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Top #hockeynight tweets of the night

Was that one of the best games of the season? Depends who you ask, of course. If you're a Montreal Canadiens fan, you believe you have just witnessed an epic comeback. If you're Sens fan, you may be blaming the epic collapse on the officiating. Twitter was buzzing with every side of the argument.


  1. Montreal was the centre of the hockey universe on Saturday as NHL fans got ready to watch these rivals battle it out.
  2. The game was balanced to start, with a 1-1 tie after 20 minutes. All eyes were on Carey Price as he returned to the Habs lineup for the first time since February. Robin Lehner stole the show early in the game as he kept the Habs' opportunities to a minimum. The Sens seemed to be on a roll...for now.
  3. Things changed drastically in the third period and the Habs rallied to score three unanswered goals in less than four minutes to push the game to OT. The controversial game winner lit up the social world. Some fans were celebrating, just like Max Pacioretty. The Senators players, and fans alike, thought Lehner had stopped the puck before Pacioretty and Bouillon got a piece of it.
  4. There were so many complaints that flew in as the buzzer sounded, especially when it came to the officiating. 
  5. David Amber, the reporter inside the Bell Centre for Hockey Night in Canada, tweeted this quote about the controversial game winning goal that really set people off. 
  6. Fans had a lot of fun poking fun at the fact that it was 'too loud' because of the crowd in Montreal.
  7. Then there were other hockey fans who weren't invested in either team and made more general observations, like this witty tweeter:
  8. What did YOU think of the Habs' comeback Saturday? What did you think of the officiating? Let us know by leaving a comment below or tweeting with us @hockeynight.