Found March 22, 2013 on
The Montreal Canadiens have suffered one regulation loss in their last 19 games, and it came against the New York Islanders. For whatever reason, the 23rd-best team (according to the standings) has given the Canadiens fits this season. And that's why a character win born of an offensive explosion in the third period of last night's game was all the more impressive.
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The Montreal Canadiens constitute one of the biggest surprises in the NHL this year. After 30 games they boast a record of 20-5-5, good for 45 points and second place overall in the Eastern Conference. After their dismal 15th and last place finish in the conference in 2011-12, many people ask how they are managing [...]
Brian Gionta scored the go-ahead goal 48 seconds into the third period, Brendan Gallagher added two more and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders for the first time in three tries this season, 5-2 on Thursday night.
Gionta's 10th goal of the season came after center David Desharnais caught a wobbling puck by the blue line off a clearing attempt, set it down and...
The Montreal Canadiens have claimed center Jeff Halpern off waivers from the New York Rangers.
A 36-year-old checking forward who is strong on faceoffs, Halpern had one assist and was minus-5 in 30 games for New York this season.
He is earning a pro-rated $700,000 this season and can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer.
This will be his second stint in Montreal. The...
Montreal's only blemish during its current seven-game points streak came at home to the Buffalo Sabres earlier this week.
The Canadians have a chance to avenge that loss as they host the Sabres for the second time in five nights Saturday.
Montreal (20-5-5) avenged its only regulation loss in the last 19 games with a 5-2 road win over the New York Islanders on Thursday. The...