Michel Therrien just confirmed that Carey Price will not accompany the team to Buffalo. He will be given the day off to rest.
Pro Hockey Talk "Was it an epic comeback by the Montreal Canadiens, or did the Ottawa Senators get robbed of two points? Controversy. The Canadiens overcame a three-goal third-period deficit with three goals in three minutes and 21 seconds, then defeated the Senators in overtime on Saturday night. The winner..." March 16
Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Francis Bouillon scored his first goal of the season at 1:26 of overtime to give the Canadiens an improbable 5-4 win over the Ottawa Senators Saturday night at the Bell Centre. The Canadiens fell behind 4-1 on Clarke MacArthur’s goal at 5:08 of the third period, but they scored three..." March 16
Dustin Tokarski est cédé à Hamilton // send down to Hamilton #candiens
Hockey Inside/Out "Here’s the best news Canadiens fans have received in a while: Carey Price will be back in goal Saturday night at the Bell Centre against the Ottawa Senators (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690). Price has missed the last eight games after suffering a lower-body injury at the Sochi Olympics. The..." March 15
CSN New England "So much for the Montreal Canadiens serving as a bad matchup for a Bruins team that can do no wrong. The Black and Gold did very little wrong in serving a 4-1 beating to the hated Habs on their home ice at the Bell Centre that ended a five-game losing streak against their Original Six..." March 13
Montreal Gazette "Michel Therrien was being secretive about who will be in his lineup for Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., TSN-HABS, RDS, TSN Radio 690), but he did concede that goaltender Carey Price will miss his eighth consecutive game. “Maybe Saturday,” Therrien..." March 12
NHL.com "Goaltender Carey Price will not be in the Montreal Canadiens net when they face the Boston Bruins on Wednesday, coach Michel Therrien announced Tuesday. It will be the eighth straight game Price has missed since returning from the 2014 Sochi Olympics, where he helped Canada win a second..." March 11
CBSSports.com "The Montreal Canadiens are in quite a race in the Atlantic Division. It sure would help to have their No. 1 goalie back in action. That's why there's much excitement from the organization as Carey Price took shots in practice for the first time since succumbing to a lower-body injury after..." March 11
Habs Eyes On The Prize "According to the Montreal Canadiens, Josh Gorges underwent surgery on Monday morning to repair a fracture in his left hand, the result of a blocked shot against the Toronto Maple Leafs, and will be out for approximately another four weeks. Losing Gorges for that long is a big blow to the..." March 10
CBSSports.com "Montreal Canadiens prospect Tim Bozon is in quite a fight right now after being diagnosed with Neisseria meningitis. The 19-year-old has been in a Saskatoon, Sask., hospital for a week and was recently placed in a medically induced coma, a team official told QMI Agency. Bozon was most recently..." March 09
San Jose Mercury News "Going into the stretch drive and beyond, the Sharks need Antti Niemi to show more of the steady play that made him a finalist for the Vezina Trophy last year. Maybe they just need more games against the Montreal Canadiens. For the second time this season, Niemi shut out Montreal, and this..." March 09
Arizona Republic "Since the beginning of the season, Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney and coach Dave Tippett surveyed forwards Radim Vrbata and Martin Hanzal about who they thought could be the missing piece for their line. Whether suggested from one side or the other, winger Martin Erat’s name continually..." March 07
Montreal Gazette "Sometimes, said Dustin Tokarski, you get the breaks. Tokarski, who made 39 saves to lead the Canadiens to a 4-3 shootout win over the Anaheim Ducks Wednesday night, didn't get the break when Francois Beauchemin scored on a freak goal in the second period. But the hockey gods smiled on the..." March 06
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. It's already been busy and I expect nothing less on Wednesday. March 06
Pro Hockey Talk "Tim Bozon, a Montreal Canadiens prospect and star in the Western Hockey League, is in critical condition after being diagnosed with meningitis, the league stated in a release Wednesday. From the WHL: Tim Bozon was admitted to Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon on Saturday, March 1 and..." March 06
BREAKING: Thomas Vanek lands with #habs.
Montreal Gazette "Injured Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made a brief appearance on the ice Tuesday and he shed some light on the lower-body injury that has sidelined him since he returned from the Sochi Olympics. “I’m making a progress,” Price told the media after he spent 15 minutes on the ice during an..." March 05
The #habs give up prospect Sebastien Collberg and a conditional second-round pick for Tomas Vanek.
Nashville Preds trade Devan Dubnyk to Montreal for futures
Florida closing in on a trade involving d-man Mike Weaver. Canadiens are among teams with interest in Weaver. Draft pick likely return.
Panthers traded Mike Weaver to the Canadiens for a draft pick.
L.A. Daily News "The Kings made the most out of the least again Monday night. They scored one more goal than the opposition and then put the game into a deep freeze. They sure didn’t have their fans on the edge of their seats awaiting one highlight-reel scoring chance after another. Mostly, it seemed as if the..." March 04
MTL puts Davis Drewiske on waivers.
Montreal Gazette "The Canadiens almost paid the price for sitting on their heels after jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the first period against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night at the Bell Centre. A couple of sloppy plays allowed the Leafs to take a 3-2 lead in the third period, but P.K. Subban pulled..." March 02
New York Post "Turns out the NHL wasn’t allowing its players to participate in the Olympics without at least the smallest bit of protection. According to multiple sources, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) had taken out insurance for the possibility..." February 28
Montreal Gazette "David Desharnais scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Canadiens a 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night at the Consol Energy Center. Back and forth: The game was a roller-coaster from start to finish and the Canadiens came from behind twice in the third period to force..." February 28
Detroit News "For the Red Wings to reach the playoffs, and overcome the loss of Henrik Zetterberg, they will need to play this way. Gustav Nyquist scored with 27.3 seconds left in overtime Wednesday, giving the Red Wings a valuable second point in a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in their first game..." February 27
CBC Sports "Goalie Carey Price left early from his first practice back with the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, and will not play the next two games, the team later revealed. Price, 25, just returned to the team Monday after helping lead Canada to gold at the Sochi Olympics. Coach Michel Therrien said..." February 26
#Habs Therrien confirms Galchenyuk & Moen will play Wednesday. Prust (UBI) is out. Bournival (concussion) resumed skating today.
