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Habs’ De La Rose has wrist surgery; Maple Leafs name Babcock head coach

Habs’ De La Rose has wrist surgery; Maple Leafs name Babcock head coach

The Canadiens announced that centre Jacob De La Rose had wrist surgery at Montreal General Hospital on Wednesday and that his recovery period is expected to be three months. Wednesday was also De La Rose’s 20th birthday. The 6-foot-3, 207-pound Swede […]
‘My philosophy will not change,’ Canadiens GM Bergevin says

‘My philosophy will not change,’ Canadiens GM Bergevin says

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin met with the media for more than 50 minutes Friday morning in Brossard during his final postseason news conference. Here are some of the things he said: On whether he’ll reconsider the team’s defence-first identity: “You […]
Habs pack their bags, meet with media: Markov says he wasn’t injured

Habs pack their bags, meet with media: Markov says he wasn’t injured

The Canadiens packed up their lockers at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on Thursday morning and met with the media for the final time before heading out for the summer after being eliminated by the Tampa Bay Lightning in […]
Habs will clear out lockers on Thursday; Bergevin to meet media on Friday

Habs will clear out lockers on Thursday; Bergevin to meet media on Friday

After being eliminated by the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Canadiens announced that the players will clean out their lockers at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard and meet with the media for the […]
HI/O Show: How can Canadiens become legitimate Stanley Cup contenders?

HI/O Show: How can Canadiens become legitimate Stanley Cup contenders?

The Canadiens’ Stanley Cup drought hit 22 years — and counting — when they were eliminated by the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. On the final HI/O Show of the season, former Canadien Chris […]

Subban: Canadiens must be better in front of Price next season

TAMPA — He is regarded as the best goaltender on the planet, so Carey Price figured he has to play like it. So after the Montreal Canadiens were eliminated by the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, Price put himself in the crosshairs. “I didn’t play well enough,” Price said. “I think that’s more or […]

Lightning move on, eliminate Canadiens

Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Steven Stamkos scored his third goal of the playoffs for the Lightning, who closed out the second-round series in six games after Montreal fought off elimination in Games 4 and 5. The Lightning, who won nine of 11 meetings against the Canadiens this season including the playoffs, will face the New York Rangers or Washington Capitals in the conference finals. Price, a leading candidate for league MVP, played well...
About last night …

About last night …

One end-of-season request: Can we stop with the crazy Mike Babcock talk, svp? Michel Therrien has three years left on his contract. He coached the Canadiens to the second-best regular-season record in the NHL. Therrien’s troops rallied from an 0-3 deficit […]
Habs coach Therrien says all the pressure on Lightning in Game 6

Habs coach Therrien says all the pressure on Lightning in Game 6

The Canadiens will be facing elimination for the third straight game when they take on Tampa Bay Tuesday night at Amalie Arena in Game 6 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series, but Habs coach Michel Therrien says all the pressure […]
Habs set to face elimination again in Game 6

Habs set to face elimination again in Game 6

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE If there’s a bright side to the Canadiens’ third consecutive do-or-die game against the Lightning Tuesday night in Tampa, it’s that the team seems to play its best hockey when its season is on the line. […]
About last night …

About last night …

The Canadiens are alive … and they saved Mother’s Day for their fans. Imagine the scenarios all over Montreal if the hockey season had ended Saturday night: “Mommy, the Canadiens lost and I’m depressed. Can you make me some Kraft Dinner just the […]
Liveblog: Semifinal Game 5 – Tampa Bay at Canadiens

Liveblog: Semifinal Game 5 – Tampa Bay at Canadiens

The Eastern Conference’s top seeds have started to sprout. The Rangers, who finished comfortably atop the conference’s regular-season standings, staved off elimination by winning a Game 5 thriller at Madison Square Garden Friday night. Ryan F. McDonagh beat Braden Holtby in […]
Beaulieu could return to Habs lineup for Game 5

Beaulieu could return to Habs lineup for Game 5

The Canadiens could have defenceman Nathan Beaulieu back in the lineup for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Saturday night at the Bell Centre (7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690). Beaulieu, who has been out of […]
Habs’ Subban says Lightning goalie Bishop has played well, but was ‘sitting on a horseshoe’

Habs’ Subban says Lightning goalie Bishop has played well, but was ‘sitting on a horseshoe’

PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE P.K. Subban isn’t afraid to speak his mind. In addition to being one of the top defencemen in the NHL, he’s also the most quotable player in the league and he set the stage for Saturday’s Game […]

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