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Game Day: Canadiens and Senators battle for first place in Atlantic Division

Game Day: Canadiens and Senators battle for first place in Atlantic Division

STU COWAN The Canadiens appeared to have taken a stranglehold on first place in the Atlantic Division after sweeping the Ottawa Senators in back-to-back games last weekend. After beating the Senators 4-3 in a shootout last Saturday night in Ottawa, […]
Montreal Gazette 11 hours ago

Senators at Canadiens: Five things you should know

These teams are in the same position they were a week ago with the Canadiens clinging to first place in the Atlantic Division, one point ahead of the Senators.
Silver Seven 58 mins ago

Full Coverage: Game 74 - Senators @ Canadiens

Full coverage of tonight's game between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens. Third time's the charm, right? Last weekend, the Senators had two glorious opportunities to beat the Montreal Canadiens and take over top spot in the Atlantic Division. The Habs won both games, one in a shootout and...
Silver Seven 4 hours ago

Game 74 Preview: Senators @ Canadiens

A preview of tonight's game between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens. Third time's the charm, right? Last weekend, the Senators had two glorious opportunities to beat the Montreal Canadiens and take over top spot in the Atlantic Division. The Habs won both games, one in a shootout and the...
Habs Eyes On The Prize 11 hours ago
Saturday Habs Headlines: Claude Julien’s full impact yet to be felt

Saturday Habs Headlines: Claude Julien’s full impact yet to be felt

Your daily links, including the new coach’s impact, Radulov is confident slump will end, Shaw and Lehkonen make a good pair, coverage of the ongoing USWNT saga, and more. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Claude Julien wants to finish as high as possible in the regular season standings. [La Presse] The impact of the Julien hiring has yet to reach its full potential. [The Hockey News] The key to breaking through a slump, according to Alexander Radulov, is a short memory and focusing on the simple things that had him hot in the first place. [La Presse] Andrew Shaw and Artturi Lehkonen...

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Canadiens Notebook: Max Pacioretty not concerned about Maurice Richard Trophy

Canadiens Notebook: Max Pacioretty not concerned about Maurice Richard Trophy

STU COWAN The last time a Canadiens player led the NHL in goals at the end of a season was 1977-78, when Guy Lafleur hit the back of the net 60 times, seven more than the New York Islander’s Mike Bossy […]
BONUS: Max Pacioretty is a hot streak away from Richard Trophy

BONUS: Max Pacioretty is a hot streak away from Richard Trophy

https://youtu.be/ew5BWyuDjjI  Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty sits near the top of the NHL scoring race. Our panel looks at this chances if winning the Maurice Richard Trophy this season. And don’t forget to check out last week’s HI/O show for more […]
About last night … Canadiens beat Ottawa 4-1

About last night … Canadiens beat Ottawa 4-1

Barring a late-season collapse, the Canadiens’ winning weekend has won them the Atlantic Division. And Ottawa has lost it. The Senators were no-shows Sunday night at the Bell Centre. The 4-1 final score flatters the team that was breathing down […]
Boston Herald Mar 19, 2017
Price makes 30 saves as Canadiens top Senators 4-1

Price makes 30 saves as Canadiens top Senators 4-1

MONTREAL — Carey Price made 30 saves for his 33rd win of the season and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Sunday night to sweep the home-and-home series.Tomas Plekanec, Jordie Benn, Paul Byron and Nathan Beaulieu scored for the Canadiens, who lead the Atlantic Division by four points over the Senators, who still have one game in hand.Tom Pyatt scored a first-period goal for the Senators. Craig Anderson stopped 33 shots.The Canadiens also beat the Senators in Ottawa on Saturday, winning 4-3 in a shootout. Price made 28 saves in that game, while Anderson stopped 29...
Liveblog: Ottawa at Canadiens

Liveblog: Ottawa at Canadiens

Can the Canadiens administer the coup de grace? A win over Ottawa at the Bell Centre Sunday night would lift the home side four points ahead of the Senators, who hold a game in hand. The Canadiens begin a six-game homestand […]
Boston Herald Mar 19, 2017
Byron, Radulov lead Canadiens past Senators in shootout

Byron, Radulov lead Canadiens past Senators in shootout

OTTAWA, Ontario — The Montreal Canadiens will take a brief moment to enjoy their shootout win at Ottawa. However, they know they need to be ready to face a hungry Senatars team again at home in less than 24 hours.Paul Byron and Alexander Radulov scored in the tiebreaker to give the Canadiens a 4-3 victory Saturday night in the first half of the teams' home-and-home set. Montreal moved two points ahead of Ottawa atop the Atlantic Division."We worked hard, we earned that second point," the Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher said. "We both want to climb in the standings, it's so tight. They're...
About last night … Canadiens edge Senators 4-3

About last night … Canadiens edge Senators 4-3

Never in doubt, right? Shootout heroics by Paul Byron and Alexander Radulov secured a 4-3 win in Kanata Saturday night, setting up what should be a dandy rematch at the Bell Centre on Sunday. It was a terrific game that […]
Liveblog: Canadiens at Ottawa

Liveblog: Canadiens at Ottawa

The NHL schedule-makers must have been getting ready for baseball because they hammered this weekend’s sked out of the park. The Canadiens and Ottawa open a home-and-home starting Saturday night in Kanata. When the dust settles at the Bell Centre, Sunday […]
Canadiens Game Day: Emelin sits as Beaulieu returns to blue line vs. Senators

Canadiens Game Day: Emelin sits as Beaulieu returns to blue line vs. Senators

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette Defenceman Alexei Emelin will be a healthy scratch when the Canadiens meet the Ottawa Senators Saturday (7 p.m., Sportsnet, TVA Sports, TSN 690 Radio) but coach Claude Julien insists the Russian isn’t paying the price for […]
The Hockey Writers Mar 18, 2017

Senators to Host Canadiens in Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic

It was the worst-kept secret in Ottawa. Today, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made it official – the Ottawa Senators will host their first outdoor game on Dec. 16, 2017, against their division rivals, the Montreal Canadiens. The game will commemorate the NHL’s centennial celebration, marking the 100th anniversary of the first game played on Dec. […]
Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien won’t confirm his Saturday lineup vs. Senators

Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien won’t confirm his Saturday lineup vs. Senators

STU COWAN The Canadiens practised Friday morning in Brossard before heading to Ottawa for the start of back-to-back weekend games against the Senators. The Canadiens play the Senators Saturday night in the nation’s capital (7 p.m., SN, TVA Sports, TSN […]
Claude Julien’s system has transformed Canadiens | HI/O Show

Claude Julien’s system has transformed Canadiens | HI/O Show

On this week’s Hockey Inside/Out Show at hockeyinsideout.com, our panel — Gazette sports columnist Stu Cowan, former Canadien and TSN 690 radio host Chris Nilan, Jessica Rusnak of CBC Daybreak and host Adam Susser — discusses who is more responsible […]
Canadiens prepare for weekend battles against Senators for top spot in the Atlantic

Canadiens prepare for weekend battles against Senators for top spot in the Atlantic

There were a couple of missing players Thursday as the Canadiens ramped up their preparation for back-to-back games against the Ottawa Senators this weekend.  First place in the Atlantic Division is on the line when the teams clash Saturday in […]

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    Steve Ott

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