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Mar 26, 2017
Rotoworld
With his two goals Saturday night, Andrei Markov broke a 15-game scoring draught.
Habs Eyes On The Prize 3 hours ago
Wednesday Habs Headlines: Andrei Markov revitalizing Habs top pairing

Wednesday Habs Headlines: Andrei Markov revitalizing Habs top pairing

Here are your daily links, including what Andrei Markov adds to the Habs’ top pairing, Michael McNiven’s playoff successes, and a victory for women’s hockey Montreal Canadiens news and notes The Canadiens are now scoring more goals and allowing fewer against since Andrei Markov joined Shea Weber on the top pairing. A long overdue change. [TSN 690] Markov received a well-deserved ovation when he tied Guy Lapointe for 2nd all-time in points among Habs defencemen. [Canadiens] Jordie’s beard game puts Jamie to shame. The Benn Brothers #DALvsMTL pic.twitter.com/c7TfanPJ87— Dallas...
Habs Eyes On The Prize 10 hours ago
Andrei Markov ties Guy Lapointe for second all-time in points by a Canadiens defenceman

Andrei Markov ties Guy Lapointe for second all-time in points by a Canadiens defenceman

An assist tonight moves the long-time defender into second place for scoring by a defencemen. Andrei Markov continues to defy Father Time and all the people who doubted his ability to play elite hockey at the NHL level. Tonight, with his assist on Artturi Lehkonen’s goal, the stalwart defender moves into a tie with Guy Lapointe for second all-time in scoring by a Montreal defencemen. Congratulations Andrei! #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/FizDklbNe0— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) March 29, 2017 Markov now trails only the legendary Larry Robinson in scoring by a blue-liner, and...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 27, 2017
Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price making late charge in Vezina race

Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price making late charge in Vezina race

Here are your daily links including Price close to joining in on the top goaltender conversation, Markov steps up, and Crosby disses Senators’ owner. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Don’t count Carey Price out of the Vezina race just yet. Looks like his dry spell may be behind him. [FanRag Sports] Price discusses the win against the Senators and Andrei Markov’s underrated shot. [NHL] With two goals and one assist, Markov stepped up and emerged as the superhero during Saturday nights matchup against the Ottawa Senators. [La Presse] Andrew Zadarnowski joins Habs Breakfast to discuss...
Montreal Gazette Mar 26, 2017
Jack Todd: Reserve a slot for Markov in Hall of Fame

Jack Todd: Reserve a slot for Markov in Hall of Fame

If his speed and reflexes have slipped a bit, Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov is more than able to make up for it with experience and brains.
Rotoworld Mar 26, 2017

Markov breaks a 15-game scoring draught - Andrei Markov (D) Montreal Canadiens

With his two goals Saturday night, Andrei Markov broke a 15-game scoring draught.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 26, 2017
Sunday Habs Headlines: The eternal Andrei Markov continues to impress

Sunday Habs Headlines: The eternal Andrei Markov continues to impress

Here are your daily headlines, including Markov’s awesomeness, Habs prospect highlights, defensive production, and more Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Andrei Markov tied Guy Lapointe for the 2nd most GWG all-time among Habs defencemen, with 20. [SC] Saturday was Markov’s seventh career two-goal game. His first since January 11, 2014. [Sean Farrell] The General seemed quite exuberant after his first goal of the game, and there’s a good reason why: #Habs Markov on why he celebrated so exuberantly and flashily -- "sheathing the sword" -- after his second goal....
Montreal Gazette Mar 25, 2017
Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Andrei Markov continues to defy his age

Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Andrei Markov continues to defy his age

The 38-year-old defenceman scored two goals and logged 21:35 of ice time in Saturday night's 3-1 win over Senators.
Montreal Gazette Mar 25, 2017
Habs Game Report: Montreal gains breathing room on Ottawa

Habs Game Report: Montreal gains breathing room on Ottawa

The Canadiens have found a way to fix their struggling offence: play the Ottawa Senators. The Canadiens beat the Senators 3-1 Saturday at the Bell Centre, marking the third time in eight nights Montreal has beaten Ottawa.  Andrei Markov scored twice for the Canadiens — once on the power play — and Shea Weber also […]
FOX Sports Mar 25, 2017
Markov scores twice, sets up Weber as Canadiens top Sens 3-1 (Mar 25, 2017)

