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Canadiens vs Red Wings Top Six Minutes: Not Quite Enough

Canadiens vs Red Wings Top Six Minutes: Not Quite Enough

A lack of OT urgency sees the Habs fall to Detroit. 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. First Period Well...that’s one way to start...get scored on by one of the worst power plays in the league... Oh great. Someone hasn’t scored all year? They’re gonna score tonight. Book it. Oh look at that! A Montreal power play! Radulov, Galchenyuk, Byron, Pacioretty, Weber? I like. Only generated one shot though. That I don’t...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 21, 2017
Tuesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens in the driver’s seat heading toward the playoffs

Tuesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens in the driver’s seat heading toward the playoffs

Your daily links, how the big Habs-Sens weekend put Montreal in control of the Atlantic, Pacioretty in the mix for goal-scoring lead, Les Canadiennes’ shootout tips, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes The Habs relied on some desperate and spectacular hockey to help extend their division lead. [Sportsnet] The gap could get bigger between now and season’s end. [Arpon Basu] Habs-Sens next Saturday is Montreal's only game between now and the end of the season against a team currently in a playoff position.— Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) March 20, 2017 Brendan Gallagher feels...
Canadiens Notebook: Max Pacioretty not concerned about Maurice Richard Trophy

Canadiens Notebook: Max Pacioretty not concerned about Maurice Richard Trophy

STU COWAN The last time a Canadiens player led the NHL in goals at the end of a season was 1977-78, when Guy Lafleur hit the back of the net 60 times, seven more than the New York Islander’s Mike Bossy […]
BONUS: Max Pacioretty is a hot streak away from Richard Trophy

BONUS: Max Pacioretty is a hot streak away from Richard Trophy

https://youtu.be/ew5BWyuDjjI  Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty sits near the top of the NHL scoring race. Our panel looks at this chances if winning the Maurice Richard Trophy this season. And don’t forget to check out last week’s HI/O show for more […]
The Hockey Writers Mar 19, 2017

Rocket Richard Trophy Headed to Montreal?

There’s a tight race for the NHL regular season goal-scoring title heading into the final 11 games, and Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens is right in the thick of it. Sitting at 33 goals after 71 games, he’s on pace to challenge his career-high 39 goals from 2013-2014 and has a shot at reaching […]
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 18, 2017
Saturday Habs Headlines: Atlantic Division lead on the line as Habs and Sens renew rivalry

Saturday Habs Headlines: Atlantic Division lead on the line as Habs and Sens renew rivalry

The Canadiens will be seeing lots of the Senators down the stretch, Pacioretty and Byron are having great years, Beaulieu doesn’t like being scratched, and much more. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes St. Patrick’s day is an important part of Montreal’s culture and history, but it was once better known as the day of the Richard Riots. [Vice Sports] Nathan Beaulieu was a healthy scratch when the Habs played the Chicago Blackhawks, and the young defenceman was none too happy about it (which is a good sign, according to his coach). [JdM] The Habs-Sens rivalry has been quiet of late,...
Montreal Gazette Mar 16, 2017
Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Max Pacioretty as handy with a shovel as a stick

Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Max Pacioretty as handy with a shovel as a stick

Captain stops to help dig a stranger's care out of a snowbank on the team's day off.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 14, 2017
Tuesday Habs Headlines: A difficult, yet successful, road trip for the Canadiens

Tuesday Habs Headlines: A difficult, yet successful, road trip for the Canadiens

Your daily links, looking back at the West coast trip that was, Brendan Gallagher talks about his injury rehab, Habs prospects are dominating, and more. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes It wasn’t all pretty, but the Habs returned home having succeeded on their long road trip. [JdM] Max Pacioretty has not only been one of the best goal-scorers in the NHL over recent years, but he’s also one of the most clutch. [NHL PR] Max Pacioretty of the @CanadiensMTL ranks second in the NHL with 34 game-winning goals since the start of the 2013-14 season. pic.twitter.com/rmIk6bwR8T— NHL...
The Globe and Mail Mar 12, 2017

