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Should Montreal Fire Michel Therrien?

Francois Lacasse / Getty Images By: Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) A hot topic among Montreal Canadiens fans right now is whether or not head coach Michel Therrien should be fired. From what I’ve seen on social media, most Habs fans feel that he should be fired. Because of the very strong sentiment in favor of giving Therrien the boot, I wanted to take a look at the gripes that...
Via The Hockey Guys
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New year’s day spoiled for Boston Bruins

With the new year just begun the stage was set for the NHL Winter Classic. On one of hockey’s biggest stages the Boston Bruins were set to take on their rival from the North the Montreal Canadiens. However, the new year didn’t start off the way the Bruins had wanted. The Canadiens won the game 5-1 and took two points to move into first in the Atlantic Division. Whereas Boston...
Via isportsweb.com
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Lightning Preview

Facing the possibility of losing seven games in a row for the first time in two decades, the Montreal Canadiens return to the site where last season ended earlier than anticipated. The visiting Canadiens face the Tampa Bay Lightning for the first time since Game 6 of last season's playoff series Monday night. Montreal (20-14-3) has dropped six straight while being outscored 22...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens are searching for offense during their longest losing streak of the season. They have failed to score more than two goals in six straight games and have dropped four in a row heading into Saturday night's home game with the Ottawa Senators. Montreal (19-8-3) still leads the Atlantic Division despite this 1-4-1 stretch that includes four straight regulation...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Canadiens are good with vengeance too

MONTREAL, QC – OCTOBER 15: The Canadiens celebrate their victory over the New York Rangers during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on October 15, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Rangers 3-0 and for the first time in franchise history, the Canadiens have won five games in a row to start the season. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) Montreal...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Desharnais scores in OT to lift Canadiens past Canucks

MONTREAL (AP) David Desharnais scored 3:25 into overtime to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night. Desharnais completed a tic-tac-toe play with P.K. Subban and Tomas Fleischmann on a rush with a one-timer from the right side. Fleischmann, playing his 600th NHL game, beat Jacob Markstrom on a rush down the right side to tie the...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Penalty Kill Must Improve For Successful Stanley Cup Playoff Push

Penalty killing is an essential part of being a successful NHL team, and it’s one of the weaknesses the Boston Bruins must fix as soon as possible in order to return to the Stanley Cup playoffs this season. The B’s have given up a power-play goal in 12 of 14 games played, including three games of multiple PPGs allowed. As a result, Boston ranks 30th with a 70.4 penalty kill percentage...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack Of Discipline Costs Bruins Again In Loss Vs. Canadiens (Video)

Mistakes once again cost the Boston Bruins on Saturday against the Montreal Canadiens. The one that made the biggest difference was David Krejci’s cross-check at the 17:57 mark in the third period, which paved the way for David Desharnais’ game-winning goal. “That’s two nights in a row where we’ve blown games or we lost games because of a lack of discipline,” Julien...
Via NESN.com
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Desharnais scores tiebreaker late, Canadiens beat Bruins 4-2

MONTREAL (AP) David Desharnais scored on a power play with 1:08 left in regulation to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Max Pacioretty added an empty-netter 20 seconds later, and Tomas Plekanec and Lars Eller also scored for league-best Montreal, which has points in five straight games (4-0-1). Rookie goalie Mike Condon had 29...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Will these three surprising players maintain their hot starts?

With the NHL season currently underway, many players have gotten off to unexpected starts. The first 15 games of the season usually aren’t representative of a player’s season-long performance, however, as hot starts usually fade. Here are three players who are off to great starts and a quick debate whether their performance is sustainable. Dale Weise With the Canadiens off to...
Via Bloguin Best
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Will these three surprise players maintain their hot starts?

With the NHL season currently underway, many players have gotten off to unexpected starts. The first 15 games of the season usually aren’t representative of a player’s season-long performance, however, as hot starts usually fade. Here are three players who are off to great starts and a quick debate whether their performance is sustainable. Dale Weise With the Canadiens off...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

With new goalie, Canadiens beat old goalie and Islanders

MONTREAL -- David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher scored 1:33 apart in the third period to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.Dale Weise and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal. The Canadiens are 3-0-1 since Mike Condon replaced injured Carey Price as the starting goaltender and 12-2-1 overall.Kyle Okposo scored and the...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens bust out in 3rd period, beat Islanders 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher scored 1:33 apart in the third period to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. Dale Weise and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal. The Canadiens are 3-0-1 since Mike Condon replaced injured Carey Price as the starting goaltender and 12-2-1 overall. Kyle Okposo scored and...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Run Out Of Petrol In Third, Lose To Canadiens

