2016-17 Game 7: Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Islanders

The Canadiens haven't lost a game in regulation yet this season, and can run their win streak to five games tonight. This article was published as a workaround while the site is under development, and will be deleted shortly.For information on the game on Wednesday, October 26 between the Montreal Canadiens and New York Islanders, please read our game preview, and join the conversation...
Via Eyes On The Prize
1 hour ago

Fantasy Findings: Nathan Beaulieu and Early Season Pick Ups

About two weeks into the season this is usually where some fantasy hockey owners have their first stint of panic. Those at the top of the pool may seem like they’re running away with things, but now is not the time to worry. The season is just getting underway and those who are leading the NHL in scoring at the moment likely will see some kind of regression as the season progresses...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

European Prospect Review: Nygren has his team on the rise, and some prospects to watch

A weekly report on the prospects in the Montreal Canadiens organization, and some notes on draft prospects to keep your eye on. The European leagues are well underway, with a few prospects of the Montreal Canadiens are taking the next step in their development. Montreal Canadiens prospects Joonas Nättinen, JYP, Liiga Nättinen is still out with injury after sustaining a cut...
Via Eyes On The Prize
9 hours ago

Wednesday Habs Headlines: Feeling the (Radu)love

Canadiens fans are starting a love affair with Alexander Radulov, the effectiveness of #Webelin, and Mikhail Sergachev’s poker losing streak continues. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Carey who? All Canadiens fans can talk about these days is Radulov, Radulov, and more Radulov. He is no longer the 24-year-old Predator some might remember. [Sportsnet] Marc Bergevin took a...
Via Eyes On The Prize
13 hours ago

Habs' Montoya returns to face Isles, his old team

NEW YORK -- Carey Price is a former Hart Memorial Trophy winner as the National Hockey League's most valuable player. As a veteran of five different teams dating back to the 2008-09 season, Al Montoya is the textbook definition of a journeyman backup. Price and Montoya have plenty in common this season, though: The Montreal Canadiens simply don't lose in regulation with either...
Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Mike Commodore is now an Uber driver

Mike Commodore’s career has taken a new, surprising path. Hockey Headlines Report: Floor piping for ice at the Barclays Center doesn't meet NHL requirements This Week in NHL Stupid: Where rules are rules only when we feel like it Jon Cooper expects high-scoring games around the NHL this season...
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Al Montoya: The Right Guy for the Job

When the flu bug hits a dressing room, it hits hard. The Montreal Canadiens experienced that firsthand when a severe flu kept Carey Price out of the first week of action to start the 2016-17 National Hockey League season. During his absence, the Canadiens were 2-0-1 through three games largely thanks to the goaltending from newly signed veteran Al Montoya. Montoya finished his stint...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Gallagher, Price lead Canadiens over Flyers 3-1

MONTREAL (AP) Brendan Gallagher scored midway through the third period as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Monday night to extend their winning streak to four games. First-place Montreal (5-0-1) remains the only team unbeaten in regulation time. Shea Weber and Alexander Radulov, into the empty net, also scored for Montreal. Carey Price made 31 saves for...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Underrated Hab: Paul “Breakaway” Byron

The Montreal Canadiens are starting off the 2016-17 season red-hot. New recruits Shea Weber, Alexander Radulov and Artturi Lehkonen have come as advertised and most importantly the Canadiens have a healthy Carey Price in net along with a proven backup in Al Montoya that looks up to the challenge of backing up an MVP goaltender in hockey’s craziest city. Early season standings or...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers released from hospital

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers is back at home after going to a hospital Saturday. Demers' Senate office would only confirm that the 72-year-old Demers, a Canadian senator, was at home Sunday, but didn't provide any details about the reason he went to the hospital. Demers had suffered a stroke in April, but he was at the Canadiens' home opener...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers hospitalized

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers has been hospitalized. Demer's director of parliamentary affairs confirmed Saturday that the 72-year-old Demers, a Canadian senator, had been admitted to a Montreal hospital, but couldn't immediately provide any details. Demers had a stroke in April. He was at the Canadiens' home opener Tuesday night, smiling...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens fan stores nachos under urinal while relieving himself (pic)

In what has to be one of the worst — not to mention disgusting, unsanitary and goodness knows what else — ways to store concession food at a sporting event, a Montreal Canadiens fan stashed his soda and a tray of nachos underneath a urinal while relieving himself. Authentic shirt 225$, nacho combo 18$, protecting it at all costs pricel- wait..Just eww.what ya think @amandacstein...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Shaw doesn’t want bad reputation: 'I’m a pretty nice guy'

Andrew Shaw wants fans to know he’s a nice guy and his past actions don’t represent who he is as a player or as a person. Shaw’s developed a less than sterling reputation due to his actions and words on the ice. He’s been suspended for intentionally trying to injure a goalie and calling another player a homophobic slur. This season alone, Shaw was suspended three preseason...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban says move was a personality, not hockey trade

When the Montreal Canadiens traded P.K. Subban, it appeared that the deal was made for more than just hockey reasons. Now, Subban is publicly admitting that himself. Subban spoke to Alex Prewitt of Sports Illustrated and said the people who thought the deal was a “good ol’ fashioned hockey trade” are wrong in his opinion, instead saying the deal with Nashville was a personality...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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