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What the Hell Happened: Pens sneak by Canes

Kind of weird that the Penguins played without their top-paid offensive defenseman, Kris Letang, and offense from the defense won them the game. Robert Bortuzzo scored this mind bending goal:   Maybe one of the worst defensive efforts in recent history, Carolina. Christian Ehrhoff scores his first as a Penguin Christian Ehrhoff is slowly becoming our favorite dman since Sergei...
Via The Pensblog
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. Montreal; McDonagh Update

The New York Rangers (8-7-4) face the league leading Montreal Canadiens (16-5-1) at MSG at 7 pm, tonight. For a preview, click here. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG, NHLN Radio: ESPN Radio 98.7 FM Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus):http://ifirstrowus.eu/watch/299313/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-montreal-canadiens.html Probable line-up: Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello...
Via NY Rangers Blog
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 17: Pittsburgh Penguins at Montreal Canadiens

Pittsburgh Penguins (12-3-1) at Montreal Canadiens (14-4-1) 7:30 PM – ROOT Sports Bell Centre – Montreal, Quebec A pair of first-place teams will be facing off tonight in Montreal.  Pittsburgh, despite numerous offseason changes to the coaching staff, management and personnel, is a team that was expected to be sitting atop the standings.  Montreal, on the other hand...
Via The Pensblog
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings look to spoil Canadiens' winning streak

It hasn't taken long for Sergei Gonchar to make an impact with the Montreal Canadiens, particularly on their improving power play. Gonchar will try to help the Canadiens to their longest winning streak in almost five years Sunday night against the Detroit Red Wings in an Original Six matchup (6:30 pregame, 7 p.m. face-off on FOX Sports Detroit). Montreal (13-4-1) was already atop...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings look to spoil Canadiens' winning streak

It hasn't taken long for Sergei Gonchar to make an impact with the Montreal Canadiens, particularly on their improving power play. Gonchar will try to help the Canadiens to their longest winning streak in almost five years Sunday night against the Detroit Red Wings in an Original Six matchup (6:30 pregame, 7 p.m. face-off on FOX Sports Detroit). Montreal (13-4-1) was already atop...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Red Wings Preview

It hasn't taken long for Sergei Gonchar to make an impact with the Montreal Canadiens, particularly on their improving power play. Gonchar will try to help the Canadiens to their longest winning streak in almost five years Sunday night against the Detroit Red Wings in an Original Six matchup. Montreal (13-4-1) was already atop the Eastern Conference despite scoring just three power...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Parenteau, Weise score 2 apiece as Canadiens double up Flyers

  Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau and Dale Weise each scored twice and Sergei Gonchar had two assists to reach 800 career points as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 Saturday night for their fifth straight victory. David Desharnais and P.K. Subban also scored for Atlantic Division-leading Montreal. Brayden Schenn had two goals and Matt Read also scored for the Flyers...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Parenteau, Weise lead Canadiens past Flyers, 6-3

MONTREAL (AP) Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau and Dale Weise each scored twice and Sergei Gonchar had two assists to reach 800 career points as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 Saturday night for their fifth straight victory. David Desharnais and P.K. Subban also scored for Atlantic Division-leading Montreal. Brayden Schenn had two goals and Matt Read also scored...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Canadiens

The Boston Bruins will play the second of a back-to-back Thursday night against the rival Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. The first game was a 6-1 defeat to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. It was the Bruins’ most lopsided defeat since the Detroit Red Wings beat them by the same score on Nov. 24, 2013. Boston called up center Alexander Khokhlachev from the Providence...
Via NESN.com
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens may be among the best teams in the NHL this season, but it's certainly not due to their power play. They're hoping a 40-year-old can fix it. Sergei Gonchar is slated to make his Canadiens debut on Thursday night when they try to match their longest winning streak of the season by beating the Boston Bruins again. Montreal's 23 points trail only Anaheim, Vancouver...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens, Stars make early season trade

There was a trade yesterday in the NHL, though I can’t say that the impact will be felt across the league. The Dallas Stars sent defenseman Sergei Gonchar to the Montreal Canadiens for winger Travis Moen. Talk about blockbuster. Gonchar, 40-years-old, has been dealing with a fractured bone in his ankle for most of this […] The post Canadiens, Stars make early season trade appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonchar trade made sense for Nill, Stars and Habs

Sergei Gonchar's rather short tenure as a Dallas Star came to an end early Tuesday afternoon with the announcement that the veteran defenseman had been traded to the Montreal Canadiens for 32-year-old forward Travis Moen. Gonchar, 40, came to Dallas last summer in a trade with the Ottawa Senators, the first move by then-new Stars general manager Jim Nill who was hired in May. The...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens acquire defenseman Sergei Gonchar from Stars

