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The Montreal Canadiens have been a playoff team for the last four seasons. They won at least one round in two of them. It looks like that streak will end this season. Montreal is currently tied for last place in the East Conference with 49 points. They have a 20-33 record with nine regulation tie points. Only Anaheim and Columbus have fewer wins than they do. What has gone wrong?
The biggest problem surrounding the Habs is the uncertainty of who is in charge. In December Jacques Martin was fired as coach and replaced by Randy Cunneyworth. This soon led to controversy as Cunneyworth does not speak French and this angered some Quebec language activists’. This situation was handled badly as owner Geoff Molson went on record to say that Cunneyworth is only an interim coach. Montreal would hire a French speaking coach for next year.
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Over the weekend, the London Knights would hit the ice twice at the John Labatt Centre. Both Niagara and Mississauga had invaded the JLC and were hoping to come away with some needed points. In those games, London would come away with a 3-2 loss to Visentin and the Ice Dogs as well as a 5-2 stomping on the Memorial Cup Hosts from 2011.
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As recently as the 2008/09 season I was writing about how great the Montreal Canadiens power play was. In the 2007/08 season Montreal had a league leading 24.1% success rate on the power play. This season they have a league worst 12.1% power play success rate. What happened? How did the best power play team in the league become the worst in a few seasons?
One thing you can set your watch to. No matter the season, the record, or time of year, a loss in Montreal will drive you crazy. Losing in Montreal makes you think thoughts that aren't rational. It drives you to your kitchen where you just start eating things because you're so jammed up. You take your dog for a real long walk after losses in Montreal. You probably...
MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced today that right winger Ryan White has been assigned to the AHL Hamil...
If the Montreal Canadiens have any intentions of making a playoff run, now would be a good time to start climbing considering they're tied for the fewest points in the Eastern Conference.
They can probably think of two in particular that slipped away thanks to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
With a pair of dramatic overtime comeback wins in the books against Montreal, the Penguins...
Carey Price made 23 saves for his third shutout of the season, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist and the Montreal Canadiens ended a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. Max Pacioretty scored his 19th goal in the first and Alexei Emelin made it 2-0 with a short-handed goal 7:20 into the second.
Carey Price drew cheers for his stellar play while Montreal Canadiens fans mocked Scott Gomez's dubious anniversary.
MONTREAL (AP) Carey Price made 23 saves for his third shutout of the season, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist and the
Montreal Canadiens ended a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.
MONTREAL – The Habs rewrite the script in their third consecutive overtime against the Penguins, ending the season series ...
Tomas Plekanec scored on Montreal's eighth attempt in the shootout to lead the Canadiens to a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
Carey Price stopped 23 shots for his third shutout of the season as the Montreal Canadiens took a 3-0 decision over the Winnipeg Jets.
Carey Price made 23 saves for his third shutout of the season, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist and the Montreal Canadiens ended a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.