Paul Byron’s two goals power Canadiens past Oilers

Max Pacioretty also scored twice for the Habs, who have won seven of their last eight games
Canadiens lines at practice: Brian Flynn joins the injured list

Canadiens lines at practice: Brian Flynn joins the injured list

After leaving last night’s game, Flynn joins Alex Radulov and Tomas Plekanec on the sidelines Less than 24 hours after an overtime win in Vancouver, the Montreal Canadiens returned to practice in Calgary, and there was one less healthy body with them. Brian Flynn missed practice, and joined Alexander Radulov and Tomas Plekanec on the sidelines, and with that Michael McCarron rejoined a regular line. #Habs: Les trios du jour. Pacioretty-Danault-GallagherKing-Galchenyuk-LehkonenByron-Mitchell-ShawMartinsen-Ott-McCarron— J-F Chaumont (@JFChaumontJDM) March 8, 2017 Claude Julien...
HI/O Bonus: Top goal scorers of the last 20 years

HI/O Bonus: Top goal scorers of the last 20 years

HI/O looks back at the top scorers on the Montreal Canadiens over the last 20 years, from Vince Damphousse and Pierre Turgeon to Max Pacioretty, and some names — and numbers — that might surprise you. 
Canadiens vs. Rangers: Game thread, rosters, lines (without Radulov), and how to watch

Canadiens vs. Rangers: Game thread, rosters, lines (without Radulov), and how to watch

The Habs are looking to extend their win streak in the Big Apple. Don’t look now, but the Montreal Canadiens have got themselves a win streak going. The Habs are winners of four in a row, with their latest win coming against P.K. Subban’s Nashville Predators. Alex Galchenyuk leads the team with five points in that stretch, followed closely by Max Pacioretty and Alexander Radulov (who is day-to-day with a lower-body injury), each with four apiece. PK's Revenge: taking out Radulov pic.twitter.com/SZ1KzqGsAL— Ashley (@alour) March 4, 2017 It may also be safe to say that Carey Price...
The Hockey Writers Mar 3, 2017

Bergevin Kept His Word

The March 1 NHL trade deadline came and went and the Montreal Canadiens failed to address their scoring issues. During the month of February, the Canadiens failed to win a game in regulation, something that hadn’t been done since 1940. Also during the month of February, only four Hab forwards, Max Pacioretty, Alexander Radulov, Alex Galchenyuk […]
Habs lines at practice: Dwight King appears ready to make Habs debut as newcomers arrive

Habs lines at practice: Dwight King appears ready to make Habs debut as newcomers arrive

The morning skate saw a different set up on the fourth line Following a very busy Trade Deadline, the Montreal Canadiens skated out their new lines ahead of the game versus the Nashville Predators tonight. #Habs Pacioretty-Danault-RadulovLehkonen-Galchenyuk-GallagherByron-Plekanec-ShawKing-McCarron-MitchellExtras : Martinsen-Ott-Flynn— Guillaume Lefrançois (@glefrancoisLP) March 2, 2017 The first line is unchanged, whereas Artturi Lehkonen remained on the second line alongside Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher. The third line remained the same as well, and the newcomers, as...
Chris Terry named AHL Player of the Month

Chris Terry named AHL Player of the Month

The St. John’s IceCaps forward continues to make his mark. Chris Terry has been one of the IceCaps top’ playmakers ever since he came on board for the 2016-17 season. But during the month of February, the 27-year-old was a force to reckoned with. For his efforts, he was named the player of the month in the American Hockey League; the first member of the Montreal Canadiens’ AHL affiliate to earn the honour since Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais accomplished that feat in back-to-back months with the Hamilton Bulldogs in 2010. Both he and fellow teammate Charles Hudon have gone...

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