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Eyes On The Prize Dec 10, 2019
Kinkaid believes steady playing time will get his confidence back

Kinkaid believes steady playing time will get his confidence back

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via The goaltender is already feeling the benefits of playing more consistently. While the Montreal Canadiens’ future is gaining first-team experience, part of the Canadiens present is still trying to return to form. Goaltender Keith Kinkaid has now been with the Laval Rocket for nearly a week after clearing waivers. He’s made appearances in the Rocket’s last two games: a 5-2 loss to the Syracuse Crunch and a 4-3 win over the Springfield Thunderbirds. “All it takes is game reps sometimes to feel good and get your game back,” Kinkaid said after...
The Hockey Writers Dec 5, 2019

Montreal Canadiens’ Cayden Primeau Making First Start Against Avs

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Cayden Primeau will make his NHL debut tonight when the rookie starts against the visiting Colorado Avalanche. Primeau, 20, was called up from the American Hockey League’s Laval Rocket earlier this week just before the Canadiens place backup goalie Keith Kinkaid on waivers. The Canadiens have back-to-back games on tap, with Carey […] The post Montreal Canadiens’ Cayden Primeau Making First Start Against Avs appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Eyes On The Prize Dec 3, 2019
Habs vs. Islanders: Game thread

Habs vs. Islanders: Game thread

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports The losing streak will end at some point. Is tonight the night? Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Islanders How to watch Start time: 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PSTIn the Canadiens region: TSN2, TSN Direct (English), RDS, RDS Direct (French)In the Islanders region: MSG+Streaming: NHL.tv/NHL Live There have been some changes since the last game the Canadiens played. Keith Kinkaid’s spot on the roster has been handed to Cayden Primeau, who is up from the AHL. Joining the young netminder on the trip from Laval was Matthew Peca, who steps into the lineup right away,...
Last Word on Hockey Dec 3, 2019
Montreal Canadiens: Analyzing the Cayden Primeau Promotion

Montreal Canadiens: Analyzing the Cayden Primeau Promotion

On Monday, December 2nd, news hit that the Montreal Canadiens were placing backup goaltender Keith Kinkaid on waivers. This came as a shock to many fans around the league. The Canadiens are currently enduring an eight-game losing streak and the team has been disastrous in all aspects. Fans have been crying for changes to the coaching/management staff. However, none saw that the change the club would make was putting Keith Kinkaid on waivers with the plan to assign him to their AHL affiliate Laval Rocket. In doing this, the Habs also had to recall a goaltender to back up Carey Price. While...
Eyes On The Prize Dec 3, 2019
Links: Herald of Change

Links: Herald of Change

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ How the waiving of Kinkaid indicates changes are coming, injuries, recalls, and hot dogs in Montreal, as well as more allegations against Babcock and others in today's links Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Mike Johnson says the waiving of Keith Kinkaid is the herald of change. [TSN] Eric Engels discusses why the Canadiens promoted Primeau. [Sportsnet] It may be what they're made of, or how they're prepared, but for whatever reason, the hot dogs in Montreal are magical — and legendary. [The Athletic] The timing is ironic, considering that Primeau was...
Sportsnet.ca Dec 2, 2019
Why the Canadiens waived Kinkaid and promoted Primeau

Why the Canadiens waived Kinkaid and promoted Primeau

There was plenty of fury after Keith Kinkaid was waived by the Montreal Canadiens and Cayden Primeau was brought up from the AHL on Monday, but there was logical to both moves. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Montreal Gazette Dec 2, 2019

Canadiens place backup goalie Keith Kinkaid on NHL waivers

Goalie Cayden Primeau and forward Matthew Peca get called up from AHL's Laval Rocket.
A Winning Habit Dec 2, 2019

Cayden Primeau gets the call for the Montreal Canadiens

As Keith Kinkaid prepares to regain his confidence with the Laval Rocket, the Montreal Canadiens have recalled Cayden Primeau to take his place The Montreal Canadiens being engaged on the waiver wire Monday afternoon was a surprise despite the need for some kind of shake up on the roster. Keith Kinkaid‘s 1-1-3 record, along with […] Cayden Primeau gets the call for the Montreal Canadiens - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Dec 2, 2019
Montreal Canadiens call up Cayden Primeau and Matthew Peca

Montreal Canadiens call up Cayden Primeau and Matthew Peca

Shanna Martin The goalie will replace Keith Kinkaid, who was waived earlier today. After placing Keith Kinkaid on waivers at noon, the Montreal Canadiens have recalled goaltender Cayden Primeau from the Laval Rocket. They also recalled forward Matthew Peca. The Canadiens have recalled goaltender Cayden Primeau and forward Matthew Peca from the AHL's Laval Rocket.#GoHabsGo https://t.co/9b96fNPm9b— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) December 2, 2019 This will be Primeau’s first stint in the National Hockey League. Primeau has had a tremendous start to his professional career,...
A Winning Habit Dec 2, 2019

Montreal Canadiens place Keith Kinkaid on waivers to regain confidence

It looks like Marc Bergevin is going to try to change some things up as the Montreal Canadiens place Keith Kinkaid on waivers. In all honesty, who saw this coming. The Montreal Canadiens haven’t been getting the best results from either of their goaltenders in Carey Price or Keith Kinkaid as they both have save […] Montreal Canadiens place Keith Kinkaid on waivers to regain confidence - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca Dec 2, 2019
Canadiens place backup goalie Keith Kinkaid on waivers

Canadiens place backup goalie Keith Kinkaid on waivers

The Montreal Canadiens have placed backup goalie Keith Kinkaid on waivers, the team announced Monday. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize Dec 2, 2019
Montreal Canadiens to place Keith Kinkaid on waivers

Montreal Canadiens to place Keith Kinkaid on waivers

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ The backup goaltender made five starts for the Canadiens. The Montreal Canadiens will place Keith Kinkaid on waivers today according to multiple reports. Eric Engels was the first to report and has since been confirmed by TSN’s Bob McKenzie. Expect Keith Kinkaid to be placed on waivers at noon— Eric Engels (@EricEngels) December 2, 2019 The goaltender made five starts for the Canadiens, going 1-1-3 with a 4.24 goals against average and a .874 save percentage. He was not on the ice for the team’s practice today. It became clear that he did not have...
Eyes On The Prize Dec 2, 2019
Links: Is Claude Julien losing faith in Keith Kinkaid?

Links: Is Claude Julien losing faith in Keith Kinkaid?

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via In today’s links, Julien may be losing faith in his number-two goalie, Guy Lafleur goes through another operation, Cale Makar is named rookie of the month, and more Montreal News and Notes It looks like Claude Julien may be losing confidence in his No. 2 netminder. [Montreal Gazette] Alexe Gagnon, a 16-year-old figure skater battling Ewing’s sarcoma, signed a one-day contract as the Canadiens’ skating specialist. [Twitter] Andrew Zadarnowski joined the Weekend Game Plan to discuss the Habs’ seven game winless streak, potential moves...
Montreal Gazette Dec 1, 2019

Habs lose confidence in backup goalie Keith Kinkaid | HI/O Bonus 2

'You wonder at what point do they call up Cayden Primeau from Laval (Rocket),' says Stu Cowan. But just for two games.
Montreal Gazette Nov 30, 2019

Canadiens Game Day: Habs get loser point, but now winless in last seven

Team's longest winless streak since disastrous 2017-18 season as Keith Kinkaid stops 25 of 29 shots in 4-3 OT loss to Flyers.

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