Catching the Torch: Projecting Jeremiah Addison’s NHL chances

In this week’s Habs prospect update: Projecting Addison to the NHL, London vs. Windsor, Jacob de la Rose’s resurgence, and more It’s usually not difficult to watch junior hockey and distinguish between the top-end scorers and those who aren’t. The statistics and the scouting often align, but in the case of Jeremiah Addison, they don’t. Addison’s highest single-season...
Via Eyes On The Prize
1 hour ago

Do Canadiens Want Higher Seed?

If the Stanley Cup Playoffs started today, under the current format the Montreal Canadiens would begin round one at home against the New York Rangers. The Rangers have more points, which means the Canadiens could possibly be the underdog even with the higher seeding. While the debate rages on about how to possibly avoid that type of scenario, is there a great equalizer that makes...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

Wednesday Habs Headlines: Andrei Markov revitalizing Habs top pairing

Here are your daily links, including what Andrei Markov adds to the Habs’ top pairing, Michael McNiven’s playoff successes, and a victory for women’s hockey Montreal Canadiens news and notes The Canadiens are now scoring more goals and allowing fewer against since Andrei Markov joined Shea Weber on the top pairing. A long overdue change. [TSN 690] Markov received a well...
Via Eyes On The Prize
5 hours ago

Andrei Markov ties Guy Lapointe for second all-time in points by a Canadiens defenceman

An assist tonight moves the long-time defender into second place for scoring by a defencemen. Andrei Markov continues to defy Father Time and all the people who doubted his ability to play elite hockey at the NHL level. Tonight, with his assist on Artturi Lehkonen’s goal, the stalwart defender moves into a tie with Guy Lapointe for second all-time in scoring by a Montreal defencemen...
Via Eyes On The Prize
11 hours ago

Montoya Injury Forces Habs to Play Price

There are definitely worse things in the world than having your No.1 goalie healthy and ready to play as the regular season winds down, with playoff positioning on the line. Namely having your No. 1 goalie healthy and ready to play under those same circumstances, but deciding to go with your back-up instead. Thankfully for the Montreal Canadiens (but not so much for Al Montoya),...
Via The Hockey Writers
15 hours ago

Gallagher puts Canadiens ahead in 4-1 win over Stars

MONTREAL (AP) — Brendan Gallagher put Montreal ahead early in the third period and the Canadiens went on to a 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night. Max Pacioretty, Artturi Lehkonen and Alexander Radulov also scored for Montreal, which won a second game in a row. Carey Price finished with 27 saves. Curtis McKenzie scored for Dallas, which ended a four-game points streak...
1 day ago

Jeremiah Addison: Signed, Scored and Suspended

Spirits were high for Windsor Spitfires’ forward Jeremiah Addison when the Ontario Hockey League playoffs started. The 20-year-old signed his first entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Friday ahead of Game 1 against the London Knights. Things were looking good. But for Addison – and his Spitfires teammates – that feeling didn’t last very long. For the newly...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Price makes 30 saves as Canadiens top Senators 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) Carey Price made 30 saves for his 33rd win of the season and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Sunday night to sweep the home-and-home series. Tomas Plekanec, Jordie Benn, Paul Byron and Nathan Beaulieu scored for the Canadiens, who lead the Atlantic Division by four points over the Senators, who still have one game in hand. Tom Pyatt scored...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron, Radulov lead Canadiens past Senators in shootout

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Paul Byron and Alexander Radulov scored in the shootout to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night in the first half of the teams' home-and-home series. Andrew Shaw, Philip Danault and Brendan Gallagher scored in regulation for Montreal, and Carey Price finished with 28 saves. Montreal extended its lead in the Atlantic...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ GM Marc Bergevin uses a plant to avoid reporters

No individual in a pro sports front office wants to talk to the media. They poke and prod and always try to get information out of you. Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has faced his fair share of scorn with the media in his town. Most notably, he faced plenty of backlash after his trade of P.K. Subban to Nashville for Shea Weber. This week down in Boca Raton, Florida...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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