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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...
LA Kings Insider Mar 20, 2017

March 19 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 11/3 Kings 12, Penguins 10 11/5 Kings 15, Flames 10 11/8 Kings 14, Maple Leafs 5 11/10 Kings 15, Canadiens 15 11/11 Kings 17, Jets 17 11/13 Kings 13, Senators 16 11/15 Kings 14, Avalanche 13 11/17 Kings 17, Oilers 10 11/19 Kings 11, Devils 10 11/20 Kings 11, Ducks […] The post March 19 scoring chances appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
The Hockey Writers Mar 19, 2017

Recap: Canadiens Beat Senators to Extend Division Lead

Entering this weekend, you had to think the Ottawa Senators needed a clean sweep of their remaining games against the Montreal Canadiens for a realistic shot at winning the Atlantic. Not only did the first meeting of the two teams’ home-and-home series reach overtime, effectively killing that dream, but the Senators ultimately lost both that […]
Silver Seven Mar 19, 2017
Ottawa Senators fall 4-1 to Montreal Canadiens in lopsided loss

Ottawa Senators fall 4-1 to Montreal Canadiens in lopsided loss

The Atlantic Division title now looks a whole lot harder to reach I have some good news and bad news. The bad news is that the Senators were badly outplayed by the Canadiens, and if this is a playoff preview, the Sens will be in tough. The good news is that Mark Stone is injured, and his return would push nearly everyone down in the lineup, giving Ottawa a much better team. The only problem is that this shows just how dependent Ottawa is on having all of their best players healthy. What happens if Kyle Turris or Mike Hoffman or, dare I say it, Erik Karlsson aren’t good to go in the...
About last night … Canadiens beat Ottawa 4-1

About last night … Canadiens beat Ottawa 4-1

Barring a late-season collapse, the Canadiens’ winning weekend has won them the Atlantic Division. And Ottawa has lost it. The Senators were no-shows Sunday night at the Bell Centre. The 4-1 final score flatters the team that was breathing down […]
Boston Herald Mar 19, 2017
Price makes 30 saves as Canadiens top Senators 4-1

Price makes 30 saves as Canadiens top Senators 4-1

MONTREAL — Carey Price made 30 saves for his 33rd win of the season and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Sunday night to sweep the home-and-home series.Tomas Plekanec, Jordie Benn, Paul Byron and Nathan Beaulieu scored for the Canadiens, who lead the Atlantic Division by four points over the Senators, who still have one game in hand.Tom Pyatt scored a first-period goal for the Senators. Craig Anderson stopped 33 shots.The Canadiens also beat the Senators in Ottawa on Saturday, winning 4-3 in a shootout. Price made 28 saves in that game, while Anderson stopped 29...
Silver Seven Mar 19, 2017
Rank the Performances, Game 71: Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadiens

Rank the Performances, Game 71: Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadiens

Pick the best players of the night Who were the best Sens of the night? You decide!
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 19, 2017
Canadiens vs. Senators Top Six Minutes: Habs sweep the Weekend

Canadiens vs. Senators Top Six Minutes: Habs sweep the Weekend

The Canadiens take the second game in style. 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. Pre-game Never change a winning line-up. Or maybe do. McCarron in for Ott and Emelin in for Davidson tonight. Fresh legs. Never change a losing line-up. But you probably should. Senators ice the same team as last night, right down to starting goaltender Craig Anderson First Period Habs are looking good to sta— GOAL! Plekanec?! Plekanec!! You...
The Hockey Writers Mar 19, 2017

Preview: Sens Try to Tie Habs atop Atlantic

The only difference between this season series and a playoff one is the loser here won’t be eliminated immediately after. Tonight is the second half of a home-and-home between the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators, with the Habs taking the first game 4-3 in a shootout yesterday in Ottawa. Considering the (lack of) distance between […]
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 19, 2017
Canadiens vs. Senators 10 Takeaways: A statement win

Canadiens vs. Senators 10 Takeaways: A statement win

The Habs pick up an important second point. 1. Making a statement We all knew how important these two games would be, not only for the standings but to create the narrative for the rest of the season. The Canadiens have been chased — and momentarily passed — by the Senators this season, but taking the extra point was important, especially in the road half of the back-to-back. 2. The third line was great The line of Phillip Danault, Andrew Shaw, and Artturi Lehkonen was all over the ice and controlled over 60 percent of the possession at even strength. Even before scoring two goals, they...
On the Forecheck Mar 19, 2017
Sunday's Dump & Chase: End of the Line

