Hamrlik ends Habs’ goal scoring drought at 199 minutes one second

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens goal-scoring drought ended when Roman Hamrlik scored 12:56 into the first period of a game against the Atlanta Thrashers on Tuesday night.

The Canadiens, who had been shut out in their three previous games, failed to score over 199 minutes one second of play.

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It was their longest drought since 1928 when they went more than four games without a goal.

Hamrlik’s goal seemed to open the floodgates. Only 11 seconds later, Mathieu Darche scored for Montreal.