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Top 5 players who must improve in Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens have constantly been outshot, out-chanced and have often had to chase games, rather than control the pace themselves. Luckily they have Carey Price, who has saved them night in and night out, earning 25 of the team’s 30 wins, holding a .929 SV% and 2.15 GAA. While relying on their goalie has […] The post Top 5 players who must improve in Montreal appeared...
Via Along the Boards
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Canadiens-Rangers Preview

After allowing their highest goal total in nearly two months, the New York Rangers could use another performance like the one they had the last time they faced Montreal. Given the way the Canadiens have been playing, however, they don't appear likely to throw another zero up on the Madison Square Garden scoreboard Thursday night. The Rangers (27-14-4) were on a 16-3-0 tear entering...
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Why the Montreal Canadiens Can Make the Stanley Cup Final

The Montreal Canadiens made the Eastern Conference finals last season. They fell short of the Stanley Cup final, but it was due in part to an injured star. This season, they look better than ever, and ready to pick up where they left off. The East has some strong contenders but can Montreal rival any […] The post Why the Montreal Canadiens Can Make the Stanley Cup Final appeared...
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Price stops 40 shots to help Canadiens hold off Stars

MONTREAL (AP) -- Montreal needed Carey Price to have a big game and the Canadiens' goalie came through. Price stopped 40 shots to help Montreal hold off the Dallas Stars, 3-2 on Tuesday night. Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens, who were outshot 42-26. Fresh off his all-star weekend, which included a delayed flight back home and the prospect...
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Price stops 40 shots to help Canadiens hold off Stars

MONTREAL (AP) -- Montreal needed Carey Price to have a big game and the Canadiens' goalie came through. Price stopped 40 shots to help Montreal hold off the Dallas Stars, 3-2 on Tuesday night. Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens, who were outshot 42-26. Fresh off his all-star weekend, which included a delayed flight back home and the prospect...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Montreal Canadiens Alexei Emelin Hits Jason Spezza (Video)

I am sure that Montreal Canadiens fans are very quiet tonight after watching this transpire.I am not a fan of Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin, can't stand the kind of player that he is.That being said, I am not necessarily suggesting the league suspend the Habs defenseman, but I just want to illustrate that he's not a clean player. This is a dangerous hit that need to be punished...
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Price's 40-save effort in net helps Canadiens hold off Stars

  Carey Price stopped 40 saves for his 25th victory of the season as the Montreal Canadiens held off the Dallas Stars, 3-2 on Tuesday night. Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher scored for Montreal. Jamie Benn and Patrick Eaves had the goals for Dallas, which is four points out of the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference. Kari Lehtonen finished with 23...
Via AP on Fox
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Price stops 40 shots to help Canadiens hold off Stars, 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) Carey Price stopped 40 saves for his 25th victory of the season as the Montreal Canadiens held off the Dallas Stars, 3-2 on Tuesday night. Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher scored for Montreal. Jamie Benn and Patrick Eaves had the goals for Dallas, which is four points out of the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference. Kari Lehtonen finished...
Via AP on Fox
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Bruins, Canadiens to ignite rivalry at Gillette Stadium for 2016 Winter Classic

Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLToday, the National Hockey League announced that the Boston Bruins will be hosting the Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro for the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.

The game will take place on New Years Day, making the Bruins the first NHL team to host two Winter Classics. In 2010, the Bruins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 in...
Via BruinsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Announces Bruins-Canadiens 2016 Winter Classic At Gillette Stadium

It’s official. The 2016 Winter Classic will be a matchup of historic rivals the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., on Jan. 1 of next year. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced the news Saturday in Columbus, where All-Star weekend is underway. The Bruins will become the first team ever to host multiple Winter Classic games. They also hosted...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Players the Habs Should Consider Trading

Instead of focusing on the NHL All-Star Game, let’s look ahead to the next highlighted date on the NHL calendar. A far more important one in the NHL trade deadline, which comes March 2, about five weeks after the exhibition. The Montreal Canadiens have built off their strong playoff run last year, finding themselves in […] The post Top 5 Players the Habs Should Consider Trading...
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Subban finds net in overtime to give Canadiens win over Predators

