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Top 5 Montreal Canadiens, Marc Bergevin offseason goals

Another season has come and gone for the Montreal Canadiens. The team got a world-class season from its world-class goaltender, as Carey Price is a lock to win the Vezina Trophy and certainly has to be considered the front runner to win the Hart Trophy as well. They also have P.K. Subban as a possible […] The post Top 5 Montreal Canadiens, Marc Bergevin offseason goals appeared...
Via Along the Boards
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens cut ties with veterans Gonchar, Weaver, Malhotra

BROSSARD, Quebec -- Veterans Manny Malhotra, Sergei Gonchar and Mike Weaver will not be back with the Montreal Canadiens next season. General manager Marc Bergevin says he informed all three on Friday. Bergevin says ''they did great service for our team,'' and ''on the leadership side, these guys really helped with the transition.'' The 41-year-old Gonchar had one goal and 12 assists...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens second round report card

After coming out in the second round cold going down 3-0 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Montreal Canadiens were able to make a series out of it. The Habs managed to avoid the series sweep, but their struggles against the Lightning this season continued in the second round. Now, just a few days after […] The post Montreal Canadiens second round report card appeared first on...
Via Along the Boards
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop takes shot at P.K. Subban after ousting Canadiens

Ben Bishop certainly got the last laugh. The Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender was sensational Tuesday night, as he and the Bolts closed out the Montreal Canadiens in their second-round Stanley Cup playoffs series. Bishop stopped 18 of the 19 shots he faced, including a couple of highlight-reel saves to help Tampa Bay advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Bishop and the Lightning...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal's Subban stresses short window for winning

Montreal's Stanley Cup dreams ended Tuesday night with the Canadiens' 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay, but defenseman P.K. Subban said the team needs to carry over its strong play into next season."I can't focus on saying we need to wait a couple of years before we can contend," Subban told Arpon Basu of NHL.com. "We need to contend now."The Canadiens' most key players are all in the primes...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomas Plekanec’s Scoring Drought Allowed for Montreal’s Early Exit

Tomas Plekanec of the Montreal Canadiens controls the puck while being challenged by Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 10, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/Getty Images)   The Montreal Canadiens’ comeback hopes were dashed in a 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning as the latter emerged as victors of...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens slow start sends them packing early

The Montreal Canadiens were unable to keep the playoff magic alive on Tuesday night when they fell short of their comeback goal, losing the second round series to the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2. The Habs, who were once down 3-0 in the series, were able to fight back and make the Lightning sweat a bit before eventually […] The post Montreal Canadiens slow start sends them packing...
Via Along the Boards
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal's Petry paying dividends in playoffs

Montreal GM Marc Bergevin earned some respect at the trade deadline when he swooped in to land highly touted trade prospect Jeff Petry, and Bergevin's moves are paying off in the playoffs. Bleacher Report recently looked at the advanced statistics for Petry, and those numbers prove the defenseman was worth the two picks Montreal traded to Edmonton to get him.Petry boasts a 56.6 percent...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Carey Price makes a great glove save on Valtteri Filppula

The Montreal Canadiens have climbed back into their series with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Carey Price has been a big reason why. He has made a ton of huge saves, but this glove save on Valtteri Filppula may be the best. Filppula received a sharp pass from Steven Stamkos and turned to fire it at the net. He flubbed the puck a bit which gave Price enough time to slide over and get...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs Force Game 6 – Beat Bolts 2-1

Carey Price made 24 saves and P.A. Parenteau scored with 4:07 remaining in the third period to lead the Montreal Canadiens over the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 5 at the Bell Centre. Parenteau beat Bolts goalie Ben Bishop with a quick one-timer from the top of the slot after a great pass from P.K. Subban. Devante Smith-Pelly opened the scoring for Montreal midway through the...
Via Lightning Shout
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Thump Bolts 6-2 In Game 4

Coming into Game 4 the Montreal Canadiens were zero for their last eight against the surging Tampa Bay Lightning and facing elimination at Amalie Arena. The response from the desperate Habs was swift and powerful as they scored  again and again and sent the series back to Montreal with an eye opening 6-2 victory. Max Pacioretty led the way for the Canadiens as he scored a shorthanded...
Via Lightning Shout
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
22 days 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
24 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
24 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
April 26, 2015  |  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
April 16, 2015  |  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
April 15, 2015  |  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
April 15, 2015  |  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
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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