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Trade for Subban!

Do you miss PK Subban?

Maybe just a little, but Montreal Canadiens fans must be happy with newly-acquired defenceman Shea Weber. His shot continues to be scary, but it’s the return of the man behind him, the soul of the franchise, Carey Price.

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Five goals against in your first loss. The Canucks are now  streakbusters. Vancouver finally won their first home game of 2015-16 with a 5-1 win against the unbeaten, top team in the NHL. That’s how to end a nine-game winning streak Montreal.

Heading into the game, the matchup on paper looked as though it would be showcasing two stellar goaltenders: Ryan Miller for the Canucks and Carey Price for the Canadiens. Ryan Miller stole the show however, stopping 25 of 26 shots while Price allowed rubber into the net five times. Carey surely had an off night, one of the only times that the Price was not right.

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Who Needs Carey?

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The Montreal Canadiens have finally found a way to play that doesn’t include relying heavily on their Vezina goaltender Carey Price. Bergevin’s offseason moves have paid off (so far), Galchenyuk looks great playing center, and the team is dominant (except when they were outshot against the Leafs in the season opener, of course).

The main point of interest going into the 2015 playoffs was the reliance on Carey Price. The Habs were compared to the future Leafs due to a lack of shots for, and a large shots against. The team has turned it around, with shots against the opposing goalie that have risen from 30 in 2014-15, to 34 six games into 2015-16. The Canadiens have been able to score a larger margin of goals each game, a boost from 3.02 to 3.8.

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