6:20 PM EDT, Tue October 16, 2018
Eyes On The Prize 8 hours ago
A grand night for Tomas Plekanec

A grand night for Tomas Plekanec

One thousand NHL games is always a feat worthy of celebration, and the veteran provided his own fireworks. Tomas Plekanec is a Montreal Canadien through and through, even with that bizarre stint in Toronto where he was forced to shave his goatee and pull on a Maple Leafs sweater. So when he came back to his original team this off-season with just two games to go until he hit 1000 played in the NHL, it all made sense. His 1000th game was going to be a great night regardless of how it went. Plekanec was always going to get the adoration from the Bell Centre faithful that he fully deserved....
A Winning Habit 6 hours ago
Montreal Canadiens place Jacob de La Rose on waivers

Montreal Canadiens place Jacob de La Rose on waivers

With a roster crunch in effect due to healthy returns, the Montreal Canadiens chose to place Jacob de La Rose on the waiver wire. Something like this was a long time coming for the Montreal Canadiens. Andrew Shaw being ready to go ahead of time complicated things during training camp and limited the number of […] Montreal Canadiens place Jacob de La Rose on waivers - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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A Winning Habit 10 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens: There’s value in having a goaltender like Antti Niemi

The Montreal Canadiens would need steady goaltending to perform well this season, and they’ve gotten it from both Carey Price and Antti Niemi. What did the Montreal Canadiens need to do to change the scope on their team from last season? Play hard, play fast, score more, and stop the puck. Those four things sum […] Montreal Canadiens: There’s value in having a goaltender like Antti Niemi - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 10 hours ago
CTT: Jordan Harris impresses on the Huskies’ first defensive pair

CTT: Jordan Harris impresses on the Huskies’ first defensive pair

Stats, highlights, and updates on the Montreal Canadiens prospects from the past week. Each week we take an in-depth look at young members of the organization while providing an overview of Habs prospects playing at the junior (OHL, QMJHL, WHL) and collegiate level (USHL, NCAA). The NCAA season has finally started! We welcome back the fanfares and the cheerleaders that are the staple of collegiate hockey, but mostly the start of a new year of play for some inspiring prospects south of the border. And — good news — it was an interesting first weekend. There were multiple impressive...
Eyes On The Prize 12 hours ago
Recap: Habs coast to the finish line in big win

Recap: Habs coast to the finish line in big win

A third period let down doesn’t dampen a dominant performance. The Montreal Canadiens started the game strong, and held on through a sloppy third period to secure a 6-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Centre on Monday night. NaturalStatTrick.com Jonathan Drouin scored his first two goals of the season, including the first on a penalty shot and Tomas Tatar had a goal and two assists against his former team in the win that saw the Canadiens with a 6-1 lead until a third period bobble. Right off the bat, Drouin used his speed to get behind the Red Wings...
Montreal Gazette 16 hours ago

Canadiens Game Day: Tomas Plekanec scores in his 1,000th NHL game

Canadiens improve their record to 3-1-1 to start the season with a 7-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at Bell Centre.
Sportsnet.ca 18 hours ago
Canadiens’ Tomas Tatar opening eyes with hot start

Canadiens’ Tomas Tatar opening eyes with hot start

In this what-have-you-done-for-me-lately world, it was easy for Montreal Canadiens fans to overlook what their team acquired in Tomas Tatar when general manager Marc Bergevin traded former captain Max Pacioretty to the Vegas Golden Knights on Sept. 10. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Montreal Gazette 18 hours ago

In the Habs' Room: Tomas Plekanec downplays historic 1,000th game

Tomas Plekanec had one thought while the Bell Centre crowd was giving him an ovation to prior to his 1,000th NHL game.
Montreal Gazette 19 hours ago

Stu Cowan: Tomas Plekanec earns high praise from Canadiens teammates

"As a young guy, I look up to guys like him," Victor Mete says as teammate plays in his 1,000th NHL game. "I think he’s an amazing person.”
Montreal Gazette 19 hours ago

Tatar, Drouin and Plekanec lead Canadiens to 7-3 rout of Red Wings

The season is still young, but Tomas Tatar is making Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin look good.
Eyes On The Prize 19 hours ago
TSM: Had Pleks

TSM: Had Pleks

Habs turn in another tour de force performance against the Red Wings in Plekanec's 1,000 game. 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. I was robbed of Andrei Markov staying with the Habs for forever, so I'm very glad that Tomas Plekanec gets to play for Montreal in his 1,000 game at the very least. I'm not wearing a turtleneck, but I fee like I should be. First Period A big night for Habs named Tomas. This start isn't engendering...
Eyes On The Prize 20 hours ago
[Highlight] Joel Armia sends a perfect pass to Paul Byron on 7-3 goal

[Highlight] Joel Armia sends a perfect pass to Paul Byron on 7-3 goal

Armia flipped the puck on his backhand just past the post to set up his linemate. It had been a while since Montreal had scored, but the fans remaining at the Bell Centre got treated to one more, thanks to a great pass from Joel Armia and a skillful finish from Paul Byron. Jesperi Kotkaniemi got the puck to Joel Armia and Paul Byron provided the finish. 7-3 #Habs pic.twitter.com/EVZlvbpwaT— Jared Book (@jaredbook) October 16, 2018
Eyes On The Prize 21 hours ago
[Highlight] Drouin picks the puck out of a scrum, and it’s 6-1

[Highlight] Drouin picks the puck out of a scrum, and it’s 6-1

The power play strikes, and it’s Drouin with his second of the night. With the Canadiens on yet another power play, an attack down the middle eventually leads to another goal for Jonathan Drouin. Jonathan Drouin scores for the #Habs. Detroit challenged for goaltender interference but it is a good goal. 6-1. pic.twitter.com/mJwzRYfB4X— Jared Book (@jaredbook) October 16, 2018
Eyes On The Prize 21 hours ago
[Highlight] Charles Hudon finds the mesh to make it a 5-1 game

[Highlight] Charles Hudon finds the mesh to make it a 5-1 game

The Canadiens are scoring at will. Not long after the fourth goal was scored, Charles Hudon adds a fifth. Charles Hudon scores to make it 5-1 #Habs and Jimmy Howard's night is over. pic.twitter.com/8cPAmcgnbM— Jared Book (@jaredbook) October 16, 2018
Eyes On The Prize 21 hours ago
[Highlight] Tomas Tatar bumps the puck back to Brendan Gallagher for 4-1 goal

[Highlight] Tomas Tatar bumps the puck back to Brendan Gallagher for 4-1 goal

This line cannot be stopped. The Danault line strikes once again, this time with a slick little pass from Tomas Tatar to hit Brendan Gallagher for an easy goal. A great pass by Tomas Tatar gets Brendan Gallagher the goal. 4-1 #Habs pic.twitter.com/3sft6vGL6M— Jared Book (@jaredbook) October 16, 2018

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  • 11 Tomas Plekanec

    Tomas Plekanec

    A grand night for Tomas Plekanec

  • 5 Tomas Tatar

    Tomas Tatar

    [Highlight] Tomas Tatar bumps the puck back to Brendan Gallagher for 4-1 goal

  • 4 Jonathan Drouin

    Jonathan Drouin

    Jonathan Drouin scores relaxed penalty shot on Jimmy Howard

  • 4 Jacob De La Rose

    Jacob De La Rose

    The Montreal Canadiens place Jacob de la Rose on waivers

  • 2 Carey Price

    Carey Price

    Montreal Canadiens: There’s value in having a goaltender like Antti Niemi

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