Previewing The Montreal Canadiens

from Arpon Basu of, Entering this season, as much as Bergevin and Therrien might try, it will be difficult to temper expectations in Montreal. The Canadiens are built around a young star at each of the three positions in goaltender Carey Price, 27, left wing Max Pacioretty, 25, and defenseman P.K. Subban, who is also 25 and signed the richest contract in franchise...
Via Kukla's Korner
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Potential Candidates to Wear the Habs “C”

Photo credits to Bridget Samuels via NHL- Because the Montreal Canadiens‘ captain, Brian Gionta, signed with the Buffalo Sabres on July 1st, people are left wondering who the next captain of the storied franchise will be. It was always assumed Josh Gorges would be the next captain of the Habs, but he was also traded to Buffalo this off-season so it’s very wide-open...
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July 03, 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

Watch Henrik Lundqvist block a shot out of play ..... with his head

Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher tries to tie the game for Montreal late in the 3rd period but New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist heads the puck out of play. Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Play of the Night: Brendan Gallagher

Brendan Gallagher is the type of player that every team wants playing for them. The hard working forward that is going to give 110% every night. This was very evident when Gallagher assisted on the Montreal Canadiens third goal of the night. With his hard work along the boards and then in a one-on-one battle with New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal, Gallagher was able to get the...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Cherry predicts little guys won’t play in NHL in five years, blames minor hockey ban on bodychecking

Don Cherry predicts there won’t be any small players in the NHL in the next five to 10 years because provinces are banning bodychecking until kids are 12 years old. Bruce Arthur in the Toronto Star on Sunday praised Brendan Gallagher of the Montreal Canadiens as an example of a smaller player bucking the odds to become an NHL success. On Coach’s Corner on Sunday night, Cherry...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The War Of Words

from Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, It all started with Canadiens coach Michel Therrien ejecting three New York Rangers staffers — assistant coach Ulf Samuelsson, video coach Jerry Dineen and travel secretary Alex Case — from the stands at the beginning of practice. Therrien felt that those men were in violation of an agreement which the Rangers vehemently deny was ever made...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers vs. Canadiens (Game 3)

The New York Rangers host the Montreal Canadiens for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden starting at 8:00 p.m. The Rangers lead the series 2-0. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: NBCSN Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM) Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus): Probable...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Goals From The Montreal Canadiens Playoff Run

The Montreal Canadiens cruised through their first round matchup with the Tampa Bay Lighting, showed their toughness in a seven game series with the Boston Bruins and now find themselves down a game in the Eastern Conference Finals against the New York Rangers. From breakaways to full on slap shots, the Canadiens have had plenty of highlight reel worthy goals this playoff season...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Zdeno Chara with the biggest dive of the NHL playoffs

Above, watch Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara trying to draw a tripping penalty on Brendan Gallagher in a pure case of embellishment. Chara's antics came back to haunt him as he scored on himself off a deflection in front of the net less than ten minutes later. KARMA. There's no need for diving in the game and as the captain of the B's hockey club, that's not setting...
Via Talk Hockey
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

This Stick Save By Tuukka Rask Was Just A Little Bit Ridiculous

The Bruins and Canadiens faced off in a pivotal Game 6 in Montreal on Monday night. After jumping out to an early lead, the Habs – needing a win to avoid elimination and force a Game 7 in Boston – nearly doubled their advantage on this great chance on a rebound shot by Brendan Gallagher. Unfortunately for Gallagher and the Canadiens, that Tuukka Rask guy felt it was an appropriate...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Tuukka Rask Robs Brendan Gallagher With Epic Stick Save On Goal Line

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask kept the Montreal Canadiens from doubling their 1-0 first-period lead in Monday night’s Game 6 with a sensational stick save to rob Brendan Gallagher of a goal. The Canadiens brought a lot more energy to the first period, and as a result, they generated several quality scoring chances and spent a lot of time in the attacking zone. Check out...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins win 4-2, lead series. Habs not out yet!

