11:29 AM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014
The Habs Nation 12 hours ago

Canadiens win 4-3, complete series sweep

Montreal Canadiens defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 thanks to a late powerplay goal from Max Pacioretty, it was also his first ever playoff goal in his career. The Montreal Canadiens completed a first round playoff series sweep and are the first team to go through to the next round. Boxscore: 1ST PERIOD 02:24 MTL Daniel […]
Montreal Gazette 12 hours ago

Sweep sends Habs fans into stratosphere

Gifted film producer Tim Thompson dipped his toe into Montreal history on Sunday for his CBC Hockey Night in Canada pre-game vignette, using Quebec rocker Michel Pagliaro’s 1972 hit Some Sing, Some Dance as the soundtrack for his images of the Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning, both the sepia past and the polished present.
Montreal Gazette 13 hours ago

Pacioretty & Co. put brooms to Bolts

he Canadiens are on to the second round of the playoffs after Max Pacioretty scored a power-play goal with 42.6 seconds remaining in regulation time to give the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.
Habs Eyes On The Prize 13 hours ago

Canadiens vs Lightning Top Six Minutes: Ride the Lightning Edition

It's a Metallica themed Top Six Minutes tonight to celebrate the sweep...rock on Habs fans! .m-sbnation-2014-nhl-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nhl-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } -Before I get into all the Metallica jokes I have to say that...
Home Ice | SI.com 12 hours ago

Max Pacioretty finds his elusive goal as Canadiens finish sweep of Lightning

Max Pacioretty had been searching, scavenging for his opportunity, all game—no, all week. Goalless for six-plus games, he was approaching his longest scoring drought of the season. While he watched teammates Brendan Gallagher and Rene Bourque make their mark on this postseason series against Tampa Bay, Pacioretty waited patiently and stuck to his game. Though […]

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Montreal Gazette Apr 20, 2014
Boone live blog: Habs-Lightning Game 3

Boone live blog: Habs-Lightning Game 3

Join or follow the live game blog of the Montreal Canadiens playing the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Bell Centre in Game 3
Liveblog: Playoff game 3 – Tampa Bay at Canadiens

Liveblog: Playoff game 3 – Tampa Bay at Canadiens

Having dropped the first two games of the series on home ice, Tampa Bay needs a win in Game 3. But the Bell Centre, one of the NHL’s more raucous venues, will be rockin’ and rollin’ in support of the […]
Habs expected to stick with same lineup in Game 3

Habs expected to stick with same lineup in Game 3

The Canadiens held their morning skate at 10:30 a.m. in Brossard as they prepared for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday night at the Bell Centre (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio […]
Habs return home with 2-0 series lead

Habs return home with 2-0 series lead

The Canadiens returned to Montreal after Friday night’s 4-1 win over the Lightning  in Tampa to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Coach Michel Therrien scrapped plans for a noon-hour practice in Brossard, instead opting […]
About last night …

About last night …

Two playoff games on the road in Tampa. Two wins for your Montreal Canadiens. The second W, on Friday night, was so convincing the guys on L'Antichambre described it as a "perfect game" for the Canadiens. Coming home to what will be a loud, rockin' Bell Centre on Sunday night, the Canadiens are just where they want to be in this Eastern Conference quarter-final: They've got the Lightning by the bolts.
Montreal Gazette Apr 18, 2014
We have to keep pushing: Gallagher

We have to keep pushing: Gallagher

Carey Price said he didn’t have to wait long to get his head into Friday night’s playoff game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Montreal Gazette Apr 18, 2014
Photos: Canadiens vs. Lightning, Game 2

Photos: Canadiens vs. Lightning, Game 2

Photos from Game 2 of the playoff series between the Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, April 18, 2014.
Ottawa Citizen Apr 18, 2014
Bourque scores twice to lift Canadiens to 2-0 series lead over Tampa Bay

Bourque scores twice to lift Canadiens to 2-0 series lead over Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — Rene Bourque scored twice as the Montreal Canadiens downed the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 to take a two-game lead in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series.
Montreal Gazette Apr 18, 2014
Bourque, Price give Canadiens 2-0 series lead

Bourque, Price give Canadiens 2-0 series lead

The Canadiens are coming home with a 2-0 lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series.
Liveblog: Playoff Game 2 – Canadiens at Tampa Bay

Liveblog: Playoff Game 2 – Canadiens at Tampa Bay

Your Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay cooked up 78 minutes of very entertaining hockey in the series opener. After three of their four regular-season games ended in 2-1 Overtimes or Shootouts (the fourth was 3-1, with an empty-netter), the Canadiens […]
Montreal Gazette Apr 18, 2014
Weaver didn’t expect to play pro

Weaver didn’t expect to play pro

Mike Weaver has played 13 years in the National Hockey League and he can thank Don Waddell for opening the door.
Montreal Gazette Apr 18, 2014
Mike Boone live blogs Habs vs. Lightning Game 2

Mike Boone live blogs Habs vs. Lightning Game 2

Join or follow the live game blog of the Montreal Canadiens visiting the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2
Optional morning skates for Habs, Lightning before Game 2

Optional morning skates for Habs, Lightning before Game 2

The Canadiens hit the ice in Tampa just before 11:30 a.m. for an optional morning skate as they prepared to face the Lightning in Game 2 of their playoff series Friday night (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690). A dozen players took […]

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