Pacioretty, Canadiens beat Kings

Dec 5, 2016

Pacioretty, Canadiens beat Kings

After struggling for offense throughout their road trip, the Montreal Canadiens finally found a whole bunch of goals at Staples Center. So did the Los Angeles Kings, which left goalie Carey Price both frustrated and grateful after a high-volume victory. Max Pacioretty had two ...

Sharks skate past Canadiens

Dec 3, 2016

Sharks skate past Canadiens

Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski scored in the first period, Martin Jones stopped 31 shots and the San Jose Sharks extended their mastery of Montreal at home by beating the Canadiens 2-1 on Friday in a matchup of division leaders. Jones won his third ...

Canadiens cool off Hurricanes

Nov 25, 2016

Canadiens cool off Hurricanes

The Montreal Canadiens slowed down the streaking Carolina Hurricanes. Max Pacioretty broke a tie 14 seconds into the third period and the NHL-leading Canadiens beat Carolina 2-1 on Thursday to end the Hurricanes’ winning streak at five games. Carey Price made 31 saves, and ...

Blackhawks slow down Canadiens

Nov 14, 2016

Blackhawks slow down Canadiens

Patrick Kane keeps finding new ways to score big goals — and the Chicago Blackhawks keep on rolling. Kane, the reigning NHL scoring leader and MVP, scored a spectacular tiebreaking goal late in the second period and the Blackhawks beat Montreal 3-2 on Sunday ...

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 ...

Streaking Capitals beat Canadiens

Dec 27, 2015

Streaking Capitals beat Canadiens

Coming out of the Christmas break, the Washington Capitals were determined to sustain the momentum they achieved before the four-day vacation. They were also intent on keeping Montreal from emerging from its December funk. The Capitals achieved both objectives Saturday night, jumping to an ...