In the Habs’ Room: Domi and Drouin get an A in chemistry — Montreal Gazette

“When you’re making plays away from the puck and working hard, you get rewarded,” Domi added. “Jo’s doing that. I don’t know if everyone noticed, but he had two backchecks that were crucial in this game.”

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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.”

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About last night … Caps win 5-4 in OT — Montreal Gazette

The Max Domi and Philip Danault lines played strong games again.

Jesperi Kotkaniemi played 16:41, had two assists and – the astonishing stat – won 10 of 16 faceoffs.

Maybe not so astonishing. The kid gets better every time out, on every facet of his game.

Kenny Agostino scored his first goal in bleu-blanc-rouge and continues to look good playing with the two Finns.

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