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PREVIEW GAME #53 Edmonton @ Canadiens (Feb. 6/2016)

Second of two meetings. Oct. 29th the Oilers beat the Canadiens 4-3 at Rexall Place, the second consecutive Montreal loss after their season opening 9-0-0 season start. The Canadiens led the game 3-0 and then gave up four straight goals. Draisaitl’s second goal was the game winner with 1:02 remaining in regulation time.

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STUCK ON TWO GOALS Buffalo-4 Canadiens-2 (Feb. 3, 2016)

Michel Therrien blamed some sloppy defense for the Wednesday night 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Granted, the first and third goals should never have happened but the reality is, the Canadiens popgun offense again left themselves with no room for mistake.. or in this case, two of them. For the 24th time in the

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PREVIEW GAME #52 Buffalo @ Canadiens (Feb. 3/2016)

This is the second of five scheduled meetings vs. Buffalo. The Candiens beat Buffalo 7-2 at First Niagara Center October 23rd, the Canadiens eight of nine consecutive wins to start their season. Andrei Markov had a five point game; 1 goal, 4 assists.

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CANADIENS CLOSING IN ON THE LOTTERY Philadelpia 4 Canadiens-2 (Feb. 2, 2016)

We all get it. The Canadiens aren’t a very good hockey team. There was some hope they might get things turned around at least a little bit when they embarked on their current stretch of twelve games,  ten of which are against teams that were behind them in the standings. I guess it started out

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PREVIEW GAME #51 Canadiens @ Philadelphia (Feb. 2, 2016)

The Canadiens open their post-all-star break schedule with back to back games. They have lost both ends of each of their last two back-to-back series and four of the last six. This is the second of three scheduled games against the Flyers. The Flyers won the first game 4-3 january 5th, also in Philadelphia.

Hockey-General News

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ICECAPS LOSE OVERTIME HEARTBREAKER SATURDAY Utica-3 St. John’s-2

Utica Comets forward Brendan Gaunce scored with 1.28 remaining in regulation time to tie the game and then scored five seconds into overtime to give the Utica Comets a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the St. John’s IceCaps at Mile One Centre in St. John’s. The win gave the Comets a weekend two-game sweep of St.

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ICECAPS DROP FOURTH IN A ROW – Utica-5 St. John’s-2

The Utica Comets scored three goals on their first four shots on goal and made them stand up for a 5-2 win over the St. John’s IceCaps Friday at Mile One Centre. Zach Fucale was pulled in favour of Eddie Pasquale after the third Utica goals which came at 5:16 of the first period. The

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ICECAPS END SIX GAME ROAD TRIP WITH 4-1 LOSS AT HARTFORD SATURDAY

The St. John’s IceCaps finished their six game road trip with a 4-1 loss to the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday night. Chad Nehring led the New York Rangers farm team with two goals. The other Hartford goals came from Ryan Graves and Nick Tarnasky. Charles Hudon scored the lone goal for the IceCaps. Hartford held

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PORTLAND BEATS ICECAPS 4-2 TO WIN EIMSKIP CHALLENGE – Andrighetto Extends Points Streak

The annual four-game Eimskip Port-to-Port Challenge turned out to be anything but a challenge for the Portland Pirates. The Florida Panthers completed a series sweep with a 4-2 win Friday night in Portland Maine. Rocco Grimaldi led the Pirates with 2 goals with single goals going to Cameron Gaunce and Rob Schremp. For the IceCaps

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PORTLAND PIRATES DROP ICECAPS 4-1 WEDNESDAY

The Portland Pirates defeated the St. John’s IceCaps 4-1 Wednesday night at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portlant Maine Wednesday night. The Pirates held a 3-0 lead after two periods on goals by MacKenzie Weegar, Rocco Grimaldi and John MacFarland.  Nikita Scherbak scored the lone goal for the IceCaps.  Brett Olson scored the other Portland

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ICECAPS COMPLETE SWEEP OF DEVILS SATURDAY St. John’s-2 Albany-1

Eddie Pasquale stopped 32 of 33 shots and the St. John’s IceCaps edged the Albany Devils 2-1 Saturday afternoon at the Times Union Centre in Albany. Gabriel Dumont and Sven Andrighetto scored for the IceCaps. Vojtek Mozik for Albany. Notes – ….After losing five in a row, the IceCaps have bounced backed with points in

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ANDRIGHETTO STAYS HOT – St. John’s IceCaps-4 Albany Devils-2 Friday

A three-goal second period propelled the St. John’s IceCaps to a 4-2 win over the Albany Friday night in the first of back-to-back games in Albany against the New Jersey Devils AHL affiliate. With Albany leading 1-0 after one period of play, Morgan Ellis tied the game early in the second. It was the first

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BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS EDGE ICECAPS 3-2 IN OVERTIME WEDNESDAY – First of Six Game Road Trip

Taylor Beck scored with 20.1 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Bridgeport Sound Tigers a 3-2 win over the St. John’s Ice Caps Wednesday night. Justin Vaive and Andrew Rowe also scored for the New York Islanders affiliate. For the IceCaps it was Max Friberg and Sven Andrighetto. The Ice Caps outshot Bridgeport 40-28

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