X-Factors for the Montreal Canadiens against the Ottawa Senators

Conway Adams outlines the keys to success in Round 1 against Ottawa for the Montreal Canadiens:  Carey Price Make no bones about it: Carey Price is the Montreal Canadiens’ lifeline. The team literally swings to the beat of his drum. The 6-foot-3 phenom has solidified himself as the world’s premier goaltender and a perennial MVP candidate. […] The post X-Factors for the Montreal...
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Crank Up the Hate: Take the Montreal Canadiens Quiz

MONTREAL, CANADA – MAY 2: Mika Zibanejad #93 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates Guillaume Latendresse #73 tipped in goal against Tomas Plekanec #14, P.K. Subban #76 and Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 2, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois...
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Total BS Podcast Episode 20: Distracted by Knitting

Tuesday night, we started Season 2! Sam and Matt welcomed Barbara Blazer to the studio and Jordan Lochard via Skype! Hear them talk about ethanol, March Madness, outsider perspective, organic leadership, Carey Price, crescendos, Mad Men, bubble-ups, feet, response questions, percolation, tweaking, the faintest idea, the glut, Team Canada, cold takes, stress-free whatever, the Minnesota...
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No Coast Bias Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015 Preview: Montreal Canadiens (1) vs. Ottawa Senators (4)

Season Recap: Montreal Canadiens (50-22-10, 110 Points) The Canadiens team featured this season was the definition of an elite defensive team, head-manned by Carey Price’s rise to the top of the goalie totem pole. He’d been chomping at the heels of the upper echelon for a few seasons, right behind guys like Henrik Lundqvist, Johnathan Quick, [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1...
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NHL Playoffs Preview: Eastern Conference

I know that 3.5 hour wait was rough, so without further ado, the Eastern Conference…. Ottawa Senators vs. Montreal Canadiens Dave’s Pick: OTT in 7. Here’s the dirty secret: Montreal isn’t that good. Brandon Prust is a top-nine forward there, and Max Pacioretty is hurt. Carey Price was super human this season, but in the Read more → The post NHL Playoffs Preview: Eastern...
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Michel Therrien Looks To Take Next Step In Montreal

In his third season as head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, Michel Therrien is looking to take the next and most important step by making it to the finals and ending the Canadiens almost 22 year Stanley Cup drought. The most prestigious franchise in the NHL has been knocking on the door the past few seasons only to come up short of their ultimate goal. Therrien has risen to prominence...
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By The Numbers: Predicting The First Round of the NHL Playoffs

Photo Credit: USA Today Sports By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) It’s the NHL playoffs. Anything can happen, right? Every team gets a clean slate, and the regular season doesn’t matter anymore. Actually, if you ask me, it does matter. While the records don’t matter one bit (we saw the 8th place in the west LA Kings win the Cup in 2012), the statistics do matter. So I’ve decided...
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Ottawa Senators’ Rookie Trio has Them Poised for Playoff Success

Goaltender Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche plays for the puck against Mark Stone #61 of the Ottawa Senators at the Pepsi Center on January 8, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images) After an unbelievable run that saw the Ottawa Senators climb out of the league basement and into contender status, the Sens are set to begin their first...
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Breaking down the Montreal Canadiens-Ottawa Senators playoff series

The fact that the Ottawa Senators even find themselves in the playoffs is nothing short of a miracle. Flash back to Christmas, and you'll find the Senators in 12th place. Heck, flashback to Valentine's Day, and you'll find the Senators in 11th place, 11 points out of a playoff spot. Flash back to the day we set our clocks forward -- before you check, it's March 8 -- and you'll find...
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NHL Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

View image | It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for—the Stanley Cup playoffs! The second season is by far the most exciting season, and it most certainly won’t disappoint this year. There are some great matchups this year and some will go down to the wire to decide who continues their quest to 16 wins. The Eastern Conference has been a dogfight all...
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5 Bold Predictions and Playoff Bracket

5 Bold Predictions and Playoff Bracket Follow me on Twitter @cheeseheader90 The Stanley Cup Playoffs are here people with glorious and prepubescent beards on the way! Photo: Photo: The Playoffs are always good for some predictions to prove how little I know about hockey. You can rip me a new one in the comments section. #1- The...
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Is Carey Price the Best Goalie in the 2015 Playoffs?

