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Montreal Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta is expected to remain sidelined this week due to a lower-body injury.
Gionta was injured in a game against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday and sat out Saturday's win against Carolina, ending a streak of 153 consecutive games played.
Canadiens coach Jacques Martin Martin said Gionta will be sidelined for an “indeterminate” period.
Gionta has eight goals and seven assists in 29 games this season.
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Montreal Canadiens defenseman Chris Campoli will return to the lineup for Tuesday's game against the New York Islanders.
Campoli has been sidelined since suffering a torn hamstring in the season opener against Toronto.
The 27-year-old Campoli spent last season with Ottawa and Chicago, notching four goals and 17 assists in 77 games.
Don't look now but your Montreal Canadiens are on a winning streak, albeit a modest two-game streak. But considering it's been a month since they last won back-to-back games (November 10 and 12th) they'll take it.
It was mostly a boring game in which the Habs helped the hapless Isles look a lot better than they are.
Despite being dominated for the majority of the...
Taking liberty with the headlines here. Game day Isles vs. Habs in Montreal.
Last night Brad and I had Sean Campbell from a Montreal radio station on our NHLweekly show on Sportstalknetwork.com so I got to research Montreal a little prior to his call in.
Like the Islanders, Montreal is just on that bubble. The Habs have played three more games than the Isles and have 31...
BROSSARD – In today’s notebook: Eller looks for more finish, Gill sets a bad example and Subban gets patriotic.
Moves like Eller: It didn’t wind up on the scoresheet, but Lars Eller’s nifty dangle to split the Islanders de...
By Daniel Friedman
Last night's game in Montreal was one the New York Islanders will wish to soon forget. The Canadiens were able to grab the two points by defeating the Isles 5-3 at the Bell Centre. Don't let the (relatively) close score fool you: This was a mismatch from the opening face-off, and though the Isles would eventually wake up, it'd just be too little...
The Canadiens won their second in a row, blowing a 3-1 lead but eventually beating the Islanders 5-3. Isles’ goaltender Al Montoya wasn’t particularly sharp on this night, and the difference for the Canadiens was largely the fourth line, but a wins a win and Montreal will take it.
Quick highlights: Tomas Kaberle notched an assist, he now has three in two games as a Hab, and...
On Friday, it was announced that the Montreal Canadiens acquired defenseman Tomas Kaberle from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Jaroslav Spacek in a deal where two struggling teams swapped two struggling defenseman. While attempting to devise the most […]
MONTREAL — Petteri Nokelainen scored with 6:15 remaining as the Montreal Canadiens recovered after giving up a two-goal lead in the third period, beating the New York Islanders 5-3 Tuesday night.
Nokelainen drove a slap shot past Al Montoya from the right point for the tiebreaking goal moments after Montreal...
Petteri Nokelainen scored with 6:15 remaining as the Montreal Canadiens recovered after giving up a two-goal lead in the third period, beating the New York Islanders 5-3 Tuesday night.