Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien suggested Monday that a lack of playoff experience has the Tampa Bay Lightning feeling pressure heading into Tuesday's Game 6 of the teams' playoff series.
The Montreal Canadiens are looking to become the fifth team in NHL history to erase a 3-0 deficit in a playoff series.
Michel Therrien believes that Tampa's doube-overtime winning goal Friday night should not have counted as the Lightning were offside.
Montreal is taking the underdog stance going into their second-round series against Tampa Bay and they are eager to prove their doubters wrong.
History is on the Canadiens' side when they face off against the Senators in Game 6 Sunday.
Montreal ranks 15th in the playoffs on the power play going into Game 5 against Ottawa.
Montreal's power play has struggled against Ottawa during the first round of the playoffs.
The Montreal Canadiens will face the Ottawa Senators in the opening round of the playoffs.
Montreal became the first team to hit 100 points in the standings after Tuesday's overtime loss to Nashville.
The Montreal Canadiens will be moving their AHL affiliate from Hamilton to St John's, Newfoundland.
Montreal will play 23 games in 42 nights.
It looks as if, despite scoring only one goal in their last game and ranking 22nd in goal-scoring in the NHL, the Canadiens will ice the same lines they had in Thursday's shutout win over the Rangers against the Capitals Saturday afternoon.
The Montreal Canadiens recent struggles continued on Saturday night in Dallas.
Despite losing back-to-back games to the Buffalo Sabres on Friday and Saturday, Montreal Canadiens' head coach Michel Therrien believes his team is playing some good hockey.