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of the Buffalo Sabres of the Montreal Canadiens during an NHL game on October 23, 2015 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York.

PREVIEW GAME #56 Canadiens @ Buffalo (Feb. 12/2016)

This is the third of five meetings this season. In the last meeting the Sabres defeated the Canadiens 4-2 at the Bell Centre Feb. 3rd. .The Canadiens won the first meeting 7-2 on October 23rd.

MONTREAL, QUE.: JANUARY 13, 2016 -- Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price hit the practice ice at Bell Sports Complexe in Brossard, on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 prior to the team practice. Price is currently rehabbing from a lower-body injury. (Dave Sidaway / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

PRICE’S SEASON OVER?……OR NOT

Who to believe? The story in La Presse indicates through various sources that Carey Price is done for the season.  In his story in the Friday web edition of the paper columnist Richard Labbe’ reported that one source told him that the team “cannot say this publically, we want to keep the hope alive even

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PACIORETTY’S PROMISING SEASON TURNS SOUR

Max Pacioretty ended a seven game slump when he scored his season’s 20th goal Sunday afternoon against Carolina. It was what we used to consider classic Pacioretty, a timely whistling snapshot into the top corner of the net to tie the game paving the way for the Canadiens shootout win. This looked like it was

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CONFIDENCE GAME Canadiens-4 Tampa Bay-2 (Feb. 9, 2016)

Years ago I quite trying to figure out what goes on in the heads of goaltenders. This I do know, when they are playing with confidence their teammates get the drift and get on board. Why do you think the Canadiens think they are invincible with Carey Price in the nets and when he’s not

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PREVIEW GAME #55 Tampa Bay @ Canadiens (Feb. 9, 2016)

This is the second of four meetings this season. The Canadiens edged Tampa 4-3 December 28th. Max Pacioretty scored the winner in a shootout. It ended a seven game winning Tampa win streak over the Canadiens

Hockey-General News

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HOLLOWAY & FUCALE STAR – ICECAPS DEFEAT MARLIES 3-1 SATURDAY

Charles Hudon’s power play goal with just over five minutes remaining broke a 1-1 deadlock and Bud Holloway added an empty net goal as the St. John’s IceCaps defeated the AHL leading Toronto Marlies Saturday night at Mile One Centre in St. John’s. The Marlies took a 1-0 lead on a first period goal by

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CHARLES HUDON SCORES WEDNESDAY OVERTIME WINNER – St. John’s-4 Syracuse-3

Charles Hudon’s goal at 1:45 of overtime gave the St. John’s IceCaps a 4-3 win over the Syracuse Crunch Wednesday night at Mile One Arena in St. John’s. The win was the second in two nights against Syracuse, an affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Hudon also drew an assist on the power play goal

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FUCALE’S FIRST PRO SHUTOUT – St. John’s 4 Syracuse-0

Zach Fucale’s season in professional hockey can be described as erratic. On Friday the 20 year old rookie was pulled after letting in three goals on the first four Utica shots in a 5-2 loss. Tuesday night he stopped 39 shots, including 14 in the third period, in a 4-0 win over the Syracuse Crunch

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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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