@mfinewaxhockey Award for best goalie: Carey Price, best defenseman Erik Karlsson and best forward Phil Kessel
Montreal Gazette "With seven players in Sochi for the Winter Olympics, the Canadiens had to call for reinforcements to fill out the ranks as they resumed practising on Wednesday at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard. The most prominent additions to the practice roster were former Canadiens Jocelyn Thibault and..." February 20
Seattle Times "A group of Seattle sports, business and political leaders will make a cross-border pilgrimage next week to learn more about the National Hockey League. The overnight trip to Vancouver, to attend a reception at B.C. Place with sports and tourism officials from that city and then watch a Canucks..." February 20
Yahoo! Sports "Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens will have the crease for Team Canada as they open the Sochi Olympic medal round against the winner of Switerzland and Latvia on Wednesday. Coach Mike Babcock confirmed that Price will get the nod. Price is 2-0-0 with a 0.98 GAA and a .943 save percentage,..." February 18
Pro Hockey Talk "It took a while, but Russia finally solved the riddle that was Jan Laco. The Russians beat Slovakia 1-0 in a shootout on Sunday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome, thanks to successful attempts from Alexander Radulov and Ilya Kovalchuk. With the win, Russia clinched second place in Group A and will now..." February 16
CBSSports.com "Even after two games, the big question for Canada has remained who would be the goalie going forward, Carey Price or Roberto Luongo? The answer looks to be Price. After the two goalies split the first two starts, Canadian coach Mike Babcock was playing coy and hadn't named a "No. 1" for Canada...." February 16
CSN Washington "It’s hard to have a conversation about Olympic hockey without the issue rink size coming into play. Will the Europeans have an advantage over the North Americans when the men’s hockey tournament begins in Sochi? First, let’s go over the dimensions. Most NHL rinks are 200 feet long and 85..." February 12
Pro Hockey Talk "We know that Team USA will start Jonathan Quick on Wednesday. American coach Dan Bylsma hasn’t revealed his starter for Saturday’s marquee game against Russia, but whoever it is will have his work cutout for him whenever the United States takes a penalty. Russia revealed it’s top power-play..." February 12
CBSSports.com "Sticking true to his word, Canada coach Mike Babcock will split his goalie starts in the first two games. Carey Price will open against Norway on Thursday and 2010 goalie Roberto Luongo will face Austria on Saturday. This has been the plan for Canada for a while, to give each of the top two..." February 12
Pro Hockey Talk "For a time Saturday night, Max Pacioretty‘s Olympic dream looked in jeopardy – on the eve of him flying to Russia and Sochi. Pacioretty, a forward for the Montreal Canadiens and the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, left Saturday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period, after a..." February 09
FANIQ - NCAAF "Nathan Beaulieu has been sent down by the Montreal Canadiens to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League. The move was made just to give Beaulieu a place to play during the Olympic break. The Canadiens do not play again until February 26th when they host the Detroit Red Wings. The..." February 09
Montreal Gazette "The Canadiens found themselves down to 10 forwards after Max Pacioretty suffered a lower-body injury in the first period but linemate David Desharnais picked up the slack with a pair of goals and Sochi-bound goaltender Carey Price made 31 saves as the Canadiens rallied to defeat the Carolina..." February 09
Sportsnet.ca "Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty suffered an injury after colliding with a goal post during the first period of Saturday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. During a rush to the net, Hurricanes defenceman Brett Bellemore checked Pacioretty off his feet and into the..." February 09
Montreal Gazette "For the past several years at the company where he works in Winnipeg, Miles Weise has been using a Canadiens coffee cup. He’s a lifelong Habs fan, but Weise has also been rooting for the Vancouver Canucks because his son Dale started playing for the team in the 2011-12 season. It was just a..." February 08
The Department of Player Safety has fined Alexei Emelin $5,000 for butt-ending Pascal Pelletier.
Montreal Gazette "Max Pacioretty scored three goals to back up another solid goaltending performance by Carey Price as the Canadiens defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 Thursday at the Bell Centre. Price exchanged greetings with Olympic teammate Roberto Luongo during the pregame warmup and then proceeded to outplay..." February 07
Sportsnet.ca "Canadian fans will get another look at their top two Olympic netminders heading into the break when Carey Price and Roberto Luongo face off Thursday night in Montreal on Sportsnet Pacific (7:30 p.m. ET). “We’re not teammates yet,” Price told reporters when asked if it was special to go..." February 06
Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Michael Cammalleri has been more productive than Rene Bourque since they were traded for each other two years ago, but Bourque’s goal at 16:15 of the second period was the icebreaker as the Canadiens defeated the Calgary Flames 2-0 Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. Bourque went to the..." February 05
Vancouver and Montreal make a trade. D-man Raphael Diaz goes to Vancouver in exchange for F Dale Weise.
Winnipeg Free Press "Catching up is hard to do but it’s what the Winnipeg Jets have in front of them as they embark on a four-game road trip. Now 7-2-0 since Paul Maurice took over as head coach, the Jets are off to Montreal today and play the Habs Sunday at noon CT (CBC, TSN1290). Then it’s off to Carolina,..." February 03