Stamkos nets pair in victory

Mar 17, 2015

Stamkos nets pair in victory

The Tampa Bay Lightning continued their season-long dominance over the Montreal Canadiens. Steven Stamkos had two goals and added an assist and the Lightning beat the Canadiens 4-2 Monday night in a matchup of the Atlantic Division’s top teams. Both have 93 points, but ...

Smith sparks Sharks to win

Mar 3, 2015

Smith sparks Sharks to win

Ben Smith’s day started with a morning skate in Chicago and ended with a goal in San Jose. In between was a trade, a flight halfway across the country and a police escort that got him to the rink less than an hour before ...

Canadiens rally late to beat Flyers

Feb 11, 2015

Canadiens rally late to beat Flyers

Like many other times this season, the Montreal Canadiens rallied late for a win. Trailing by a goal for most of Tuesday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal tied it late in the third period before scoring the winner in a 2-1 overtime victory. ...

Feb 10, 2015

Former Canadiens coach Ruel, 76, dies

Claude Ruel, who coached the Montreal Canadiens to the Stanley Cup title in 1969, has died. He was 76. Ruel, a gifted hockey and baseball player in the 1950s before losing sight in his left eye, died Monday at his home in Longueuil, Quebec. ...

Price blanks Caps as Canadiens gather steam

Feb 1, 2015

Price blanks Caps as Canadiens gather steam

Nothing is getting past Carey Price these days. The star goaltender made 36 saves for his second shutout in a row, Max Pacioretty scored 3:08 into overtime and the Montreal Canadiens edged the Washington Capitals 1-0 Saturday for their fifth straight win. It was ...

Crosby one-timer sinks Habs in OT

Jan 11, 2015

Crosby one-timer sinks Habs in OT

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins needed just one mistake by the Montreal Canadiens to come away with a victory. Crosby scored a power-play goal 3:41 into overtime, lifting the Penguins over the Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night. Evgeni Malkin also scored for the ...

Canadiens' Price stands tall between the pipes

Dec 13, 2014

Canadiens' Price stands tall between the pipes

The Los Angeles Kings were all over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night. The defending Stanley Cup champions just didn’t have much to show for it. With his team getting outplayed on the ice in front of him, Carey Price had a season-high 44 ...

Hockey stars bid farewell to Beliveau

Dec 11, 2014

Hockey stars bid farewell to Beliveau

“Le Gros Bill” would have been touched. Hundreds of fans, many clad in his famed No. 4 jersey, and a who’s who of hockey stars and politicians paid an emotional farewell to Montreal Canadiens great Jean Beliveau on a snowy Wednesday. The afternoon funeral ...

Hawks sink Canadiens

Dec 6, 2014

Hawks sink Canadiens

Most of the bounces — even crazy, hard-to-explain ones — seem to be going the Chicago Blackhawks’ way. Brandon Saad scored with 27 seconds left in the third period and surging Chicago won its fifth straight game, 4-3 over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday ...

Wild stave off Canadiens

Dec 4, 2014

Wild stave off Canadiens

With their top defenseman out and a power play that is misfiring, a couple of fortuitous bounces were enough for the Minnesota Wild. Jason Zucker and Jason Pominville scored improbable goals to lift the Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on ...

Canadiens legend Beliveau dead at 83

Dec 3, 2014

Canadiens legend Beliveau dead at 83

Former Montreal Canadiens captain Jean Beliveau died Tuesday. He was 83. The team confirmed the death of the Hall of Fame center and one of the most beloved players in Canadiens history. A supremely skilled center who spent 18 full seasons and parts of ...

Revitalized Rangers roll over Canadiens

Nov 24, 2014

Revitalized Rangers roll over Canadiens

If a drubbing at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning was the wakeup call the New York Rangers really needed, they have gotten the message loud and clear. Since a four-goal home loss to the Lightning last Monday, the Rangers have been suddenly ...