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Pacioretty scores 2 goals, leads Canadies past Blue Jackets

  Max Pacioretty scored twice in the first period, and the Montreal Canadiens held off the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid. Tomas Plekanec added an empty-net goal for the Canadiens, and Carey Price stopped 32 shots for his 33rd win of the season. Nick Foligno scored for the Blue Jackets, who got a 23-save performance from Curtis McElhinney. Montreal...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets fall in Montreal 3-1

MONTREAL (AP) -- Max Pacioretty scored twice in the first period, and the Montreal Canadiens held off the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid. Tomas Plekanec added an empty-net goal for the Canadiens, and Carey Price stopped 32 shots for his 33rd win of the season. Nick Foligno scored for the Blue Jackets, who got a 23-save performance from Curtis...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacioretty scores 2 goals, leads Columbus past Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) Max Pacioretty scored twice in the first period, and the Montreal Canadiens held off the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid. Tomas Plekanec added an empty-net goal for the Canadiens, and Carey Price stopped 32 shots for his 33rd win of the season. Nick Foligno scored for the Blue Jackets, who got a 23-save performance from Curtis McElhinney...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets fall in Montreal 3-1

MONTREAL (AP) -- Max Pacioretty scored twice in the first period, and the Montreal Canadiens held off the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid. Tomas Plekanec added an empty-net goal for the Canadiens, and Carey Price stopped 32 shots for his 33rd win of the season. Nick Foligno scored for the Blue Jackets, who got a 23-save performance from Curtis...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Senators Preview

The Montreal Canadiens have been able to succeed even when goals come at a premium, relying on the NHL's stingiest defense. Finding the back of the net could be easier Wednesday night in Ottawa, however, with the Senators turning to their third-string goalie. The Canadiens (37-15-4) own a two-point lead for first place in the Atlantic Division over Tampa Bay, which is at Pacific...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens beat Red Wings after breaking scoreless tie with 2:30 left

  Tomas Plekanec snapped a scoreless tie with 2:30 remaining and Carey Price made 25 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, propelling the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night. Plekanec's slap shot got past Jimmy Howard for his 17th goal of the season. Max Pacioretty, who assisted on the first goal, added an empty-netter in the closing...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Plekanec, Price lead Canadiens to 2-0 win over Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) Tomas Plekanec snapped a scoreless tie with 2:30 remaining and Carey Price made 25 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, propelling the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night. Plekanec's slap shot got past Jimmy Howard for his 17th goal of the season. Max Pacioretty, who assisted on the first goal, added an empty-netter in...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Plekanec, Price lead Canadiens over Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- Tomas Plekanec snapped a scoreless tie with 2:30 remaining and Carey Price made 25 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, propelling the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night. Plekanec's slap shot got past Jimmy Howard for his 17th goal of the season. Max Pacioretty, who assisted on the first goal, added an empty-netter...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Plekanec, Price lead Canadiens over Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- Tomas Plekanec snapped a scoreless tie with 2:30 remaining and Carey Price made 25 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, propelling the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night. Plekanec's slap shot got past Jimmy Howard for his 17th goal of the season. Max Pacioretty, who assisted on the first goal, added an empty-netter...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens are back on track after failing to take advantage of what seemed to be a pair of favorable matchups last week. They would appear to have an edge Thursday night with the Western Conference-worst Edmonton Oilers coming to town. Montreal (35-15-3) has limited opponents to an average of 1.7 goals during an 8-2 run, with those two blemishes coming in the form of...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Desharnais scores in OT to lift Canadiens over Flyers

  David Desharnais scored at 3:27 of overtime and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to three games with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Tomas Plekanec scored in the third period for the Canadiens. Carey Price made 23 saves for his 30th win of the season. Matt Read scored for the Flyers. Ray Emery, replacing the injured Steve Mason...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Desharnais scores in OT and Canadiens edge Flyers 2-1

MONTREAL (AP) David Desharnais scored at 3:27 of overtime and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to three games with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Tomas Plekanec scored in the third period for the Canadiens. Carey Price made 23 saves for his 30th win of the season. Matt Read scored for the Flyers. Ray Emery, replacing the injured...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs down Flyers in OT, complete season sweep

Courtesy of a David Desharnais tally with 1:33 to play in overtime, the Flyers on Tuesday fell 2-1 to the Montreal Canadiens.  The Flyers were able to hold the Canadiens off the board for 52:38 of game action, until Tomas Plekanec tied the game late in the third period with his 16th goal of the season. Matt Read provided all of the Flyers' offense with his fourth goal of the season...
Via Flyerdelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Plekanec, Weise score two apiece to lead Canadiens past Devils

