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Fantasy Update

Dec 8, 2016
Tomas Plekanec is expected to move to the top line following injuries to Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais.
Rotoworld Dec 8, 2016

Tomas Plekanec set to center top line - Tomas Plekanec (C) Montreal Canadiens

Tomas Plekanec is expected to move to the top line following injuries to Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 29, 2016

Tuesday Habs Headlines: Tomas Plekanec believes this road trip will be a season-defining event

In today’s links, Plekanec speaks about the important of the California trip, Noah Juulsen will be a top performer for Canada at the World Juniors, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Tomas Plekanec believes this Western road trip will be one of the key sequences that defines the Canadiens’ 2016-17 campaign. [La Presse (French)] Alexander Radulov’s decision to leave the KHL in favour of an NHL return is becoming the norm as the Russian league is starting to see its top talent trickle over to a more stable institution. [National Post] The World Junior Hockey Championship is...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 25, 2016

Canadiens vs. Hurricanes Ten Takeaways: Charles Hudon continues to impress

The young forward once again hit the score sheet, as his bid to prove he belongs in the NHL continues Slow starts still plague the Habs Reminiscent of year’s past, the Canadiens seem to continuously struggle with slow starts. During both the first and second period, it took just over nine minutes for the Habs to accumulate a single shot on goal. Turnovers, sloppiness, and a lack of communication makes for a nervous fan base. 2. The big wigs need to step up This isn’t news. Coming into this game, Brendan Gallagher had zero goals in his last 14 games and Tomas Plekanec had one goal in...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 24, 2016

Canadiens vs. Hurricanes Top Six Minutes: Max Power

Max Pacioretty scores the game winning goal as the Habs put a stop the Hurricanes’ winning streak. 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 Michel Therrien elects to go with Tomas Plekanec, Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher to start the game. They give up a couple of shot attempts, but this is a combination Michel Therrien will probably stick with as long as possible, as he, along with the rest of us, want nothing...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 23, 2016

Canadiens vs. Senators game recap: Price served his first regulation loss of the season

The Habs came up short in a last-goal-wins contest versus their highway rivals In a division rivalry matchup, the Montreal Canadiens took to the Bell Centre ice to face off against the Ottawa Senators after two days off, looking for a win during their 20th game of the season. Though much noise had been made over the last couple of days about Torrey Mitchell centering Max Pacioretty and Andrew Shaw, the Canadiens’ captain began the evening with two very familiar linemates, Brendan Gallagher and Tomas Plekanec. The first frame started out with subdued action at both ends of the ice, as each...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 22, 2016

Habs lineup news: Daniel Carr in for Charles Hudon

One young Habs forward takes the place of another The Montreal Canadiens announced one lineup change ahead of their game against the Ottawa Senators today. Daniel Carr prendra la place de Charles Hudon face aux Sénateurs. / Daniel Carr will take Charles Hudon's spot against the Sens. #GoHabsGo— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) November 22, 2016 Yesterday, Hudon practiced with David Desharnais and Chris Terry, so that is likely where Carr will line up. Hudon had an opportunity starting last game with Tomas Plekanec and Brendan Gallagher but found himself demoted as the game went...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 21, 2016

Monday Habs Headlines: Alexander Radulov’s influence on and off the ice

Here are your daily links including Radulov’s contagious energy, Connor McDavid reaches a career milestone, and Jaromir Jagr’s mind trick Montreal Canadiens news and notes After missing a few games due to illness, Alexander Radulov returned to the ice on Saturday and proved, once again, how essential he has become to the team. [La Presse] In the latest edition of The Duel, Carey Price and Tomas Plekanec put their abstract art skills to the test in Lil’ Picassos Duel. [NHL] EOTP’s Andrew Zadarnowski joins TSN690 Habs Breakfast to discuss the importance of Radulov and the...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 19, 2016

Saturday Habs Headlines: Max Pacioretty flying under the radar

Max Pacioretty is better than you think he is, Plekanec’s morale strong despite slump, who’s the best ever NHL rookie, franchise rumours and more! Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Habs captain Max Pacioretty has long been underestimated and underappreciated. [Vice Sports] Tomas Plekanec is having a tough start to the season, but he’s keeping his calm and knows with hard work, results will follow. [La Presse] The Toronto Maple Leafs think of the Habs’ goaltender Carey Price as the gold standard. [ESPN] Charlie Lindgren is in his first full season with the organization, and he’s...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Nov 12, 2016

Habs lines versus the Red Wings: Desharnais a healthy scratch again

No changes in the lineup as the Canadiens are set to play Detroit Michel Therrien decided not to change anything ahead of Saturday’s game versus the Detroit Red Wings. That means Paul Byron, who played quite well on Thursday, will again be on the top line. Sven Andrighetto keeps his spot alongside Tomas Plekanec and Brendan Gallagher, whereas captain Max Pacioretty remains on the third trio. #Habs lines vs #RedWingsByron - Galchenyuk - RadulovAndrighetto - Plekanec - GallagherPacioretty - Danault - ShawCarr - Mitchell - Flynn— John Lu (@JohnLuTSNMtl) November 12, 2016 Truth be...

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