TAMPA, FL - APRIL 16: Dale Weise #22 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his game-winning goal in overtime with P.K. Subban #76 against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on April 16, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)
Grinder’s OT goal hands Canadiens victory in back-and-forth series opener
TAMPA, Fla. — Some hockey games are pendulums, and it just depends who gets the final swing. There was not much to choose between the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning in their first-round matchup: Tampa had an extra point over 82 games, secured in a shootout in their final game, and their strengths and weaknesses seemed complementary. Flip a coin, everybody said.
Specific content such as articles, photos and images are subject to the copyright of their respective owners, including, without limitation, Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved. Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly prohibited.