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This is a must win for Montreal. You’ve heard of “4 point games?” Well, this is a sixer. The Canadiens are chasing Washington, and the Habs’ chances are hanging by a thread. Beat Washington, and get 3 points out of the weekend, and the chase continues. Lose tonight and one of those games, and the odds plummet.
Carey Price starts in net. The Capitals attempt to extract their pound of flesh from Rene Bourque. Should be a great game.
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The Montreal Canadiens were shut out by the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night, which means center Scott Gomez had now played 16 games this season without scoring a goal; meanwhile, there are 613 skaters that have at least one goal in the NHL during 2011-12. Overall, he hasn't hit the back of the net since Feb. 5, 2011.
All of this is leaving some Habs fans quite thirsty...
Carey Price quipped that he's scared of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Their recent play behind Evgeni Malkin is giving the Montreal Canadiens' goaltender good reason to be.
The Penguins will try to beat the Canadiens for a third time in a row and match their longest winning streak of the season Friday night at Consol Energy Center.
Pittsburgh (25-17-4) has won four consecutive...
from Mike Boone of Hockey Inside/Out, How bad is it?
You had to stay up late to gauge precisely how bad things are for your Montreal Canadiens.
Had the Florida lost in regulation time to the Avalanche in Denver, the Panthers would have dropped to eighth place in the Eastern Conference with 51 points.
That would have left the Canadiens a mere nine points out of a playoff spot....
MONTREAL — If this was boxing, Matt Hendricks would have lost by unanimous decision. Rene Bourque dominated their fight Wednesday night at Bell Centre and finished it all with a takedown, to the delight of the Montreal Canadiens fans in attendance. But it wasn't the result of the bout but ...
LASALLE – The Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation inaugurated its fourth community rink under the falling sno...
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The Pittsburgh Penguins will battle the Montreal Canadiens on Friday, January 20 at CONSOL Energy Center. Here are some tips for f...
Who: Pittsburgh Penguins (25-17-4) vs. Montreal Canadiens (17-21-8) Where: Consol Energy Center When: 7:00 PM EST Channels: RDS, NHLN-US, ROOT Sports Huge win last night night. Pens need to keep it going against a pretty poor Habs team. First Preview, second preview. The Penguins have won the first two meeting against Montreal this year, winning [...]
from Chuck Gormley of CSNWashington, Back on Jan. 3, when Rene Bourque knocked Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom out of the lineup with a hard elbow to the chin, the Capitals were criticized for not responding on the ice.
Tonight in Montreal , the Capitals get their chance for paybacks.
Bourque, who was a member of the Calgary Flames at the time of his hit on Backstrom, is now...