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Montreal shook off back-to-back losses with its strongest power-play performance of the season. Cheap Authentic Jerseys . For the Canadiens, things just seem to click on the road. Montreal can move within one game of its longest road winning streak in nearly 33 years when the Canadiens head to Ottawa on Thursday night to face the struggling Senators. Viewers in the Ottawa region can watch the game on TSN5 at 7:30pm et/8:30pm at. The game is also available on TSN Radio 690 Montreal starting at 6pm et and TSN Radio 1200 Ottawa starting at 5:30pm et. The Canadiens (27-12-3) entered Wednesdays game in Columbus owning the second-worst power-play unit in the league with 16 goals in 117 chances this season. However, they scored three times on the man advantage in a span of 3:53 in the third period and rallied for an unlikely 3-2 victory. Our power play was a big topic this week, said Max Pacioretty, who scored two of the three tallies and has seven in seven games. We were talking about it in the media and in the room. We knew we had to get a bounce to get some momentum, and thats what happened. Now the big thing is keeping it going. The win was the sixth straight on the road for the Canadiens, who havent won seven in a row there since an eight-game run from Jan. 21-Feb. 21, 1982. Five of those six victories have come in front of Carey Price, who allowed two or fewer goals in each of those wins and owns a 2.19 goals-against average this season. He has started in back-to-back days twice already this season, but should he sit, Dustin Tokarski would make only his second start since Nov. 29. Montreal had earned points in eight of nine games and 11 of 13 (10-2-1) and is one point behind Tampa Bay for the Atlantic Division lead with three games in hand. Ottawa (17-17-8) enters this matchup in lesser spirits following a disheartening 5-4 loss in Dallas on Tuesday. The Senators scored two goals on their first five shots to chase Dallas starter Keri Lehtonen, but they surrendered four second-period goals en route to their fourth loss in five games. Boys played fine. They played good. I didnt, Senators goalie Robin Lehner said. Difference in the game. Lehner owns a 3.16 GAA this season and will likely return to the bench Thursday in favor of Craig Anderson, who stopped 31 of 32 shots Saturday against Arizona in a 5-1 win. The Senators have lost seven of their last 10 games, the first of which came in their first meeting with Montreal this season, a 4-1 defeat on Dec. 20. The Canadiens scored four unanswered goals to claim their fourth consecutive victory in the series. Beginning with that loss, the Senators have been very susceptible on the penalty kill, allowing power-play goals in eight of the 10 contests. With the recent play of Montreals special teams - coupled with the play of Pacioretty - the Canadiens could send Ottawa spiraling further into that trend Thursday. The line of Pacioretty, (Tomas) Plekanec and (Brendan) Gallagher was a constant threat all game long, coach Michel Therrien said to Montreals official site. Weve made some changes and we think those are the best possible decisions. Pacioretty reached the 20-goal plateau for the third time with his multi-goal performance against Columbus. He netted the fourth hat trick of his career in Montreals final meeting with Ottawa last season, a 7-4 victory on April 4. Pacioretty has four goals and nine points in his last four matchups with the Senators. Cheap Jerseys From China . Prado stuck his glove down with Colorados Charlie Blackmon sliding into the bag, and quickly jumped back in pain after applying the tag. Prado held his left wrist as trainers came out of the Diamondbacks dugout to check him. Cheap NHL Jerseys . Vonn punctuated her near-perfect season in perfect fashion Friday, earning her fourth overall World Cup title with a dominating giant slalom victory. . -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft wanted to keep Logan Mankins with the team for a long time.BARCELONA, Spain -- Real Madrid forwards Gareth Bale and Jese Rodriguez each scored and set up goals for Karim Benzema in a 4-2 win over Villarreal on Saturday, giving the powerhouse a share of the Spanish league lead after Atletico Madrid stumbled to a 2-0 loss at Almeria. With leading scorer Cristiano Ronaldo serving the first of a three-game suspension, Bale stepped up by opening in the seventh minute at the Santiago Bernabeu before he crossed for Benzemas first goal in the 25th. After Villarreals Mario Gaspar struck in the 43rd, Jese took what proved to be Madrids winner in the 64th before Villarreal forward Giovani Dos Santos curled in a free kick in the 69th. Jese found Benzema for his double in the 76th. If any Madrid supporters were worried how their team would fare without Ronaldo and his league-leading 22 goals, they neednt have as Carlo Ancelottis side extended its unbeaten streak to 23 games in all competitions. Instead of struggling, Benzema recorded his 12th and 13th league goals, Bale provided more arguments he was worthy of his world-record transfer, and the 20-year-old Jese gave Madrids fans more hope they have finally found their next homegrown star. "Its great to be back on the pitch and get a goal and an assist as well," Bale, who had missed two games with a leg injury, said. "(Cristiano) is obviously missed. He is the worlds best player. We knew we had to do the job without him." Also, Valencia rolled over bottom-side Real Betis 5-0 as it continued to show its turnaround under coach Juan Pizzi, while Rayo Vallecano broke a run of six home losses by humbling 10-man Malaga 4-1 to move to within two points of safety. Atletico failed to rebound from its 3-0 Copa del Rey defeat at Madrid on Wednesday as it lost for just the second time in 23 league matches in this campaign. It has dropped seven points in the last five rounds. Almeria stifled its attack and a pair of mistakes by back-up goalkeeper Daniel Aranzubia, starting for the injured Thibaut Courtois, doomed Diego Simeones side. After Almeria forward Aleix Vidals shot came off both posts, Aranzubia llet Jose "Verza" Garcias cross fall over his head in the 80th. Wholesale Jerseys. The veteran goalie compounded that in the 86th by losing the ball to Jonathan Zongos pressure and earning a questionable red card as he dove to recover the ball. Verza slotted the spot kick past midfielder Gabi Fernandez, who had to defend the net with all three changes already made. To make matters worse, Atletico midfielder Tiago Cardoso was carried off with a leg injury after he received a hard tackle midway through the second half. "We dont look for excuses," Simeone said. "The only way we know how to continue forward in the same fashion that got us here is to keep on working. What concerns me most about today is Tiago." Barcelona trails Atletico and Madrid by three points before it visits Sevilla on Sunday. Bale seemed particularly eager to take charge with Ronaldo out, and he was helped to start the scoring by defender Jose Dorados bad decision-making and even poorer execution. Dorado unwisely tried to dribble around Bale instead of passing to a nearby teammate. The Wales winger pounced on his clumsy touch to steal the ball, press forward unchallenged, and coolly chip helpless goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo. Bale then used a burst of speed to leave behind Jaume Costa on the right flank before crossing for Benzema, whose short-range volley hit Asenjo before landing in the net. Villarreal, however, didnt wilt and Gaspar drilled the ball inside the far corner of the goalframe to halve the deficit before halftime. Madrid lost left back Marcelo to injury when he gingerly walked off the pitch in the 18th, and his replacement, Fabio Coentrao, didnt return after halftime, apparently due to injury. Alvaro Arbeloa took his place. Jese ran onto Angel Di Marias incisive pass before he slipped the ball around Asenjo with a sly touch using the outside of his right boot to make it 3-1. Again Villarreal wasnt done, and Dos Santos bent his left-footed free kick over the barrier, but Jese steered a Madrid counterattack before squaring for Benzema to fire home and secure the three points. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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