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The Montreal Canadiens have fired head coach Jacques Martin and named Randy Cunneyworth as interim coach for the remainder of the season.
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Montreal Canadiens right wing Erik Cole is not expected to face any further disciplinary action following his hit to the head of New Jersey Devils rookie defenseman Adam Larsson during Saturday's contest.
There was no hearing scheduled with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan - thus leaving Cole with just the minor penalty he incurred for the hit.
Larsson was not seriously...
from Canadiens.com, When the players arrived at the Bell Centre for an early meeting on Saturday morning, it was about more than just Xs and Os.
Before hitting the ice for their usual morning skate ahead of Saturday’s game against the Devils, the Habs received some surprising news from general manager Pierre Gauthier. Not happy with his team’s current 13-12-7 record, Gauthier...
A PK Subban mistake late in the game, a disallowed goal - regardless, the Canadiens are back in the loss column this morning. Montreal lost 4-3 to a Flyers team that should have been reeling, after the losses of Chris Pronger and Claude Giroux to injury, but instead are firing on all cylinders, with 7 wins in a row.
David Desharnais played what may have been his best game as a...
MONTREAL (AP) - Jacques Martin was fired as coach of the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, with the storied team in last place in its division.Assistant Randy Cunneyworth will be the interim head coach for the rest of the season. The team said he and general manager Pierre Gauthier were to ...
MONTREAL - Jacques Martin has been fired as coach of the Montreal Canadiens.
The team said Saturday that assistant...
MONTREAL (AP) -- Jacques Martin has been fired as coach of the last-place Montreal Canadiens.
The Montreal Canadiens have fired coach Jacques Martin.
Jacques Martin has been fired as coach of the last-place Montreal Canadiens.
Matchup- Devils (17-13-1 - 35 points) @ Canadiens (13-12-7 - 33 points)
TV - CBC, MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Last 10: New Jersey 5-5-0 / Montreal 3-3-4
Projected starting goalies - Martin Brodeur (NJ) vs. Carey Price (MTL)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Montreal - 2.53 / 2.47
New Jersey - 2.52 / 2.84
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage
Following an emotional home victory last night, the New Jersey Devils will try to push their winning streak to a season-high four straight games this evening against the Montreal Canadiens.