Sunday's Dump & Chase: End of the Line

The season is wrapping up quickly, with teams starting to clinch spots in the post season (or be eliminated, in the case of the Colorado Avalanche). The Predators are running out of runway to prove they belong. Maple Leafs Trade Tree: How the Leafs helped build the Blackhawks - Sportsnet.caIf you ever wonder why I don't get worked up about the repercussions of even the most heinous draft picks, this is why. Cowan: Cancer changed outlook on life for Canadiens’ Brandon Davidson | Montreal GazetteDavidson is an easy player to root for. Senators owner says he’d ‘maybe’ let Erik Karlsson...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 19, 2017
Canadiens vs. Senators game recap: Staying on top of the Atlantic

Canadiens vs. Senators game recap: Staying on top of the Atlantic

Ottawa had no answer for Montreal’s tenacious third line. The Montreal Canadiens headed to the Canadian Tire Centre to solidify their perch atop the Atlantic Division. Separated by just a single point from the Ottawa Senators with the top spot still on the line, coach Claude Julien shook up his defence pairings. Nathan Beaulieu drew back into the lineup, while Alexei Emelin was made a healthy scratch. The opening period was a fast and chippy affair, with the Canadiens quickly finding their feet early on. Despite the recent history of bad blood between the two clubs, the referees saw fit...
Boston Herald Mar 19, 2017
Byron, Radulov lead Canadiens past Senators in shootout

Byron, Radulov lead Canadiens past Senators in shootout

OTTAWA, Ontario — The Montreal Canadiens will take a brief moment to enjoy their shootout win at Ottawa. However, they know they need to be ready to face a hungry Senatars team again at home in less than 24 hours.Paul Byron and Alexander Radulov scored in the tiebreaker to give the Canadiens a 4-3 victory Saturday night in the first half of the teams' home-and-home set. Montreal moved two points ahead of Ottawa atop the Atlantic Division."We worked hard, we earned that second point," the Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher said. "We both want to climb in the standings, it's so tight. They're...
The Hockey Writers Mar 18, 2017

Recap: Canadiens Squeak by Senators in Shootout

The Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens went down to the wire on Saturday night. In an important battle for the standings, both teams displayed their understanding of the importance of the game. It was tight-checking and fast-paced, and both teams played their respective systems to a tee. It went back and forth all the way to […]
Silver Seven Mar 18, 2017
Habs stay on top of the Atlantic, down Sens 4-3 in the shootout

Habs stay on top of the Atlantic, down Sens 4-3 in the shootout

Game 1 of the best-of-three over the next 8 days goes to the Montreal Canadiens. I’m glad that this wasn’t a playoff game because if it was, I’d be bitter. Ups-and-downs, shady penalty calls, a botched late-game powerplay, and a weak goal means that the game — and the Atlantic Division lead — was well in sight for the Ottawa Senators tonight. However, it just wasn’t meant to be. Tonight had many of the key ingredients that we’ve come to expect from a Habs - Sens matchup. The first sign? A high-pace. The kind of third period that gives you vertigo....
About last night … Canadiens edge Senators 4-3

About last night … Canadiens edge Senators 4-3

Never in doubt, right? Shootout heroics by Paul Byron and Alexander Radulov secured a 4-3 win in Kanata Saturday night, setting up what should be a dandy rematch at the Bell Centre on Sunday. It was a terrific game that […]
Montreal Gazette Mar 18, 2017
Game Report: Canadiens win back-and-forth game with Senators in shootout

Game Report: Canadiens win back-and-forth game with Senators in shootout

Paul Byron and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout to give the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators Saturday night at the Canadian Tire Centre.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 18, 2017
Canadiens vs. Senators Top Six Minutes: The Habs win and extend their division lead

Canadiens vs. Senators Top Six Minutes: The Habs win and extend their division lead

It took a shootout, but the Canadiens have increased their edge atop the Atlantic to two points. 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. Pregame: I have loaded up with a few beers for the game, lets hope its more of a "celebratory necessity" rather than a "lets forget this game" kind of medicine. I don’t like the Senators, I do however like Erik Karlsson! Conflicting emotions all around. First Period Some good tempo to start...

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  • Price makes 30 saves as Canadiens top Senators 4-1 The Associated Press
  • Byron, Radulov lead Canadines past Senators in shootout The Associated Press

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