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Once again the Montreal Canadiens started the game a little shaky but this time they allowed their opponents to show their lack of discipline instead of putting themselves in a hole. The Flyers managed to give the Canadiens nine powerplays on the night and although Montreal couldn't break through at first when you have that much time on the man advantage it works at some point.
Montreal ended up giving the Flyers five powerplays of their own which is still too much but it was an improvement on the game against Toronto.
Even though only 38 minutes of the game were played at even strength that's where the game was truly decided. Rene Bourque was on fire all game and it was he who got the scoring started by blitzing around the net and throwing a pass across the crease to Brian GIonta who scored the same goal he's been scoring his entire career. Gionta is a shark around the net and rebounds are blood in the water.
After 32 minutes without anymore scoring Lars Eller decide...
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The Montreal Canadiens added some toughness over the summer when they signed George Parros and Douglas Murray. With these two men in the mix, the Canadiens believed they had bulked up enough to protect their skilled players and combat some of the more burly lineups in the Eastern Conference. Has this new emphasis on grit caused more harm than good? Max Pacioretty is concerned...
Today marks the first weekend of NHL hockey and the league is offering a packed slate of games. Our piece is here to help you sort through the available players and build a dominant daily game roster. Draft Street Picks: Sleepers Montreal’s young guns line lived up to the billing in the opener. Can’t afford Lars Eller? Gallagher is a great consolation. Brendan Gallagher...
Lars Eller (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images)
By Matthew Macaskill (@MTLMacaskill)
The Montreal Canadiens started the 2013-14 season with what’s been described as three second lines. Without the star power of a Sidney Crosby, Patrick Kane, or Alexander Ovechkin among the Habs forwards, the team has fallen back on a system perfected by the Bruins on route to a Stanley Cup...
The Montreal Canadiens' young stars were at their best -- at the Philadelphia Flyers' expense.
Center Lars Eller had a goal and an assist on a line with Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk that clicked twice in the Canadiens' 4-1 victory over the Flyers on Saturday night.
The 24-year-old Eller has three goals and two assists in Montreal's opening two games. Gallagher...
Hockey players have to been aware of their surroundings at all points, even when they’re coming out of the penalty box. Flyers center Sean Couturier almost learned that the hard way on Saturday night.
Couturier was coming back onto the ice after serving a two-minute minor when the puck went flying by his head into the penalty box. Montreal Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges had...
There weren’t many positives for the Philadelphia Flyers to take away from their 4-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens tonight, as the offense and power play failed to show up for a second straight game. Carey Price denied 22 shots from Philly this evening for the Canadiens’ first win of the season, as Vincent Lecavalier was the only Flyer to find the back of the cage. Brendan...
The Canadiens have looked decent through two games, with a few standouts and a few question marks. The loss to the Maple Leafs on Tuesday was not a surprise - the Habs have a history of bombing in openers versus the Leafs, and as soon as George Parros went down, the team looked out of it. I was reminded of the Senators-Habs game in the playoffs when Lars Eller was knocked out - as...
All season long, you can count on The Orange Update for a live simulcast of every Flyers game. TOU will bring to you the radio stream from either 97.5 The Fanatic or 93.3 WMMR throughout the 2013-2014 campaign. Philadelphia Flyers at Montreal Canadiens LISTEN TO THE GAME LIVE HERE (Turn up that sound!) Puck Drops at 7:00 PM at [...]
After spending the previous six seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers, Daniel Briere signed with the Montreal Canadiens this summer.
The two-time All-Star is eager to get the first showdown against his former team out of the way.
Montreal and Philadelphia try to bounce back from season-opening losses Saturday night at Bell Centre.
Briere scored 124 goals during his time with the...
The first puck drops just after 7:00pm ET and the final horn should sound around 1:00am Sunday.
My games to keep an eye on- Detroit visits Boston, The first round of the Battle of Ontario starts in Toronto, Daniel Briere host the Flyers in Montreal and a fun game to watch may be Anaheim visiting Minnesota.
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[Photo: Montreal Canadiens] Overview: Game: 2 Match-Up: Philadelphia Flyers (0-1-0) vs. Montreal Canadiens (0-1-0) Location: Bell Centre (Montreal, QB) Time: 7:00 p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic ______________________________________________________________________________ Philadelphia Flyers (0-1-0) Last Game: 3-1 loss vs. Toronto Headlines: Powerplay –...
Brian Gionta scores the first goal in the Flyers 4-1 loss to the Canadiens on Saturday.
The Flyers started the 2013 lockout-shortened season 0-3-0, their worst start to a season in 17 years. Through two games, the Flyers have scored two total goals while allowing seven to start at 0-2-0.
If the Flyers want to avoid a repeat of last season, they need a point in Carolina, preferably...