Montreal Canadiens fall behind for first time in 2014 playoffs, Boston Bruins lead series 3-2. Before the puck was even dropped you knew that Boston was going to try and dictate this game. Canadiens spark plug Brendan Gallagher was shoved down by Bruins rat Brad Marchand on the opening faceoff. Boston knows that if Montreal falls into their game, especially in their building...
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Take The Series Lead

Daniel Briere was a healthy scratch tonight, and some fans were questioning why. Briere has not been playing as well as The Habs expected him to in the playoffs. It was surprising to see “Mr. Playoffs” benched, but Brandon Prust took his place in the lineup. Even before the puck was dropped, Brendan Gallagher and Brad Marchand were going at it. Boston got the first power play...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Years Later, Vancouver Still Crying…

The Vancouver Canucks aren’t facing the Boston Bruins. Hell, the Canucks aren’t even in the playoffs, but their writers feel the need to still whine, ***** and moan about the Bruins for whatever reason. In short: They’re obsessed with the Bruins. Can’t blame them really. Boston is a team that’s been to the Cup finals twice in past three years and actually has a Cup title...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Canadiens Are Pushing Back

from Damien Cox of The Spin at the Toronto Star, The most antagonizing, annoying player in the series so far? Brendan Gallagher. The most reckless and physically punishing player? P.K. Subban. The most surprising physical force? Rene Bourque. The nastiest hit? Travis Moen on Jarome Iginla late in Game 4. The Habs aren't the NHL's most...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Inside Hockey With A Look At Brendan Gallagher And Milan Lucic

via CBC, Montreal Canadiens forward and Boston Bruins forward both played for the Vancouver Giants but at different times.  
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Gallagher: Racist Tweets Don’t Represent ‘Large Mass’ Of Bruins Fans

The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens don’t usually agree on much, but the longtime rivals were able to find some common ground on Friday when it came to racial tweets aimed at Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban. The wildly talented blueliner was the subject of racist tweets Thursday night, shortly after the Canadiens defeated the Bruins 4-3 in double overtime in Game 1 of their...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Thursday night can’t come soon enough

Well, it appears to be official. After days of online theories and twitter suggestions, the NHL appears to have (finally) announced the Canadiens-Bruins series will start Thursday night, followed by a likely afternoon tilt on Saturday. No doubt the Canadiens are salivating at the thought of playing actual hockey, as Thursday will mark ten days they have gone without a game. As such...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay swept by the Habs

On Tuesday night, the Habs completed their sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning, winning the decisive fourth game 4-3 at Bell Centre in Montreal. The season is over for the Lightning, while the Canadiens await the winner of the Boston Bruins – Detroit Red Wings series. Like Game Three, the Bell Centre was rocking early, as Danny Briere scored less than three minutes into the first...
Via Total Sports Live
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs sweep overshadowed by Ref controversy.

NHL fans started to figure it out in game three. There was never any chance for the Tampa Bay Lightning because the Referee's were not going to let them win. In one of the most controversial games in these playoffs, game three Canadiens-Lightning, the Referee's decided to take away a sure Tampa Bay goal in which if they scored, they would have taken there first lead...
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning drop Game 4 in final minute, swept out of playoffs by Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) -- Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay. The first team to advance this year, the Canadiens also got goals from Daniel Briere, Brendan Gallagher and Lars Eller. Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs put home-ice stranglehold on Lightning

P.K. Subban did what he does best as he stickhandled through the Lightning zone, circled behind the net and came out to set up Brendan Gallagher for the go-ahead goal at 18:10 of the second period. The goal gave Montreal a 2-1 lead and they went on to beat the Lightning 3-2 Sunday night at the Bell Centre. The victory gave Montreal a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Comeback comes up short as Lightning fall into 0-3 hole to Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) -- Tomas Plekanec scored at 5:43 of the third period, and Carey Price made 27 saves to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning and a 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven playoff series on Sunday. Rene Bourque scored 11 seconds into the game, and Brendan Gallagher broke a 1-1 tie 18:10 into the second period. P.K. Subban had two assists for the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs/Lightning take two: Canadiens depth prevails

Nine goals, eight different goal scorers and the Montreal Canadiens head home with two road wins and a 2-0 series lead. David Desharnais, Rene Bourque and Brendan Gallagher scored while Carey Price made 27 saves as the Canadiens beat the Bolts 4-1. It's crazy that when a goalie is forced to move and position himself, he is able to move and position himself. One thing that...
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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