End of the winning streak.
The Montreal Canadiens hosted the Pitsburgh Penguins without Sidney Crosby yesterday at the Bell centre. The Habs' winning streak ended at four games with a 5-4 loss.
Montreal did come back from a deficit of 1-3 to take a 4-3 lead but Pittsburgh finished the third period with a pair of goals to take away the victory. Evgeni Malkin with a goal and two assists is now leading the NHL in scoring with 82 points. Malkin has really stepped up his game level for the Penguins since Crosby's injury.
Pittsburgh tied Montreal in the standings with 75 points this season.
Christobal Huet had an ordinary game in net for Montreal. With a better performance from him, Montreal would've collected another victory.
The Columbus Blue Jackets will play the Canadiens at the Bell centre next saturday.
(Picture: The Pittsburgh Penguins, Canadian Press.)