  Tomas Plekanec and Dale Weise each scored twice and P.K. Subban assisted on three power-play goals as the Montreal Canadiens beat the New Jersey Devils 6-2 on Saturday night. Andrei Markov and Lars Eller also scored for the Canadiens, who topped two goals for the first time in five games, and David Desharnais also had three assists. Markov, Eller and Plekanec scored in the second...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Plekanec, Weise lead Canadiens in 6-2 win over Devils

MONTREAL (AP) Tomas Plekanec and Dale Weise each scored twice and P.K. Subban assisted on three power-play goals as the Montreal Canadiens beat the New Jersey Devils 6-2 on Saturday night. Andrei Markov and Lars Eller also scored for the Canadiens, who topped two goals for the first time in five games. Markov, Eller and Plekanec scored in the second period to put Montreal ahead...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Cool Off in Montreal

TONIGHT’S RECAP After beating their two biggest Metropolitan Division rivals in consecutive games, the New York Islanders lost to the Montreal Canadiens 6-4. Jack Capuano decided to ride the hot hand and started Jaroslav Halak in back-to-back games for only the second time this season. The Canadiens got on the board early, which seemed to be a common theme of the evening. After...
Via Islanders Insight
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Plekanec helps Canadiens cool off Islanders with 2 goals, 2 assists

  Tomas Plekanec scored two goals and added two assists to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 6-4 victory over the previously streaking New York Islanders on Saturday night. Metropolitan Division-leading New York had won four straight. Tampa Bay jumped over the Islanders for first place in the Eastern Conference by beating Colorado on Saturday. P.K. Subban, Dale Weise, Alex Galchenyuk...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Islanders vs Montreal Canadiens Pregame Report

New York Islanders vs Montreal Canadiens Pregame Report When: Saturday, January 17, 2015Where: Bell Center, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker), LI News Radio 103.9 FM There’s no time to celebrate for the Islanders and their fans as the team looks to bring down another Eastern Conference leader...
Via Islanders Insight
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Plekanec scores late goal as Canadiens get past Canucks

  Tomas Plekanec scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Brendan Gallagher and Max Pacioretty also scored for the Canadiens, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Carey Price stopped 15 shots. Derek Dorsett scored for and Ryan Miller made 21 saves as Vancouver finished a 3-3...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Plekanec scores late as Canadiens beat Canucks

MONTREAL (AP) Tomas Plekanec scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Brendan Gallagher and Max Pacioretty also scored for the Canadiens, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Carey Price stopped 15 shots. Derek Dorsett scored for and Ryan Miller made 21 saves as Vancouver finished...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Canadiens 3 Stars: Montreal’s Carey Price Makes 33 Saves In 2-0 Win

BOSTON — The Montreal Canadiens have won the season series 3-0 with the rival Boston Bruins following a 2-0 shutout win Saturday night at TD Garden. Habs goaltender Carey Price made 30 saves for his second shutout of the season and the first of his regular-season career against the Bruins. Here are the “3 Stars” from Bruins-Canadiens. No. 3 Star: Brendan Gallagher, Right Wing...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Price makes 33 saves in shutout win over Bruins

  Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night. Andrei Markov added his 100th career goal for the Canadiens, who posted their eighth win in nine games. Tuukka Rask stopped 22 shots, but feel to 3-12-3 in his career during the regular season against the Canadiens. Montreal improved to 3...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens beat Bruins 2-0 behind Price's 33 saves

BOSTON (AP) Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night. Andrei Markov added his 100th career goal for the Canadiens, who posted their eighth win in nine games. Tuukka Rask stopped 22 shots, but feel to 3-12-3 in his career during the regular season against the Canadiens. Montreal improved...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Who are the best penalty killers in the NHL?

Most often within those writing about advanced statistics for the NHL we hear about even strength numbers. This is largely because being on a power play or penalty kill tips the scales somewhat in either direction. At even strength we can better determine the player’s skill level without the bias that comes with the extra attacker or being down one teammate. NHL teams often acquire...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens score shorthanded 2-on-0 breakaway goal vs Rangers (Video)

The Montreal Canadiens took advantage of a miscue on a New York Rangers power play and turned it into a 2-on-0 breakaway, scoring a shorthanded goal in the first period of Saturday night's game at the Bell Centre.Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty were able to pass back and forth all the way down the ice until Plekanec put it in the net for the easy goal.The Canadiens beat the Rangers...
Via Holdout Sports
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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