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Montreal Canadiens 3 Stars of the Week

Montreal Canadiens week record: 2-2   Vincent Chase 1. Max Pacioretty 1 G, 1 A, 15 SOG, 1 BLK, -3 2. PK Subban 1 G, 4 A, 13 SOG, 6 BLK, +1 3. Brendan Gallagher 1 G, 1 A, 12 SOG, 1 BLK, +2   Danny Pirtle 1. PK Subban 1 G, 4 A, 13 SOG, 6 BLK, +1 2. Ben Scrivens 2 W, .964 sv%, 1 GAA 3. Tomas Plekanec 1 G, 4 A, 11 SOG, 5 BLK, +2   Jake Sheib 1. PK Subban 1 G, 4 A, 13 SOG, 6 BLK, ...
Via TopSportsReport
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Canadiens Preview

It's been so long since Montreal won consecutive games that Carey Price had a hand in it. While there's no news on when the reigning MVP might return, the Canadiens are at least in a position to remedy the first problem. The opportunity comes Sunday against the visiting Carolina Hurricanes, who are one of the teams that's blown by the once-promising Canadiens in the Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Plekanec helps Canadiens end skid with 5-1 win over Oilers

MONTREAL (AP) Tomas Plekanec had a goal and three assists, helping the Montreal Canadiens end a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Brendan Gallagher and P.K. Subban each had a goal and an assist, while Lars Eller also scored as Montreal posted just its sixth win in 26 games since Dec. 3. The Canadiens beat the Oilers for the first time...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens: 1909-2016

TORONTO, ON – JANUARY 23: Tomas Plekanec #14 of the Montreal Canadiens gets set for a faceoff against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on January 23,2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Maple Leafs 3-2 in an overtime shoot-out. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) This is it. The Montreal Canadiens cannot possibly get...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher To Make Return From Injury In Winter Classic

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Montreal Canadiens won’t have injured goaltender Carey Price back in time for Friday’s NHL Winter Classic against the Boston Bruins, but another important player will make his much-anticipated return. Right winger Brendan Gallagher confirmed after Montreal’s practice Thursday at Gillette Stadium that he will play after missing the last 17 games with...
Via NESN.com
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning fall to Canadiens in a shootout, 4-3

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Montreal Canadiens stopped a long skid just in time to move back into first place.Max Pacioretty won it in the third round of a shootout, Mike Condon made 36 saves and the Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Monday night to end a six-game losing streak."It's nice to see the big smiles and hear the music after the game because it was well deserved...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens end 6-game skid, beat Lightning 4-3 in shootout

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Max Pacioretty won it in the third round of a shootout and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Monday night to end a six-game losing streak. Brian Flynn also scored in the shootout for Montreal. Valtteri Filppula had a shootout score for Tamp Bay. The Canadiens got goals from Tomas Plekanec, Alex Galchenyuk and Dale Weise. Nikita Kucherov...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks-Canadiens Preview

Losing four in a row stung Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien enough to reunite Max Pacioretty and Tomas Plekanec on the top line in hopes of providing an early spark. The San Jose Sharks' line shuffling hasn't solved their woes quite yet. After a much-needed victory, Montreal looks to hand the visiting Sharks a seventh consecutive defeat Tuesday night. The Canadiens (20...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 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

Bruins Wrap: Penalty Kill Fails Boston Again In 4-2 Loss To Canadiens

A disastrous third period doomed the Boston Bruins on Saturday as they once again fell to the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens fought back from a pair of one-goal deficits and scored three unanswered goals over the final 12 minutes to hand their oldest rivals a 4-2 loss at the Bell Centre. Boston now has dropped each of its last seven regular-season meetings with Montreal ...
Via NESN.com
November 07, 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

Red Wings-Canadiens Preview

After locking up the franchise's top active scorer for two more seasons, the Montreal Canadiens will try to add to the best start in their storied franchise's history. The Canadiens would appear to have a strong chance to improve to 6-0-0 on Saturday night given their recent dominance over the short-handed Detroit Red Wings. Montreal (5-0-0) announced Friday they signed Tomas Plekanec...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Condon stars in NHL debut, keeps Canadiens perfect through three games

