Admit that you were too quick to praise Shea Weber over P.K. Subban, OK?

Through 11 games, the perfect time to judge an offseason trade that will have repercussions on both franchises for years and even decades, the Montreal Canadiens won the P.K. Subban-for-Shea Weber trade with the Nashville Predators. The Canadiens were 9-1-1 and the Predators were 3-5-3 solely because Weber was a team-first leader and Subban was a selfish locker room cancer properly...
Via The Comeback
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Canadiens' Galchenyuk, Desharnais out with knee injuries

MONTREAL (AP) Montreal Canadiens forwards Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais are expected to be sidelined 6-8 weeks because of knee injuries. Galchenyuk leads the team in scoring with 23 points on nine goals and 14 assists. He was hurt Sunday at Los Angeles. Desharnais has three goals and six assists. He was injured at St. Louis on Tuesday night. The Canadiens recalled forward...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Scott retires, season after improbable All-Star run

TORONTO (AP) John Scott, the NHL enforcer who made an unlikely run to the NHL's All-Star last season, has retired. ''It has been a hell of a ride. But I'm done,'' Scott said in an article published Wednesday in The Players' Tribune. The 34-year-old Scott made headlines last season when he was voted into the All-Star tournament. He played for the Arizona Coyotes for part of the...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Injuries Testing Canadiens’ Depth

Canadiens fans know too well what a significant injury can do to your season. Just last year, they suffered through injuries to Carey Price, Brendan Gallagher and Jeff Petry which all contributed to the collapse of the Habs. Now, they will have to maneuver through Alex Galchenyuk possibly being out for a period of time. On top of that news, against the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Montreal Canadiens send Charles Hudon to the AHL

The forward was injured in practice and is on the road to recovery After sending down Mark Barberio earlier today, the Montreal Canadiens have also assigned Charles Hudon to the American Hockey League. Les Canadiens ont cédé aujourd'hui l’attaquant Charles Hudon aux IceCaps / Canadiens assigned forward Charles Hudon to St. John's today.— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL...
Via Eyes On The Prize
1 day ago

Galchenyuk Injury Costly for Canadiens

It used to be one of those certainties in life along with death and taxes, that the Montreal Canadiens were forever in need of a No. 1 center. At nearly a point-per-game pace so far this season, it seemed Alex Galchenyuk (23 points in 25 games) had finally put that need to bed. For the time being though, it’s re-awakened in a cold sweat as if as a result of a bone-chilling nightmare...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Pacioretty propels Canadiens to 5-4 shootout win over Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) Paul Byron scored the clinching goal in the fourth round of the shootout, and the Montreal Canadiens avoided a winless swing through California with a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday. Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist for the Canadiens, who won for just the second time in seven road games. Montreal had only one win in its previous 11 games...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Gallagher on the shootout: “I have no moves and I hate the shootout”

Brendan Gallagher isn’t a fan of the shootout. The Montreal Canadiens pest-extraordinaire appeared on TSN690, where he admitted he wasn’t a fan of the after-overtime tiebreaker. Love the honesty @BGALLY17 on #TSN690 re shootouts: "I have no moves and I hate the shootout. — Rick Moffat (@RickMoffat) November 21, 2016 Shootouts, after an initial...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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