Price Shines as Canadiens Beat Flyers

Flames overpower Lightning, Islanders survive Coyotes
By Lev Weinstein,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 13, 2007 11:11 PM CST
Montreal Canadiens' goalie Cary Price, left, stops the puck on a shot by Philadelphia Flyers' Jeff Carter, right, in the second period of their hockey game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007, in Philadelphia....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Montreal ended a two-game losing streak last night with a 4-1 victory over Philadelphia, the AP reports. Rookie goaltender Carey Price, the Canadiens' first pick in the 2005 draft, had 29 saves, filling in for injured Cristobal Huet. Mark Streit had two goals for Montreal, and Mike Knuble was responsible for the lone Flyers' score. In other NHL action:

  • Jarome Iginla notched his sixth career hat trick, scoring three goals in the third period to break a 6-6 stalemate and give the Flames a 9-6 victory over the Lightning.
  • Bill Guerin ended a scoreless tie in the second period with his first of two goals, as the Islanders beat the Coyotes 3-2.