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 544, ...

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 hospital ...

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 the ...

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. Mike ...

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 hometown ...

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 the ...

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 early ...

Oshie nets winner as Caps take 6th straight

/ Dec 4, 2015

Oshie nets winner as Caps take 6th straight

The Montreal Canadiens had everything going their way on Thursday night, except they didn’t have Braden Holtby.The Washington goalie made several brilliant saves as the Capitals beat the Canadiens 3-2 despite being outshot 35-19. “He can really sway the game in our favor when ...

Avs scalp Canadiens at Bell Centre

/ Nov 15, 2015

Avs scalp Canadiens at Bell Centre

It was all smiles and energy in the Colorado Avalanche dressing room after blowing out one of the hottest teams in the NHL.Nathan MacKinnon scored twice 13 seconds apart in Colorado’s three-goal first period as the Avalanche jumped on a shaky Mike Condon to ...