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When Danny Geoffrion was growing up in Canada, playing junior hockey, he heard the comparisons, the whispers.
"'He's good, but he'll never be like his father,'" he said.
Such is the blessing and the curse of being born into one of hockey's most famous families. His father Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion is in the Hockey Hall of Fame, as is his...
DALLAS – Here are some on-the-fly thoughts on Hal Gill’s first game as a Nashville Predator…First periodHal Gill was mostly paired with youngsters Roman Josi and Ryan Ellis as the Preds are rolling with seven defensemen. The first observation of Gill: he is a big man, but you already knew that. Gill played well in all three zones in the first 20 minutes. He made a nice defensive...
The Logical Choice: Current Asst. Coach & GM, Larry Carriere
While the trade deadline is beginning to stir up some seriously interesting story lines, one that has been pushed to the back burner in Montreal is who the best candidate to succeed Pierre Gauthier as GM will be.
While I've held my tongue on this for awhile, I feel that there is an obvious choice sitting...
Kari Lehtonen makes 31 saves in the victory.
PREVIEW 8:05 AM CST
There are no moral victories this time of year. If the Dallas Stars (29-26-4) are to hang in the Western Conference playoff race, they are going to need to put together a solid winning streak at some point in the very near future. They'll go back to the drawing board tonight when they travel to Montreal to take on the Canadiens (24-26-10).
This is the...
The late Gary Carter meant a lot to the city of Montreal.
The legendary catcher spent 12 of his 19 seasons there with the Expos, establishing himself as a fan favorite with his unparalleled work ethic and his desire to connect with the French-speaking fanbase, despite the fact that he didn't know a lick of French when he first came to the team. Today the Montreal Canadiens...
Before Sunday's NHL game in Montreal, the Canadiens paid tribute to former Montreal Expos catcher Gary Carter, who passed away Thursday at the age of 57. Carter was the first player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame with the Montreal Expos logo on his cap.
The Bell Centre went dark and still pictures of Gary Carter were shown on the ice as the PA announcer summarized...
Nashville Predators (33-19-6, 72 pts) @ Dallas Stars (29-25-4, 62 pts)
6:00 PM CT, February 19, 2012
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
The Stars found themselves on the downside of the NHL teeter-totter once again after yesterday's game against the Phoenix Coyotes. Despite playing a fantastic game, one where they dominated the run of play for most of the second and third...
The Dallas Stars will try to win their first game in Montreal in nearly a decade, as they visit the Canadiens for tonight's interconference clash at the Bell Centre.
Nashville's wins in Dallas have been rare.
Ryan Garbutt scored his first NHL goal and Kari Lehtonen made 31 saves as the Dallas Stars beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Tuesday night. Mike Ribeiro, in his regular-season return to Montreal, and Tom Wandell also scored for the Stars (30-26-4). Carey Price stopped 33 shots for the Canadiens (24-27-10), who have lost four of five after a four-game winning streak.
Ryan Garbutt scored his first NHL goal and Kari Lehtonen made 31 saves as the Dallas Stars beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Dallas Stars (29-26-4, 62 points – 10th, Western Conference)
at Montreal Canadiens (24-26-10, 58 points – 13th, Eastern Confe...
By virtue of their 3-0 shutout victory in Montreal last night, the Dallas Stars gained ground in the battle for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Stars moved to within two points of tying the eighth-seeded Los Angeles Kings. The Calgary Flames are now just one point ahead of the Stars. LA lost via shootout to Phoenix last night while Calgary got blown out by Edmonton...