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Game Preview: Canadiens @ Rangers

CANADIENS (30-13-3) @ RANGERS (27-14-4)The Canadiens will try to put an end to their three-game losing streak at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night when they take on one of the league’s hottest teams – the New York Rangers.Since Alain Vigneault’s squad handed the Canadiens a 5-0 loss back on November 23, the Rangers have won 18 of their last 25 games to sit third in the Metropolitan D

Making it four

BROSSARD – If the Canadiens are planning on extending their current winning streak to four straight games, they’re going to have to do it in a building that hasn’t been kind to them as of late.Back on November 23, Michel Therrien’s troops lost their third straight game to the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden dating back to last season’s Eastern Conference Finals series. The latest def

Shake it off

MONTREAL – Even a little vacation rust couldn’t stop the Habs from picking up two points against the Stars. Having gone their separate ways to relax and recharge during the All-Star break, the Canadiens were back at the Bell Centre looking to pick up where they had left off a week earlier. Like any vacationers returning to work after a few days away from the office, the Habs took some time to

The Numbers Game - January 27, 2015

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Tuesday's game between the Canadiens and the Stars.80 – Number of days since Travis Moen last hit the ice at the Bell Centre for a game, returning to Montreal as a member of the Stars for the first time since being traded to Dallas, on November 11, 2014. 1,028 – Number of days since Alexei Emelin last lit the lamp at the Bell Centre, finding the back o

Game Preview: Stars @ Canadiens

STARS (21-18-7) @ CANADIENS (29-13-3)After five days off, the Canadiens returned to work on Monday in Brossard before playing host to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.Prior to the All-Star break, Michel Therrien’s troops downed the Nashville Predators 2-1 in overtime. P.K. Subban scored the decisive marker. It was his 11th goal of the season, and his fourth game-winner.

The Montreal Canadiens join forces with Canadian NHL clubs to build awareness for mental health

PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL - For the third consecutive year, the Montreal Canadiens join forces to the Hockey Talks program, an initiative supported by the National Hockey League to raise awareness of mental health. Joining forces with the Calgary Flames, the Vancouver Canucks, the Ottawa Senators, the Winnipeg Jets, the Edmonton Oilers and the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Montreal Canadiens reiterates

Notebook - January 26, 2015

BROSSARD – In Monday’s notebook, the Habs return from vacation and look forward to a strong second half, while others get caught in the cold.THE BEST IS YET TO COME: Following the team’s longest break of the season, the Canadiens were back at the Bell Sports Complex on Monday getting set to embark on a tough second half of the season.With 45 games already in the books, head coach Michel Th

Memories aplenty

COLUMBUS – Carey Price surrendered four goals on 16 shots at the 2015 NHL All-Star Game, but Team Foligno ultimately dropped a 17-12 decision to Team Toews at Nationwide Arena on Sunday night.Ryan Getzlaf (ANA), Jakub Voracek (PHI), Patrice Bergeron (BOS) and John Tavares (NYI) all managed to beat the Canadiens netminder during his time between the pipes in the first period, but the four-time

Doing their part

COLUMBUS – Carey Price and Jiri Sekac helped pace Team Foligno to a 25-19 win over Team Toews at the 2015 NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Nationwide Arena on Saturday night.Sekac wasted little time putting his terrific skill set on display, showcasing his speed early on in the Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater event. The Czech forward went up against Florida Panthers rookie Aaron Ekblad, and p

The Great Outdoors

MONTREAL - In 2016, the Montreal Canadiens will ring in the New Year on the NHL's biggest stage.The National Hockey League confirmed on Saturday that the Habs will take part in next year's 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA, facing off against the Boston Bruins on January 1, 2016.The Canadiens will become just the second Canadian team to take part in

Dreaming wide awake

MONTREAL – While the Canadiens Adult Fantasy Camp might have come to a close, those in attendance will remember the experience for the rest of their lives.Participants were privy to a unique look inside the Canadiens’ universe, exploring many facts of the organization during the three-day program.Not only did participants hit the ice for practice, but they also took in several games, inclu

Helping out, one step at a time

MONTREAL - Lars isn't the only member of the Eller family with quick feet.In conjunction with a fundraising campaign to benefit the Just For Kids Foundation of the Montreal's Children's Hospital, his wife, Julie, will be taking part in the Dancing With The Stars gala at Théâtre Telus on St. Denis St. on February 3."We were approached by a friend last summer. We think it's an excellent init

Getting it done

MONTREAL – It wasn’t easy, but the Canadiens managed to send another one of the league’s top teams packing on Tuesday night.After besting the New York Islanders over the weekend, Michel Therrien’s troops downed the Western Conference powerhouse Nashville Predators 2-1 in overtime at the Bell Centre, coming together in the final frame despite being outshot by a 28-13 margin through nearly 40 st

The Numbers Game - January 20, 2015

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Tuesday's game between the Canadiens and Predators in Montreal.458 – Number of days that have elapsed since the Nashville Predators last paid a visit to the Bell Centre, with their most recent trek to Montreal dating back to October 19, 2013 when they registered a 2-1 win over the Canadiens. On that night, defenseman Seth Jones snapped a tie game with just

Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Predators

PREDATORS (30-10-4) @ CANADIENS (28-13-3)The Habs host the Nashville Predators on Tuesday during both teams’ final tilt before the NHL All-Star break.Arriving in Montreal with the stingiest defense in the league, Nashville has allowed an average of just 2.25 goals per game so far this season, giving up a total of just 99 goals since the 2014-15 season opener. The only team to still sit bel

