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CANADIENS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Montreal's Desharnais a possibility for Game 3

Montreal forward David Desharnais was a late scratch Sunday due to the flu, and he seemed to need more time to recover when he originally did not travel to Tampa with the team. But according to Canadiens' coach Michel Therrien, it is not time to rule out Desharnais for Wednesday's game yet. Although it is unclear what "at some point" means, this news is much better than reports...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust rips referee Brad Watson: He called me every name in the book

Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust had a night to forget on Sunday, as he racked up a whopping 31 penalty minutes in his team’s Game 2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. In addition to hitting Lightning goalie Ben Bishop behind the net and getting into it with Braydon Coburn, Prust also had some issues...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust rips referee, accuses him of on-ice trash talk

Brandon Prust on Sunday accused a referee of targeting him. The Montreal Canadiens forward had a frustrating night, as the Tampa Bay Lightning rolled to a 6-2 win over the Habs, giving the Bolts a 2-0 lead with the series shifting to Tampa Bay. Prust’s frustrations boiled over with a late fight, but he also had issues with one of Game 2’s referees. Prust ripped referee Brad...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust tosses elbow pad at Lightning bench after ejection (Video)

Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust tossed his elbow pad at the Tampa Bay Lightning bench in frustration after being ejected in the final minutes of Sunday night's Game 2 of their Eastern Conference playoff series.The Habs were down 6-2 with under two minutes remaining in the game when Prust tripped Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop, then followed it up by dropping his gloves...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Montreal Canadiens X-Factors for Round 2

In what is slated to be a great matchup, the second round series between the Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning will be a battle. Each side has their own X-factors who will need to step up for their side. It’s crucial for the Habs to step up and play to their potential against […] The post Three Montreal Canadiens X-Factors for Round 2 appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 takeaways from Montreal Canadiens first round win

The Montreal Canadiens are off to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs following a hard fought six-game series win over the Ottawa Senators. The wins didn’t come easy, as every one of the four was a one-goal win (save an empty netter in the last second of Game 6), including two in overtime. […] The post Top 5 takeaways from Montreal Canadiens first round win appeared...
Via Along the Boards
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens first round report card

After jumping out to a 3-0 series lead, it looked like the Montreal Canadiens were going to breeze through the first round with ease. This was until the Ottawa Senators showed life and rallied around the great play of their goaltender, Craig Anderson. The Canadiens did so also, most notably in Game 6 when their […] The post Montreal Canadiens first round report card appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
6 days 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...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days 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.
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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,...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carey Price Continues to Carry Montreal Canadians

Ottawa Senators’ Mark Stone gets up close to Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price during the third period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015 in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT The Montreal Canadians are up three games to none over the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: P.K. Subban won't be suspended for slash

The Montreal Canadiens will have P.K. Subban on the ice for Game 2 of their Stanley Cup playoffs series with the Ottawa Senators. Subban was ejected Wednesday night midway through the second period of the series opener after he hit Ottawa forward Mark Stone with a two-handed chop across Stone’s arm. The slash earned Subban a 5-minute major and a game misconduct, effectively...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: P.K. Subban ejected for controversial slash

Classic P.K. Subban. The Montreal Canadiens defenseman known for his diving and on-ice antics (as well as, admittedly, being a really good player) committed a stupid penalty Wednesday night in his team’s Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Stanley Cup Playoff game. Subban blatantly wound up and slashed Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone in the second period of Wednesday’s game...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michel Therrien Looks To Take Next Step In Montreal

In his third season as head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, Michel Therrien is looking to take the next and most important step by making it to the finals and ending the Canadiens almost 22 year Stanley Cup drought. The most prestigious franchise in the NHL has been knocking on the door the past few seasons only to come up short of their ultimate goal. Therrien has risen to prominence...
Via Beyond The Benches
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Thompson is still making awesome hockey videos

Montreal Canadiens 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Video from HockeyFilms on Vimeo. The hockey world mourned the news that Hockey Night in Canada would be cutting back on Tim Thompson‘s opening montages this season with the move to Rogers.  Thompson’s opening intro video packages weren’t your run-of-the-mill network promotional video.  They weren’t a semi-famous actor reading...
Via Awful Announcing
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Tremblay used P.K. Subban insult during DUI arrest

Mario Tremblay is not a fan of P.K. Subban. The former Montreal Canadiens forward and coach has been critical of Subban several times when speaking to the media, but it became clearer than ever how much Tremblay dislikes the star defenseman when Tremblay was arrested earlier this year. Tremblay was arrested in January after he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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