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  • Jets find some wiggle room in playoff race with huge win over Habs

    Winnipeg Sun "Maybe it’s the Bruce Springsteen mask. Not long after Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec got a new paint job on his face protector in late February — a couple of images of New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen — the man began a tear that’s seen him win his last six starts in spectacular..." March 27

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Predators topple East-best Canadiens in overtime

    Fox Sports Tennessee "Was it an eerie revenge story for Nashville? In an ending very reminiscent of their Jan. 20th meeting against the same team, the Predators (45-21-8) edged the Canadiens (46-20-8) after Filip Forsberg's marker gave the Predators a 3-2 overtime victory. SLAP SHOTS FAST-PACED CONTEST EARLY On..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Price posts 40th win, 9th shutout against Sharks

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: It’s getting to be a bit monotonous, but the Canadiens won another game as goaltender Carey Price made up for the lack of offence. Price made 29 saves as the Canadiens squeezed by the San Jose Sharks 2-0 Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Price, who is having a career season, posted..." March 22

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens Jeff Petry in, Nathan Beaulieu out vs #sharks #tvasports

  • Ex-Habs coach Tremblay allegedly slags Subban during drunk-driving arrest

    The Globe and Mail "Former Montreal Canadiens coach and player Mario Tremblay is facing allegations that he made a derogatory remark about the team’s current star defenceman, P.K. Subban, after he tried in vain to talk his way out of a drunk-driving arrest. Tremblay told a police patroller who stopped him for..." March 21

  • Subban fined for diving…again

    Pro Hockey Talk "PK Subban has received his second fine of the season for diving, meaning the NHL has identified three such incidents by the Canadiens defenseman in 2014-15. Here’s the latest one, from a March 12 game versus the Senators: Subban was first issued a warning for an incident Jan. 6 versus the..." March 21

  • Canadiens hold on to beat Panthers 3-2

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "Pregame: The last time the Habs scored three goals in a game, not involving an empty net it was during their 4-3 shootout loss to the Kings, that was on March 5th. So what I'm saying is it would be nice if they could do it twice in a two-week window. Tomas Plekanec needs 3 goals to get to..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Lightning beat Canadiens, tying them atop Atlantic Division

    Tampa Tribune "Bend but don’t break. Stare but don’t blink. In the face of some playoff intensity, the Tampa Bay Lightning stood their ground and walked away the victor. Steven Stamkos scored twice and added an assist to lead Tampa Bay to a 4-2 victory against Montreal in front of an announced sellout..." March 17

  • Alexei Emelin returns to the Canadiens lineup

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "Michel Therrien confirmed that Alexei Emelin is back in the Habs' lineup today, but he didn't say who's out. " March 16

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Torrey Mitchell (haut du corps) ne reviendra pas au jeu ce soir. / Torrey Mitchell (upper body) will not return tonight

  • Hamburglar leads Senators over Canadiens 5-2

    Ottawa Sun "The Hamburglar and the Senators stole away another two points Thursday night at the Bell Centre. After spotting the Montreal Canadiens a 2-0 first-period lead, Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond shut the door and his teammates did the rest. Mark Stone scored the third-period winner to give the..." March 13

  • Free agent D Douglas Murray joins Flames on tryout basis "The Calgary Flames need help on defense and they may have found it in an unlikely place. The club has invited veteran free agent defenseman Douglas Murray to practice with the team on a tryout basis. The 35-year-old has played in 518 NHL games over his career including 53 with the Montreal..." March 13

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Carey Price builds solid case to be rare MVP-winning goalie

    USA Today "Over the last 50 years, the Buffalo Sabres’ Dominik Hasek (1997 and 1998) and the Montreal Canadiens’ Jose Theodore (2002) are the only two goalies to win the Hart Trophy. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association vote on the award and traditionally have seemed reluctant to hand..." March 12

  • Bishop, Bolts win goalie duel, top Montreal in OT

    Tampa Tribune "There was hype. There were expectations. There was build up. The low-scoring, playoff-like goaltending duel between Tampa Bay and Montreal in a playoff-style battle for first place in the Atlantic Division at Bell Centre on Tuesday lived up to all of it. Tyler Johnson scored 1:03 into..." March 11

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens Alxei Emelin say he won't be ready Thursday. Doctor said shoulder not 100% yet. Saturday or next week in Florida. #tvasports

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Report: Canadiens to move AHL team from Hamilton to St. John’s

    Pro Hockey Talk "Starting with the 2015-16 campaign, we could see the AHL Manitoba Moose reborn after spending the last four seasons as the St. John’s IceCaps, according to a report from the Winnipeg Free Press. The Jets signed an extension with the IceCaps’ operating group through the 2015-16 campaign, but it is..." March 07

  • Gibson Almost Blanks Habs, 3-1

    Anaheim Calling "John Gibson put on a show against Montreal, and a strong team effort resulted in a convincing win against the top team in the Eastern Conference. First Period Recap: The Ducks had the puck in the Habs' zone for much of the first five minutes, with the top three lines responsible for most of..." March 05

  • Price carrying Canadiens, leads race for Hart Trophy "A goalie has won the Hart Trophy seven times in the 90-year history of the award. It hasn't happened since the 2001-02 season, when Jose Theodore took home hardware for being the main reason a subpar Montreal Canadiens team made the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Though it's obviously rare, if the NHL..." March 04

  • Sharks' newcomer scores in win over Canadiens

    San Jose Mercury News "The way coach Todd McLellan saw things, it was not a complete coincidence the Sharks had their best performance in recent memory on the same night Ben Smith played his first game in a San Jose uniform. The newly acquired Smith had a goal and an assist as the Sharks snapped an eight-game losing..." March 03

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    Left Wing Lock @Left_Wing_Lock

    Greg Pateryn: Has been reassigned to the AHL. #nhl #Habs

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    Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs

    #Habs say Petry will wear No. 26, Flynn will wear No. 32 #stopthepresses

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    Spector's Hockey @SpectorsHockey

    #Canadiens send a fifth-round pick to #Sabres for Brian Flynn.

