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Canadiens, Price beat Blackhawks 3-1

CHICAGO (AP) Rene Bourque and Nathan Beaulieu scored 1:54 apart early in the third period to snap scoreless tie and Carey Price made 31 saves in the Montreal Canadiens' 3-1 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Michael Bournival added an empty-net goal for Montreal (4-1-0) with 59 seconds left. Andrew Shaw ended Price's shutout bid with 5:53...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens at a glance

MONTREAL CANADIENS LAST SEASON: 46-28-8, 100 points; lost to New York Rangers in Eastern Conference final. COACH: Michel Therrien, seventh season with Canadiens, 287-224-23-58. ADDED: D Tom Gilbert, C Manny Malhotra, RW P.A. Parenteau, RW Jiri Sekac. LOST: C Daniel Briere, RW Brian Gionta, D Josh Gorges, LW Thomas Vanek. PLAYER TO WATCH: P.K. Subban: The 43rd overall pick in the...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens look to better conference final run

As Michel Therrien spoke with the assembled media on the fifth floor of Madison Square Garden on the night of May 29, his pain was unmistakable. Speaking softly after he stood behind the visitors' bench and watched his fellow Montreal Canadiens end their season with a 1-0 loss in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final to the New York Rangers, Therrien acknowledged the hurt...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Leadership Committee Won’t Work For Montreal Canadiens

#494088003 / gettyimages.com The Montreal Canadiens thought it was cute to tweet a picture of Andrei Markov, Thomas Plekanec, P.K. Subban and Max Pacioretty saying “here are your four captains for 2014-2015”. While the tweet from September 15 has since been deleted, the joke still isn’t all that funny. Though the idea of sharing leadership responsibilities amongst four of...
Via Beyond The Benches
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Previewing The Montreal Canadiens

from Ryan Dixon of Sportsnet, Biggest storyline to watch: With Gionta and Gorges gone, this team has really been turned over to the next generation of Price, Subban and Pacioretty. Can they be the guys who lead Montreal back to elite status? It will be interesting to monitor how the top-nine forward group shakes out. Rene Bourque was a beast, at times, in the playoffs, but...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Jarred Tinordi Ejected For Huge Hit Against Capitals (Video)

Jarred Tinordi is a massive human being, and he made his presence felt in a big way Sunday night. The Montreal Canadiens defenseman was given a game misconduct penalty for a huge hit against Washington Capitals forward Nate Schmidt on Sunday in a preseason game at Bell Centre. The hit, which came early in the third period, left Schmidt hurting on the ice at the Montreal blue line...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens cut 2014 first-round pick

The Montreal Canadiens announced Sunday that they have released their first round pick Nikita Scherbak from training camp. Scherbak, 18, was selected 26th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft after finishing a successful season with the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League. Scherbak tallied 78 points in 65 games, while the second-highest scorer on the team only had 43 points...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs start getting serious at camp

The Canadiens want to make it very clear that they didn’t make any cuts Wednesday, but it was equally clear that’s exactly what they did as the club divided the camp into two groups. The main group of 27 (plus the injured Lars Eller) represents the players battling for the 23 roster spots on opening night in Toronto on Oct. 8. The other group, about 40 players when you factor...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Montreal Canadiens

As we continue our 2014-15 season previews in the Atlantic Division, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings. Let’s now turn our attention to the Montreal Canadiens. Leadership changes are taking place in Montreal. … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Montreal Canadiens...
Via Committed Indians
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Injury Update: Lars Eller skates, Michael McCarron out

It is starting off rough for the Montreal Canadiens. The team has several players on the injured list. Two of those players are Lars Eller and Michael McCarron. #492971803 / gettyimages.comEller has been sidelined since Saturday after taking a hit in a scrimmage from defenseman Alexei Emelin. On Sunday the team reported he was taking a therapy day and the following day he was placed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5 Most Important Canadiens for This Season

Max Pacioretty #494499627 / gettyimages.com Max Pacioretty has marked his role as the number one guy for the Candiens in the attacking zone.  Yes, this is above the likes of PK Subban.  Also, he remained in this role, even when the Canadiens pulled off a block buster to add Thomas Vanek to the mix at the trade deadline.  Last season, Pacioretty has 39 goals, which led the team’s...
Via TopSportsReport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tour the Canadiens’ new locker room

The Montreal Canadiens have a new locker room and it’s pretty awesome. This video courtesy of CBC.ca takes us all for a brief walk through the dressing room.
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Spooner, Matt Fraser Score In Bruins’ 3-2 Preseason Loss To Canadiens

MONTREAL — Drayson Bowman scored with 48 seconds left to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both clubs. Christian Thomas set up the winner after scoring the tying goal late in the second period. Jiri Sekac had Montreal’s other goal. Ryan Spooner and Matt Fraser scored for Boston. Only 1:17 in, first...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Injury Update: Davis Drewiske already having a bad start to the season

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Davis Drewiske is already having a bad start to the season. He was aiming for a better season after missing most of last season.#166756083 / gettyimages.comLast season the defenseman suffered a shoulder injury during training camp. He had surgery to repair the injury and missed a few months. He started skating in January, joined his teammates in February...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens: Leadership by committee

NHl.com By Reeves Matheson @Reevespm78 With Monday’s unexpected announcement at their annual golf tournament at Laval-sur-le-Lac, the Montreal Canadiens ended months of speculation by finally naming their captain. All four of their Captains. Alternate captains to be exact. Along with Andrei Markov, Tomas Plekanec, Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban will all serve as alternate captains...
Via The Hockey Guys
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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