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Habs Eyes On The Prize 3 hours ago
2016-17 Game 60: Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers

2016-17 Game 60: Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers

This article was published as a workaround while the site is under development, and will be deleted shortly.For information on the game on Tuesday, February 21 between the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers, please read our game preview, and follow along in our game thread.
Hockey Inside/Out | Montreal Gazette 3 hours ago

Liveblog: Canadiens at Rangers

Julien 2.0 gets a reset Tuesday night. It won’t be easy. Coming off that wretched Saturday afternoon loss to Winnipeg in Claude Julien’s debut behind their bench, the Canadiens are in NYC to face the Rangers, a team that has […]
Blueshirt Banter 13 hours ago

Bantering Points: 2/21/17

News and notes for Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 The New York Rangers will host the Claude Julien and his Montreal Canadiens, as the two teams square off for the first time in the post-Michel Therrien era. In what could be a first round playoff preview, look for the Rangers to come out flying as they...
Canadiens vs. Rangers: Game thread, rosters, lines, and how to watch

Canadiens vs. Rangers: Game thread, rosters, lines, and how to watch

The Habs are set to play their second game under Claude Julien, and they'll be desperate for a win Following a tough debut as his second stint behind Montreal's bench, Claude Julien will be eager to earn a win, and put an end to the Habs' current slide. There won't be many changes compared to the lineup we saw on Saturday afternoon versus the Jets, except that Greg Pateryn will earn a showcase spot on the third pairing. According to Frank Seravalli, Pateryn is definitely on the trade market, and we could see him move relatively soon. No big shock, but clubs say #Habs GM Marc Bergevin...
Habs Eyes On The Prize 7 hours ago
Habs practice notes: Greg Pateryn replaces Nikita Nesterov

Habs practice notes: Greg Pateryn replaces Nikita Nesterov

A slight shakeup on the blue line took place As you’d expect for a team that’s struggling, there were no absentees this morning at the Canadiens’ practice. Claude Julien doesn’t have much time to put his system in place, and he clearly needs all hands on deck. Practice started off with Carey Price destroying his stick following a McCarron goal. #Habs: Carey Price n'est pas trop heureux ce matin. Il vient de détruire son bâton. Un but de McCarron était de trop.— J-F Chaumont (@JFChaumontJDM) February 21, 2017 It's worth noting that Price obliterating a stick is nothing...
The Hockey Writers 5 hours ago
The Overdue Canadien Break-Up

The Overdue Canadien Break-Up

At the beginning of the season, no one realistically thought Alexei Emelin was a top-pair defender when he was slotted alongside Shea Weber. Now, with the Montreal Canadiens struggling, the Weber-Emelin experiment as the No. 1 duo has finally run its course and it’s time for new head coach Claude Julien to break them up. Throughout their […]

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Canadiens Game Day: Pateryn in, Nesterov out as Habs take on Rangers

Canadiens Game Day: Pateryn in, Nesterov out as Habs take on Rangers

Greg Pateryn, who has been a healthy scratch for six of the past eight games, will return to the Canadiens’ lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Rangers (7 p.m., Sportsnet East, RDS, TSN-690 Radio). He will replace Nikita Nesterov on […]
Michel Therrien mishandled Canadiens goalies | HI/O Bonus

Michel Therrien mishandled Canadiens goalies | HI/O Bonus

What was Michel Therrien’s biggest shortcoming as Canadiens coach? Our panel has a few thoughts on that.
Newsday Feb 20, 2017

Rangers prepare for possible playoff foe in Canadiens

GREENBURGH -- In a preview of what could be a first-round matchup in the Stanley Cup playoffs, the slipping Montreal Canadiens -- trying to regroup under new coach Claude Julien -- skate into Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.
FOX Sports Feb 20, 2017
Possible playoff preview when Canadiens visit Rangers

Possible playoff preview when Canadiens visit Rangers

When the Montreal Canadiens visit the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, it could be a preview of a first-round series in this season's playoffs.
Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien runs fast-paced Monday practice in Brossard

Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien runs fast-paced Monday practice in Brossard

STU COWAN The Canadiens were back on the ice at 11 a.m. Monday morning in Brossard for a very, very fast-paced practice under new head coach Claude Julien. Julien stuck with the same lines he had during Sunday’s open public […]
Canadiens Notebook: Phillip Danault back at centre on No. 1 line

Canadiens Notebook: Phillip Danault back at centre on No. 1 line

STU COWAN The Canadiens held their annual open public practice Sunday morning at the Bell Centre, which is normally a fan-friendly event.  But with the team coming off a 3-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets Saturday, a 1-6-1 record in […]
About this afternoon … Jets beat Canadiens 3-1

About this afternoon … Jets beat Canadiens 3-1

There’s an expression in French: Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose. En anglais: The more things change, the more they remain the same. Let’s hope not – because on the evidence of their 3-1 loss to Winnipeg Saturday afternoon, the […]
The Hockey Writers Feb 18, 2017

5 Positives Julien Brings to the Canadiens

There’s a reason Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien’s resume is more impressive than the outgoing Michel Therrien’s. That’s in spite of the fact that Julien got his start in the NHL after his Habs predecessor, replacing him the first time around behind the Canadiens bench in 2003. While Therrien has had his share of […]
Liveblog: Winnipeg at Canadiens

Liveblog: Winnipeg at Canadiens

It’s odd to start a new era in the afternoon …. unless it’s an era of naps, or mall shopping. Claude Julien makes his debut behind the Canadiens’ bench when the Winnipeg Jets visit the Bell Centre Saturday at 2 p.m. An ominous […]
Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien puts Alex Galchenyuk back on No. 1 line

Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien puts Alex Galchenyuk back on No. 1 line

New Canadiens coach Claude Julien stepped on the ice for the first time in Brossard at 4:16 p.m. Friday, about two minutes after his players started skating for the first time since Michel Therrien was fired last Tuesday. The parking […]
Canadiens players tuned out Therrien at end | HI/O show Bonus

Canadiens players tuned out Therrien at end | HI/O show Bonus

https://youtu.be/_MpirX-boEY Was Michel Therrien was getting the most out of his roster? Our panel breaks down what lead to his firing.   

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