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Montreal Gazette 7 hours ago
Canadiens will have a taste of home in Tampa

Canadiens will have a taste of home in Tampa

For the second time in two weeks, Denis Plante will head to Tampa to watch the Canadiens play the Lightning. Only this time the stakes are higher.
Tampa Bay Times 11 hours ago

Killorn and Barberio thrilled to face hometown Canadiens

For Lightning C Alex Killorn and D Mark Barberio, who grew up in bordering neighborhoods in Montreal's west island, facing the Canadiens in the playoffs is extra special.
Tampa Bay Times 11 hours ago

VIDEO: Tom Jones previews Lightning-Canadiens

Times sports columnist Tom Jones previews the first-round playoff matchup between the Lightning and Montreal Canadiens in this video feature.
Home Ice | SI.com 12 hours ago

2014 NHL playoffs preview Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

By Allan Muir Regular season recaps: Nov. 12: Lightning 2, Canadiens 1 (SO) Dec. 28: Canadiens 2, Lightning 1 (SO) Feb. 1: Lightning 2, Canadiens 1 (OT) April 1: Lightning 3, Canadiens 1 Notable injuries: Lightning: G Ben Bishop (wrist, day-to-day); F Ondrej Palat (upper body, day-to-day); F Valtteri...
Prust will be game-time decision for Habs in Tampa

Prust will be game-time decision for Habs in Tampa

The Canadiens practised Tuesday morning in Brossard before boarding a flight to Tampa for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Lightning on Wednesday night (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690). Brandon Prust, who missed the last […]

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Montreal Gazette 10 hours ago
Post-season is Brière’s time to shine

Post-season is Brière’s time to shine

This is Daniel Brière’s time. There were a lot of heads shaking last summer when Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin reached into the free-agent pool and pulled out Brière, a seasoned veteran whose contract had been bought out by the Philadelphia Flyers.
Montreal Gazette Apr 14, 2014
Canadiens focus on special teams ahead of opener in Tampa

Canadiens focus on special teams ahead of opener in Tampa

How important are special teams? In Michel Therrien’s book, they are very important, which is why the Canadiens spent most of their practice time Monday in Brossard working on the power play and the penalty kill.
Ottawa Citizen Apr 14, 2014
Canadiens look to Briere to step up in playoffs after low-key regular season

Canadiens look to Briere to step up in playoffs after low-key regular season

The Montreal Canadiens didn't sign unrestricted free agent Daniel Briere last summer so he could dazzle in the regular season.
Montreal Gazette Apr 14, 2014
Habs vs. Lightning should be a treat for fans

Habs vs. Lightning should be a treat for fans

The next time the Canadiens defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning in an NHL playoff game will be the first time.
Eller returns as Habs prepare to face Lighting

Eller returns as Habs prepare to face Lighting

The Canadiens hit the ice Monday morning in Brossard to begin preparations for their first-round playoff series against the Lightning, which will start Wednesday night in Tampa (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690). Lars Eller, who missed the last […]
Montreal Gazette Apr 13, 2014
Lightning earn home-ice edge in 1st round against Canadiens by edging Capitals 1-0 in shootout

Lightning earn home-ice edge in 1st round against Canadiens by edging Capitals 1-0 in shootout

WASHINGTON - It came right down to the final moment of the final regular-season game for the Tampa Bay Lightning to secure home-ice advantage against the Montreal Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs.
Montreal Gazette Apr 13, 2014
Gionta puts nice finishing touch on Habs’ 100-point season

Gionta puts nice finishing touch on Habs’ 100-point season

MONTREAL — Brian Gionta has scored 20 times in 54 career shootout attempts, a success rate of 37 per cent. But the Canadiens captain couldn’t tell you Saturday what his record is in lifetime NHL penalty shots, or even how many he has had, after burying one in dramatic, game-winning fashion against the New York Rangers.
Tampa Bay Times Apr 13, 2014

Lightning-Canadiens playoff schedule

Here is the schedule for the Lightning and Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs. The winner of the series faces the winner of the Bruins/Red Wings series in the second round: April 16: at Tampa, 7 p.m. April 18: at Tampa, 7 p.m. April 20: at Montreal, 7 p.m. April 22: at Montreal, 7 p.m. *April 24: at …
Puck-sniffing dog pays back owners

Puck-sniffing dog pays back owners

As the owner of two dogs – a black Lab and a smaller terrier mix – one of the worst parts about spring is cleaning up all the poop from a long winter in the backyard. But there’s a golden […]
Montreal Gazette Apr 13, 2014
‘We’re definitely proud of our season,’ Habs’ Price says

‘We’re definitely proud of our season,’ Habs’ Price says

The Canadiens ended the regular season on a high note Saturday, winning in a thrilling way and finishing with a nifty number in the points column. The Canadiens’ dramatic win on a penalty-shot goal by Brian Gionta in overtime gave them 100 points on the season — the first time they’ve reached that mark since 2007-08 when they finished first in the Eastern Conference with 104 points.
Home-ice advantage to be decided Sunday afternoon

Home-ice advantage to be decided Sunday afternoon

Brian Gionta’s shootout goal in overtime Saturday night at the Bell Centre gave the Canadiens a 1-0 win over the New York Rangers in their final regular-season game. It also allowed the Canadiens (46-28-8) to finish the season with 100 […]
About last night …

About last night …

You can make an arguable case that Brian Gionta scored the most important goal of your Montreal Canadiens season. The proof will be in the postseason pudding. Imagine the scenario if the Captain had not put that nifty penalty-shot move on Cam Talbot in Overtime. What if the Canadiens had lost against a team resting its number-one goaltender, its top two defencemen and its prize late-season acquisition. The New York Rangers who outshot the home team 41-27 and held the Canadiens scoreless through 62:04 accomplished this without Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi or Martin St....

Canadiens 1, Rangers 0 (OT) … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Canadiens 1, Rangers 0 (OT). Click here for boxscore. Team notes: -      The Rangers were defeated by the Montreal Canadiens, 1-0, in overtime tonight at Bell Centre in their final game of the regular season. The Blueshirts finished the season with a 45-31-6 record... Read More →The post Canadiens 1, Rangers 0 (OT) … post-game notes appeared first on Rangers Report.

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