11:37 PM EST, Fri February 12, 2016
Habs Eyes On The Prize 1 hour ago
Vote on Habs player rankings vs Sabres

Vote on Habs player rankings vs Sabres

This day can't possibly get worse. Are you really surprised? It's the Sabres. If a Canadiens player had a good game in your opinion, vote them up. If they had a bad game in your opinion, vote them down. Please try to avoid voting down players you just don't like, try to give the benefit of the doubt and give everyone a fair shake. Hockey Movies
Habs Eyes On The Prize 2 hours ago

Canadiens vs. Sabres third period thread

The Habs are down 5-4 heading into the third after a wild second period. Ben Scrivens' hot run was doused just over a minute into the second period. Josh Gorges buried his second goal of the season, chasing Scrivens who was caught out of position on the goal....
Habs Eyes On The Prize 3 hours ago

Canadiens vs. Sabres second period thread

The Habs are down 2-1 heading into the second period. Sven Andrighetto put the Habs on the board on the line's second shift of the game with David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty both drawing assists on the play. The Canadiens continued to attack, registering...
Hockey Inside/Out | Montreal Gazette 6 hours ago

Liveblog: Canadiens at Buffalo

The Faint-Hope Express shuffles into Buffalo Friday night to face the No-Hope Sabres. The Canadiens are in 10th place in the Eastern Conference. They sit three points south of a Wild-Card playoff spot; and all the teams they’re chasing – […]

Cult of Hockey: Ben Scrivens’ play in Montreal making Oilers/Canadiens trade more even

After a long and ugly slump, the Montreal Canadiens are suddenly showing signs of life with three consecutive wins. The primary architect of the run is none other than former Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens, who is 3-0-0 with a 0.959 save percentage over the streak. Scrivens was sent to Montreal just after Christmas in […]

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 9

This Date in Habs History: Feb. 9

Feb. 9, 1939: Toe Blake scored four goals, all assisted by Johnny Gagnon, in a 5-2 win over the visiting New York Americans. It was Blake’s second career hat trick. Feb. 9, 1946: Jimmy Peters had a goal and three assists in a 6-2 […]
Andrighetto hopes to make best of latest chance with Habs

Andrighetto hopes to make best of latest chance with Habs

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE If you ever need to book a flight from Montreal to St. John’s — or vice-versa — Sven Andrighetto would be a good man to help you out. Nobody has made the trip back and forth more […]
Canadiens decide to only hold optional practice

Canadiens decide to only hold optional practice

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE After winning back-to-back games on Super Bowl weekend, the Canadiens had a practice scheduled for noon Monday in Brossard. But just before 11:30 the club announced that there would only be an optional practice instead. Only […]
This Date in Habs History: Feb. 8

This Date in Habs History: Feb. 8

Feb. 8, 1934: Aurèle Joliat was honoured at the Forum for playing his 500th NHL game. The Canadiens lost 5-2 to the Montreal Maroons.   Feb. 8, 1936: Goaltender Lorne Chabot was traded to Chicago for cash.  Feb. 8, 1944: Bert Gardiner made 38 saves […]
About this afternoon …

About this afternoon …

The game’s First Star – and, on the evidence of the weekend, the Canadiens’ first-string goaltender – put the team’s perilous situation in perspective. “It’s cliché but it’s true: One game at a time,” Ben Scrivens told RDS’s Marc Denis […]
Liveblog: Carolina at Canadiens

Liveblog: Carolina at Canadiens

To slightly paraphrase the great Steely Dan, let’s go back, Jacques, and do it again. On Super Sunday afternoon, your Montreal Canadiens have a chance to do something they haven’t done since late November: win two games in a row. […]
Hurricanes-Habs preview: Carolina making playoff run

Hurricanes-Habs preview: Carolina making playoff run

Hurricanes vs. Canadiens Sunday at Bell Centre, 2:30 p.m., SN, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: This is the third of four meetings between these teams and they split the first two. The Canadiens were 2-1 […]
About this afternoon …

About this afternoon …

What’s your interrelation of what happened at the Bell Centre Saturday afternoon: • Tomas Plekanec’s four-point effort was the spark the Canadiens needed to ignite a run toward playoff contention; or • With no fewer than 20 NHL scouts in […]
Liveblog: Edmonton at Canadiens

Liveblog: Edmonton at Canadiens

The light dusting of snow to which we awakened  early Saturday morning reminded Montrealers that winter isn’t over. Unlike the Canadiens’ season. Too pessimistic? An unduly harsh assessment of the team that’s been the NHL’s worst since three weeks before winter […]
Oilers-Canadiens preview: Habs brace for McDavid

Oilers-Canadiens preview: Habs brace for McDavid

Oilers vs. Canadiens Bell Centre, Saturday, 2 p.m., SN, CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: The Canadiens have the slimmest of chances to make the playoffs, while the Oilers are deadlocked with Buffalo for the second-worst […]
This Date in Habs History: Feb. 5

This Date in Habs History: Feb. 5

Feb. 5, 1918: Joe Malone extended his goal-scoring streak to 14 straight games (which began at the start of the NHL’s first season two months earlier) with his 35th goal in a 6-3 loss at Ottawa.  Feb. 5, 1943: Elmer Lach (photo […]
Habs’ Weise looking forward to afternoon games

Habs’ Weise looking forward to afternoon games

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE When the doors to the Canadiens’ locker room opened after Friday’s practice in Brossard, Dale Weise was sitting at his stall. Weise is almost always there to speak with the media — after practices and games, whether […]
Habs Practice Notebook Scrivens will start against Oilers

Habs Practice Notebook Scrivens will start against Oilers

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Edmonton Oilers are on a roll, winning their last two games with rookie sensation Connor McDavid back in the lineup after missing 37 games with a broken clavicle. The Oilers have scored 12 goals in the last […]

Canadiens Player News

  • 1 Ben Scrivens

    Ben Scrivens

    Canadiens vs. Sabres third period thread

  • 1 Carey Price

    Carey Price

    Canadiens goalie Carey Price is done for the season, La Presse says

  • Alex Galchenyuk

    Alex Galchenyuk

    Saturday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk is a more productive player at centre

  • Max Pacioretty

    Max Pacioretty

    Canadiens vs. Sabres second period thread

  • Sven Andrighetto

    Sven Andrighetto

    Andrighetto hopes to make best of latest chance with Habs

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