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About last night …

About last night …

The Canadiens video preparation for Game 4 probably didn’t include a Game of Thrones marathon. But if it had, the team would have been inspired by the words of fencing master Syrio Forel: “There is only one god, and his […]
The Ledger May 7, 2015

Montreal 6, Tampa Bay 2: Price, Canadiens beat Lightning, avoid elimination

Carey Price stopped 22 shots, Max Pacioretty had a short-handed goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lighting 6-2 on Thursday night to stay alive in their second-round playoff series.
Liveblog: Conference Semifinal Game 4 – Canadiens at Tampa Bay

Liveblog: Conference Semifinal Game 4 – Canadiens at Tampa Bay

Your Montreal Canadiens played well enough to win Game 3 on Wednesday night. But they lost. And on less than 24 hours rest in the Florida heat, the Canadiens face elimination in Game 4. Will they win one to salvage […]
Game 4: No more wiggle room for Habs with season on the line

Game 4: No more wiggle room for Habs with season on the line

T-shirts are laid out for fans coming to Amalie Arena tonight for Game 4. Dave Stubbs/Montreal Gazette Welcome to the Canadiens’ first elimination game of the 2014-15 season. The Habs win tonight or their season is over. And if they […]
Newark Star-Ledger May 7, 2015

What channel is Game 4 of Montreal Canadiens-Tampa Bay Lightning playoff series on?

Lightning going for a sweep of the seven-game series.

Lightning scores with 1.1 seconds left to beat Canadiens

Time was running out and the sellout crowd of 19,204 grew impatient, urging the Lightning to take one more crack at Carey Price. Good idea. Tyler Johnson’s only shot of the night slipped past the Montreal goaltender with 1.1 seconds remaining Wednesday night, giving Tampa Bay a 2-1 victory over the Canadiens and a 3-0 lead in their NHL playoff series. “Honestly, I didn’t even know it was that close at the buzzer. ... I wasn’t thinking about the time at all,” Johnson said after his third game-winning goal this postseason. “It’s...
About last night …

About last night …

Canadiens on the ice and thinking Overtime when Tyler Johnson drove a stake into their hearts: Brendan Gallagher, Tomas Plekanec, Max Pacioretty, Andrei Markov, P.K. Subban. Canadiens who can hold their heads high, despite proximity to that heartbreaker: Gallagher, celebrating his 23rd […]
Liveblog: Eastern Conference semifinal Game 3 – Canadiens at Tampa Bay

Liveblog: Eastern Conference semifinal Game 3 – Canadiens at Tampa Bay

Your Montreal Canadiens are hoping playoff history repeats itself. A year ago, the Canadiens dropped the first two games of the Eastern Conference final on home ice. The Rangers romped to a 7-2 road win the series opener – the game in […]
HI/O Show: The heat is on Canadiens and coach Therrien in Tampa

HI/O Show: The heat is on Canadiens and coach Therrien in Tampa

Former Canadien Chris Nilan joins columnist Jack Todd, Jessica Rusnak of TSN Radio 690 and Montreal Gazette sports editor/host Stu Cowan on this week’s HI/O Show. After dropping the first two games to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern […]
Game 3: Desharnais says he’s ready to go

Game 3: Desharnais says he’s ready to go

Canadiens centre David Desharnais at Wednesday’s morning skate. Dario Ayala/Montreal Gazette TAMPA, Fla. – Canadiens centre David Desharnais says he’s eaten very little since Sunday afternoon but feels ready to go for Game 3 Wednesday night against the Tampa Bay […]
NHL fines Prust $5,000 after his apology for comments about referee

NHL fines Prust $5,000 after his apology for comments about referee

Brandon Prust apologized on Tuesday for his derogatory comments about referee Brad Watson following the Canadiens’ 6-2 Game 2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Bell Centre, but those comments are still going to cost him some cash. […]
Game 3 Eve: Calm before Habs’ critical storm

Game 3 Eve: Calm before Habs’ critical storm

Canadiens goalie Carey Price skates away from his net Sunday night in Montreal after one of six goals scored by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Dario Ayala/Montreal Gazette TAMPA BAY – There no disputing what the Canadiens have to do here […]
Canadiens head to Tampa trailing series 2-0 with spotlight on Prust

Canadiens head to Tampa trailing series 2-0 with spotlight on Prust

Monday will be a travel day for the Canadiens as they head to Tampa trailing their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Lightning 2-0. The Canadiens won’t practise, but coach Michel Therrien will hold a conference call with the media in […]
About last night …

About last night …

This is why Canadiens fans were cheering for Detroit in the opening round. Tampa Bay owns the Canadiens. There’s no other way to put it … not after seven consecutive losses to the Lightning this season. The latest was the […]

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