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This is a big one. The key(s) to victory are very simple. Two words:
This is simply the game where the Canadiens need Price to show up. He was there in game 2. They need him there again, and more. It's Carey's time to shine.
However, there are other factors at play that will have an effect for the Canadiens. Jeff Halpern is in for Brian Gionta, probably a good move as Gionta was ineffective with his apparent bicep injury, and Halpern was very, very good in game 2. As well, Gabriel Dumont slides back in for Ryan White.
Gameplan? The Habs need to stick to scoring, and shy away from the fisticuffs. Eric Gryba is back in for Ottawa - Montreal must simply treat him as any other player. Leave retribution for next year. This is not the time. Treat this game the same way they did the past couple of regular season games against Boston. Ignore the aggression, focus on beating the Senators where it counts: on the scoreboard.
90 minutes to puck drop, folks. Enjoy.
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Due to a lower-body injury, goalie Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens is day-to-day and may miss Game 5 tomorrow night. Despite his recent struggles he is a much needed part to the team if they expect to bounce back and take the first-round series against the Ottawa Senators.
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Montreal Canadiens forward Brian Gionta will have surgery on his torn left biceps, knocking him out of the rest of the playoffs.
The Canadiens announced Wednesday that Gionta undergo surgery on Friday. The Montreal captain sat out Games 2 and 4 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators with what was called an upper body injury.
Gionta was limited...
The only person missing from the Ottawa Senators thrashing of the Montreal Canadiens was WWE chairman/mouthpiece Vince McMahon.
It is true that these are two teams that hate each other with a passion that is usually limited to a blood feud.
However, what erupted in the third period that contest was downright ugly.
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The iconic image of this series may very well be Brandon Prust keeled over on his only shift in overtime, clutching his abdomen in pain.
A true gut-shot.
He felt it.
The Habs felt it.
Canadiens fans are feeling it.
After four games, the Canadiens trail the Senators 3-1, having outplayed their pesky opponents in three contests.
The Canadiens have been decimated...
Perhaps one day, I'll go into detail on my frustrations with the refereeing of game four of the Canadiens-Senators series last night. Perhaps one day I'll delve into detail on the botched icings, faceoffs, and goal rulings. But not today. I just can't handle it today.
But I will say this. I'm proud of the Canadiens, who bounced back from a mess of a game 3 and battled...
Canadiens-Senators, despite featuring two Canadian teams from the same difference, doesn’t have the same reputation as a rivalry as, say, Maple Leafs-Canadiens. That might change after Sunday night in Ottawa.
The Sens and the Habs locked horns in a wild affair that the Sens ended up winning 6-1. The game unraveled quickly for Montreal midway through the third, and that’s when...
Just a few things that caught my eye:
No offense to Peter Budaj, but Montreal has no hope without Carey Price between the pipes. He was terrific before he went down. #HabsDown.
The Isles are like a bad rash -- they just won't go away. They haven't figured out they're supposed to lose to the Penguins. Andrew MacDonald will be hard to replace, though...
Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher, Florida Panthers center Jonathan Huberdeau and Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad are the three finalists for the Calder Trophy, give to the NHL's top rookie.
Gallagher played in 44 games, ranking second among rookies with 15 goals and fourth with 28 points.
Huberdeau played in all 48 games for Florida and ranked second...
If you ask me, hockey fights are a pointless endeavor, a lot of the times they’re forced and not that entertaining. But, it’s a part of the culture and probably won’t stop anytime soon, so why fight it? (no pun intended).
During Game 3 of the first-round match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators in the NHL Playoffs, a brawl broke out on the ice and every...
I thought this was funny, even the announcers think that P.K. Subban embellished in an attempt to get the a call from the referee. I also think this is why some people don't like Subban and his antics. I have said this a thousand times, he's an awesome talent, it's the other crap that takes away from his game. I will give him a 4.5 on that one. If Chris Neil really wanted...
With a stirring comeback victory, the Ottawa Senators defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 (OT) in the Eastern Conference playoffs Tuesday in Ottawa to take a commanding 3-1 series lead. Kyle Turris' shot from the sideboards at 2:32 in overtime slid past Canadiens backup goaltender Peter Budaj to give the Senators an improbable win -- where they rallied from a 2-0 deficit in...
The Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators got into a huge brawl during Game 3 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series.
The Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens combined for 236 penalty minutes on Cinco de Mayo, which has to be a Canadian…
The Habs will have to rely on Peter Budaj to win 3 games in a row...
Carey Price will not return in the series against Ottawa due to a lower body injury.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) May 9, 2013
The Montreal Canadians were dealt another blow today, with goalie Carey Price now being ruled out for the remainder of the series between the Canadians and the Ottawa Senators. Goalie Peter Budaj will step in to try and stop the bleeding. This is a must win situation for Montreal and the cards appear to be stacked against them.
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