Crossing The Atlantic: Maple Leafs Divisional Report

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Montreal Canadiens

Nov 23, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers defenseman

Kevin Klein

(8) and Montreal Canadiens right wing

Brandon Prust

(8) fight during the third period at Madison Square Garden. New York Rangers won 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

The goal well dried up again for the Canadiens as they were shutout twice this week en route to a 2-2 record for the seven day span.

They scored six goals in four games beating the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins while losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers. Despite the average week the Habs were able to hang on to the top spot in the Atlantic.

Brendan Gallagher had a pair of assists, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and a helper and Max Pacioretty pitched in two goals to shine for Montreal’s offense.

The Canadiens won’t be able to hold on to first in the Atlantic for much longer if they continue to struggle offensively with Tampa hot on their heels boasting the Eastern Conference’s deepest roster.

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