The Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Alec Martinez (23) tries to put one on net but Montreal Canadien goalie Carey Price (31) is in front of the net to deflect the shot in the second period of game 2 at the T Mobile Center in Las Vegas Wed Jun 16, 2021 (AP News photo)
On the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs podcast with Mary Lisa:
#1 The Montreal Canadiens opened game 2 with three straight unanswered goals that stood up as the Vegas Golden Knights could only answer back with two goals for a 3-2 win to tie the series 1-1.
#2 Mary Lisa how important is it for the Canadiens to strike early with two quick goals in the first period to grab the early game lead.
#3 One the goals that was scored was from Tyler Tiffoli who has been a difference maker in these playoffs for the Canadiens he scored the Habs first goal of the game.
#4 Canadiens goalie Carey Price stopped 29 shots faced 31 and allowed two goals. The Knights scored one in the second period and one in the third but just couldn’t pull off a third goal on home ice to tie it up.
#5 Game 3 moves to Montreal on Friday night at the Belle Centre with the series tied at 1-1 the Canadiens have had a lot of luck at home how important is home ice for the Habs going into game 3 against a team like the Knights?
Join Mary Lisa for the Stanley Cup post season podcasts each Thursday at http://www.sportsradioservice.com