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Puck Dumps 3/31/15

What everyone is talking aboutThe Tampa Bay Lightning are the latest team to stake a claim in the postseason, what with their victory over the Montreal Canadiens last night. ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CBC, TSN ScoreboardBuffalo 4, Arizona 1 – I’m just really happy that they are both still out there having fun. Edmonton 4, Colorado 1 – The Oilers are playing better than about...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning sweep Canadiens, clinch playoff berth

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY SportsThe Tampa Bay Lightning regular-season sweep of the Montreal Canadiens led to a berth in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday. Ben Bishop made 25 saves, and Vladislav Namestnikov had two goals and an assist to help Tampa Bay beat Montreal 5-3 at Bell Centre. The Lightning (47-23-7) went 5-0-0 this season against the Canadiens, who swept Tampa...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Namestnikov’s Three Points Leads Bolts Over Canadiens 5-3

Things weren’t looking great for the Lightning heading into tonight’s game in Montreal. They lost three players following Saturday’s loss in Detroit. Call ups were made and Jon Cooper put lines together with fishing line and masking tape before one of the biggest games of the season. After the horn the Lightning had secured a 5-3 victory, swept the season series with the Habs...
Via Lightning Shout
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning clinch playoff berth with 5-3 win at Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop had two assists, Vladislav Namestnikov scored two goals, and the Lightning clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. Bishop started plays that set up breakaway goals by Namestnikov and Jonathan Drouin in the second period. Nikita Kucherov and Anton Stralman also scored for Tampa...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Namestnikov scores a pair of goals as Lightning defeat Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) -- Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop had two assists, Vladislav Namestnikov scored two goals, and the Lightning clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. Bishop started plays that set up breakaway goals by Namestnikov and Jonathan Drouin in the second period. Nikita Kucherov and Anton Stralman also scored for...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carey Price for the Vezina and Hart

On Saturday, March 28, the Montreal Canadiens clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Throughout the 2014-2015 season, the Canadiens have been a solid team in the NHL. There have been a number of reasons for the Montreal’s success this year. For one, their General Manager, Marc Bergevin, has done a good job managing his team and turning it into a Playoff contender. The Canadiens’...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning have dominated Montreal this season but currently trail the Canadiens by three points in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning look to narrow that gap by recording their first season sweep of one of the league's most storied franchises Monday night. Tampa Bay (46-23-7) has outscored Montreal 16-5 in...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning-Canadiens Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning have dominated Montreal this season but currently trail the Canadiens by three points in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning look to narrow that gap by recording their first season sweep of one of the league's most storied franchises Monday night. Tampa Bay (46-23-7) has outscored Montreal 16-5 in four matchups in 2014-15 and built an early three-goal cushion...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: P.K. Subban falls down, knocks over Carey Price

One of the biggest hits in the Canadiens-Panthers game came between two teammates. Carey Price played the puck behind the net while P.K. Subban pursued Jaromir Jagr. Subban lost an edge and slid into the back of Price’s legs, knocking him to the ice. One of the best parts of this clip is Jagr skating back to check on Price. Via Reddit Hockey: The post GIF: P.K. Subban falls down...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: P.K. Subban falls down, knocks over Carey Price

One of the biggest hits in the Canadiens-Panthers game came between two teammates. Carey Price played the puck behind the net while P.K. Subban pursued Jaromir Jagr. Subban lost an edge and slid into the back of Price’s legs, knocking him to the ice. One of the best parts of this clip is Jagr skating back to check on Price. Via Reddit Hockey: The post GIF: P.K. Subban falls down...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers come up empty in 3-2 OT loss to Canadiens

MONTREAL -- Max Pacioretty scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens clinched a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Lars Eller and Alex Galchenyuk scored in regulation for the Canadiens, and Carey Price stopped 21 shots for his 41st win of the season. Aleksander Barkov had a pair of goals for the Panthers, while Roberto Luongo made 21...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens clinch playoff berth win OT win over Panthers

  Max Pacioretty scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens clinched a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Lars Eller and Alex Galchenyuk scored in regulation for the Canadiens, and Carey Price stopped 21 shots for his 41st win of the season. Aleksander Barkov had a pair of goals for the Panthers, while Roberto Luongo made 21 saves in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens edge Panthers 3-2 in OT, clinch playoff berth

