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Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 22, 2017
Canadiens vs Red Wings Ten Takeaways: Montoya and Lehkonen shine during a tough loss

Canadiens vs Red Wings Ten Takeaways: Montoya and Lehkonen shine during a tough loss

The Big Cubano and Super Finn provided the lone bright spots in an otherwise underwhelming game 1. That wasn’t a good start, but that’s okay Against Ottawa on Sunday, the Canadiens bolted out to a lead in less than one minute thanks to Tomas Plekanec. This game was the exact opposite, as Nathan Beaulieu took a penalty, and then Justin Abdelkader scored to make it 1-0. Typically this set the tone for the rest of the game, with it knocking the proverbial wind out of the Habs sails. Under Claude Julien the team pushes back and is never out of a contest until the final whistle. It’s no...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 20, 2017
Canadiens vs. Senators 10 Takeaways: Another statement win

Canadiens vs. Senators 10 Takeaways: Another statement win

After cracking the code on Saturday night, the Habs rolled over the Senators during the rematch 1. A Good Start The Montreal Canadiens had a quick start to the second of back-to-back games against the Ottawa Senators this weekend, with the first goal coming less than 30 seconds into the game. Not to mention that it was Tomas Plekanec who scored, a player the Canadiens desperately need to start producing. His eighth goal of the year was the perfect beginning to this game for the Habs. 2. Habs dominated the play Montreal controlled the pace through most of the first period, but it wasn’t...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 20, 2017
Canadiens vs. Senators game recap: Once More with Feeling

Canadiens vs. Senators game recap: Once More with Feeling

The Habs picked up two more points in a convincing win. After a hard-fought shootout victory, the Montreal Canadiens tinkered with their lineup, adding Michael McCarron and Alexei Emelin in place of Steve Ott and Brandon Davidson. Carey Price got the start, and the Hometown Hockey crowd was treated to the dulcet tones of Bob Cole. Image credit: HockeyStats.ca The Habs got off to a lightning quick start, as Tomas Plekanec tipped the puck past Craig Anderson 28 seconds into the game. Mere moments later, their hot start continued, as Mike Hoffman took an interference call...

Tomas Plekanec will return for Canadiens tonight

He had been sidelined with an upper body injury.
Rotoworld Mar 12, 2017

Plekanec skates but won't play Sunday - Tomas Plekanec (C) Montreal Canadiens

Tomas Plekanec skated on Saturday but he won't play Sunday against the Oilers.
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...
Wednesday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens are now more effective, and more entertaining

Wednesday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens are now more effective, and more entertaining

Here are your daily links, including Claude Julien’s effect on Carey Price, Tomas Plekanec’s relentlessness, and Brent Sopel’s struggles with learning disabilities and alcohol. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Since Claude Julien’s takeover, Carey Price’s penalty kill numbers have jumped about 10 percentage points in just eight games, and the new bench boss’ system is resulting in hockey of a more entertaining variety for Habs fans. [TSN 690] Tomas Plekanec doesn’t like to call in sick: Tonight will be the 13th game Tomas Plekanec has missed in the past 11 seasons, or...
[Injury Report] Brian Flynn is done for the night with an upper-body injury

[Injury Report] Brian Flynn is done for the night with an upper-body injury

Mitchell scored a goal before leaving with an injury. Just minutes into their game with the Vancouver Canucks, the Montreal Canadiens lost Brian Flynn to injury. Brian Flynn will not return tonight (upper body injury).— Chantal Machabee (@ChantalMachabee) March 8, 2017 The Canadiens were already down two forwards going into the game, as Alexander Radulov and Tomas Plekanec did not dress. As a result of the injuries, the Habs had just 11 forwards for the balance of the game, and the depth that Marc Bergevin had built up at the deadline has been tested, with the team potentially down...
Canadiens vs. Canucks: Game thread, rosters, lines, and how to watch

Canadiens vs. Canucks: Game thread, rosters, lines, and how to watch

The Habs look to stay sharp as they begin their western Canadian road trip. The Canadiens are confident as they head into Vancouver, especially following their previous game, which was their most decisive victory in over a month. In addition, the Habs are currently riding a five game-winning streak. They face a Canucks team that seems to have finally accepted a full franchise rebuild, moving forward with Bo Horvat as their future centerpiece. There will be some lineup changes, as Tomas Plekanec joins Alexander Radulov on the team injury list. Consequently, Brian Flynn joins back into the...

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