  Tomas Plekanec scored twice in the first period and Mike Condon made 20 saves in his NHL debut to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Sunday night. The 25-year-old Condon allowed only Jean-Gabriel Pageau's short-handed goal midway through the second period in the Senators' home opener. Torrey Mitchell added a goal for Montreal in the third period. Montreal...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Plekanec scores twice, Canadiens beat Senators 3-1

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Tomas Plekanec scored twice in the first period and Mike Condon made 19 saves in his NHL debut to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Sunday night. The 25-year-old Condon allowed only Jean-Gabriel Pageau' short-handed goal midway through the second period in the Senators' home opener. Torrey Mitchell added a goal for Montreal in the third...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Winner, winner, chicken dinner -- Leafs coach pulls off first successful challenge

  The Toronto Maple Leafs' Mike Babcock made the first coach's challenge in NHL history and was successful in overturning a goal by the Montreal Canadiens. Babcock challenged Jeff Petry's apparent goal in the second period of the opener Wednesday night, arguing that Tomas Plekanec interfered with goalie Jonathan Bernier. Referees Frederik L'Ecuyer and Dan O'Rourke looked at the...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Who will be named as the Montreal Canadiens new captain?

When Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin faced the media scrum earlier today, he informed everyone of the plans to name a new captain for this upcoming season. Last season, the Canadiens did not name a captain, and instead went with a "captain by committee" sort of deal with P.K. Subban, Tomas Plekanec, Max Pacioretty and Andrei Markov. The last captain the team had was Brian Gionta...
Via Fox Sports
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Plekanec believes the youth will takeover

The Montreal Canadiens stayed relatively quiet this offseason. Their two signings? Forward Alexander Semin and defenseman Mark Barberio. Not exactly marquee signings a team pushing ever so close to the Stanley Cup would expect. But why? Why wouldn't a team want to sign more guys to put them over the edge? Tomas Plekanec might know the answer. It all lies within Montreal's youth....
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Plekanec believes the Canadiens will have a youth movement

By David Rogers The Montreal Canadiens sat mostly idle this summer, outside of acquiring Alexander Semin and Zack Kassian. Neither deal shook the NHL and the Canadiens opted to mostly stand pat, believing that their young skaters will provide plenty of competition in training camp. Tomas Plekanec believes the Canadiens have a wealth of young talent and that it might rise to the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tomas Plekanec believes the Canadiens will have a youth movement

The Montreal Canadiens sat mostly idle this summer, outside of acquiring Alexander Semin and Zack Kassian. Neither deal shook the NHL and the Canadiens opted to mostly stand pat, believing that their young skaters will provide plenty of competition in training camp. Tomas Plekanec believes the Canadiens have a wealth of young talent and that it might rise to the surface in 2015-16...
Via Bloguin Best
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Hedman is Establishing Himself as an Elite NHL Defenseman

Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning carries the puck against Tomas Plekanec #14 of the Montreal Canadiens during the second period at the Amalie Arena on March 16, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)   Defense wins championships, it’s a cliché but it still remains true today. When you think of Stanley Cup teams of the past, one common...
Via The Sports Journal
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tomas Plekanec’s Scoring Drought Allowed for Montreal’s Early Exit

Tomas Plekanec of the Montreal Canadiens controls the puck while being challenged by Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 10, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/Getty Images)   The Montreal Canadiens’ comeback hopes were dashed in a 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning as the latter emerged as victors of...
Via The Sports Journal
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Young and Hungry’ Step Aside for Older and Experienced

  MONTREAL, CANADA – MAY 9: Tomas Plekanec #14 of the Montreal Canadiens fires the puck against Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 9, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images) Andrew Hammond’s 20-1...
Via The 6th Sens
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Price earns 2nd straight shutout, Canadiens top Sharks

  Tomas Plekanec scored in the first period and Carey Price made 29 saves for his second shutout in a row and ninth of the season as the Montreal Canadiens beat the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Saturday night. Price, coming off a 4-0 win over Carolina on Thursday, earned his NHL-leading 40th victory to become the third Canadiens goalie to reach that milestone - following Jacques Plante...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Price earns 2nd straight shutout, Canadiens top Sharks 2-0

MONTREAL (AP) Tomas Plekanec scored in the first period and Carey Price made 29 saves for his second shutout in a row and ninth of the season as the Montreal Canadiens beat the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Saturday night. Price, coming off a 4-0 win over Carolina on Thursday, earned his NHL-leading 40th victory to become the third Canadiens goalie to reach that milestone - following Jacques...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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