6:42 AM EDT, Mon May 02, 2016

Canadiens to use a team-record 15th defenceman this season

When he steps on the ice tonight versus the Florida Panthers, Ryan Johnston will break the record dating back to the 2000-01 season. Joel Hanley. Darren Dietz. If anyone had asked most pundits at the start of the season whether these two defencemen would see time in the NHL this season with the Montreal Canadiens, it would have been an easy "no" from most. "Not with that depth," they would have certainly said. However, due to the injury epidemic that has swept through the Habs blue-liners this season, the Canadiens have used 14 different defencemen so far, with only one of them, Victor...

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