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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 he is certainly making an impact on the powerplay. It’s very easy to see how Kaberle slows the play down and makes a first pass as the pp sets up. Something the Canadiens have been missing all year.
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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.
Not sure if anyone has been paying attention to the way Lars Eller has been playing this season, but if you have then you will likely agree with me when I say, more Lars Eller please.
The Habs young Dane, acquired in the trade that sent beloved stop-sign Jaroslav Halak to the Blues, has been hidden amidst a team in constant struggle this season, yet after having...
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...
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...
In last weekend’s 2-1 loss to the Montreal Canadians, a young New Jersey Devils fan decided to give Hal Gill a little taste of the pain he felt from watching his team lose.
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Link to original article: Young New Jersey Devil Fans Shows Hal Gill How He Really Feels
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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...
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.
MONTREAL — Al Montoya stopped 24 shots, but it was not enough as the Islanders’ winless streak hit three games.
“They battled and that’s what you look for,” coach Jack Capuano said after his team’s 5-3 loss to the Canadiens. “We’re down by two goals and we kept...