Markov scores twice, sets up Weber as Canadiens top Sens 3-1 (Mar 25, 2017)

MONTREAL (AP) Andrei Markov scored two goals and set up another and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Saturday night to retain first place in the Atlantic Division.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 25, 2017
Canadiens vs. Senators Top Six Minutes: The General leads his troops to victory

Canadiens vs. Senators Top Six Minutes: The General leads his troops to victory

Andrei Markov scored twice and picked up an assist en route to a Habs’ 3-1 victory against the Ottawa Senators. For our new readers and members, the Top Six Minutes is a continuation of the discussion in the game thread. We try to keep it light and entertaining. Full recaps are up the morning after every game. Pre-game Sens again. Is the NHL trying to force a rivalry on us here? Will they have to start playing NBC Wednesday nights? Is this even a rivalry? Yes. For the sake of tonight’s game, this is a one-night intense rivalry. No Methot, which sucks for Ottawa, but is good for us....
Bonus: Markov, Weber will face tougher challenges in playoffs

Bonus: Markov, Weber will face tougher challenges in playoffs

Shea Weber and Andrei Markov managed to shut down Connor McDavid in Edmonton. Can they continue to be a shutdown pair in the playoffs? Our panel breaks that down. Missed last week’s show? Watch it below:  
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 22, 2017
Habs lines at practice: Galchenyuk placed on the left wing, McCarron 4th line centre

Habs lines at practice: Galchenyuk placed on the left wing, McCarron 4th line centre

Following a loss to the Red Wings, Galchenyuk finds himself on the wing The two injured players, Nikita Nesterov and Brian Flynn, hit the ice before the main Habs practice. Les blessés (Nesterov/Flynn) sur la glace avec le gardien R. Girard avant l'entraînement.Injured players take the ice before practice. pic.twitter.com/ryrwAMYNms— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) March 22, 2017 Andrei Markov, however, was not present during practice. The likely reason being a therapy day. The forwards saw a massive change, with Alex Galchenyuk slotted as a left winger, and Andrew Shaw taking...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 21, 2017
The Montreal Canadiens need to re-sign Andrei Markov

The Montreal Canadiens need to re-sign Andrei Markov

The veteran defenceman remains a pillar on the Canadiens.’ blue line Andrei Markov’s fifth contract with the Montreal Canadiens is coming to an end, and that would leave him as an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season at the age of 38. Drafted in the sixth round of the 1998 entry draft, he is one of but a handful of players remaining active in the NHL from that draft class, alongside Francois Beauchemin, Mike Fisher, Brian Gionta, and Chris Neil. The 1998 draft was the first for the new head of recruitment for the Canadiens (and current Ottawa Senators general manager) Pierre...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 17, 2017
Friday Habs Headlines: Nathan Beaulieu could be the spark the stagnant power play needs

Friday Habs Headlines: Nathan Beaulieu could be the spark the stagnant power play needs

In today’s links power-play discussion, finding new ways o score, more on the USWNT’s boycott, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes The key to the Canadiens’ ongoing power-play woes may be a defenceman they seem reluctant to use. [TSN690] Brendan Gallagher hasn’t been producing at nearly the same level as he’s shown in the past, and he says that his surgically reconstructed left hand is making shooting difficult. [La Presse] Andrei Markov is going to weigh his career options at the end of the season, but would like to return to the Canadiens. [La Presse] They used to be...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 15, 2017
Canadiens vs Blackhawks 10 Takeaways: Three mistakes, three goals against

Canadiens vs Blackhawks 10 Takeaways: Three mistakes, three goals against

Things are going the Habs way, and a little bit of luck changes the outcome of this game. 1. Jordie Benn is proving to be a great acquisition It was a foregone conclusion that the Habs needed to improve their defensive unit to make a deep run this season. Since being acquired Jordie Benn has been nearly flawless for Montreal, and is playing a major role in the team’s turnaround. Not only is he providing stability on the bottom pairing with Nathan Beaulieu and Brandon Davidson, he’s taking over Andrei Markov’s time on the penalty kill. Markov is no spring chicken, so giving him time...

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