The first goal was pure Weber as he unloaded a one-timer from the point. The second goal was more interesting as Weber transitioned from clearing the crease in front of Carey Price to joining the rush and converting a pass from Tomas Tatar.
Shea Weber returned to the Canadiens’ lineup Tuesday after a 345-day absence.
In the Habs’ Room: ‘We need better discipline,’ Julien says, blaming Drouin’s penalty for loss — Montreal Gazette
“A penalty at that time of the game is not a penalty you want to take,” Julien said. “If (Drouin) said it’s on him he has reason. In a game like that when we came back to tie it, you really have to be disciplined. It’s certain that even if (Backes) went after him, he gave him a cross-check in the face and it’s a four-minute. It’s something we can’t keep doing if we want to win games. We need better discipline.”
Jonathan Drouin and Artturi Lehkonen, of all people, scored third-period goals to bring the Canadiens back from the dead.
Jesperi Kotkaniemi notches first two NHL goals in Habs’ comeback win
Montreal showed off some bounce-back magic Thursday night at the Bell Centre. Trailing 4-3 with just over three minutes remaining, Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his second goal of the night