The Islanders captain was named a finalist for the MVP award along with Washington forward Alex Ovechkin and Montreal goalie Carey Price.
Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored 2:15 apart in the second period, and Carey Price stopped 35 shots as the Montreal Canadiens dealt the slumping New York Islanders a 3-1 loss on Saturday night.
The wins keep coming for Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens.
Carey Price made 37 saves, and Andrei Markov and Brendan Gallagher scored second-period goals as the Montreal Canadiens cooled off the New York Islanders with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.
Tokarski made his playoff debut Monday in place of Carey Price, who is out for the series. He had 27 saves in Game 2 in just his 11th-career NHL appearance, when the Rangers won 3-1 to take a 2-0 lead.
The Montreal Canadiens will be without star goaltender Carey Price for the rest of the Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers.
Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh will continue to serve as a constant reminder of one of the worst trades in Canadiens’ history.
Montreal will meet New York in the Eastern Conference finals — after splitting their previous 14 matchups in the playoffs — and the winner will have a chance to end a championship drought.
If you take an honest look at Canada’s 1-0 victory over the United States in the Olympic hockey tournament semifinal, the difference seemed to be a lot more than one goal.
Alex Galchenyuk snapped a tie early in the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens held on for their fifth consecutive win, 3-1 over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
The Devils defeated the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night, 3-1.
Max Pacioretty had three goals, Scott Gomez netted his first in more than a year, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
Neil Keefe watched the second episode of Rangers-Flyers 24-7 and wrote down thoughts on his favorite moments, as he does following every episode of the four-part series. In Part 2 of his 24/7 Thoughts, he shares his take on Henrik Lundqvist, John Tortorella, Jaromir Jagr and Mike Rupp.
Mathieu Darche scored twice, Carey Price made 20 saves and the Montreal Canadiens ended the Devils’ run of making the last 13 playoffs with a 3-1 victory on Saturday night.
The Canadiens look to continue their home dominance of the injury-ravaged Islanders on Thursday night.