8:14 AM EST, Fri January 18, 2019
Eyes On The Prize 4 hours ago
Links: Crucial games coming up for the Canadiens

Links: Crucial games coming up for the Canadiens

In today’s links, how the Habs are treating a group of upcoming games as “must-wins” heading into the All-Star break, Phillip Danault’s performance is vindicating the general manager’s decision to acquire him, and fallout from the Rask/Niederreiter trade. Montreal Canadiens news and notes The Canadiens are approaching a group of games just prior to the All Star Game as “must-win”. [Sportsnet] Phillip Danault continues to prove that Marc Bergevin’s decision to acquire him was correct. [RDS] The length of Paul Byron’s suspension surprised head coach Claude Julien....
Montreal Gazette 15 hours ago

Length of Paul Byron's ban surprises Canadiens coach Claude Julien

"Without a history, I didn’t expect him to get that much," Claude Julien says about three-game suspension handed down by NHL for hit to head
The Hockey Writers 16 hours ago

NHL News & Notes: Byron, Alzner, Dubinsky & More

In today’s News & Notes, Paul Byron has been suspended, the Montreal Canadiens have recalled Karl Alzner, Brandon Dubinsky has returned to practice and Ben Lovejoy will miss Thursday’s game. Related: NHL News & Notes: Kesler, Backes & More Paul Byron Suspended The Canadiens will be without Byron for the next three games as the […] The post NHL News & Notes: Byron, Alzner, Dubinsky & More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
A Winning Habit Jan 17, 2019

Who should the Montreal Canadiens slot in for Paul Byron?

With Paul Byron out of the lineup for three games, the Montreal Canadiens will need to choose between one of Matthew Peca or Charles Hudon to fill the void. Tuesday’s 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers was magic for the Montreal Canadiens. However, there is always a hint of darkness in a fairly lit room, […] Who should the Montreal Canadiens slot in for Paul Byron? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jan 17, 2019
Links: Phillip Danault among NHL’s elite faceoff men

Links: Phillip Danault among NHL’s elite faceoff men

Here are your daily links, including Danault’s significant contributions at the faceoff dot, Max Domi’s unique role, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Phillip Danault continues to impress with his faceoff skills. [Canadiens] Max Domi’s “agitator” role with the Canadiens is one that has been rarely filled in recent years. [Athlétique] Habs’ goalie prospect Cayden Primeau has been nominated for the Hobey Baker, along with his teammate, Jeremy Davies. [Northeastern] ICYMI: Paul Byron publicly accepted responsibility for charging Panthers’ defenceman MacKenzie...
The Hockey Writers Jan 16, 2019

Byron Suspended 3 Games

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Montreal Canadiens’ forward Paul Byron for three games. The 29-year-old forward has never been suspended or fined in his career but did launch upwards into Florida Panthers’ defender MacKenzie Weegar and caused an injury, resulting in supplemental discipline. Montreal’s Paul Byron has been suspended for three games […] The post Byron Suspended 3 Games appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Montreal Gazette Jan 16, 2019

NHL suspends Canadiens' Paul Byron for three games

The result of charging penalty he took during Tuesday's 5-1 win over Florida Panthers when he slammed MacKenzie Weegar's head into boards.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 16, 2019
Paul Byron suspension could’ve been worse but still hurts Canadiens

Paul Byron suspension could’ve been worse but still hurts Canadiens

Paul Byron has been suspended three games by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for charging MacKenzie Weegar in the second period of his Montreal Canadiens’ 5-1 win over Weegar’s Florida Panthers on Tuesday. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 16, 2019
Canadiens’ Paul Byron suspended 3 games for charging

Canadiens’ Paul Byron suspended 3 games for charging

Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron has been suspended three games for charging Florida Panthers defenceman MacKenzie Weegar. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Last Word on Hockey Jan 16, 2019
Montreal Canadiens Paul Byron Suspended Three Games

Montreal Canadiens Paul Byron Suspended Three Games

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Montreal Canadiens winger Paul Byron has been suspended for three games. This is his first career suspension Montreal’s Paul Byron has been suspended for three games for charging Florida’s MacKenzie Weegar. https://t.co/WYC4pDQIyN — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 16, 2019 Paul Byron Suspended Byron's three-game suspension is due to an incident where he was involved with Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar. Byron delivered a high hit to Weegar early in the second period of Wednesday's game. Weegar didn't return...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 16, 2019
Byron suspended three games for charging MacKenzie Weegar

Byron suspended three games for charging MacKenzie Weegar

The Panthers defenceman was forced to exit last night’s game in Montreal. In the second period of last night’s game between the Montreal Canadiens and Florida Panthers, Paul Byron was called for charging after a hit on MacKenzie Weegar behind the net. The forward leapt up prior to contact, which was made with Weegar’s head, sending the Habs forward to the box for two minutes. Montreal’s Paul Byron has been suspended for three games for charging Florida’s MacKenzie Weegar. https://t.co/WYC4pDQIyN— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 16, 2019 The result was more...
CBC News Jan 16, 2019
Habs' Paul Byron to have NHL hearing for charging against Panthers' Weegar

Habs' Paul Byron to have NHL hearing for charging against Panthers' Weegar

Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron will have a telephone hearing Wednesday with the NHL's department of player safety to discuss his charging penalty on Tuesday night that put Florida defenceman MacKenzie Weegar in concussion protocol.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 16, 2019
Canadiens’ Paul Byron to have hearing for hit on Panthers’ MacKenzie Weegar

Canadiens’ Paul Byron to have hearing for hit on Panthers’ MacKenzie Weegar

Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron will have a hearing Wednesday for a charging play on Florida Panthers defenceman MacKenzie Weegar. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize Jan 16, 2019
Skating analysis: Paul Byron’s breakaway goal against the Bruins

Skating analysis: Paul Byron’s breakaway goal against the Bruins

How Paul Byron beat Patrice Bergeron in a puck race to give the lead to the Habs. Paul Byron is fast. Very fast. He showed it when he scored a breakaway goal to give the Montreal Canadiens the lead against the Boston Bruins on Monday night. The puck sprung loose behind Boston’s last man on the power play, and the home team immediately knew they were in trouble with one of the NHL’s best skaters defending against them on the ice. Patrice Bergeron did his best to hang with him, but it wasn’t a fair race. There was no way he would catch Byron. A few feet separated Bergeron from the Habs...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 15, 2019
[Highlight] Max Domi ends his goal-scoring drought

[Highlight] Max Domi ends his goal-scoring drought

If you are the net, then yes you can. Max Domi had sent a nice feed to Paul Byron right at the top of the crease, but the winger wasn’t able to beat James Reimer. But it didn’t matter in the end, as Domi just finished the play off himself. Max Domi breaks his goal drought, and makes sure the officials know that this one counts pic.twitter.com/GidDREPY3C— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) January 16, 2019

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