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 ...

Habs prevail in shootout

Nov 6, 2014

Habs prevail in shootout

P.A. Parenteau snapped Montreal’s scoreless streak — then its losing streak. “The team needed one big-time,” Parenteau said after the Canadiens’ 2-1 shootout victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. “I needed one, too. We were all struggling offensively, so it’s nice to ...

Koivu brings curtain down on long NHL career

Sep 11, 2014

Koivu brings curtain down on long NHL career

Saku Koivu has retired after an 18-year NHL career with the Anaheim Ducks and the Montreal Canadiens. The four-time Finnish Olympic medalist and cancer survivor announced his decision through the NHL players’ association on Wednesday. The Ducks decided they wouldn’t attempt to re-sign Koivu ...

Rangers blank Canadiens, advance to Stanley Cup finals

May 30, 2014

Rangers blank Canadiens, advance to Stanley Cup finals

Henrik Lundqvist was perfect on a night he needed to be. After one of the toughest games of his career, the New York goalie bounced back with a performance that put the Rangers in the Stanley Cup finals. Lundqvist wasn’t overly busy in stopping ...

Canadiens stay alive, force Game 6

May 28, 2014

Canadiens stay alive, force Game 6

Rene Bourque scored three goals and the Montreal Canadiens chased goalie Henrik Lundqvist to beat the New York Rangers 7-4 on Tuesday, staving off elimination in the Eastern Conference final. The Rangers, who lead the best-of-seven series 3-2, will have another chance to earn ...

St. Louis the hero again as Rangers beat Habs

May 26, 2014

St. Louis the hero again as Rangers beat Habs

Martin St. Louis found another way to lift up his New York Rangers teammates. This time he carried them within one win of the Stanley Cup finals. What St. Louis lacks in physical size, he compensates with heart. Since he rejoined the club one ...

Habs slip past Rangers in OT

May 23, 2014

Habs slip past Rangers in OT

Dustin Tokarski has two days to relax, and he won’t have to come up with any more answers about whether he is ready for the Stanley Cup playoff stage. His play on Thursday night against the New York Rangers did all the talking and ...