MONTREAL (AP) Manny Malhotra scored his first goal with the Canadiens, Carey Price made 30 saves for his sixth shutout of the season, and Montreal beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Saturday night.
David Desharnais had two goals, and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal (41-16-5), which has won four in a row and 14 of 19.
The Maple Leafs (25-32-5) had a two-game winning streak...
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February 28, 2015
He was like the Godfather.
Sitting on the aisle, three rows behind the Montreal Canadiens bench, people would stop by throughout the game to wish him well and just shake his hand. “Mr. Beliveau,” they would greet him. He was as legendary as it got.
In a very cool and much-deserved gesture, that legend was honored last...
After an injury that threatened his career, Manny Malhotra is going to Montreal on a one-year contract worth $850,000. Malhotra has played in the NHL for 15 seasons and this will be his seventh NHL team. Malhotra was drafted seventh overall in the 1998 NHL Draft by the New York Rangers after two seasons with the Guelph Storm of the [...]
Brian Boyle will in all likelihood be playing for a new club next year. The Rangers can’t afford the $2M plus he’ll get in free agency and much like his buddy Brandon Prust once did, he is leaving the organization in pursuit of a bigger “role”.
Boyle played most of the year on the wing with Dominic Moore on the fourth line. Vigneault used the combination almost exclusively...
I’m guessing from this point forward, it will be pretty easy to figure out what will be on the top line from this point forward.
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Meanwhile, on the other side of the country, New York wiped the floor with Montreal. Sports...
Manny Malhotra had two goals and an assist, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
The Hurricanes took a 4-0 lead early in a wild second period, which produced seven goals.
It was the third straight win for Carolina, which is 11-0-1 in its last 12 home games against Ottawa. The result moved the Hurricanes a point ahead of the Senators...
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January 25, 2014