Canadiens goalie Price earns multiple NHL honors

Jun 25, 2015

Canadiens goalie Price earns multiple NHL honors

Carey Price came away from the NHL Awards show with a hat trick. The Montreal Canadiens’ record-setting goalie claimed the Hart Trophy, the Vezina Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award at the NHL’s annual postseason bash Wednesday night. Price also shared the already-announced Jennings ...

Kucherov's pair help Lightning oust Canadiens

May 13, 2015

Kucherov's pair help Lightning oust Canadiens

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos urged his teammates to not play “scared.” The Lightning responded with their best performance of the playoffs, and now they’re headed to the Eastern Conference finals. Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, and Stamkos and Ondrej ...

Habs beat Lightning, force Game 6

May 10, 2015

Habs beat Lightning, force Game 6

Devante Smith-Pelly and Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau found the openings they needed to help keep the Montreal Canadiens’ playoff hopes alive. Smith-Pelly got Montreal started and Parenteau scored the winner with 4:07 left in a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night in ...

Lightning strike again, take 2-0 lead

May 4, 2015

Lightning strike again, take 2-0 lead

Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ended his scoring drought and the Lightning’s power-play came to life with four goals — at the expense of the reeling Montreal Canadiens. Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and Tampa Bay beat Montreal 6-2 on Sunday ...

Lightning top Habs in 2OT on disputed play

May 2, 2015

Lightning top Habs in 2OT on disputed play

Nikita Kucherov didn’t complain about a disallowed goal in the first overtime period. He just went out and scored in the second — and that one shouldn’t have counted, either. The Tampa Bay forward scored 2:06 into the second overtime — on a play ...

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 ...