We'll see in the morning

BROSSARD – It looks like Carey Price could be back between the pipes as soon as Tuesday night.After missing Saturday night’s game with a minor upper-body injury, the Canadiens netminder was back at practice at the Bell Sports Complex on Monday, readying himself for a possible return against the Western Conference powerhouse Nashville Predators at the Bell Centre.“I feel very good. I’ll see

The Montreal Canadiens Children's Foundation inaugurates its sixth outdoor BLEU BLANC BOUGE rink

LONGUEUIL – As part of its BLEU BLANC BOUGE program launched back in September 2008, the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation alongside presenting sponsor Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities (Jumpstart), unveiled its sixth outdoor multipurpose and refrigerated community rink at Lionel Groulx Park, in the city of Longueuil. To mark the official opening, children from the area took to the ice and

The best practice of the year

MONTREAL – The Canadiens deviated from their practice routine somewhat on Sunday, holding court at the Bell Centre instead of the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard as 17,000 spectators turned out to cheer on Michel Therrien’s troops at the Provigo Canadiens Fan Practice.Despite being sidelined with a minor upper-body injury, goaltender Carey Price still put in an appearance for the fans in atten

Massive Attack

MONTREAL – For a group looking for more balanced scoring, the Habs got a full team effort against the Islanders on Saturday.With the Eastern Conference leaders in the building and a familiar face in goal who had been nothing but perfect against the Canadiens since being traded from Montreal in 2010, the Habs – and eight different point-getters – replied the best way they knew how. By putting u

The Numbers Game - January 17, 2015

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Saturday's game between the Canadiens and Islanders in Montreal.24 – Number of points by which the Islanders have improved their season haul so far in comparison to the same 44-game span in 2013-14. With 61 points already in the bank heading into Saturday’s game versus just 37 a year ago, the first place Islanders have been one of the NHL’s surprises this

Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Islanders

ISLANDERS (30-13-1) @ CANADIENS (27-13-3)The Canadiens return to the Bell Centre on Saturday after splitting a short two-game road trip in Columbus and Ottawa.Coming back from a two-goal deficit with three consecutive power play markers to overcome the Blue Jackets on Wednesday, the Canadiens were bested 4-1 by the Senators most recently on Thursday.The loss ended a six-game Canadiens

Carving his niche

BROSSARD – Evolution is the key to survival in the NHL. Just ask Tom Gilbert.Signed by the Canadiens during the offseason, the 32-year-old defenseman came to Montreal with a reputation as an offensive-defenseman, counting five 25-plus point seasons, including a career-high 45-point campaign. On the power play, the veteran blue-liner’s numbers speak for themselves with 30% of Gilbert’s 204-poin

One false step

OTTAWA – The Canadiens didn’t generate much of anything during the opening frame against the Senators on Thursday night, and it ultimately cost them a shot at a seventh straight road win.Outshot by a 20-6 margin through 20 minutes of play at the Canadian Tire Centre, Michel Therrien’s troops were fortunate to head to the locker room trailing their Atlantic Division rivals 2-1 on the scoreboard

The Numbers Game - January 15, 2015

OTTAWA - Here's a numerical look at Thursday's game between the Canadiens and the Senators in Ottawa.1 – Number of career regular season starts Canadiens goaltender Dustin Tokarski has made against the Ottawa Senators, donning the pads for the first time versus Dave Cameron’s contingent on Thursday night at the Canadian Tire Centre. It was Tokarski’s eighth start of the 2014-15 campaign. He pr

Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Senators

CANADIENS (27-12-3) @ SENATORS (17-17-8)The Canadiens will be back in action on Thursday in Ottawa, less than 24 hours after sealing a spectacular 3-2 comeback win in Columbus.On Wednesday in Ohio, the Habs scored three goals in less than four minutes late in the third to overcome a two-goal deficit against the Blue Jackets.All three goals – courtesy of Max Pacioretty, twice, and P.K.

Just what the doctor ordered

COLUMBUS – The Canadiens’ power play came to life when they needed it most on Wednesday night.Down 2-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets with 8:30 remaining in regulation time, Michel Therrien’s troops scored three straight goals with the man advantage in a span of just under four minutes to secure a 3-2 win at Nationwide Arena which snapped their two-game losing streak. It was only the second time

The Numbers Game - January 14, 2015

COLUMBUS - Here's a numerical look at Wednesday's game between the Canadiens and Blue Jackets in Columbus.23 – Number of players who hail from the state of Ohio who’ve participated in at least NHL game. Former Canadiens Bryan Smolinski and Pat Jablonski are among that group, which also includes offensive defenseman Dave Ellett, who played 1,129 NHL games, suiting up primarily with the Winnipeg

Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets

CANADIENS (26-12-3) @ BLUE JACKETS (18-19-3)The Canadiens take on the Blue Jackets for the first time this season on Wednesday, to open the first half of a short two-day road trip.Winners of the season series between the two teams a year ago, Montreal registered a pair of wins over three games against Columbus in 2013-14.Despite a disastrous start to the 2014-15 season with just six wi

Expected return

BROSSARD – The Canadiens may be able to count on a fresh face in the lineup when the team returns to action on Wednesday in Columbus.Sidelined since suffering a concussion against the Devils on January 2, Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau was back on the ice in Brossard for a third consecutive practice on Tuesday, skating alongside new linemates Brandon Prust and Alex Galchenyuk.Stopping just sho

From one challenge to the next

MONTREAL – A few days after helping Canada reclaim gold, Zachary Fucale is ready to begin his quest to secure another prestigious honour. The pressure on the shoulders of Team Canada’s young stars during the World Junior Hockey Championship was enormous. In addition to the tournament being played on home soil in Montreal and Toronto, Benoit Groulx’s troops were expected to deliver on high expe News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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