   P.K. Subban scored on a power play 4:09 into overtime, lifting the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night in the last game for both teams before the All-Star break. Alex Galchenyuk also scored for Montreal (29-13-3), which was coming off a win Saturday against the New York Islanders. Mike Ribeiro scored for Nashville (30-10-5), which...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban scores in overtime, Canadiens beat Predators 2-1

MONTREAL (AP) P.K. Subban scored on a power play 4:09 into overtime, lifting the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night in the last game for both teams before the All-Star break. Alex Galchenyuk also scored for Montreal (29-13-3), which was coming off a win Saturday against the New York Islanders. Mike Ribeiro scored for Nashville (30-10...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators-Canadiens Preview

The Nashville Predators could head into the All-Star break sharing the league's best record, but Pekka Rinne's absence could make staying near the top quite challenging. The Montreal Canadiens, meanwhile, are hoping top goaltender Carey Price returns before the break. Nashville tries to avoid its first set of back-to-back defeats Tuesday night when it visits Montreal. The fact that...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins to reportedly host Canadiens in 2016 Winter Classic

Bruins will reportedly host the Winter Classic for the second time (Photo/USA Today)Reports started popping up over the last 24 hours that the Boston Bruins are expected to be named the hosts of the 2016 NHL Winter Classic. The Bruins will reportedly be taking on their long-time rivals, the Montreal Canadiens, at Gillette Stadium next year. Informed over weekend that #NHL's...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 2016 Winter Classic will feature Bruins and Canadiens in Gillette Stadium

Back in December, a report surfaced that the Boston Bruins would host the 2016 Winter Classic inside Gillette Stadium. The league hasn’t commented on the 2016 Winter Classic publicly, but a few more rumors have popped up since that original report. According to WEEI 93.7, the Bruins will host the Montreal Canadiens in the 2016 Winter Classic. This new report indicates that the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 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...
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11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Bobby Ryan crushes Alex Galchenyuk

This might be one of the best hits so far in 2014-15. Alex Galchenyuk spun with the puck in an attempt to find some space, but instead all he found was Bobby Ryan. Give Ryan credit for timing his hit perfectly. Even Montreal fans will have to tip their cap to this crunching check. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post GIF: Bobby Ryan crushes Alex Galchenyuk appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Bobby Ryan crushes Alex Galchenyuk

This might be one of the best hits so far in 2014-15. Alex Galchenyuk spun with the puck in an attempt to find some space, but instead all he found was Bobby Ryan. Give Ryan credit for timing his hit perfectly. Even Montreal fans will have to tip their cap to this crunching check. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post GIF: Bobby Ryan crushes Alex Galchenyuk appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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Canadiens Come As Close To Scoring As Physically Possible Without Scoring A Goal

The Montreal Canadiens literally got as close as you possibly could to scoring a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets without physically scoring a goal. Brendan Gallagher tipped the puck in front of the net, but Sergei Bobrovsky got his leg back in time and kicked the puck out. It would have tied the game […] The post Canadiens Come As Close To Scoring As Physically Possible...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Senators Preview

Montreal shook off back-to-back losses with its strongest power-play performance of the season. For the Canadiens, things just seem to click on the road. Montreal can move within one game of its longest road winning streak in nearly 33 years when the Canadiens head to Ottawa on Thursday night to face the struggling Senators. The Canadiens (27-12-3) entered Wednesday's game in Columbus...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/14/15) vs Montreal Canadiens

Après avoir été deux buts à mi-chemin de la troisième période , les Blue Jackets de laisser dans trois buts en avantage numérique en quatre minutes pour finir par perdre le jeu dans la régulation 3-2 aux Canadiens de Montréal . Ne pas regarder l’implosion en temps réel ? Découvrez les faits saillants ci-dessous. Faits saillants : Le Bon, la Brute et le Truand  ...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens score 3 power-play goals late to beat Jackets 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Max Pacioretty scored two power-play goals, and P.K. Subban added another - all in a span of 3:53 of the third period - to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night. Carey Price made 14 saves, and Andrei Markov had two assists for the Canadiens, who have earned points in eight of nine games and 11...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens score 3 power-play goals late to beat Jackets 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Max Pacioretty scored two power-play goals, and P.K. Subban added another -- all in a span of 3:53 of the third period -- to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night. Carey Price made 14 saves, and Andrei Markov had two assists for the Canadiens, who have earned points in eight of nine games and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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