"They definitely came out hard and we didn't match their intensity," said Montreal captain Max Pacioretty."It was a statement game and they wanted to prove they could beat us, especially in their barn, and they outplayed us." Just 0-2-2 through the first four games of a five-game homestand, the Canucks had blown leads after 40 minutes in their last two losses and were up in 3-0 before the Canadiens got on the board when Mitchell scored his fourth of the season on a deflection into the third period.Mc Cann, a 19-year-old playing just his seventh NHL game who is trying to convince the Canucks not to send him back to junior before his entry-level contract kicks in, then extended Vancouver's lead to three with left in the period off a faceoff win in the Montreal end.Help shape the next wave of innovation in education. This conference will feature: powerful lessons from educators; inspiring stories of success; and new product and technology updates from Istation."I think all our guys had confidence, but it was still nice to find a way and hold a lead." The Canadiens, who had trailed for just two minutes 57 seconds on their winning streak while allowing a league-low 12 goals, saw Vancouver grab the lead just into the first when Prust ripped a shot that Price couldn't squeeze.
Jared Mc Cann scored twice and Ryan Miller made 25 saves as Vancouver picked up a 5-1 victory on Tuesday to hand Montreal its first loss of the season. "It's a huge measuring stick against probably the best team in the league right now." The Canadiens (9-1-0) had set an NHL record with nine straight regulation wins to begin the year, and were one victory from tying the best start in league history set by the 1993-94 Toronto Maple Leafs and the 2006-07 Buffalo Sabres.But any thoughts of a comeback were put to rest at when Vrbata batted a puck out of mid-air on the power play for his second to make it 4-1 before Dorsett also added his second on a bank shot off a Montreal player at ."It was good to see that we could beat a top team," said Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins.(Read More)Imagination will lead to innovation at the International Literacy Association 2017 Conference & Exhibits where we’ll focus on the evolving definition of literacy and how it impacts instruction across the disciplines.
Luca Sbisa, Radim Vrbata and Derek Dorsett had the other goals for the Canucks (4-2-3), while Brandon Prust added two assists as Vancouver snapped a four-game losing streak and won at Rogers Arena for the first time in six tries this season.Torrey Mitchell replied for the Canadiens, while Carey Price stopped 23 shots.