View image | The NHL playoffs begin this week.  I figured it’d be a good idea for TopSportsReport to have rankings to help fans understand the playoffs better, make their predictions better, and also, simply increase discussion surrounding this year’s playoffs. The goalie is one of the most important players on the ice, if not the most important.  Taking...
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Canadiens Playoff Preview: Price needs to work miracles for Cup No. 25

It’s no secret as to what will be key for the Habs in the Stanley Cup Playoffs this spring. The Montreal Canadiens are going to have success the same way they did in the regular season; by Carey Price willing them to victories, keeping them in games late until they can find that timely goal. […] The post Canadiens Playoff Preview: Price needs to work miracles for Cup No. 25 appeared...
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Redwing77's Bracket

by Redwing77Redwing77's Stanley Cup BracketGoon posted his Bracket Challenge and I'm going to post mine.  I admit to being a bit homer with my Wings and I did post a major upset in the first round.  Sorry Habs fans.  Carey Price seems to actually be a good goaltender and he has chilled from his early career chumpiness.  However, the Habs have had abysmal luck against Ottawa this...
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We’re In. Now What?

After an incredible run by our Ottawa Senators, we have now clinched a spot in the big dance. New faces have stepped up and made this so run just so much fun (i.e. Stone and Hammond). Now despite all of this the Sens have another job to do. Beat their arch rivals the Montreal Canadiens. Sens fans look at this as the most favourable matchup for the team opposed to Tampa Bay and New...
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Season In Review: Carey Price wills Habs to Atlantic Division title

For the third year in a row under the Marc Bergevin/Michel Therrien regime, the Montreal Canadiens showed improvement. In their first season, a short 48 games, the Habs won their division. Last year, they reached the 100-point mark and went to the Eastern Conference Finals. Now, the Habs reached the 50-win plateau for the first […] The post Season In Review: Carey Price wills Habs...
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Corey Crawford, Carey Price Share Jennings Trophy

Corey Crawford and Carey Price will share the 2014-15 Jennings Trophy. The Blackhawks and Canadiens each allowed 189 goals during the regular season this year. Crawford, 30, finished the regular season with a 32-20-5 record, a .924 save percentage and … Continue reading → The post Corey Crawford, Carey Price Share Jennings Trophy appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Benn, Ovechkin, Price, Crawford earn NHL statistical awards

  Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn won his first career NHL scoring title on Saturday night, and Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin earned his fifth Maurice Richard Trophy. Montreal's Carey Price and Chicago's Corey Crawford each won the William M. Jennings Trophy awarded to goaltenders who play at least 25 games for the club allowing the fewest goals. The Blackhawks and Canadiens...
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Washington Capitals Head into Playoffs as Hottest Team in East

Washington Capitals’ Troy Brouwer scores past Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price in the shootout of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Montreal. Washington won 5-4. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)   With the Washington Capitals locked in as the second seed in the Metropolitan division, the team is preparing for their return to the playoffs after missing...
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Canadiens-Maple Leafs Preview

The Montreal Canadiens intend to put the finishing touches on an Atlantic Division title by starting the NHL's best goalie against a lowly opponent they have beaten five straight times. It's unclear how much fight the Toronto Maple Leafs have in them, though a player known for fighting will make his season debut. Carey Price can cap a magnificent season Saturday night against the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fair weather fans don’t exist in Winnipeg

Fair weather fans don’t really exist in Winnipeg. Those that support the Jets, do so whole-heartedly and those that don’t, don’t. Sure there are those fans of other teams that say they are happy for Winnipeg to have a team back and give us their “sympathy support” should we not be lining up against their team. One might even argue that Winnipeg could be the most liked team...
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Price gets record in Habs' OT win; Wings clinch playoffs despite loss

  Lars Eller scored 1:21 into overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, giving Carey Price a team record with his 43rd win of the season. Andrei Markov, Jeff Petry and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal (49-22-10), which played its final home game. The Canadiens play their final regular-season game Saturday night...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens got extra time to prepare for their final push for the Atlantic Division title, but it wasn't long enough to get leading scorer Max Pacioretty healthy. At least they still have Carey Price, who could record the winningest season by a goaltender in the franchise's 98-year history. If they get some help Thursday night, Price and the Canadiens could also wrap...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carey Price, Johnny Gaudreau Top Candidates For NHL Awards In TSN Coaches Poll

Many of the 2015 NHL Awards races lack a clear favorite entering the final week of the regular season, which is likely to create plenty of debate over the next five days. On Monday, TSN’s Bob McKenzie revealed the results of his yearly awards poll featuring 20 head coaches from around the league. Every coach voted Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price for the Hart Trophy....
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Price, Plekanec lead Canadiens to 4-1 win over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Carey Price stopped 24 shots to pick up his league-leading 42nd win, Tomas Plekanec scored his 200th career goal, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Sunday. Brendan Gallagher, P.A. Parenteau and Devante Smith-Pelly also scored for Montreal. Aaron Ekblad scored for Florida, and Dan Ellis finished with 23 saves. Plekanec opened the scoring...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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