Found October 20, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Lars Eller
TEAMS: Montreal Canadiens
Here is the no-goal by Lars Eller of the Montreal Canadians...     Perhaps the NHL should make decisions more clear by announcing the play was overruled on the ice before going to the Situation Room in Toronto.  That way fans at the game plus the TV audience knows what is going on.  In this instance, everyone felt it would be a goal since the video replay showed no concrete evidence otherwise, until of course the ref announced what was decided by the group of on-ice officials. What did Michel Therrien have to say about the call?  Watch the first 25 seconds of the video below... Continue reading "Video- Ref Says Goal, Other On-Ice Officials Say No"

Shoulder puts Prust out four weeks

Montreal Canadiens winger Brandon Prust will be sidelined for four weeks by a right shoulder injury. The team made the announcement Monday on Twitter. Prust was hurt in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators when he crashed hard into the boards in the third period. In eight games this season, Prust has two goals and an assist. Habs forward Daniel Briere also left...

Habs in tough as Prust hits the shelf

Now this sounds familiar: the Canadiens are suffering a barrage of injuries. Last week we learned Davis Drewiske would be gone 6 months, Max Pacioretty 3 weeks, and now Brandon Prust is out a month with a shoulder injury. Add to that George Parros, Alex Emelin, Doug Murray, and a clearly banged up Josh Gorges, not to mention a concussed Daniel Briere, and you get...a regular season...

Canadiens' Briere leaves game with concussion

Montreal Canadiens forward Daniel Briere left the 2-1 loss Saturday against the Nashville Predators with a concussion. Briere was skating through the Nashville zone without the puck when he was hit from the blindside by Predators forward Eric Nystrom at 2:53 of the second period. "I looked at the replay to see what happened" Nystrom said. "We were both looking looking...

Jones' late goal lifts Preds over Canadiens 2-1

MONTREAL -- Seth Jones' goal with 1:27 left spoiled a 35-save performance by Montreal's Carey Price and helped the Nashville Predators beat the Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night.Nashville captain Shea Weber also scored for the Predators (4-3-1), who got 28 saves from Pekka Rinne. Brendan Gallagher scored the only goal for Montreal (4-3). It was Montreal's second game of...

Canadiens’ Prust Out With Shoulder Injury

Brandon Prust will be out 4 weeks with a right shoulder injury. — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) October 21, 2013

Eric Engels: Habs clinic overflowing

The Canadiens are barely three weeks into the season, and their clinic is already overflowing with injured players. Max Pacioretty missed the second of what's likely to be about ten games when all is said and done, as the Canadiens fell to the Nashville Predators by a score of 2-1 Saturday. In the loss, Daniel Briere suffered a concussion on a seemingly innocuous collision...

A great American toe-drags Canadiens’ hearts through the mud

Sometimes, it just isn’t your night. Fortunately for the Nashville Predators, that was the case for Montreal Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges on Saturday night. In front of 21, 273 at Bell Center, the Preds beat the Canadiens, 2-1.  Shea Weber and Seth Jones got the Nashville goals — both of which Gorges factored into — and goaltender Pekka Rinne turned aside 28 shots...

Nashville Predators beat Montreal Canadiens 2-1

Seth Jones’ confidence just keeps growing and it’s showing at both ends of the ice. With 1:27 left in regulation and the Canadiens pressing throughout the third period the rookie defenseman toe-dragged a David Legwand pass around Montreal blueliner Josh Gorges to give Nashville a 2-1 win over Montreal on Saturday night at the Bell Centre. “It was just kind of a reaction thing”...

Advanced Statistics Breakdown: Predators vs Canadiens – October 19th, 2013

Need to understand any of the terms in the article below? Check out our Introductory Guide to Advanced Hockey Analysis — If the LA Kings were to be a pop quiz for the legitimacy of the Nashville Predators as a burgeoning puck-possession team, the Montreal Canadiens represented a final exam or a thesis defense. Coming into last night’s match-up, the Canadiens held the league’s...

Quick Notes

from Luke Fox of Sportsnet, A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and satirical, and rolling four lines deep. 1. Daniel Briere (concussion), Brandon Prust (shoulder), Max Pacioretty (hamstring), George Parros (concussion), Douglas Murray (upper body), and Alexei Emelin (knee) are all out of the Montreal Canadiens’ lineup. This is a club...

Preds 2, Habs 1: Five things

Nashville got a dramatic 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Here are five things to take away from the game, plus three stars and highlights...
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