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Montreal Canadiens dump Ottawa Senators in Game 6 thriller

The Montreal Canadiens came roaring out of the gates at the beginning of the series and jumped out to a commanding 3-0 series lead. After being unable to end the series in Game 4 or 5, the Canadiens knew the importance of putting an end to this series once and for all. They came out ready […] The post Montreal Canadiens dump Ottawa Senators in Game 6 thriller appeared first on Along the Boards.
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Montreal goalie having fun in most tense moments

NHL goalies need to be both comfortable and calm in big moments for their teams, and Carey Price proved he is both in Montreal's Game 6 win over the Senators Sunday. Price came up big for the Canadiens, stopping all 43 shots he faced including a barrage of chances for the Senators in the final few minutes."That’s what makes it fun," Price told the Montreal Gazette after the game...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens give Carey Price silent treatment after Habs beat Senators in 6

After a 43-save shutout performance in the Montreal Canadiens' series-clinching victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday, goaltender Carey Price walked into the locker room to crickets. And blank stares. And nothingness. Just watch (in the video above) and wait as the Habs "celebrated" the first round playoffs series win. Way to break the ice, Carey. (Sorry.) Follow The Buzzer...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL playoffs: Canadiens advance, will face Lightning or Red Wings

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports The Montreal Canadiens have advanced to the Eastern Conference Second Round after eliminating the Ottawa Senators with a 2-0 victory in Game 6 on Sunday. The Canadiens will face the Tampa Bay Lightning, who they defeated in four games in the 2014 Eastern Conference First Round, or the Detroit Red Wings in the second round of the Stanley...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens move on in playoffs after beating Senators in 6

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The Montreal Canadiens are moving on - after a few tense days in which a big series lead suddenly dwindled. Carey Price made 43 saves, Brendan Gallagher scored in the first period, and the Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 2-0 on Sunday night to advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs. Montreal won the best-of-seven series in six games, but lost two...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sunday's best: With Price and a bit of luck, Canadiens oust Senators

Best game: Montreal 2, Ottawa 0. Ottawa's 21-3-3 stretch run to make the playoffs was the best story leading into the postseason.  The Senators were trying to write an even better one by winning two games after falling behind 3-0 in their series against Montreal. Ottawa threw everything it had at Montreal goalie Carey Price in Game 6 on Sunday in Ottawa, rifling 43 shots on net...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Canadiens play a prank on Carey Price

Carey Price stopped 43 shots in the Canadiens’ Game 6 victory over the Senators. Price made some ridiculous saves during his shutout and was largely responsible for the Canadiens moving on from the first round. Following his effort, the Canadiens decided to play a little joke on him. The post Video: Canadiens play a prank on Carey Price appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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Video: Canadiens play a prank on Carey Price

Carey Price stopped 43 shots in the Canadiens’ Game 6 victory over the Senators. Price made some ridiculous saves during his shutout and was largely responsible for the Canadiens moving on from the first round. Following his effort, the Canadiens decided to play a little joke on him. The post Video: Canadiens play a prank on Carey Price appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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Senators fans angry after early whistle nullifies tying goal vs Canadiens (Video)

Ottawa Senators fans were furious after an early whistle by an official nullified the tying goal against Montreal in the second period of Sunday's Game 6 in their first round playoff series.Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau was robbed after knocking in the loose puck in front of Habs goaltender Carey Price. The refs had blew the whistle thinking Price had control of the puck,...
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Canadiens put Senators away on third try behind Price's 43 saves

  Carey Price made 43 saves, Brendan Gallagher scored in the first period, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 2-0 Sunday night to advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs. Max Pacioretty sealed the win with an empty-net goal with 1 second remaining. Montreal won the best-of-seven series in six games, but lost two in a row after taking a 3-0 series lead...
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Canadiens advance with 2-0 win over Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Carey Price made 43 saves, Brendan Gallagher scored in the first period, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 2-0 Sunday night to advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs. Max Pacioretty sealed the win with an empty-net goal with 1 second remaining. Montreal won the best-of-seven series in six games, but lost two in a row after taking...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Senators Preview

The Ottawa Senators had no shortage of confidence during their second-half playoff push, though some self-doubt may have crept in after three consecutive playoff losses. A dominant showing in Game 5 against Montreal quickly resolved that issue. Two wins shy of extending their spectacular run, the Senators may have stolen the momentum from the Canadiens as the series shifts back to...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6

