twice and Brendan Gallagher and Nikita Scherbak had a goal apiece.

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MONTREAL - Artturi Lehkonen scored twice as the Montreal Canadiens snapped their five-game losing skid with a 4-2 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars on Tuesday.

Brendan Gallagher and Nikita Scherbak also scored for Montreal (26-32-12), which had not won since Mar. 2. Alex Galchenyuk had two assists.

Radek Faksa and Jamie Benn scored for Dallas (38-26-6) while goalie Kari Lehtonen stopped 22-of-26 shots in defeat.

Antti Niemi made 36 saves for his fifth victory of the season. Niemi has not lost in regulation time since Feb. 14. He's 3-0-3 since then.

The Canadiens were at home for the first time following a six-game road trip (1-3-2).

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MONTREAL (AP) — Artturi Lehkonen scored twice and the Montreal Canadiens snapped their five-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night. Brendan Gallagher and Nikita Scherbak also scored for Montreal (26-32-12)

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Andrew Shaw left the game midway through the third period with an injury. Shaw hit former teammate Greg Pateryn along the boards but got the worst of it as their heads collided. The Canadiens winger has already missed 19 games this year with a lower-body injury.

The game marked Alexander Radulov's return to the Bell Centre. Radulov had not faced his former club in Montreal since signing with Dallas as a free agent in the off-season.

Radulov was met with cheers when he was featured on the big screen in the first period. The winger scored 18 goals in 76 games for Montreal last year — his first season back in the NHL since 2011.

Faksa got Dallas on the board at 11:48 of the first period as he deflected Pateryn's shot past Niemi.

Lehkonen tied things up with a wrist shot, blocker side, on a fast break at 16:31 for his first of the game.

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He had to be helped off the ice. Claude Julien said the team’s doctors were monitoring him but that he The Canadiens (26-32-12) scored three power-play goals as they snapped their five-game losing skid . Artturi Lehkonen scored twice and Brendan Gallagher and Nikita Scherbak had a goal apiece.

Artturi Lehkonen scored twice and the Montreal Canadiens snapped their five-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars. The Canadiens (26-32-12) scored three power-play goals as they snapped their five-game skid . Share your feedback to help improve our site experience!

A four-minute high-sticking penalty to Dan Hamhuis in the second period changed the outcome of the game, with Montreal scoring twice in 35 seconds.

First, Lehkonen beat Lehtonen five-hole from the slot at 8:41. And after Faksa took a tripping penalty to give the Canadiens a two-man advantage, Gallagher netted his team-leading 26th of the season at 9:16.

Benn got one back for the visitors, on the power play, at 18:20 of the second. Radulov got an assist on the goal.

Scherbak made it 4-2, again on the power play, at 9:26 of the third period.

Montreal finished 3-for-5 with the extra skater.

During the game, the Canadiens announced defenceman Shea Weber underwent surgery earlier on Tuesday to repair a torn tendon in his left foot. The team expects his recovery to last six months.

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Weber is thought to have been injured when he was hit by a shot in the first game of this season. The 32-year-old has not played since Dec. 16.

Notes: The Stars are two games into a six-game road trip. ... Galchenyuk has eight points in his last eight games. … Both teams met earlier this season in Dallas. The Stars won 3-1.

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Antti Niemi stopped 35 shots for his first shutout in 27 months, and the Montreal Canadiens snapped a seven-game road skid with a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Artturi Lehkonen scored the go-ahead goal by converting a puck that bounced off the end boards 4:56 into the second period. Former Sabres forward Paul Byron and Brendan Gallagher then scored empty-net goals 22 seconds apart in the final 1:15 to seal the win.Montreal had lost its past four overall and gone 0-5-2 on the road since a 6-3 win at the New York Islanders on March 2.

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