Found October 17, 2013 on
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The Canadiens are finally coming home after their longest road trip of the season; a nine-day, four-game trip to the West. During their time away from Montreal, the Canadiens faced Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Winnipeg, and earned big W’s against every team except for Calgary.
Defenseman Nathan Beaulieu and forward Michaël Bournival made the trip out West and were switched in and out of the lineup depending on the performances of Jarred Tinordi and Ryan White. Brian Gionta was switching time zones more than anyone as his son suddenly fell ill and he needed to be home with his family. He didn’t travel with the team to Calgary but made it in time to play against the Flames then again against the Oilers. Gionta flew back home, missing the Vancouver game but made it back to Winnipeg to end the road trip with the team.
Ryan White was in and out of the lineup throughout the four games (Photo: allhabs.net)
This road trip was particularly sweet for Brendan Gallagher, who had family and...
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Former NHL enforcer and current politician Georges Laraque confirmed he's facing financial fraud charges but will continue running for a vacant seat in the Canadian parliament, according to a report from the CBC.
Laraque, 36, who played for four NHL teams between 1997 and 2010, says the charges stem from a dispute with engineer Marc Filion, with whom Laraque started a synthetic...
The Montreal Canadiens will be without forward Max Pacioretty for three weeks because of a strained left hamstring.
The first-line left wing suffered the injury during an awkward fall in Montreal's 3-0 win in Winnipeg on Tuesday.
''It's bad luck, but it could have been a lot worse,'' Canadiens coach Michel Therrien said. ''We'll take time to...
Carey Price ambled out of the Laval-sur-le-Lac clubhouse a month and a half ago shuffling up onto a riser and into a spotlight in which he lives his professional life.
“Everybody is really excited to get this year going. I don’t think anybody feels added pressure at all” Price said before the start of his team’s annual charity golf tournament.
The excited part was a given...
Tomas Plekanec scored with 1:07 left to break a tie and added an empty-net goal to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.
Plekanec took a surprise shot along the ice from the slot on a rush. and it went in off the post past goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to make it 4-3. Columbus was on a last minute power play when he pushed Brandon...
After two weeks involving moving and a holiday, I'm back to civilization, with an internet connection and lots of opinions. I've also caught every Habs game, and thus far I am very impressed. A few thoughts as we head towards a weekend date with the Predators:
Don't look now, but PK Subban is on pace for over 100 pts. His play has been electric, and he is clearly...
from CBC News,
Former NHL player Georges Laraque is stepping aside as deputy leader of the federal Green Party and dropping out of the race as the party's candidate in Montreal's Bourassa riding to concentrate on clearing his name, after learning he will face fraud charges.
Laraque confirmed late Wednesday that he is facing fraud charges following an investigation...
According to The Canadian Press, the Montreal Canadians will be without Max Pacioretty in the lineup for the next three weeks with a strained left hamstring.
Said Canadians head coach Michel Therrien, “It’s bad luck, but it could have been a lot worse” “We’ll take time to make sure he gets better, but it the meantime, it’s not such bad news. It could have been worse...
Today’s player interview features Montreal Canadiens 3rd round draft pick Connor Crisp.
After being selected in the 2nd round of the OHL Priority Selection draft by the Erie Otters in 2010, Connor Crisp spent most of his first season seeing limited ice time and developing his game.
He was ready for an increased role in his sophomore season, but an injury derailed that plan, causing...
Brandon Prust and P.K. Subban scored first-period goals and Daniel Brière added an empty-netter while Carey Price did the rest as the Canadiens defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 Tuesday night at the MTS Centre. It was the third consecutive win for the Canadiens who finished their Western Canada road trip with a 3-1 record.
More bad news for Pacioretty: Max Pacioretty has experienced...
It may not have played out the way Michel Therrien planned, but the Canadiens did prevail with their fourth straight win, and there were a lot of positives to take away from this one.
To start with, without Max Pacioretty, with Rene Bourque sick, the Canadiens managed five goals sans contribution from Lars Eller, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher.
Tomas Plekanec came...
It's hard to understand how a team can win 3-0 two nights earlier and then come back and lose 3-0 with a polar opposite effort. It was an ugly start and never really got much prettier as Carey Price led his team to a blanking of the under-powered and ill-prepared Jets.
There's no dynamic way to break down the game tonight. Put to the most basic and simple analysis not...
Tomas Plekanec scored at 18:53 of the third period to snap a 3-3 tie and added a short-handed empty-net goal as the Canadiens survived a scare to post a 5-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at the Bell Centre. The win extended the Canadiens’ current win streak to four games. The Blue Jackets battled back from a 3-0 deficit and tied the game on Boone Jenner’s...
Columbus dropped a very entertaining, back-and-forth affair to the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night as Tomas Plekanec potted two goals, including an empty-netter, in the final 1:07 to break what had been a 3 - 3 tie. This game is one the Jackets will likely regret losing once they've had a chance to review the tape.
The Jackets overcame a three-goal deficit in the second...
The Montreal Canadiens will be without left wing Max Pacioretty and perhaps left wing Rene Bourque as well when they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at Bell Centre on Thursday night.
Pacioretty left the Canadiens' 3-0 win Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets in the first period with a lower-body injury having to be helped off the ice while putting no weight on his left leg and...
Strong starts have been a trend in recent contests for the Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators, but neither team has finished as strongly as they would like.
Montreal seeks a fifth straight victory as it hosts Nashville on Saturday night.
The Canadiens (5-2-0) have scored first in their last three games and jumped out to a three-goal lead in each of their last two. They...