The Ottawa Senators’ luck might not just be reserved for the regular season.
They’ve been taking it to the Montreal Canadiens early on in Game 1, and they were rewarded much to Andrei Markov’s chagrin, as Milan Michalek got credited for the tally on this own-goal:
Oof, that has to sting. Apparently Carey Price was non-too-pleased about that gaffe:
Plenty of jokes came from this one, including an ode to former Edmonton Oilers defenseman Steve Smith and his notorious blunder.
For Markov’s sake, it’s at least a far less crucial time.