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    Oilers trade D-man Jeff Petry to Habs for second round pick and conditional fifth.

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    Ryan Rishaug @TSNRyanRishaug

    Petry to Mtl, done

    NHL Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    The #habs have acquired Torrey Mitchell. #NHLTrade

  • Oilers trade Jeff Petry to Montreal Canadiens

    Edmonton Journal "The Edmonton Oilers have traded defenceman Jeff Petry to the Montreal Canadiens. In exchange, the Oilers acquired a second-round draft pick and a conditional fifth-round pick in 2015. Petry, 27, has played 295 NHL games, all for the Oilers, since being drafted in the second round of the 2006..." March 02

  • Sabres send Flynn to Montreal for a fifth-round pick

    Buffalo News "Brian Flynn is on his way to Montreal. The Sabres' first move of deadline day was acquiring a fifth-round pick from the Canadiens in exchange for the versatile forward. The 26-year-old Flynn, in his third season with the Sabres, has five goals and 17 points in 54 games. A second-line player..." March 02

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    Damien Cox @DamoSpin

    Some chatter MON D Jarred Tinordi could be in play today.

  • Does Canadiens GM Bergevin have any more tricks up his sleeve?

    Montreal Gazette "Shortly after he was traded from the Anaheim Ducks to the Canadiens on Tuesday, Devante Smith-Pelly received an email from his father. Attached was a picture of Smith-Pelly wearing a Canadiens uniform as he sat beside Doug Gilmour in the Canadiens dressing room. “I hadn’t seen that picture in a..." March 01

  • Canadiens vs Maple Leafs Top Six Minutes: Price Shuts 'Em Down Again

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "The Leafs come into Montreal flying high and Carey Price reminds them how much fun hockey is not sometimes. For our new readers and members, Top Six Minutes is a brief overview of the Habs game, and a continuation of the discussion threads usually happens in the comments. We try to keep it..." March 01

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    John Lu @JohnLuTSNMtl

    #Habs Gonchar will return to action tonight vs #Leafs, two weeks to the day after being injured by Clarkson.

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Les Canadiens ont cédé aujourd'hui le défenseur Jarred Tinordi aux Bulldogs/Canadiens assigned defenseman Jarred Tinordi to Hamilton today.

  • Dud of a homestand ends with another Blues loss to Habs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Falling behind is something the Blues have gotten very accustomed to lately, though that hasn’t necessarily made them any better at dealing with it. The Blues’ funk continued Tuesday night at Scottrade Center, and the game looked a lot like the other games on the homestand, most of which ended..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    BREAKING: The #NHLDucks have acquired left wing Jiri Sekac from the @CanadiensMTL in exchange for right wing Devante Smith-Pelly.

  • Canadiens trade Sekac to Ducks for Smith-Pelly "The Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday traded rookie forward Jiri Sekac to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Devante Smith-Pelly. Sekac, 22, has seven goals and 16 points in 50 games. He also took part in the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition last month. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound..." February 24

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Subban's in, Galchenyuk's out, plus the kids get another shot against Columbus. GAME DAY ->

  • Canadiens expect Gonchar back next week

    The Score "Sergei Gonchar is expected to return to the Montreal Canadiens lineup at some point next week, head coach Michel Therrien told reporters Thursday. With Alexei Emelin out for an extended period of time, Gonchar's return is critical and could prevent a knee-jerk reaction through trade, but does..." February 19

  • Andrew Hammond gets 4-2 win over Habs in his first NHL start

    Ottawa Citizen "Andrew Hammond was cool and calm in the minutes immediately after claiming his first NHL victory in his first big league start Wednesday. That’s perfectly fitting, given that the Ottawa Senators goaltender was also a picture of composure while stopping 42 shots in the Ottawa Senators 4-2 win..." February 19

  • Report: Canadiens D Alexei Emelin out indefinitely with shoulder injury "Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin played just 20 seconds in Montreal's 4-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night before leaving the game with an injury on his first shift. Even worse, the Canadiens may now be without him for even longer according to a report from Sirius XM..." February 19

  • Emelin leaves game 20 seconds in

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "Emelin tried to hit Stone, but was denied and hit the boards pretty hard. He immediately went to the locker room. We'll update his status as soon as we can. " February 18

  • Price, Plekanec steal a win over Red Wings in dramatic fashion

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "After getting thoroughly dominated for essentially the entire game, Tomas Plekanec surprised everyone with a bullet shot off the far post to seal another win for these crazy Habs. At some point during the first period when the Detroit Red Wings had the Montreal Canadiens sealed tight in their..." February 17

  • Habs’ Subban stands up for Phil Kessel

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Canadiens and Maple Leafs are fierce rivals, but Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban put that aside to support Toronto forward Phil Kessel following the Habs’ 2-1 shootout victory over them tonight. “I don’t think Phil (Kessel) gets enough credit for his personality,” Subban told Montreal..." February 16

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