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Tampa Tough Guy Middle Fingers Canadiens’ Tomas Plekanec

      The bad news here for Lightning fan is that his team got drilled – at home – by the Canadiens…
Via Busted Coverage
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Habs/Lightning take two: Canadiens depth prevails

Nine goals, eight different goal scorers and the Montreal Canadiens head home with two road wins and a 2-0 series lead. David Desharnais, Rene Bourque and Brendan Gallagher scored while Carey Price made 27 saves as the Canadiens beat the Bolts 4-1. It's crazy that when a goalie is forced to move and position himself, he is able to move and position himself. One thing that...
Via Puckrant.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rene Bourque scores twice in win over Bolts, Montreal lead series 2-0

TAMPA, Fla. -- Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Carey Price stopped 26 shots for Montreal, redeeming himself following a less than stellar performance during a 5-4 overtime win in Game 1. A second...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust And Radko Gudas Square Off For First Playoff Fight

Emotions ran high during Game 2 of the Montreal Canadiens-Tampa Bay Lightning series. Radko Gudas and Brandon Prust went at it in front of the net when it finally boiled over for the first fight of this postseason. Nothing crazy, just a good old fashioned tilt between these two. [YouTube] The post Brandon Prust And Radko Gudas Square Off For First Playoff Fight appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weise lives out dream as Canadiens win

Growing up a Montreal Canadiens fan, Dale Weise had dreamed of scoring the winning goal in overtime for his boyhood team in a Stanley Cup playoff game. The right wing lived his dream as the Canadians took Game 1 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Tampa Bay Lighting, scoring the winning goal at 18:08 of overtime to hand Montreal a 5-4 victory and a 1-0 lead...
Via Talk Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NHL’s Good Friday Massacre Turns 30

On Easter weekend 1984, the Quebec Nordiques and Montreal Canadiens faced off in the second round of the NHL playoffs. Fights between the regional rivals continuously broke out for the first two periods before leading to a bench-clearing brawl at the end of the second period. When the teams returned for the third period, another fight broke out before play could even begin. Players...
Via The Roosevelts
1 day ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Dale Weise goes between the benches

CBC's Glenn Healy really does have the best seats in the house. Last night, halfway through the third period during Game One of Tampa Bay and Montreal's first round playoff match-up, CBC caught an awesome view of Montreal forward Dale Weise missing a hit and flying between the benches. "He came for a quick visit", is what Healy had to say after the incident. Weise...
Via Talk Hockey
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan takes great selfie using Lightning-Canadiens scrum as backdrop (GIF)

A Tampa Bay Lightning fan took advantage of a little dustup between players along the glass during Game 1 of the team’s first round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens to take what must have been one helluva selfie. Sadly, the dude’s selfie may have ultimately been the highlight of his night, as Dale Wiese’s […] The post Fan takes great selfie using Lightning-Canadiens...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Price and Subban DON'T carry Habs to Game 1 Win

Montreal's two superstars, Carey Price and P.K Subban, did not look like superstars in game one vs Tampa Bay Wednesday night. Luckily for them, the rest of the team played stellar. I am sure all Habs fans can agree, it's been a while since I have been that nervous about a game. Entering overtime I swear I swallowed my stomach. All game Montreal dictated the play, but because...
Via Puckrant.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin has great reaction to winning goal (GIF)

If anyone had a better reaction to the Montreal Canadiens’ game-winning goal in overtime of Game 1 in their Eastern Conference playoff series with the Tampa Bay Lightning than GM Marc Bergevin, I’m all ears. Would you just look at the man’s right hand gyrating? I can’t tell whether that’s his “slap dat a–” motion […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Gallagher Got Hit Right In The Throat With The Puck, And Of Course Returned Minutes Later

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher took a straight shot right to the trachea on Monday night. The puck was not even shot by the Habs’ opponent, the Tampa Bay Lightning, it was the friendly fire of teammate Alexei Emelin, who probably owes Galalgher a nice steak dinner if he can ever swallow again. Despite a brutally painful looking blow, Gallagher returned to the game...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Weise Misses Check, Flies Between the Benches

Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise missed a check that had brutal repercussions for him. He left his feet and when he missed the check, he flew between the glass to join CBC’s Glenn Healy. This will be one of the best GIFs from the playoffs. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Dale Weise Misses Check, Flies Between the Benches appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomas Plekanec Ethers Radko Gudas With Sick Shot Fake, Snipes On Goal

The Stanley Cup playoffs got underway with the Canadiens and Lightning facing off in Tampa Bay, and it didn’t take too long to get some exciting back-and-forth action. After the Lightning jumped out to an early lead, Tomas Plekanec and the Habs quickly responded with this sequence. Plekanec carries the puck into the offensive zone and executes a great shot fake that basically was...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Brandon Prust returns, Travis Moen skating but not ready

The Montreal Canadiens have confirmed that Brandon Prust will return on Wednesday night, game one of the first round of the playoffs.Prust has been sidelined for the last two-three weeks of the season with an upper-body/rib injury. He has been skating for a little over a week and at the end of last week he joined his teammates at practice.It was speculated he would be good-to-go...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Brandon Prust expected to return for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that forward Brandon Prust is expected to be ready-to-go this week for game one of the eastern conference quarterfinal against the Tampa Bay Lightning.Prust was shut down for the final two weeks of the regular season because of an upper-body injury. It has been said several times, this injury is NOT a shoulder injury (like he is prone too...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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