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One tough group

VANCOUVER – The Canadiens might not have closed out their three-game road swing in Western Canada in style on Thursday night, but they continued to display the trademark resiliency that has defined them all season long.Down a pair of goals to the Canucks with just under eight minutes remaining in regulation time, Michel Therrien’s troops rallied to tie the score at two on markers from Alex Gal

The Numbers Game - October 30, 2014

VANCOUVER - Here's a numerical look at Thursday's game between the Canadiens and Canucks in Vancouver.4 – Number of games the Canadiens have played over the last six days, having gone up against the Rangers last Saturday at the Bell Centre, before battling the Oilers in Edmonton on Monday, the Flames in Calgary on Tuesday, and then taking on the Canucks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Thursday

Game Preview: Canadiens @ Canucks

CANADIENS (8-2-0) @ CANUCKS (6-3-0)The Canadiens wrap up their western Canadian road trip on Thursday with the club's annual visit to Vancouver. Coming away with at least one point in each of their last seven meetings opposite the Canucks, the Habs will try to keep that streak alive at Rogers Arena. Arriving in Edmonton last Sunday, the Canadiens were surprised 3-0 by the Oilers on Monday

Vancouver Five

VANCOUVER – If the thousands upon thousands of Canadiens fans living in close proximity to the Pacific Ocean eagerly anticipate a visit from their favorite team to Vancouver each year, these games are just as special for many of the players involved.With a temperate climate all year long and incredible scenery that stretches from downtown to the city limits, Vancouver is known as one of the fi

A true artist

CALGARY – Carey Price’s standout performance earned Michel Therrien’s troops a hard-fought two points on Tuesday night.The 27-year-old netminder turned aside 37 shots at the Scotiabank Saddledome through 65 minutes of play, before denying Jiri Hudler, Sean Monahan, and Johnny Gaudreau in the shootout, to lead the Canadiens to a 2-1 victory. Price, who won his fifth consecutive start, upped his

The Numbers Game - October 28, 2014

CALGARY - Here's a numerical look at Tuesday's game between the Canadiens and the Flames.100 – Number of games Brandon Prust has suited up for in a Canadiens uniform, including Tuesday night’s tilt in Calgary. Prust, who joined the Habs ahead of the 2012-13 campaign, also enjoyed two stints with the Flames over the course of his NHL career.5 – Number of penalties assessed to both teams com

Career opportunity: Group Manager, Consumer Products, Montreal Canadiens

Career OpportunityGroup Manager, Consumer Products, Montreal CanadiensThe Montreal Canadiens are currently looking to fill the position of Group Manager, Consumer Products, in their Marketing department. The position is based in Montreal at the team’s offices at the Bell Centre.Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing, the Group Manager, Consumer Products is responsible for all act

Game Preview: Canadiens @ Flames

CANADIENS (7-2-0) @ FLAMES (5-4-1)Following a minor setback against the Oilers in the Albertan capital on Monday, the Canadiens will get right back to work on Tuesday when they visit the Flames in Calgary.The Canadiens saw their four-game win streak snapped in Edmonton as the team was unable to solve goaltender Ben Scrivens, despite taking 29 shots on net.Carey Price, meanwhile, will b

Minor stumble

EDMONTON - The Canadiens’ second road trip of the year got off to a tough start on Monday night. Netminder Ben Scrivens turned aside 29 shots to lead the Oilers to a 3-0 win at Rexall Place, as Michel Therrien’s troops dropped their second game of the season after rattling off four straight victories on home ice. Benoit Pouliot, Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall tallied for Dallas Eakins’ contingen

The Numbers Game - October 27, 2014

EDMONTON - Here's a numerical look at Monday's game between the Canadiens and the Oilers. 300 – Number of games Canadiens forward Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau has played in the NHL, including Monday night’s tilt against the Oilers at Rexall Place in Edmonton. The 2014-15 campaign marks Parenteau’s seventh NHL season, having made his debut back in 2006-07 with the Chicago Blackhawks.18 – Numb

Game Preview: Canadiens @ Oilers

CANADIENS (7-1-0) @ OILERS (3-4-1)The Canadiens will begin their annual trip to Western Canada on Monday night with a tilt in Edmonton against the Oilers.In their most recent outing on Saturday night at the Bell Centre, Michel Therrien’s troops handed the New York Rangers a 3-1 defeat, snapping the Blueshirts’ winning streak at three games. Tomas Plekanec opened the scoring for the Canadie

Making his mark

MONTREAL – Sometimes, all you need is another chance.A man of his word, Dale Weise got his two games ago and has been running with it ever since.After starting the season a minus-3 following three games on the road, sitting out the next two in favor of Travis Moen, the 26-year-old forward is back in the lineup, making good on his promise to stay there with a pair of impressive performances

The Numbers Game - October 25, 2014

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Saturday's game between the Canadiens and the Rangers at the Bell Centre. 328 – Number of games Michel Therrien has spent behind the bench as head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, which in addition to his 272 in Pittsburgh, brings the 50-year-old’s total to 600 following Saturday’s tilt against the Rangers.5,086 – Number of days since Michel Therrien c

Hitting the books

MONTREAL – The passion to coach hockey is alive and well in Quebec. Just ask the 700 minor hockey coaches who participated in the annual Tim Hortons Coaching Day on Saturday.For a 12th-consecutive year, coaches from all levels of hockey and all four corners of Quebec filled the Bell Centre to share their passion for the game while also learning how to pass it along to their young players on th

Game Preview: Rangers @ Canadiens

RANGERS (4-3-0) @ CANADIENS (6-1-0)After going three straight days without playing a game, Michel Therrien’s troops will be back in action on Saturday night when they play host to the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre. It marks New York’s first visit to La Belle Province since the Eastern Conference Finals last spring.Like the Canadiens, the Rangers haven’t seen game action since Tuesday

