Habs-Sens game 'was a gong show': Carey Price

Ottawa Senators right wing Ales Hemsky crashes into Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price as...

Ottawa Senators right wing Ales Hemsky crashes into Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price as defenceman Alexei Emelin defends during the first period at Bell Centre. (Jean-Yves Ahern/USA TODAY Sports)

CHRIS STEVENSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:42 AM ET

It was a new view from the net for Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price Saturday night.

After a couple of weeks of seeing suffocating, grinding hockey behind Team Canada on its way to gold at the Sochi Olympics, Price saw the Habs play somewhat of a less predictable game.

“That,” Price said, “was a gong show.”

Down 4-1 with less than four minutes to go, the Canadiens tied the game on goals by Lars Eller, Brian Gionta and David Desharnais -- on the power play with just 0.3 of a second left in the third period -- and then won it 5-4 in overtime on a controversial goal by Francis Bouillon.

The Senators lost their minds after a series of controversial calls -- a goal called back, various interpretations of goaltender interference and the final indignity of Bouillon scoring after it looked like Senators goaltender Robin Lehner had the puck covered up.

“Four-on-four you have to create some offence when they use you,” said Bouillon, who scored his first goal of the season. “When I saw Davey Desharnais bring the puck to the goal and the puck was stuck there, I went down a little bit and I got pretty lucky the puck came right out to me.


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