How to keep the Habs in playoff contention

Habs GM Marc Bergevin and coach Michel Therrien are still deciding on who will start in goal for the playoffs.

But that decision could hinge on a player’s performance in a game.

So far, the Montreal Canadiens have been solid at building in goal, which has resulted in a 9-2-0 record, including three straight wins.

The Canadiens have outscored their opponents by an average of 1.25 goals per game in their last seven games, with Bergevervie putting up a 1.88 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage.

Montreal has also allowed just two goals in their past five games, including a 4-1 win against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.

They also won on Sunday night, defeating the Boston Bruins 3-1.

That win was the Canadiens first since they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Dec. 15, and their first since beating the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Nov. 18.

Carey Price, who has been out since Dec. 12 with a concussion, is expected to start in net Saturday.

It would be his first start since Dec