Watch Andrew Shaw pump up Montreal crowd during middle of a fight

When the Montreal Canadiens traded for Andrew Shaw this offseason, they knew what they were getting: a tenacious, hard-nosed forward who often plays on the edge and gets under the skin of opponents.Shaw put those characteristics on full display during Tuesday night's preseason game against the Capitals in Montreal. During the second period, Shaw dropped the gloves to fight Washington...
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3 hours ago

Canadiens vs Devils recap: Some bright spots outshine the result

The first line of Artturi Lehkonen, Brendan Gallagher, and Alex Galchenyuk looked great. So the Montreal Canadiens opened their season with a 3-2 loss against the New Jersey Devils, but like any pre-season game there are certain things that are a lot more important than the score. The Habs opened the scoring in the first period when the line of Markus Eisenschmid, Daniel Audette...
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17 hours ago

Lehkonen’s Chances of Making Canadiens’ Roster

Going into the season, the Montreal Canadiens have a lot of young players vying for a roster spot. From current NHLers like Daniel Carr, Sven Andrighetto and Phillip Danault to AHLers such as Michael McCarron, Charles Hudon and Jacob de la Rose, they are battling each other for that coveted spot in the NHL. Unfortunately, there isn’t room for everyone to be on the team and there...
Via The Hockey Writers
17 hours ago

Tuesday Habs Headlines: Carey Price, Shea Weber get set for World Cup of Hockey final

Carey Price will be facing Team Europe's Jaroslav Halak tonight; Brad Marchand signs a new contract; Habs lose their opening exhibition game, but it doesn't matter; and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes The Habs played the Devils last night in an exhibition game, and Charlie Lindgren looked aaaaaall right. Hockey is back! [EOTP] Brendan Gallagher made his second hit...
Via Eyes On The Prize
20 hours ago

The New Guys: Getting to know Al Montoya

The veteran goaltender will face tough competition for the backup position One of the more interesting battles to follow during the Canadiens’ training camp will the competition to serve as Carey Price’s backup. As incumbent, Mike Condon will be facing some fierce competition. This position has seen a lot of volatility in recent years, and everyone is openly wondering whether...
Via Eyes On The Prize
1 day ago

5 Canadiens Who Will Be X Factors

When it comes to winning a championship, every player on the team has a hand in it. Whether it’s the fourth line winger or the superstar goalie, a winning team relies on both to get them through the grind of the playoffs. However, some players influence their team’s fortunes in a much more direct way. Below are the five Montreal Canadiens who will be the X factors for the upcoming...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Shea Weber getting new teammate Price's name wrong

After the blockbuster trade this summer, Shea Weber needed to get acclimated to life in Montreal pretty quickly. The court of public opinion is already up against him, and because of it expectations are sky high. But Weber is off to a shaky start as he may have forgotten how to say his most important teammate’s name. "Shea's been calling me Corey the whole time" - Carey Price...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Price starting for Canada, Weber expected to play vs Czechs

TORONTO (AP) Canada is turning to Carey Price to start the World Cup of Hockey. Coach Mike Babcock designated Price as Canada's starter for Saturday's tournament opener against the Czech Republic. Price has always been the presumed No. 1 for Team Canada. The lone question was the 29-year-old's readiness after a long layoff. He started and completed two of Canada's three exhibition...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tortorella blasts Max Pacioretty: 'I need more out of him'

The World Cup of Hockey hasn’t even reached the preliminary stage and USA head coach John Tortorella is already calling out one of his stars. The Columbus Blue Jackets bench boss expressed his unhappiness with Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty. Tortorella spoke to the media, saying Pacioretty needs “to give me a reason to give him more minutes,” while telling reporters...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Czech Republic picks Tomas Plekanec as captain for World Cup

NEW YORK (AP) Tomas Plekanec has been chosen captain of the Czech Republic's team for the World Cup of Hockey. Plekanec was Czech captain at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and the 2012 and 2016 world hockey championships. He has been the Montreal Canadiens' alternate captain for the past two seasons. The 33-year-old center has 216 goals and 337 assists in 843 NHL games. He has 25 goals...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapper Lil B gives special distinction to Canadiens affiliate

When Lil B “The Based God” talks, you better listen. The rapper is known for cursing multiple sports stars such as Kevin Durant and LeBron James. While curses are just silly voodoo, it is scary how accurate his curses have been. He hasn’t gotten involved in hockey curses quite yet, but he did just gave his blessing to an ECHL club. @BramptonBeast @ECHL you are blessed...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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