MONTREAL (AP) Max Pacioretty scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens clinched a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Lars Eller and Alex Galchenyuk scored in regulation for the Canadiens, and Carey Price stopped 21 shots for his 41st win of the season. Aleksander Barkov had a pair of goals for the Panthers, while Roberto Luongo made...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers at Montreal Canadiens game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.   The Montreal Canadiens can clinch a postseason berth with another win, and if it comes Saturday night, it'll be at the expense of the playoff chances of another. The Florida Panthers continue their push on the third stop of a five-game road trip, hoping to gain ground on Ottawa and Boston in the chase for the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens can clinch a postseason berth with another win, and if it comes Saturday night, it'll be at the expense of the playoff chances of another. The Florida Panthers continue their push on the third stop of a five-game road trip, hoping to gain ground on Ottawa and Boston in the chase for the Eastern Conference's No. 8 spot. Montreal (46-21-8) has dropped consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

With or WIthout Karlsson and Methot: How do Sens Centers Fair?

Earlier this month, TSN analytics guru Travis Yost looked at how Montreal’s top three centers played with and without top defense pair P.K. Subban and Andre Markov. Looking at the Corsi% of these centers with and without the duo, he surmised that Montreal could make the most out of their roster by playing Subban/Markov with Deharnais and Plekanec , rather than Eller. Ottawa also...
Via The 6th Sens
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Save of the Night: Carey Price

One could say that the Montreal Canadiens’ Carey Price is the front runner to win the Vezina Trophy this season. Now even though it was his own giveaway that led to the Save of the Night, it was still a highlight worthy save. Check out Price making a behind the back skate save to keep the Habs in the game! The post Save of the Night: Carey Price appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carey Price Gets Emotional After Receiving Gift From Home (Video)

Carey Price typically doesn’t show much emotion when he’s on the ice, but one young fan recently brought out the softer side of the Montreal Canadiens goaltender. Trent Leon, a shy youngster from Price’s hometown of Anahim Lake, British Columbia, flew nearly 3,000 miles to Montreal to meet his idol face-to-face and to deliver a touching gift to him back in January. Leon...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fruit Salad And Hockey?

Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien shares his famous fruit salad analogy at practice. The post Fruit Salad And Hockey? appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Pacioretty Trolls Boston Bruins Fans

All of us in the hockey world know the deep-rooted hate between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens. As two of The Original Six NHL franchises, the two have had a storied past that has gone back and forth in both the regular season and the playoffs. The hate goes even further off the... The post Max Pacioretty Trolls Boston Bruins Fans appeared first on The Garbage Time.
Via The Garbage Time
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hand him the Hart: Carey Price having a season for the ages

Back in September, I predicted that Carey Price would win his first Vezina Trophy and that he would at least be one of the top three nominees for the Hart Trophy. I have to apologize to Carey Price; I completely underestimated him. As high as expectations might’ve been for Price coming into the season, he […] The post Hand him the Hart: Carey Price having a season for the ages...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens have failed to score in a three-game slide against the San Jose Sharks, who are desperate to stay in the playoff race. Opponents are increasingly coming up empty against Montreal's Carey Price, and the Canadiens figure to turn to him Saturday night when they host the Sharks. Montreal (45-20-7) has been outscored 10-0 in its last three matchups with San Jose...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban fined again for diving

The NHL has once again fined P.K. Subban for diving. Subban collapsed after being hooked a bit during a game against the Ottawa Senators on March 12th and the NHL felt it was worthy of a $3,000 fine. This most recent fine represents the third time the NHL has had to talk to Subban about diving. The league first warned him, then fined him $2,000 and has now fined him $3,000. A fourth...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban fined again for diving

The NHL has once again fined P.K. Subban for diving. Subban collapsed after being hooked a bit during a game against the Ottawa Senators on March 12th and the NHL felt it was worthy of a $3,000 fine. This most recent fine represents the third time the NHL has had to talk to Subban about diving. The league first warned him, then fined him $2,000 and has now fined him $3,000. A fourth...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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