Milestone man

BROSSARD – Evolving as an NHL coach since the start of the 21st century, Michel Therrien no longer counts the days spent at the arena on the eve of his 600th game behind the bench – an impressive feat for a coach who broke into the league as a 37-year-old.“When I first started, I had Doug Gilmour as a player on our roster, and he was older than me. If we still had a player who was older than m

The Canadiens offer support to the fight against cancer

MONTREAL – As part of the NHL Hockey Fights Cancer Program, the Montreal Canadiens have undertaken several initiatives in the to emphasize the courage of those living with cancer and raise awareness and funds for a cause that affects almost one out of two persons in Quebec. Every year the Montreal Canadiens team up with all NHL member clubs and the NHLPA and participate in this annual event to pro

The Canadiens, Senators and Maple Leafs team up to pay tribute to the brave Canadian soldiers who lost their lives this past week

PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – To honor the brave soldiers who lost their lives this past week in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Ottawa, and to show appreciation for the men and women whose selfless actions stopped the attackers and aided the victims, the Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs will stage a coordinated tribute Saturday immediately preceding the 7 p.m. ET puck drops at


TOMAS PLEKANEC: There are a lot of turtleneck questions, obviously, so let’s just get that out of the way first. The answer about why I wear the turtleneck is that there is no reason. There’s nothing behind it. I just wear it because I started wearing it in Hamilton and that’s it, nothing special. (Laughs)What is your guilty pleasure?TP: It’s got to be chocolate I guess, the usual one. It’s

Notebook - October 23, 2014

BROSSARD – In today’s notebook, the Canadiens reflect on the tragedy that struck the nation’s capital, and players gather for some team bonding. Pausing to reflect: After practice on Thursday, a few Habs shared their thoughts on the tragic events that took place in Ottawa. For some, the images on television and social media evoked painful memories. Such was the case for Mississauga native, Man

Sparkplug on D

MONTREAL – Was Alexei Emelin deliberately trying to send Milan Lucic a message when he delivered a thundering open-ice hit on the Bruins power forward just 2:06 into the Canadiens’ home opener last Thursday night?“No, no,” insisted the 28-year-old defenseman, who, some 18 months earlier, came out on the wrong side of a hit attempt on Lucic at the Bell Centre, suffering a devastating knee injur

Power performer

MONTREAL – When Alex Galchenyuk is on his game, the chances of shutting him down are slim to none. The Red Wings learned that lesson the hard way on Tuesday night.With the Canadiens down 1-0 late in the third period, the 20-year-old forward won a critical one-on-one battle with Detroit defenseman Kyle Quincey down low, before beating goaltender Jimmy Howard on a wraparound to send the game to

The Numbers Game - October 21, 2014

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Tuesday's game between the Canadiens and the Red Wings at the Bell Centre.600 – Number of career games Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall has suited up for in the NHL, including Tuesday night’s tilt against the Canadiens. Kronwall debuted with the Red Wings back in 2003-04, and has played his entire career in the Motor City. The Swedish rearguard was sel

Game Preview: Red Wings @ Canadiens

RED WINGS (3-1-1) @ CANADIENS (5-1-0)Looking for a sixth win in just seven games so far this season, the Habs could repeat the feat last achieved during the start of the 1977-78 season with a win over the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.Riding a two-game win streak over the Boston Bruins and Colorado Avalanche, the Canadiens are enjoying an explosive start to the season on offense, c

Leading man

MONTREAL – Winning draws is an art form few players have mastered, but Manny Malhotra is a part of that elite group.The 34-year-old centerman, who signed a one-year deal with the Canadiens back on July 1st, has been nothing short of dominant in the faceoff circle since the start of the 2014-15 campaign, having bested his opponents 66.3 percent of the time through six games – tops amongst all r

Taking control

MONTREAL – Michel Therrien’s troops couldn’t solve Calvin Pickard early on Saturday night, but P.K. Subban wasn’t about to let the rookie netminder leave La Belle Province with his first career NHL victory.The 2013 Norris Trophy winner lit the lamp twice in the second period, including a highlight-reel tally that sent the Bell Centre faithful into a frenzy, to lift the Canadiens to a 3-2 win a

The Numbers Game - October 18, 2014

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Saturday's game between the Canadiens and the Avalanche at the Bell Centre. 2,501 – Number of games Canadiens equipment manager Pierre Gervais has worked behind the bench, including Saturday night’s game against the Avalanche. Gervais, who hit the 2,500 game mark on Thursday night against Boston, was honored for reaching the milestone in a pre-game ceremon

Game Preview : Avalanche @ Canadiens

AVALANCHE (1-3-1) @ CANADIENS (4-1-0)The Canadiens will look to continue their impressive start to the season on Saturday night when the Colorado Avalanche stop by the Bell Centre. In their most recent game, the Habs celebrated their home opener in style on Thursday night, with a 6-4 win over the Boston Bruins. In their first game in front of the home crowd, Jiri Sekac and Pierre-Alexandre

A winning combination

BROSSARD – It hasn't taken the line of Brendan Gallagher, David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty long to pick up right where it left off last season.Back together again after a brief period apart to start the year, the trio came to life on Thursday night against the Bruins, combining for three goals and eight points to help the Canadiens secure their fourth win in their last five games.For hi

Pedaling for a cause

BROSSARD – Just because the regular season is underway doesn’t mean that the Canadiens have put any of their social or community involvement initiatives on hold.Following practice on Friday, Max Pacioretty, David Desharnais, Brendan Gallagher and Jarred Tinordi hit the stationary bike for a very good cause, taking part in a “Spin-o-don” to benefit Centraide, which will hold its inaugural relay News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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