Recap: The New York Islanders hung in for two periods in Montreal against the best team in the league but could not close the deal, falling to the Canadiens 4-1 in front of a typical sell out crowd. New York did a fantastic job in the first 40 minutes controlling the Habs dangerous offense, limiting quality scoring chances on goaltender Jaroslav Halak but all it took was a bad break...
Via Islanders Insight
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Habs are determined to show they can win without Carey Price

Being on a roster with one of the best netminders in the world arguably gives a team a sense of confidence and invincibility.But the Montreal Canadiens (11-2-0) are insistent that they are a team made up of more than just fancy goaltending.The Habs will be without juggernaut Carey Price for at least a week after the starter sustained a lower body injury against the Edmonton Oilers...
Via Yardbarker
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens have responded to losing their Hart Memorial Trophy-winning goaltender in about the best way possible: scoring 11 goals in two games. Fill-in starter Mike Condon has also been impressive, and the combination has made for a pair of four-goal victories heading into Tuesday night's home game with the Ottawa Senators, who have allowed plenty of offense in their...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Fleischmann leads Canadiens over Jets 5-1

MONTREAL (AP) Tomas Fleischmann had two goals and an assist to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night. Paul Byron, David Desharnais and Lars Eller also scored for the Canadiens, who have a league-best 22 points (11-2-0) and remained perfect at home (5-0-0). Mike Condon stopped 18 shots to improve to 4-0. Chris Thorburn scored for Winnipeg...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal dominates Boston in 4-2 win

BOSTON (AP) Lars Eller scored two goals for Montreal and Alex Galchenyuk had three assists as the Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Saturday night. Alexander Semin added two assists and David Desharnais scored for Montreal, which has won the last six meetings between the longtime rivals. Montreal scored the first three goals and controlled the play throughout, outshooting...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens Create Space On Offensive To Set Up First Goal Vs. Bruins (Video)

Alex Galchenyuk’s hard work paid off on the Montreal Canadiens’ first goal against the Boston Bruins on Saturday. Galchenyuk set up a 2-on-1 with P.K. Subban on Brad Marchand, which led to open space in the offensive zone for the Canadiens. Eventually, David Desharnais found an open seam and scored from close range. NESN’s Andy Brickley breaks down the goal in-depth in tonight’s...
Via NESN.com
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron achieves nearly impossible feat

Patrice Bergeron has a stellar reputation in Boston as a fantastic hockey player (he is a three-time Selke Trophy winner), great leader (he serves as an alternate captain for the Bruins), and an all-around good guy. Bergeron might also be a miracle worker as proven in a recent photo. Like many hockey players, Bergeron participates in a few charity events over the summer, and he...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens Thump Bolts 6-2 In Game 4

Coming into Game 4 the Montreal Canadiens were zero for their last eight against the surging Tampa Bay Lightning and facing elimination at Amalie Arena. The response from the desperate Habs was swift and powerful as they scored  again and again and sent the series back to Montreal with an eye opening 6-2 victory. Max Pacioretty led the way for the Canadiens as he scored a shorthanded...
Via Lightning Shout
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Montreal's Desharnais a possibility for Game 3

Montreal forward David Desharnais was a late scratch Sunday due to the flu, and he seemed to need more time to recover when he originally did not travel to Tampa with the team. But according to Canadiens' coach Michel Therrien, it is not time to rule out Desharnais for Wednesday's game yet. Although it is unclear what "at some point" means, this news is much better than reports...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Desharnais misses Game 2 vs. Lightning with flu

MONTREAL (AP) Montreal center David Desharnais was scratched from the lineup Sunday night for Game 2 of the Canadiens' playoff series against Tampa Bay because of the flu. He was replaced by Brian Flynn, who sat out the previous two games. Desharnais has no goals and two assists in seven playoff games this season. The Lightning won Game 1 in double overtime Friday night.
Via AP on Fox
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens top Maple Leafs in shootout, clinch Atlantic Division

  After Brendan Gallagher and the Montreal Canadiens topped the Toronto Maple Leafs, they can now turn their attention to another Canadian rival. Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais scored in the shootout for Montreal's 50th victory and the Canadiens beat the Maple Leafs 4-3 in a shootout Saturday to clinch the Atlantic Division title and the second overall seed in the Eastern...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens top Leafs, clinch Atlantic Division

TORONTO (AP) Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais scored in the shootout and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 in a shootout Saturday to clinch the Atlantic Division title and the second seed in the Eastern Conference. Desharnais, Tomas Plekanec and Jacob De La Rose scored for the Canadiens, who got 19 saves from Vezina Trophy favorite Carey Price. Phil Kessel...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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