2:50 PM EST, Tue January 28, 2020
Eyes On The Prize Jan 24, 2020
Friday Habs Headlines: Phillip Danault a huge asset for the Canadiens

Friday Habs Headlines: Phillip Danault a huge asset for the Canadiens

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via In today’s links, looking at Danault’s value to the team, Ilya Kovalchuk’s training regimen, and analyzing the wild-card race in the Atlantic Division. Montreal Canadiens news and notes By any metric, Phillip Danault has been a huge asset for the Habs. [Montreal Gazette] Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s pugilistic performance was a team bonding moment. [Hockey Inside/Out] President of the Laval Rocket Mark Weightman will be leaving his post on February 7. [RDS] Ilya Kovalchuk is training in Los Angeles under the watchful eye of skills coach Vladislav...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 16, 2020
[Highlight] Ilya Kovalchuk has his second goal of the game

[Highlight] Ilya Kovalchuk has his second goal of the game

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ The Habs get out to a 4-1 lead, thanks to their surprise free agent. Phillip Danault did a lot of the work to set up the chance, then Ilya Kovalchuk simply had to pick his spot. Ilya Kovalchuk snipes his second of the game, and resumes his point per game pace. pic.twitter.com/agCN5NQX54— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) January 17, 2020
Sportsnet.ca Jan 15, 2020
Ilya Kovalchuk assists on Phillip Danault’s goal with great no-look pass

Ilya Kovalchuk assists on Phillip Danault’s goal with great no-look pass

Watch as Ilya Kovalchuk makes an incredible no-look pass to find Phillip Danault for a goal. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize Jan 15, 2020
[Highlight] Phillip Danault starts the second period off with a big goal

[Highlight] Phillip Danault starts the second period off with a big goal

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ Serving the fans what they want. Phillip Danault has the Montreal Canadiens on the board, and Ilya Kovalchuk has another point. Ilya Kovalchuk dishes it to the slot and Phillip Danault makes it a one goal game. pic.twitter.com/Z3uJskCls8— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) January 16, 2020
Eyes On The Prize Jan 14, 2020
Micro Analysis: Phillip Danault’s effort inspired the Habs to a win

Micro Analysis: Phillip Danault’s effort inspired the Habs to a win

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ With so many injuries, the Habs need to work hard for their wins, and the centreman led the way on Monday night. It was almost a perfect game for the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. They stayed close to their fast, pressure-all-over-the-ice identity. They smothered the Flames, and with a couple of key saves and timely goals, they walked out with the win. It was a Phillip Danault kind of game, one in which hard work triumphs. The Habs’ first-line centre didn’t get on the scoresheet, but he was still incredibly dominant, the best player on the ice for...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 12, 2020
Recap: Ilya Kovalchuk ends the losing streak in overtime

Recap: Ilya Kovalchuk ends the losing streak in overtime

Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Carey Price stopped 41 shots and Ilya Kovalchuk scored his first as the Habs prevailed for the first time since Christmas. Following this season’s second eight-game losing-streak, the Montreal Canadiens looked to improve against the only Canadian team currently beneath them on the league table, the Ottawa Senators. Brendan Gallagher was suffering from headaches and was confirmed out ahead of the game, meaning that newly acquired Ilya Kovalchuk once again stepped onto the first line to pair up with Phillip Danault and Tomas Tatar. Matthew Peca was back...
Sportsnet.ca Jan 10, 2020
Canadiens hit new levels of dejection as loss to Oilers extends skid

Canadiens hit new levels of dejection as loss to Oilers extends skid

Phillip Danault is generally a beacon of positive energy for the Montreal Canadiens who almost always leans towards the bright side—even in dark times but following their eighth straight loss, he was completely dejected. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize Jan 9, 2020
[Highlight] Phillip Danault scores off his own rebound

[Highlight] Phillip Danault scores off his own rebound

Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports The Canadiens get on the board first versus Edmonton. The Canadiens survived a Connor McDavid power play, and after playing a part in killing it off, Phillip Danault was the one to open the game’s scoring. Phillip Danault follows his shot and pots his 11th goal of the year on a Mike Smith rebound pic.twitter.com/uRfaEIv84D— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) January 10, 2020
Eyes On The Prize Jan 6, 2020
Habs vs. Jets: Game thread

Habs vs. Jets: Game thread

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ Can Ilya Kovalchuk be the difference-maker in his Habs debut? Montreal Canadiens vs. Winnipeg Jets 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 Jets region: TSN3In the US: NHL NetworkStreaming: NHL.tv/NHL Live Over the last few games it’s been quite evident just how important Brendan Gallagher is to the Canadiens. The main line with Tomas Tatar and Phillip Danault wasn’t able to make the same type of impact with Nick Cousins as the replacement, and Max Domi’s line...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 6, 2020
Habs lines at morning skate: Ilya Kovalchuk skating on top line

Habs lines at morning skate: Ilya Kovalchuk skating on top line

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via It appears that the forward will make his Canadiens debut Monday. The Montreal Canadiens held their morning skate before their game against the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, and Ilya Kovalchuk skated on the top line with Phillip Danault and Tomas Tatar. Since Brendan Gallagher’s injury, Nick Cousins has been in that spot and he was relegated to a line with Ryan Poehling and Jesperi Kotkaniemi. Kovalchuk s'entraîne sur le premier trio du Canadien. Les trios à Brossard ce matin...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 5, 2020
Links: Ilya Kovalchuk gets introduced in Montreal

Links: Ilya Kovalchuk gets introduced in Montreal

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via In today’s links, Kovalchuk speaks to media for the first time since the trade, what his acquisition means to the team, and a report on Barrett Hayton’s injury ahead of the Gold Medal Game. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Ilya Kovalchuk seemed very happy to be in Montreal as he was introduced to media on Saturday afternoon: Kovy prepared a little surprise. #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/FiURi96DR0— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) January 4, 2020 He believes he still has plenty to offer the team. [TSN] Phillip Danault believes...

Phillip Danault Photos

Canadiens Player News

  • 2

    Carey Price

    It is time for the Montreal Canadiens to embrace the role of seller

  • 2

    Brendan Gallagher

    Links: Counting on Reinforcements

  • 1

    Nick Suzuki

    Canadiens’ Suzuki brings playoff edge to backbreaking loss to Capitals

  • 1

    Shea Weber

    Shea Weber’s misplay with the puck gives the Capitals a goal

  • 1

    Ben Chiarot

    The Keith Kinkaid Experiment is Hurting Michael McNiven

  • 1

    Jeff Petry

    [Highlight] Jeff Petry heads to the net and finds an early goal

  • 1

    Nick Cousins

    The Keith Kinkaid Experiment is Hurting Michael McNiven

  • 1

    Jonathan Drouin

    Links: Counting on Reinforcements

  • Max Domi

    Max Domi thanks Kobe for all memories he’s created for him

  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi

    Friday Habs Headlines: Phillip Danault a huge asset for the Canadiens