MONTREAL (AP) Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. Montreal leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. Game 6 is Sunday night in Ottawa. Bobby Ryan, Patrick Wiercioch, Erik Karlsson, Erik Condra and Mike Hoffman scored for Ottawa. Tom...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Goalies Price, Dubnyk, Rinne finalists for Vezina Trophy

  Montreal's Carey Price, Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk and Nashville's Pekka Rinne are the finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goalie. The 30 NHL general managers submitted ballots at the conclusion of the regular season, with the top three vote-getters designated as finalists Friday. The winner will be announced June 24 during the NHL awards ceremony in Las Vegas. Price...
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Price, Dubnyk, Rinne finalists for Vezina Trophy

NEW YORK (AP) Montreal's Carey Price, Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk and Nashville's Pekka Rinne are the finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goalie. The 30 NHL general managers submitted ballots at the conclusion of the regular season, with the top three vote-getters designated as finalists Friday. The winner will be announced June 24 during the NHL awards ceremony in Las...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fun Fact Friday – Why are the Montreal Canadiens Called “The Habs”?

By Michael Weber. Right now the Montreal Canadiens are locked in an inter-province battle with the Ottawa Senators during this first round of the 2015 NHL playoffs.  Montreal is enjoying a 3 – 1 game lead with chance to close out the series tonight at home.   If you’ve watched any of the games, or are just a hockey fan, you would know that the Montreal Canadiens are often...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Sabres transition seamlessly into key positions for Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have three more chances to end Ottawa's storybook season, and the team website identified five keys to finishing the job for the Canadiens. Among the typical notes about goaltending and timely scoring stood a somewhat surprising aspect of the team: the players Montreal acquired from last-place Buffalo at the trade deadline.Former Sabres Torrey Mitchell and...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens might want to unleash secret weapon Gonchar in Game 5

Sergei Gonchar might be a few years past his prime, but he has fresh legs, and considering the beating the Canadiens defense has taken throughout this series, fresh legs are a great thing to have ahead of Friday's Game 5. Gonchar also boasts some offensive skill, as he posted 14 points in 45 games this season.According to The Hockey Writers, Gonchar could fit in as a Game 5 replacement...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens search for power-play success against Senators

  Being lousy on the power play didn't stop the Montreal Canadiens from finishing first in the Atlantic Division, and being even worse in the first round of NHL playoffs hasn't prevented them from taking a 3-1 lead over the Ottawa Senators. But it is an area they hope to improve as the games get tighter and the postseason tension mounts. The Canadiens' power play ranked 15th out...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens search for power-play success

BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) Being lousy on the power play didn't stop the Montreal Canadiens from finishing first in the Atlantic Division, and being even worse in the first round of NHL playoffs hasn't prevented them from taking a 3-1 lead over the Ottawa Senators. But it is an area they hope to improve as the games get tighter and the postseason tension mounts. The Canadiens' power...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens power play woes continue in Game 4

The Montreal Canadiens have had some of the best-ranked special teams over the years due to their ability to move the puck. However as of late, the Canadiens’ power play has run dry, and they hope to find themselves out of this slump before this series comes to an end. The Canadiens already have issues with […] The post Montreal Canadiens power play woes continue in Game 4 appeared...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

How Jaroslav Halak ruined the Capitals

The 2010 Washington Capitals won the Presidents' Trophy and were favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Until Jaroslav Halak and the Canadiens ruined everything. The post The Fall From The Eagles Nest: How Jaroslav Halak Ruined The Washington Capitals appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

After flat effort, line shuffling could be Canadiens' cure

The Senators were the desperate team entering Wednesday night's Game 4 between Ottawa and the Montreal Canadiens. Down 3-0 in the series, Ottawa needed a win to keep its season alive, and the Senators certainly played that way.The Canadiens, meanwhile, played like a team with nothing on the line. And although they do have a three-game cushion in a best-of-seven series, the playoffs...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal power play falls flat in Game 4

Montreal's power play hasn't been much of an advantage in these playoffs. Although the Canadiens looked good on the man-advantage at times, their power-play percentage is the second-worst of any team in the postseason with a 6.2 success rate. The power play certainly looked weak in Wednesday's Game 4 loss to the Senators. Montreal went 0-for-3 on the man-advantage and failed to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Game of bounces has Canadiens sticking to the plan

In the first three games of the Montreal/Ottawa first-round playoff series, it was Montreal who had all of the puck luck. In Game 4, that luck shifted over to Ottawa.The Senators topped the Habs, 1-0, in Wednesday's tight game which featured great scoring opportunities for both sides. The Canadiens easily could have taken the lead in the second period on a shorthanded breakaway opportunity...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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