Canadiens hit back to beat Rangers

Jan 15, 2017

Canadiens hit back to beat Rangers

It took a 62-second outburst in the third period for the Montreal Canadiens to turn a sour mood in the Bell Centre into a celebration. Alexei Emelin, Max Pacioretty and Paul Byron scored in rapid succession and the Canadiens rebounded after a disputed goal ...

Ovechkin matches Richard on scoring chart

Jan 10, 2017

Ovechkin matches Richard on scoring chart

Alex Ovechkin knows Maurice “Rocket” Richard’s name, mainly from the six times he won the trophy named after the Montreal Canadiens’ great as the top NHL goal-scorer of the year. The name came up again Monday night when the Washington star scored career goal ...

Pacioretty lifts Habs past Stars in OT

Jan 5, 2017

Pacioretty lifts Habs past Stars in OT

Max Pacioretty helped the Montreal Canadiens get another big overtime win, scoring the winning goal in the extra period for the second straight night. Pacioretty’s second goal of the game, on a breakaway 19 seconds into overtime, lifted the Canadiens to a 4-3 victory ...

Canadiens blow lead, fall to Lightning in OT

Dec 29, 2016

Canadiens blow lead, fall to Lightning in OT

Montreal coach Michel Therrien was short and direct after the Canadiens blew a late lead and lost in overtime to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tyler Johnson scored his second goal of the game 1:36 into the extra session and the Lightning rallied from a ...

Blue Jackets win 12th straight

Dec 24, 2016

Blue Jackets win 12th straight

The Columbus Blue Jackets gave their fans quite a gift two days before Christmas — a 12-game winning streak and the best record in the NHL. Columbus defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Friday night to maintain the best record in the NHL and ...

Subban injury mars Canadiens' win

Mar 11, 2016

Subban injury mars Canadiens' win

Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban was taken off the ice on a stretcher after being hit on the side of the head by a teammate, overshadowing the Canadiens’ 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. The Canadiens said Subban was taken to a ...

Galchenyuk scores pair as Canadiens edge Capitals

Feb 25, 2016

Galchenyuk scores pair as Canadiens edge Capitals

The Washington Capitals have been dominant for most of the season. Lately, though, the Eastern Conference leaders have been playing from behind. And, against the Montreal Canadiens, they couldn’t pull off another comeback. Alex Galchenyuk scored two goals, Mike Condon made 33 saves and ...

Byron's shootout goal lifts Canadiens

Feb 20, 2016

Byron's shootout goal lifts Canadiens

Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of a shootout and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Friday night to end a three-game losing streak. Dale Weise and Max Pacioretty scored in regulation for Montreal, and P.K. Subban had two assists. ...

Blackhawks beat Canadiens, extend streak to 11

Jan 18, 2016

Blackhawks beat Canadiens, extend streak to 11

Patrick Kane had a big grin on his face as he skated around the back of the net to congratulate Artemi Panarin on his nifty pass in the third period. Lots of smiles for the Chicago Blackhawks these days. The Blackhawks matched a franchise ...

Blackhawks win moves Quenneville up list

Jan 15, 2016

Blackhawks win moves Quenneville up list

After moving into second place on the career wins list, Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville had good news for the list’s leader, Scotty Bowman. “Scotty’s safe,” Quenneville quipped. He’s the only one. Quenneville won his 783rd game, Corey Crawford made 39 saves in his ...

Canadiens rout Bruins in Winter Classic

Jan 2, 2016

Canadiens rout Bruins in Winter Classic

The Montreal Forum was the Canadiens’ home for one of the most successful dynasties in professional sports. The Bruins and Celtics filled the Boston Garden rafters with championship banners. The Original Six rivals met at the home of the defending Super Bowl champions for ...