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Habs Eyes On The Prize Feb 28, 2015

News and notes from practice: injury updates galore

One injured player is back, another is rumoured to be close, and a third is skating. The Habs are practicing ahead of their meeting with the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight, and a few tidbits of information are worth taking a look at. First off, Sergei Gonchar will indeed be back in the lineup this evening. Le CH confirme que S.Gonchar sera de retour ce soir vs TOR. — Richard Labbé (@Richardlabbe) February 28, 2015 That confirms that Jarred Tinordi's demotion to the Hamilton Bulldogs was indeed to make place for Gonchar. Secondly, Alexei Emelin is skating, albeit not with the...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Feb 24, 2015

Tuesday Habs Links: Sergei Gonchar isn't a big fan of David Clarkson

Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including Sergei Gonchar's thoughts on David Clarkson, Carey Price's amazing play over the past 365 days and a great discussion between P.K. Subban and Willie O'Ree. Montreal Canadiens Links Sporting a non-contact jersey, veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar returned to practice yesterday. Although he refused to speak about the extent of his injury, he was less than thrilled with the man who caused it; Toronto Maple Leafs tough guy David Clarkson. Gonchar went on to praise his pupil, Nathan Beaulieu, for...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Feb 22, 2015

Canadiens vs Blue Jackets recap: With veterans fatigued, Beaulieu takes charge

Playing their third game in four nights, the Canadiens looked to add two points. For the first time in the last three games, Montreal maintained a full complement of six defencemen throughout the game.  Injuries to Alexei Emelin and Sergei Gonchar have led to call-ups for Jarred Tinordi and Greg Pateryn.  With Michel Therrien not wanting to place too much of a burden on his rookies, the load has fallen mostly on the shoulders of P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov in recent games. Image credit: HockeyStats.ca In games on Wednesday and Thursday versus Ottawa and Florida, a portion of...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Feb 19, 2015

Canadiens vs Panthers Top Six Minutes: Luongo outduels Price in the shootout

Brendan Gallagher's two goals helped secure a point, but Luongo bested Price in a six round shootout. Your Montreal Canadiens have been healthy this year. How quickly things change. Gonchar, Emelin and Galchenyuk (flu) join Parenteau on the sidelines. The lone long straw in all of this? Jarred Tinordi is back. 1st Period Roberto Luongo's flow. Already on one leg, Subban receives a slew foot. No call. Uncle Markov diffuses the ensuing 2-on-1 with some nifty stick work. Subban on one foot is still better than 90% of the league. Prust, De La Rose and Weise sustaining decent pressure in...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Feb 15, 2015

Sergei Gonchar injury: Canadiens defenseman day-to-day

We'll update you constantly on how Sergei Gonchar is doing, and for now his injury is seen as day-to-day.After taking an ugly hit from behind by David Clarkson, Gonchar won't return to the game. The nature of his injury will be updated post-game.{"cache_age":"3153600000","url":"https://twitter.com/ArponBasu/statuses/566768920128794625","height":null,"provider_url":"https://twitter.com","provider_name":"Twitter","author_name":"Аrpon Basu","version":"1.0","author_url":"https://twitter.com/ArponBasu","type":"rich","html":" #Habs announce Gonchar will not return (upper body)— Аrpon Basu...
Game Within the Game: Beaulieu stands up for Gonchar

Game Within the Game: Beaulieu stands up for Gonchar

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE Sergei Gonchar twisted his body to get between Trevor Smith and the puck as it skipped its way across the ice Saturday night at the Bell Centre. He kicked the puck toward his stick and chased […]
Rotoworld Feb 15, 2015

Sergei Gonchar (UBI) won't travel to Detroit - Sergei Gonchar (D) Montreal Canadiens

Sergei Gonchar (upper-body) won't travel to Detroit for Monday's game against the Red Wings.
Rotoworld Feb 15, 2015

Horachek doesn't agree with Clarkson ejection - David Clarkson (W) Toronto Maple Leafs

Peter Horachek didn't agree with David Clarkson being ejected for his hit on Sergei Gonchar on Saturday.

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