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Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens’ season yielding more frustration than excitement.

Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens’ season yielding more frustration than excitement.

Your daily links, including the fallout of a loss to the Coyotes, Brendan Gallagher’s tough night, Carey Price’s status, all-time franchise best moustaches and more! Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Thursday night’s loss was nothing short of a frustrating night for Brendan Gallagher. [RDS] Claude Julien understands that not every ugly loss needs to be met with punitive practice. [TSN] Marc Bergevin’s punishment was a sleepless night. [Kelly Greig] Florida Panthers GM and President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon sympathizes with Bergevin and hopes that Montreal fans can be...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 16, 2017
Thursday Habs Headlines: Carey Price’s health should be a priority

Thursday Habs Headlines: Carey Price’s health should be a priority

Here are your daily links, including how the Habs are handling Carey Price’s latest injury, the struggling fourth line, new expansion possibilities, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes His latest injury may not be the same one that devastated the Habs in 2015-16, but Carey Price isn’t getting any younger, and he may need to work more closely with the organization regarding his health in the future, writes Elliotte Friedman. [31 Thoughts] Réne Bourque has high hopes for Habs prospect Lukas Vejdemo. [Twitter] Angela Price revealed on Instagram that their daughter assumes anyone...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 15, 2017
Wednesday Habs Headlines: Charlie Lindgren can push Carey Price

Wednesday Habs Headlines: Charlie Lindgren can push Carey Price

In today’s links, Jose Theodore thinks that Charlie Lindgren can push Carey Price to find his lost form, commentary on the Antti Niemi pick up, and early returns from the Duchene trade. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Jose Theodore thinks that the presence of Charlie Lindgren can light a fire under Carey Price. [Journal de Montreal | Google Translate] Lindgren takes no detours. [The Athletic (Unlocked)] Price should have learned from 2015-16 and not played through his current injury. [Sportsnet] Down Goes Brown has a look at four GMs — Marc Bergevin among them — around the league...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 14, 2017
Montreal Canadiens claim Antti Niemi off waivers

Montreal Canadiens claim Antti Niemi off waivers

The veteran will likely serve as Charlie Lindgren’s back up Not even an hour after Carey Price spoke to the media and said his injury was not serious, the Canadiens added a veteran back up goalie to their roster. MON claims Niemi— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 14, 2017 Antti Niemi will likely be around to serve as Charlie Lindgren’s back up until Price is activated from the injured reserve in the future. In three games with Pittsburgh this year, Niemi posted a 7.49 GAA and a .797 save percentage. After being waived by the Penguins, he played two more games with the...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 14, 2017
Carey Price updates his injury situation

Carey Price updates his injury situation

The Canadiens goalie discussed his “minor” injury after practice today One of the hot topics in Montreal right now is the uncertain status of the Canadiens superstar goaltender Carey Price, who has been on the sidelines with a “minor” injury. According to Price it’s taking a bit longer to recover due to the nature of his position, but reiterates that the lower body affliction is indeed minor. Price says he’s not going to be out long term. Says he decided not to practice today or tomorrow because the injury is ‘stagnant’. Says it happened in warm up in Minnesota— Dan...
ESPN Nov 13, 2017

What to do with Carey Price and updated fantasy hockey rankings

What to do with Carey Price and updated fantasy hockey rankings
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 13, 2017
Monday Habs Headlines: Charlie Lindgren inspiring confidence in his teammates

Monday Habs Headlines: Charlie Lindgren inspiring confidence in his teammates

Here are your daily links including Lindgren continues to shine, Pacioretty will take the points however they come, and Gallagher Skates for Kids Montreal Canadiens news and notes “Rising star” Charlie Lindgren continues to inspire his teammates as he holds onto his 3-1-0 record. [Journal de Montreal | Google Translate] His style may be different than that of Carey Price, but Lindgren is giving the Habs a chance to win every night, and he has no intention on stopping. [La Presse] It’s that time of year again as the Bell Centre hosts their 36th annual blood collection with the...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 12, 2017
Sunday Habs Headlines: Has Charlie Lindgren done enough to steal the backup role in Montreal?

Sunday Habs Headlines: Has Charlie Lindgren done enough to steal the backup role in Montreal?

In today’s links, Lindgren makes an impression, Drouin’s business with the Lightning officially wraps up, Montoya out indefinitely, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Charlie Lindgren has played well in Carey Price’s absence. Has he done enough to claim a role with the team when Price returns? [FanRag Sports] Lindgren’s parents were in attendance last night as he improved his NHL record to 6-1-0: Heureux d’avoir Bob et Jennifer Lindgren avec nous ce soir.Great to have Bob and Jennifer Lindgren in the house tonight to support their son, @CharlieLindgren!#GoHabsGo...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 11, 2017
Saturday Habs Headlines: Musical chairs — Goaltender edition

Saturday Habs Headlines: Musical chairs — Goaltender edition

Carey Price still out. Al Montoya hurt. Zach Fucale recalled. Charlie Lindgren is hot. In non-goalie news, Alex Galchenyuk is hitting his stride on the top line, Brendan Gallagher answers popular questions, a look at the 2017 class of HHOF inductees. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Following Carey Price, Al Montoya is now injured, so the Habs have recalled Zach Fucale from the AHL Laval Rocket. [EOTP] It’s a good thing Charlie Lindgren is around and playing well, now that Montreal’s NHL goaltenders are both hurt. [JdM] Charlie Lindgren’s IceCaps mask has people talking, but the...
FOX Sports Nov 11, 2017

