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A Winning Habit Oct 10, 2019

Three things the Montreal Canadiens must change moving forward

The Montreal Canadiens have only one win to their name, and if they want to improve, there are three things that must change. The Montreal Canadiens have had all three of their games exceed regulation time. Two of them went all the way to the shootout while their most recent match against the Buffalo Sabres […] Three things the Montreal Canadiens must change moving forward - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Oct 10, 2019
Armia helped salvage a point for the Habs

Armia helped salvage a point for the Habs

Photo by Joe Hrycych/NHLI via The Finnish forward was instrumental in earning the Habs their fourth point in three games. It was a rather disappointing night in Buffalo for the Montreal Canadiens. At even strength, they seemed to be the better team, and probably deserved to walk away with the two points. But the Sabres are seemingly unstoppable on the power play this year, and the Habs found themselves in the box more often than you’d like to see against such a threat. There is an argument to be made that the officials made some soft calls, but they just couldn’t stay out of the...
A Winning Habit Oct 10, 2019

Montreal Canadiens Three Standout Performances vs Buffalo Sabres

The Montreal Canadiens took on the Buffalo Sabres in the first meeting of the season between a pair of divisional rivals. Who were the best players for the Canadiens last night? Here are their top three performers. The Montreal Canadiens lost their first three games against the Buffalo Sabres last season. Two of those games […] Montreal Canadiens Three Standout Performances vs Buffalo Sabres - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Oct 10, 2019
Recap: Third period heroics aren’t enough

Recap: Third period heroics aren’t enough

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports Another big third period comeback came up just short as Montreal battled a tough Buffalo side. After what seemed like an eternity following an exhilarating come from behind win in Toronto last Saturday night, the Montreal Canadiens were finally back in action on Wednesday night. Standing in their way is a surprising Buffalo Sabres squad that was coming off an overtime loss on Monday night to the Columbus Blue Jackets. It was the first game that head coach Claude Julien tinkered with the lineup, inserting Mike Reilly and Christian Folin in as the third...
A Winning Habit Oct 10, 2019

Montreal Canadiens Lose as Keith Kinkaid Makes Debut

The Montreal Canadiens lose in overtime as great performances from Drouin and Armia were not enough to overcome the Sabres’ speed and skill. The Montreal Canadiens faced off against the Buffalo Sabres for their 3rd game of the season, as they were coming off a 3 day break after a hot win against the Toronto […] Montreal Canadiens Lose as Keith Kinkaid Makes Debut - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Hockey Writers Oct 9, 2019

Johansson Scores in OT as Sabres Beat Canadiens 5-4

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Marcus Johansson scored 1:30 into overtime, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. Jack Eichel scored twice and added two assists, and the Sabres improved to 3-0-1, the team's best start ... The post Johansson Scores in OT as Sabres Beat Canadiens 5-4 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Oct 9, 2019
Canadiens Takeaways: Poor discipline proves costly vs. Sabres

Canadiens Takeaways: Poor discipline proves costly vs. Sabres

Discipline was going to be key against the Buffal Sabres on Wednesday, and the Montreal Canadiens’ lack thereof cost them a precious extra point in the standings. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
CBC News Oct 9, 2019
Surging Sabres sink Canadiens in OT

Surging Sabres sink Canadiens in OT

Marcus Johansson scored 1:30 into overtime, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.
Sportsnet.ca Oct 9, 2019
Jack Eichel’s four-point night leads Sabres past Canadiens in OT

Jack Eichel’s four-point night leads Sabres past Canadiens in OT

Jack Eichel scored twice and added two assists, and the Sabres improved to 3-0-1, the team’s best start since opening the 2009-10 season 4-0-1. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
A Winning Habit Oct 9, 2019

Montreal Canadiens Joel Armia Dominates Buffalo Sabres In Overtime Loss

The Montreal Canadiens took on the Buffalo Sabres for the first time this season. It was yet another back and forth battle for the Habs who are becoming the comeback Canadiens. The Montreal Canadiens took on the Buffalo Sabres in their third contest of the season. The Canadiens first two games delivered plenty of excitement […] Montreal Canadiens Joel Armia Dominates Buffalo Sabres In Overtime Loss - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Oct 9, 2019
[Highlight] Joel Armia scores his second goal of the period