MONTREAL (AP) -- The Montreal Canadiens have acquired defenseman Sergei Gonchar from the Dallas Stars for forward Travis Moen. Gonchar missed the first 11 games of the season with a foot injury and has one assist in three games since his return. The 40-year-old defenseman has 798 points (219 goals, 579 assists) in 1,256 regular-season games since making his NHL debut in 1994-'95...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens acquire 40-year-old Gonchar in trade with Stars

MONTREAL (AP) -- The Montreal Canadiens have acquired defenseman Sergei Gonchar from the Dallas Stars for forward Travis Moen. Gonchar missed the first 11 games of the season with a foot injury and has one assist in three games since his return. The 40-year-old defenseman has 798 points (219 goals, 579 assists) in 1,256 regular-season games since making his NHL debut in 1994-'95...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

JETBLAST: WINNIPEG @ MONTREAL

JETBLAST Winnipeg Jets (8-5-2) at Montreal Canadiens (10-4-1) 6:30 p.m., Bell Centre, TV: TSN3  Radio:TSN 1290 Another all Canadian match up comes Tuesday night when the Winnipeg Jets and Montreal Canadiens match up. In their history back in Winnipeg the Jets have not had a good time playing against Montreal, and in Montreal has been even worse. What is possibly the loudest...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Acquire Sergei Gonchar In Trade With Dallas Stars

The Montreal Canadiens added depth to their blue line Tuesday by acquiring veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar in a trade with the Dallas Stars, the team announced. The Habs sent veteran left winger Travis Moen to Dallas. Gonchar, 40, isn’t a quality defensive player at this stage of his career, but he will add some offensive talent to a Canadiens blue line that has only three players...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens acquire defenseman Sergei Gonchar

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have acquired defenseman Sergei Gonchar from the Dallas Stars for forward Travis Moen. Gonchar missed the first 11 games of the season with a foot injury and has one assist in three games since his return. The 40-year-old defenseman has 798 points (219 goals, 579 assists) in 1,256 regular-season games since making his NHL debut in 1994-'95. He...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadians Acquire Former All-star Sergei Gonchar

#485990587 / gettyimages.com The Canadians made a big move to acquire Defenseman Sergei Gonchar today from the Dallas Stars. Sergei Gonchar struggled last year, after being a solid offensive defenseman for many years in the NHL. Today, the Canadians acquired the D-Man in hopes of him revitalizing his career.  Gonchar has recorded 798 points in his career thus far, and is currently...
Via TopSportsReport
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Home Woes Continue for Skidding Stars

DALLAS---In what continues to be a terrible start at American Airlines Center, the Dallas Stars dropped another one on home ice, losing 3-1 to the defending NHL Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings at the AAC on Tuesday night. Dallas' winless streak now sits at five games and the Stars are just 1-1-4 on home ice. But it wasn't just losing by two goals to the Kings, a team that...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars Injury Update: Valeri Nichushkin and Sergei Gonchar likely to return tonight

There could be some good news delivered to the Dallas Stars right before their game tonight against the Los Angeles Kings. It looks very likely that both forward Valeri Nichushkin and defenseman Sergei Gonchar could return to the lineup tonight.  #485990597 / gettyimages.com Mark Stepneski from Inside Edge is reporting that after this morning’s skate, the Stars are cautiously...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars Look to Snap Skid vs. Kings

FRISCO---After losing 4-1 at the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night, the Dallas Stars' winless streak now sits at four games. However, there might be light at the end of the tunnel as Dallas starts a three-game home stand at American Airlines Center on Tuesday night. But the bad news is first up is the reigning Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings. But the Kings are on a four-game...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars Injury Update: Patrik Nemeth Out for the Season with Severe Arm Laceration

Earlier today, Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff declared Patrik Nemeth out for the season with a severe arm laceration. Chris Peters from cbssports.com reported this update to Nemeth’s injury. Video of the gruesome injury can be seen here.  #483103371 / gettyimages.com Patrik Nemeth’s prognosis was originally for him to be out indefinitely as was reported a few days...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What Do These Two NHL Players Have in Common?

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Via PensInitiative
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars Injury Update: Sergei Gonchar out 3-5 weeks with ankle injury

Dallas Stars defenseman Sergei Gonchar will miss the start of the regular season as he's expected to be out for 3-5 weeks with a fractured ankle, as reported by Mark Stepneski of the team's official website. #481997065 / gettyimages.com The injury occurred when the 40-year-old veteran was hit by a puck during Tuesday's preseason game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Gonchar...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Stars have been trying to trade Sergei Gonchar

The Dallas Stars are willing to trade Sergei Gonchar, but to date they haven’t been able to find an interested partner. According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, it was believed that the Stars would move Gonchar this summer and they were even willing to eat 50% of the defenseman’s $5 million salary. This may still be the case, but the summer is winding down in a hurry...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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