Lindgren gets another start as Canadiens host Sabres (Nov 11, 2017)

MONTREAL -- With injuries to goaltenders Carey Price and backup Al Montoya, Charlie Lindgren will get his fourth straight start for the Montreal Canadiens when they face the Buffalo Sabres at Bell Centre on Saturday.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 10, 2017
Canadiens vs. Wild game recap: Well that was rubbish

Canadiens vs. Wild game recap: Well that was rubbish

Despite a pretty great game, the Habs got beaten in a bogus third period. With Carey Price, Shea Weber, and Jonathan Drouin all out of the Canadiens’ lineup against the Wild, let's just say expectations were not high. Could Charlie Lindgren overcome a huge challenge and pick up his sixth win in the NHL? Could Victor Mete and Brandon Davidson pick up the slack left by Weber, and could the Habs win Claude Julien's 200th game behind the Montreal bench? So many questions. In the first five minutes, Max Pacioretty and Andrew Shaw headed in on an odd-man rush, and Lindgren calmly turned aside...
Seven Days in Stats: As predicted by the underlying numbers, the Canadiens have bounced back

Seven Days in Stats: As predicted by the underlying numbers, the Canadiens have bounced back

In this fourteen-day edition of the team’s statistical recap, we see the resurgence of the Montreal Canadiens. This week’s (and last week’s) results: 5-4 W vs. NYR, 8-3 W @ OTT, 6-3 L @ MIN, 5-4 W (OT) @ WPG, 2-0 W @ CHI, 3-2 W vs. VGK. To begin, my apologies for the hiatus last week, but sometimes life gets in the way, and, admittedly, inspiration was lacking after the last Minnesota game. But what a difference a week makes. Despite the calamity in the Land of the 10,000 Lakes, which not only resulted in yet another loss against a Western Conference team but also Carey Price going...
Thursday Habs Headlines: Brendan Gallagher delivers the grit and the goals

Thursday Habs Headlines: Brendan Gallagher delivers the grit and the goals

Here are your daily links, including Brendan Gallagher’s tangible (and intangible) contributions to the team, Carey Price’s return to the ice, Michael McCarron’s frustration, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Brendan Gallagher‘s bounce-back is coming at a great time for the Habs. [Montreal Gazette] Good news: Carey Price was at practice in full pads on Wednesday. Good news, #Canadiens fans! Carey Price hit the ice in full pads this morning. pic.twitter.com/XMtHPFmKYQ— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) November 8, 2017 Michael McCarron is struggling to keep a positive...
Canadiens news from practice: Price skates, Drouin and Shaw 50/50 for tomorrow

Canadiens news from practice: Price skates, Drouin and Shaw 50/50 for tomorrow

Some injury updates from practice today There were some updates surrounding some Montreal Canadiens players at practice today. Before practice started, Carey Price took to the ice in full equipment. He didn’t take any shots, but thanks to a video from Sportsnet, we can see what he was working on and it does look like he was testing his lower body injury with some movement exercises. Good news, #Canadiens fans! Carey Price hit the ice in full pads this morning. pic.twitter.com/XMtHPFmKYQ— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) November 8, 2017 He doesn’t look like he’s ready for game action,...
It’s too early to be worried about Carey Price’s play

It’s too early to be worried about Carey Price’s play

And no, there’s no goalie controversy looming. The early days of the 2017-18 NHL season have not been kind to Carey Price, that much is not in question. But those who question the former Hart Trophy-winner’s ability to rebound are doing so prematurely. Undoubtedly, the way the Montreal Canadiens’ franchise player has struggled through the first month of the NHL calendar is disconcerting. Stumbling out of the gate isn’t exactly a great look for the man set to become the highest-paid goaltender in league history in one year’s time. The play of Charlie Lindgren through the infancy of...

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Canadiens Player News

  • Carey Price

    Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens’ season yielding more frustration than excitement.

  • Antti Niemi

    Rocket vs. Phantoms game recap: Laval unravels in loss on home ice

  • Charlie Lindgren

    [Highlight] Charlie Lindgren makes a huge save, and Joe Morrow scores at the other end

  • Max Pacioretty

    Habs notes: Max Pacioretty, Jonathan Drouin, and Jordie Benn are well enough to play tonight; no lineup changes from Thursday

  • Shea Weber

    [Highlight] Shea Weber fires a slapshot right off the faceoff win to make it 4-3

  • Jonathan Drouin

    Habs notes: Max Pacioretty, Jonathan Drouin, and Jordie Benn are well enough to play tonight; no lineup changes from Thursday

  • Al Montoya

    [Injury Report] Al Montoya out indefinitely with a concussion

  • Brendan Gallagher

    Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens’ season yielding more frustration than excitement.

  • Jordie Benn

    Habs notes: Max Pacioretty, Jonathan Drouin, and Jordie Benn are well enough to play tonight; no lineup changes from Thursday

  • Phillip Danault

    Friday Habs Headlines: Antti Niemi gets a chance to turn his career around