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Eyes On The Prize Mar 8, 2020
I ran a Draft Lottery simulation 100 times so you don’t have to!

I ran a Draft Lottery simulation 100 times so you don’t have to!

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/ I hope people like Marco Rossi or Anton Lundell. I will be very upfront with all of you: After the Florida Panthers went up by three goals on Saturday night, I left my office, poured myself a Singleton scotch, and loaded up Tankathon for this exercise. It’s all very simple. I ran the draft lottery 100 times to create a solid sample, and what follows are the results of that simulation testing. The Montreal Canadiens were starting with the eighth-best odds for each simulation. So with 100 simulations run, and based off of Tankathon’s prospect ranking in their...
Pension Plan Puppets Mar 8, 2020
Sunday’s FTB: Playoffs panic

Sunday’s FTB: Playoffs panic

Did the Maple Leafs blow their chance to make it to the playoffs this season? No, not yet. What one week ago looked like a near-certain playoff berth for the Maple Leafs is now questionable once again. It’s a critical time for the Leafs to cement their playoff berth; the same one the Florida Panthers are desperate to take from them. The three straight losses in a row to the California teams, combined with the Panthers clobbering the Canadiens last night, has created some panic out there. It’s not justified. While it’s once again a race for that last spot guaranteed to...
Montreal Gazette Mar 8, 2020

In the Habs Room — Same old story for Canadiens in 4-1 loss to Panthers

"I don’t know if it was the turning point, but I think we could have done a much better job," Claude Julien says about fruitless 5-on-3 power play.
CBC News Mar 7, 2020
Panthers down Canadiens to snap 8-game losing skid

Panthers down Canadiens to snap 8-game losing skid

Backup goalie Chris Driedger stopped 33 shots, Mike Hoffman had a goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers broke their eight-game home losing streak Saturday with a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Sportsnet.ca Mar 7, 2020
Panthers snap eight-game home skid with win over Canadiens

Panthers snap eight-game home skid with win over Canadiens

Backup goalie Chris Driedger stopped 33 shots, Mike Hoffman had a goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers broke their eight-game home losing streak Saturday with a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Montreal Gazette Mar 7, 2020

Panthers tame a Canadiens team with no bite absent leading scorer Tatar

Montreal native Roberto Luongo's jersey was retired in a pregame ceremony after 20 seasons in the NHL, 11 with Florida.
Montreal Gazette Mar 7, 2020

Canadiens Game Day: Habs hoping to honour Henri Richard vs. Panthers

"Henri Richard did so much for that jersey and I think it’s time to do something for him and honour his legacy," Brendan Gallaghers says.
Sportsnet.ca Mar 7, 2020
NHL Live Tracker: Canadiens vs. Panthers

NHL Live Tracker: Canadiens vs. Panthers

On the night the Florida Panthers retire Roberto Luongo’s number, the Montreal Canadiens will look to spoil the party and extend Florida’s home losing streak to nine games. Follow all the action using our NHL Live Tracker. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize Mar 7, 2020
Habs @ Panthers: Game thread

Habs @ Panthers: Game thread

Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via It’s a battle of the backups at BB&T Center. Montreal Canadiens @ Florida Panthers How to watch Start time: 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PSTIn Canada: CBC, Sportsnet (English), TVA Sports (French)In the Panthers region: Fox Sports FloridaStreaming: NHL.tv/NHL Live The Montreal-Florida matchup is one that features the two highest-paid NHL goaltenders in Carey Price and Sergei Bobrovsky. Both have had great careers, winning some prestigious NHL awards, and earning big contracts as a result. Tonight, however, the Ten Million Dollar Men will give way to the...
Montreal Gazette Mar 7, 2020

Canadiens at Panthers: Five things you should know

Charlie Lindgren gets start in goal for Habs and Brendan Gallagher returns from flu, while Panthers will honour Roberto Luongo before game.
Eyes On The Prize Mar 7, 2020
Canadiens @ Panthers: Game preview

Canadiens @ Panthers: Game preview

Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via After getting shut out for the first time this season, Montreal will be eager to get back to their game. Montreal Canadiens @ Florida Panthers How to watch Start time: 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PSTIn Canada: CBC, Sportsnet (English), TVA Sports (French)In the Panthers region: Fox Sports FloridaStreaming: NHL.tv/NHL Live It turns out not having your top two finishers in the lineup makes it difficult to score goals. The Montreal Canadiens found it impossible to produce any offence on Thursday with 20-goal-scorers Tomas Tatar and Brendan Gallagher out...
CBC News Mar 6, 2020
Hockey Night in Canada: Canadiens vs. Panthers

Hockey Night in Canada: Canadiens vs. Panthers

Watch live on television and online as the Montreal Canadiens visit the Florida Panthers on Hockey Night in Canada.
The Hockey Writers Mar 5, 2020

NHL Rumors: Panthers, Canadiens, Senators, Maple Leafs, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are further updates on the Ottawa Senators firing of Jim Little, Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin shares a number of thoughts regarding the team, and the Florida Panthers might be looking to seriously shake up the team. Finally, Jason Spezza has no desire to retire and could Josh […] The post NHL Rumors: Panthers, Canadiens, Senators, Maple Leafs, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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