[Highlight] Joel Armia scores his second goal of the period

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via He already had a short-handed goal, now Armia has a power-play goal as well. They fell down 1-0 with a power-play goal by the Sabres, but the Canadiens used special teams to get themselves back in the lead, with Joel Armia netting both. The second was a power-play goal after he was, once again, left all alone in front.
Sportsnet.ca Oct 9, 2019
Armia sneaks past Sabres’ power play unit for short-handed goal

Armia sneaks past Sabres’ power play unit for short-handed goal

Watch as Joel Armia takes a feed from Nate Thompson while short-handed to beat Carter Hutton and put the Canadiens on the board. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize Oct 9, 2019
[Highlight] Joel Armia ties it up with a short-handed goal

[Highlight] Joel Armia ties it up with a short-handed goal

Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via The Finn showed some good hands as he deposited the puck in the net. A turnover at centre ice created a chance to get the puck deep in the Sabres’ zone on the penalty kill. Nate Thompson and Joel Armia did much better than that, connecting for the game-tying goal.
Sportsnet.ca Oct 9, 2019
NHL Live Tracker: Canadiens vs. Sabres

NHL Live Tracker: Canadiens vs. Sabres

The Montreal Canadiens wrap up a three-game road trip — and embark on a stretch of three games in four days — in an Atlantic Division battle with Buffalo. Follow the action on the NHL Live Tracker. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize Oct 9, 2019
Canadiens @ Sabres: Game thread

Canadiens @ Sabres: Game thread

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports After several days off, the Canadiens head to Buffalo looking to keep a point streak intact. Montreal Canadiens @ Buffalo Sabres How to watch Start time: 7:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM PDTIn Canada: Sportsnet, Sportsnet Now (English)In the Canadiens region: RDS, RDS Direct (French)In the Sabres region: MSG-BElsewhere: NHL.tv / NHL Live Sitting back and watching a few games since their last action on Saturday, the Canadiens find themselves still occupying a playoff position, despite the majority of teams in the Eastern Conference playing more games. One of the...
Eyes On The Prize Oct 9, 2019
Game 3: Habs @ Sabres

Game 3: Habs @ Sabres

Photo by Sara Schmidle/NHLI via The Canadiens will be hoping for a more straightforward game, but can’t afford to take the Sabres lightly.
Eyes On The Prize Oct 9, 2019
Habsent Minded: The Comeback Canadiens

Habsent Minded: The Comeback Canadiens

Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Two big comebacks highlight the opening week of the season. Jared Book is joined by Patrik Bexell as they discuss the opening week of the Montreal Canadiens season. Comebacks to earn points against the Carolina Hurricanes and Toronto Maple Leafs — two of the better teams in the Eastern Conference — is something that has been rare for the team. Jared throws out a statistic that the Canadiens did something they didn’t do over the last two seasons, and shows how rare this was. The two also look at the upcoming week and games against the Buffalo Sabres,...
Eyes On The Prize Oct 9, 2019
Canadiens @ Sabres: Game preview

Canadiens @ Sabres: Game preview

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Coming off a high in Toronto, the Canadiens face a classic “trap game” in Buffalo after three days off. Montreal Canadiens @ Buffalo Sabres How to watch Start time: 7:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM PDTIn Canada: Sportsnet (English)In the Canadiens region: RDS (French)In the Sabres region: MSG-BuffaloElsewhere: NHL.tv / NHL Live Saturday night at the Scotiabank Arena sure was something, wasn’t it? Broken sticks, defencemen taking penalty shots, 4-1 leads, Carey Price breakaway saves, goals galore from Habs players whose last names start with “D”, and one...
A Winning Habit Oct 9, 2019

Montreal Canadiens @ Buffalo Sabres: Preview, Start Time, How To Watch

The Montreal Canadiens travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres tonight. Here is your preview, who to watch, start time and how to watch tonight’s contest. The Montreal Canadiens are off to an exciting start to the 2019-20 season. On opening night, they climbed back from a 2-0 deficit to take a 3-2 lead […] Montreal Canadiens @ Buffalo Sabres: Preview, Start Time, How To Watch - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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