8 Reasons Why Ales Hemsky Would Fit with the Montreal Canadiens

Mike Carlson/Getty Images   While GMs feverishly interview pending Unrestricted Free Agents mere days before the draft, there’s one UFA in particular that Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin should be paying close attention to. Ales Hemsky.   What’s so special about the injury prone winger? Glad you asked.   Here are the 8 reasons why Ales Hemsky would be a great fit with...
Via The Hockey Guys
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs looking to trade up from 26th pick

The closer we get to the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the more we’re hearing of teams wanting a piece of the action. On Thursday, another club threw its hat into the ring as Montreal GM Marc Bergevin said he’s looking to trade up from the No. 26 spot, per TVA. Bergevin does have a history of being busy on draft day. In 2012 — his first draft as Habs GM — he took Alex Galchenyuk...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher Square Off

Montreal Canadiens Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher give fans an insider look and sit down to let everyone know who they know better. Can you guess what Montreal player is currently playing Candy Crush when on the road? Watch these two players in a new edition of “Who Knows You Best?” The post Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher Square Off appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

ECF Game 4 - Marty St. Louis beats the Habs in OT, gives Rangers 3-1 series lead

Marty St. Louis, you beauty.For the second-straight game in the series, the Canadiens and Rangers needed overtime to decide a winner. In Game 3, the hero was 20-year-old Alex Galchenyuk just a minute into OT to get the Habs back in the series.On Sunday night, it was New York's turn to pull off the game-winning magic, and it was none other than Martin St. Louis who got the job...
Via BruinsLife
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Finals Game 4: Rebound, put them on the brink, supply Kleenex

The Rangers dropped Game Three in overtime after Alex Galchenyuk scored off his face, putting the Habs back in the series despite beating Hank clean just once so far. After that, we had two very entertaining off days involving fake injuries, cameos at practice, injury threats, and probably some form of first-born stealing. But none […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Rookie steps up, keeps Canadiens' Cup hopes alive

Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final may have set a single-game record for the most bizarre goals. There was Carl Hagelin's tap-in of a rebound that bounced high in the air, there were the two goals in the final three minutes of regulation banked off opponents' skates, and there was Alex Galchenyuk's game-winning header in overtime that gave Montreal life with a 3-2...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Final Game 3 - Habs score early in OT to keep their season alive

Who needs a stick? Alex Galchenyuk certainly doesn't.Back in this thing: Galchenyuk's (not pictured) OT-winner keeps the Habs alive in the ECF (via 1:12 into overtime in Game 3, it was the 20-year-old Milwaukee, Wisconsin native who banked home the game-winner off his face to give the Canadiens the 3-2 win and squash the hopes of the New York Rangers taking...
Via BruinsLife
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens back in series with 3-2 OT win over Rangers

Alex Galchenyuk scored at 1:12 of overtime to give the Canadiens a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The win cut the Rangers’ lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference to 2-1. There was a wild finish to regulation time as Daniel Brière scored at 16:58 of the third period to snap a 1-1 tie but Chris Kreider tied it at 19:31 when he deflected...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Series far from over: Galchenyuk’s face wins it in overtime

Alex Galchenyuk took a puck off the face in overtime to win the game for the Habs, drawing them closer to a series tie with the Rangers. Galchenyuk crashed the net on Tomas Plekanec’s shot, and the ensuing rebound went off his face and into the net for the overtime winner. This came minutes into […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Galchenyuk Nets OT Goal, Canadiens Beat Rangers In Game 3

NEW YORK — Alex Galchenyuk tipped in a pass at the right post 1:12 into overtime, and the Montreal Canadiens overcame a late tying goal and beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night. Montreal cut New York’s series lead to 2-1, and can tie it Sunday night at Madison Square Garden before heading home for Game 5. Galchenyuk, playing...
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk could return to lineup in Game 2

The Montreal Canadiens could get a boost for Game 2 as head coach Michel Therrien revealed young forward Alex Galchenyuk has been cleared for contact. Additionally, he has not been ruled out to return to the lineup Monday. The 20-year-old has been out since April 9 after he was injured in a game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Galchenyuk's return would prove helpful in adding...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk returns to practice

One of the Montreal Canadiens' best young players, 2012 3rd overall pick, Alex Galchenyuk was cleared for contact and returned to practice on Friday. The oft-injured young sensation is dealing with his second longer term injury this season. The Canadiens reported it as a "lower-body inury". The injury occurred in the final week of the regular season, April 9th in Chicago...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Finals schedule

