Canadiens win puts them in final playoff spot, one point ahead of Blue Jackets

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Canadiens win puts them in final playoff spot, one point ahead of Blue Jackets
Canadiens win puts them in final playoff spot, one point ahead of Blue Jackets

MONTREAL -- Jonathan Drouin could not have picked a better time to break out of his lengthy scoring slump. Drouin scored and added an assist and Carey Price made 28 saves as the Montreal Canadiens blanked the New York Islanders 4-0 on Thursday night to remain in the thick of the playoff race in the Eastern Conference. Drouin had not scored since Feb. 7 versus the Winnipeg Jets. "It's definitely a relief," said the winger, who did not have a point in his previous nine games. "It's something you want. But it's not something I thought about. You guys make stories more than me and you think about it more than me. I don't listen to any of that noise. For me, it's just to play hockey." The win came

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