Rewind – Hot Plays of Week 21: Offense on the Rise, A Week of Firsts

(Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images)

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

 (Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images)
(Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via 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.

The Canadiens kicked off a winning week with five goals scored in St. Louis against the Blues.  P. K. Subban got things started for the Habs in the first period, followed by goals from Alex Galchenyuk, Michael Bournival, and two from Brendan Gallagher.  Final score: Canadiens, 5-2. (Read our full recap here: Ninth Straight Road Win for Price, New Habs Record)

On Thursday the Canadiens continued their offensive streak with another five goals.  Newcomer Devante Smith-Pelly made his debut with the Habs on this night in Columbus, having been traded from Anaheim for Jiri Sekac.  Subban opened the scoring again in the first period, joined by Andrei Markov and Max Pacioretty before the first frame came to an end.  It was night of firsts for Jacob de la Rose as well, scoring his first two NHL goals in the third period.  The second one was an empty-netter.  Final score: Canadiens, 5-2. (Read our full recap here: Markov, Subban Lead Habs to 3rd Straight Win)

Saturday night brought a rivalry matchup against the Toronto Maple Leafs.  The Habs welcomed Sergei Gonchar back from injury, and the scoring trend continued.  Manny Malhotra potted his first goal of the season in the opening period and Tomas Plekanec put the Canadiens up by two before the first intermission.  David Desharnais scored two goals in the third period to help clinch the team’s sixth shutout of the season.  Final score: Canadiens, 4-0. (Read our full recap here: Price Posts Sixth Shutout to Lead Habs)

The Canadiens take on the San Jose Sharks to kick off a four-game western road trip.  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:

Will Devante Smith-Pelly Soon Become a Fan Favourite?

What We Learned on 24CH: Putting On A Show

Habs360 Podcast: Who Are the Untouchables?

All Habs Three Weekly Stars

1st Star:  Carey Price (3 wins, 1 SO)

2nd Star:  P.K. Subban (1 goal, 5 assists)

3rd Star:  Andrei Markov  (1 goal, 4 assists)

Who was your favourite player this week?