Al Montoya: The Right Guy for the Job

When the flu bug hits a dressing room, it hits hard. The Montreal Canadiens experienced that firsthand when a severe flu kept Carey Price out of the first week of action to start the 2016-17 National Hockey League season. During his absence, the Canadiens were 2-0-1 through three games largely thanks to the goaltending from newly signed veteran Al Montoya. Montoya finished his stint...
Via The Hockey Writers
15 minutes ago

Zach Fucale reassigned to the Brampton Beast

Another backlog of goalies has the IceCaps netminder being sent to down to the ECHL. Carey Price’s return to the ice has once again caused a trickle effect between the Montreal Canadiens, St. John’s IceCaps, and the Brampton Beast. ↕️ ROSTER MOVE | Netminder Zach Fucale has been reassigned to the @BramptonBeast.Details: {}#WeStandTogether pic...
Via Eyes On The Prize
2 hours ago

Canadiens vs. Flyers 10 Takeaways: Alexander Radulov is the real deal

Six games into his return to the NHL, the big Russian forward played well all over the ice, and was the best player for Montreal against the Flyers. The first star of the game and the most noticeable player for both teams — Montreal’s new forward Alexander Radulov — gave us all the tickles with an impressive game. Knowledgeable hockey fans were loud in their recognition of...
Via Eyes On The Prize
3 hours ago

Contractual milestones for Mikhail Sergachev

Outlining the considerations for keeping the young prospect up with the Montreal Canadiens. Mikhail Sergachev beat the odds and started the season with the Montreal Canadiens. The first-round draft pick is looking good so far in his first three matches, visibly gaining in confidence the more he plays, though he still has yet to register a shot. The team is quickly approaching a...
Via Eyes On The Prize
5 hours ago

Gallagher, Price lead Canadiens over Flyers 3-1

MONTREAL (AP) Brendan Gallagher scored midway through the third period as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Monday night to extend their winning streak to four games. First-place Montreal (5-0-1) remains the only team unbeaten in regulation time. Shea Weber and Alexander Radulov, into the empty net, also scored for Montreal. Carey Price made 31 saves for...
Via Associated Press
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Underrated Hab: Paul “Breakaway” Byron

The Montreal Canadiens are starting off the 2016-17 season red-hot. New recruits Shea Weber, Alexander Radulov and Artturi Lehkonen have come as advertised and most importantly the Canadiens have a healthy Carey Price in net along with a proven backup in Al Montoya that looks up to the challenge of backing up an MVP goaltender in hockey’s craziest city. Early season standings or...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers released from hospital

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers is back at home after going to a hospital Saturday. Demers' Senate office would only confirm that the 72-year-old Demers, a Canadian senator, was at home Sunday, but didn't provide any details about the reason he went to the hospital. Demers had suffered a stroke in April, but he was at the Canadiens' home opener...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers hospitalized

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers has been hospitalized. Demer's director of parliamentary affairs confirmed Saturday that the 72-year-old Demers, a Canadian senator, had been admitted to a Montreal hospital, but couldn't immediately provide any details. Demers had a stroke in April. He was at the Canadiens' home opener Tuesday night, smiling...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens fan stores nachos under urinal while relieving himself (pic)

In what has to be one of the worst — not to mention disgusting, unsanitary and goodness knows what else — ways to store concession food at a sporting event, a Montreal Canadiens fan stashed his soda and a tray of nachos underneath a urinal while relieving himself. Authentic shirt 225$, nacho combo 18$, protecting it at all costs pricel- wait..Just eww.what ya think @amandacstein...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Shaw doesn’t want bad reputation: 'I’m a pretty nice guy'

Andrew Shaw wants fans to know he’s a nice guy and his past actions don’t represent who he is as a player or as a person. Shaw’s developed a less than sterling reputation due to his actions and words on the ice. He’s been suspended for intentionally trying to injure a goalie and calling another player a homophobic slur. This season alone, Shaw was suspended three preseason...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban says move was a personality, not hockey trade

When the Montreal Canadiens traded P.K. Subban, it appeared that the deal was made for more than just hockey reasons. Now, Subban is publicly admitting that himself. Subban spoke to Alex Prewitt of Sports Illustrated and said the people who thought the deal was a “good ol’ fashioned hockey trade” are wrong in his opinion, instead saying the deal with Nashville was a personality...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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