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Torey Krug Takes Down Alex Galchenyuk In First Career NHL Fight (Video)

BOSTON — Torey Krug isn’t known for throwing fists, but he did what he had to in an effort to give his Bruins a spark Saturday night. The Bruins trailed the Montreal Canadiens 2-0 midway through the third period when Krug began jostling with Habs center Alex Galchenyuk in front of the Boston net. That altercation quickly escalated, with Krug dropping the gloves, delivering...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Hockey: Week 7 Waiver Wire

(October 23, 2014 – Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America) Week seven in fantasy hockey is starting, and some players are emerging as must-own players in many leagues. Finding players on the waiver wire is essential to winning a fantasy hockey, and for replacing injured players, either for the short-team or long run. Let’s take a look at which players you should be targeting...
Via The Fantasy Fix
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Lack of penalty kill sinks Flyers again

  #458857112 / gettyimages.com     The Flyers couldn't stay out of the box early. They couldn't kill the penalties. P.A. Parenteau and Dale Weise each netted two goals. Alex Galchenyuk added three assists. When the dust had settled, the Montreal Canadiens edged the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Coming off a horrible penalty killing...
Via Flyerdelphia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens beat Jets 3-0 behind Price

MONTREAL (AP) Carey Price made 29 saves for his first shutout of the season as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 on Tuesday night. Lars Eller, Alex Galchenyuk and Tomas Plekanec scored for Montreal (11-4-1), which has won three games in a row. Ondrej Pavelec made 24 saves for Winnipeg (8-6-2). Eller scored the opener and game-winner for Montreal at 2:21 of the second...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg And The Ceiling Of The Nashville Predators

Filip Forsberg was widely considered as the best European Skater in the 2012 entry draft. His high end skillset, offensive creativity and elite hockey IQ made it seem like a lock for him to be selected just after the two clear studs Nail Yakupov and Alex Galchenyuk (and maybe fourth depending on how you feel […] The post Filip Forsberg And The Ceiling Of The Nashville Predators...
Via Two Pad Stack
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Subban Shines, Habs Beat Avalanche 3-2

#457459232 / gettyimages.com You know it’s your kind of night when you finish not one but two penalties with goals from the guy stepping out of the penalty box. Such was the case in Montreal last night with Alex Galchenyuk scoring on a pretty forhand-backhand-forhand move after being sprung by Brendon Prust half way through […]
Via The Hockey Report
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Subban scores twice to lead Canadiens past Avalanche

  P.K. Subban scored twice and Alex Galchenyuk had a goal and an assist in the Montreal Canadiens' 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Carey Price made 32 saves to help the Canadiens improve to 5-1-0. Alex Tanguay and Matt Duchene scored for Colorado and Calvin Pickard made 33 saves in his first NHL start. The Avalanche went 1-2-1 on their trip to drop...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Subban scores twice, Canadiens beat Avs 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) P.K. Subban scored twice and Alex Galchenyuk had a goal and an assist in the Montreal Canadiens' 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Carey Price made 32 saves to help the Canadiens improve to 5-1-0. Alex Tanguay and Matt Duchene scored for Colorado and Calvin Pickard made 33 saves in his first NHL start. The Avalanche went 1-2-1 on their...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Third period collapse leads to shootout loss for Flyers

For 40 minutes, it looked like the Flyers were going to claim their first win of the season after falling to the Bruins and Devils in back-to-back games on Wednesday and Thursday. However, the Montreal Canadiens had other ideas on Saturday night. The Canadiens down 3-0 coming out into the third period were able to rally from a three-goal deficit to defeat the Flyers 4-3 in a shootout...
Via Total Sports Live
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers remain winless after Canadiens win via shootout

  Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored in the shootout, and the Montreal Canadiens rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the winless Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Saturday night. Parenteau was the fourth Canadien to go in the shootout against Ray Emery and the first to score. The Canadiens really won this game with a dominant third when they scored three times to send it to OT. Andrei...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens top Flyers 4-3 in shootout

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored in the shootout, and the Montreal Canadiens rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the winless Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Saturday night. Parenteau was the fourth Canadien to go in the shootout against Ray Emery and the first to score. The Canadiens really won this game with a dominant third when they scored three times to send...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Meltdown vs. Montreal: Flyers collapse in loss to the Canadiens

What looked to be a surefire win for the Philadelphia Flyers turned into a major meltdown as they lost 4-3 to the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Michael Raffl, and Wayne Simmonds (2) scored for the Flyers, while Andrei Markov, Tomas Plekanec, Alex Galchenyuk, and P.A. Parentau (SO) handled business for the Canadiens. Ray Emery recorded 35 saves on 38 shots, and Carey Price...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Flyers Preview

There's no denying that part of the reason Craig Berube holds his position as Flyers coach is because of Philadelphia's terrible start last season. Berube is now learning what it's like to be involved in a season-opening skid, staring down a potential three-game losing streak to begin the new campaign. The Montreal Canadiens, meanwhile, are looking to remain unbeaten...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Habs Primed For Bounce Back Season

Getty Images By Daniel Fuoco @d_fuoco With the start of a new Montreal Canadiens season upon us, there are renewed high expectations on this team to have a successful season, that comes with the notion of last seasons near missed Stanley Cup appearance. In order for the Habs to have success on the ice, there are key contributors that need to step up and have productive seasons in...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Montreal Canadiens Preview: Expectations High After Deep 2014 Playoff Run

The Montreal Canadiens appeared to be headed for their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since 1993 last season when they upset the Boston Bruins in the second round. But an injury to star goaltender Carey Price in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals and a scoring slump were too much to overcome against a New York Rangers team with excellent defense and an elite goaltender....
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Galchenyuk scores in OT, Canadiens beat Avs 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) Alex Galchenyuk scored at 3:28 of overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 exhibition victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Galchenyuk stickhandled around Tyson Barrie and beat goalie Reto Berra with a quick shot just after a power play ended. Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban also scored for Montreal (2-0-0). Barrie and Gabriel Landeskog scored...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Depth Chart 2014 2015

Montreal Canadiens C 1. David Desharnais  2. Tomas Plekanec  3. Lars Eller  4. Manny Malhotra  L 1. Max Pacioretty  2. Alex Galchenyuk  3. Michael Bournival  4. Travis Moen  R 1. Brendan Gallagher  2. P. A. Parenteau  3. Rene Bourque  4. Dale Weise  5. Brandon...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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
June 26, 2014  |  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.
Via Beyond The Benches
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs force Game 6 with 7-4 win

Photo Via: Wikimedia Commons / Resolute http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ADustin_Tokarski_2009.jpg With their backs against the wall once again, the never-give-up Montreal Canadiens found a way to pull out a big win in the face of elimination. After losing in overtime in Game 4 to go down 3 games to 1 against the New York Rangers, the Habs faced their most challenging task...
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May 28, 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...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cup Dumps 5/23/14

  As we head into Memorial Day Weekend, please remember that in Canada that it’s just a normal weekend. The Top Line Dustin Tokarski is the savior of the Canadiens (for now) Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, Fox, The Local Take Scoreboard Montreal 3, New York 2 (OT) – The road team has won every game thus far. And what is Alex Galchenyuk doing scoring playoff OT game winners? Tweet...
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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 ESPN.com)Just 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
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