Below is the schedule for the Eastern Conference Finals, which is much friendlier to the Rangers than the previous round. The extended rest between games also helps the Canadiens, who are without Alex Galchenyuk for a bit. All games will be nationally televised, but only one will appear on the main NBC channel (Game One […]
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk improving but not ready

The Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk is reportedly still skating solo before team skates, but his recovery is improving.Photo Credit: Meowwcat-Wikimedia CommonsGalchenyuk has been skating solo for a little over a week. At first he was not doing much except for getting the feel of the ice. Now it is reported he started working on transition and edges. Galchenyuk on skates...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk starts to skate

Wednesday morning at Complex Sportif Bell in Brossard, Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk resumed skating. meowwcat-Wikimedia CommonsGalchenyuk has been out of the line-up since a game against the Chicago Blackhawks in early-April after sustaining a knee injury. During the game he played just under 2 minutes before leaving early. He was evaluated the following day and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk could miss the second round of playoffs

Things are not looking good for Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk, as he is expected to miss the second round of the playoffs (when they start up next week). Meowwcat-Wikimedia CommonsThe 20 year old forward suffered a knee injury near the end of the regular season in a game against the Chicago Blackhawks. He was evaluated the next day and it was said that Galchenyuk would...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk to miss first round of playoffs

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that the 20-year old forward, Alex Galchenyuk, will be out for the first round of the playoffs following a lower body injury. meowcGalchenyuk left during the first period of the game (only played 1:10) on Wednesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks. Galchenyuk took an awkard hit by Chicago's forward, Marian Hossa, and it left...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs announce that Galchenyuk will miss first round of playoffs

Whether the Montreal Canadiens host the Lightning or begin the playoffs in Tampa Bay during an upcoming first-round series, they’ll be doing so without Alex Galchenyuk. The team announced that he won’t be “available” for the first round of the 2014 playoffs because of a lower-body injury.
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Galchenyuk leaves game with injury

Montreal Canadiens left wing Alex Galchenyuk sustained a lower-body injury in the first period against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night and did not return. Galchenyuk took a hit into the boards near the Montreal bench from Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw less than 30 seconds into the game and finished his shift.
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk leaves game early-Ryan White injures hand

Not a strong night for the Montreal Canadiens...regarding players and their health. Along with Brandon Prust and Travis Moen sidelined with injuries and Lars Eller out with the flu, the Habs are without Alex Galchenyuk and (possibly) Ryan White.Kristina Servant-Wikimedia CommonsAlex Galchenyuk left the game during the first period with a lower body injury after he was checked...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs open four-point gap on Lightning

Brian Gionta scored his second goal of the game at 13:13 of the third period to snap a 3-3 tie and the Canadiens went to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Alex Galchenyuk was credited with an insurance goal at 15:40 when Tomas Plekanec’s shot went in off his arm. The win tightened the Canadiens’ grip on second place in the Atlantic Division. They...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings rally from three goals down, then fall to Canadiens 5-3

MONTREAL (AP) -- Brian Gionta scored his second goal of the game late in the third period to give the surging Montreal Canadiens a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Michael Bournival, Max Pacioretty and Alex Galchenyuk also scored for Montreal, while Carey Price made 34 saves. The Canadiens are now 10-2-0 in its last 12 games. Pavel Datsyuk, Luke Glendening...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens end Bruins’ winning streak in shootout

Alex Galchenyuk scored the winning goal in the fourth round of a shootout to give the Canadiens a 2-1 win over the Bruins Monday night at the TD Garden. Peter Budaj made 28 saves and stopped Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, Brad Marchand and David Krejci as the Canadiens snapped the Bruins’ 12-game winning streak. The Canadiens have beaten the Bruins three times in four games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens stop Bruins' 12-game win streak

BOSTON (AP) Alex Galchenyuk scored the only shootout goal, and the Montreal Canadiens stopped the Boston Bruins' 12-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory Monday night.
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs -Leafs tonight on CBC

The end of an era tonight, with the last regular season Habs-Leafs game ever on CBC's Hockey NIght in Canada as we know it. I don't have much to add - clearly, it is a huge game for both teams - but I will opine on one point. Based on the practice lines, Alex Galchenyuk appears to be ready to slide in as a centre between Brian Gionta and Rene Bourque. My two cents: it'...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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