Rewind – Hot Plays of Week 18: Finding the Habs Offense

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(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

by Amy Johnson, Video Editor/Producer, All Habs Hockey Magazine

 (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

MONTREAL, QC – Need to get caught up on Habs highlights? Want to relive the memorable moments of the past week?

Then All Habs Rewind is for you.

Every week watch the most unforgettable goals, saves, and hits by your Montreal Canadiens compiled by our video production team! Then tell us which one you liked most in the comments section below.

Tuesday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres had some good news and bad news.  The good news?  Habs prospect Jacob De La Rose was called up from Hamilton for his NHL debut and played well in front of the Bell Centre crowd.  The bad news was the Habs allowing a team who hadn’t notched a win in their last 14 games to finally earn their first victory in 2015. Brandon Prust did score a goal in the first period, after the Canadiens had already given one up.  The team seemed uncoordinated and, despite a goal by David Desharnais in the third period, they couldn’t do enough to extend the Sabres’ losing streak.  Final score: Sabres, 3-2. (Read our full recap here: Giving Away Two Points)

Things didn’t look much better in the first period of their next game, against the New Jersey Devils.  Montreal gave up the first tally less than two minutes into the game, and began the second period without having scored a goal.  Then the power play found its legs in the second period, with Andrei Markov, Lars Eller, and Tomas Plekanec all scoring on the man advantage.  But the scoring didn’t end there: Plekanec lit the lamp again in the third period, along with two more goals contributed by Dale Weise.  Final score: Canadiens, 6-2. (Read our full recap here: Habs Power-play Makes a Statement)

The excitement spilled over to Boston on Sunday night, as the Canadiens traveled to TD Garden to face the Bruins.  Carey Price made a number of highlight-reel saves while Weise, Max Pacioretty, and Markov made sure that the visitors tallied two points on the night.  Final score: Canadiens, 3-1. (Read our full recap here: Price, Weise Lead Habs to Season Sweep)

The Canadiens return to the Bell Centre on Tuesday night to welcome the Philadelphia Flyers.  Until then, we’ve got plenty of content to keep you busy reading about your favourite team! In case you missed them, here are some fantastic articles published earlier this week:

Carey Price, Not All Leaders Wear Letters

Guest Post: Model Citizen, P.K. Subban

Meet an All Habs Fan: Jessica

All Habs Three Weekly Stars

1st Star:  Dale Weise  (3 goals, 2 assists)

2nd Star:  Carey Price  (2 wins)

3rd Star:  Max Pacioretty  (1 goal, 4 assists)

Who was your favourite player this week?