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Canadiens-Bruins Preview

Montreal's top goal scorer from the past three seasons is off to a promising start, and its Hart and Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender is doing exactly what the team expects. Max Pacioretty and Carey Price have also guided the Canadiens to plenty of recent success against Boston, and winning there Saturday night would send the Bruins to their first 0-2 start in a decade. The Canadiens...
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Montreal's Price offers praise for Leafs

The result looked the same for the Maple Leafs following the first game of the season: another year, another loss. But according to Montreal goalie Carey Price, the actual Toronto product on the ice is showing improvement. Price stopped 36 of 37 Toronto shots to help the Canadiens to a 3-1 opening night win, but he said the Leafs are clearly knuckling down within new coach Mike...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Maple Leafs use first coach's challenge, win

The very first coach’s challenge occurred when the Toronto Maple Leafs hosted the Montreal Canadiens. Jeff Petry fired the puck into the net, but Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier appeared to be bumped by a Canadiens stick. The play was reviewed and the goal was overturned. The review went fairly quickly (the call was an obvious one), but it’s interesting to see how the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sarge and Geno: When Sergei Gonchar Was a Penguin by @ChicksDigHockey

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Via PensInitiative
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian suffered injuries in an early morning car accident

It was initially reported that Zack Kassian suffered minor injuries in an early Sunday morning car accident, but it has been later been updated by GM Marc Bergevin that Kassian has suffered a broken nose and a broken foot. The Montreal Gazette originally came out with the report and had this info about the accident: “A 20-year old woman was driving the truck, which ran into...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Montreal Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens (Last Season: 50-22-10, 1st in Atlantic)Coach: Michel Therrien (337-246-67, 24 ties; 11th season, 4th with team)Key Departures: P.A. Parenteau, Brandon PrustKey Additions: Alex Semin, Tomas Fleischmann, Zack KassianKey Player: Carey PricePrice won the Vezina Trophy and Hart Trophies last season thank to an historic season. He led the NHL in the three major goaltending...
Via The Sports Quotient
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Pacioretty to return ahead of schedule

The new Montreal Canadiens captain is well ahead of schedule in his recovery for his offseason knee injury.In July, Pacioretty's recovery time was projected to be around 12 weeks. But now, Pacioretty is set to play in his first preseason game.Last year, Pacioretty scored 37 goals, good for fifth in the NHL. Pacioretty has become one of the best goal scorers in the NHL. In fact, according...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban impersonates Don Cherry, with hilarious results

You know something is big when it gets parodied, as with the legend of Kurt Cobain realizing Nirvana had “made it” when Weird Al wanted to do a version of “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” Given the way Don Cherry has gone after him over the years, there may not be quite the same level of reverence in Montreal Canadiens’ star P.K. Subban’s Cherry imitation, but it’s a spot...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: P.K. Subban does perfect Don Cherry impression

Montreal Canadians defenseman P.K. Subban is the best at his position. And NHL analyst Don Cherry, well, his suit game trumps that of any other analyst. He may troll with some hot takes at times, but his suits are always on point. Subban and Cherry could not be less alike, but the Canadians defenseman recently impersonated the eccentric analyst on Sportsnet Canada, and did a pretty...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes: Ho-Sang sent packing, Pacioretty named captain, New OT format

Hello and welcome to the Saturday edition of Between the Pipes. The 2015-16 NHL season is officially in progress as clubs opened their training camps this week. Let's take a look at a few headlines making the rounds here in the early going. Islanders prospect Joshua Ho-Sang sent back to OHL - [Scott Lewis - Sportsnet] Ho-Sang was sent back to his OHL team, the Niagara IceDogs...
Via Flyerdelphia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Bergevin wanted to surprise Max Pacioretty, but went to wrong house

Montreal Canadiens head coach Marc Bergevin wanted to surprise Max Pacioretty with the news that he’d be the new captain of the team. That surprise didn’t go as planned as Bergevin went to the wrong house to deliver the good news. (H/T Eyes on the Prize) The post Marc Bergevin wanted to surprise Max Pacioretty, but went to wrong house appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
20 days ago  |  Discuss

PK Subban to donate $10 million to Montreal Hospital

Somehow, PK Subban just became more awesome. It was announced today that the Montreal Canadiens defensemen will be donating $10 million (over seven years) to the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation.  Marie-Josee Gariepy, Montreal Children Hospital Foundation, says @PKSubban1 will be donating $10 mil over 7 years — Kelly Greig (@KellyGreig...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomas Plekanec believes the Canadiens will have a youth movement

The Montreal Canadiens sat mostly idle this summer, outside of acquiring Alexander Semin and Zack Kassian. Neither deal shook the NHL and the Canadiens opted to mostly stand pat, believing that their young skaters will provide plenty of competition in training camp. Tomas Plekanec believes the Canadiens have a wealth of young talent and that it might rise to the surface in 2015-16...
Via Bloguin Best
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty Suffers Knee Injury In Workout, Will Miss 12 Weeks

MONTREAL — Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty has a knee injury and could miss most of the preseason. The Canadiens said on Friday that Pacioretty is expected to need 12 weeks to recover, so he will likely miss a large portion of training camp. Montreal’s first regular-season game is Oct. 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The injury occurred on Thursday during an off-ice workout...
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning fan arrested after bringing gun inside arena

A St. Petersburg, Fla., man was arrested on Wednesday night at Amalie Arena during Game 3 of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Montreal Canadiens series and is facing a misdemeanor charge after police discovered he had a gun in his possession. A witness notified authorities when he saw Cassidy, 27, drop his gun in the bathroom and...Read More The post Tampa Bay Lightning fan arrested after...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust sorry for saying referee ‘tries to play God’

Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust on Tuesday issued what perhaps was an expected apology for his fiery comments about NHL referee Brad Watson in the wake of an alleged confrontation between the two during Sunday’s game. A contrite Prust chalked it up to emotions and said he wished he could take back what he said....Read More The post Brandon Prust sorry for saying referee...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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