With the Canadiens injury free through the first two weeks of their season, forward Michael Bournival and defenseman Nathan Beaulieu are having problems finding a place in the starting roster. The pair has been sent down to the Hamilton Bulldogs for conditioning and will return to the Canadiens on Sunday.
- BOURNIVAL & BEAULIEU SENT TO HAMILTON BULLDOGS
- GAME #7 Canadiens-2 Detroit-1 (Desharnais Scores In Overtime) Oct. 21, 2014
- PREVIEW GAME #7 Detroit @ Canadiens (Oct. 21, 2014)
- HABS ON THE FARM – 3-ON-3 Overtime; Scherbak Taking Off in WHL; Gregoire To Undergo Surgery
- GAME #6 Canadiens-3 Colorado-2 -Subban Takes Charge (October 18, 2014)
- HAMILTON BULLDOGS SUFFER SECOND CONSECUTIVE OVERTIME LOSS – 2-1 vs. Rockford
- PREVIEW GAME #6 Colorado @ Canadiens (October 18/2014)
- BULLDOGS LOSE HOME OPENER TO MARLIES IN OVERTIME
- LUCIC vs. EMELIN – The War Within The War
- GAME #5 – Canadiens-6 Boston-4 – Gallagher Stars (Oct. 16, 2014
After a 2-1 overtime win against the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday night at the Bell Centre, the Canadiens are now 6-1-0 to start their 2014-2015 season, something they haven’t done in 37 years. For the sixth time in seven games, the Canadiens successfully came from behind to win. Alext Galchenyuk tied the game late in the third period and David Desharnais won it in the overtime’s first minute.
It’s been 37 years since the Canadiens had a chance to start a season with a 6-1 record. They have a chance to equal the mark they established in the 1977-78 season when they take on the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. Carey Price will be in goal for the Canadiens. Jimmy Howard is expected to be in goal for the Wings.
The Canadiens continue their winning ways with a 3-2 home ice victory over the Colorado Avalanche Saturday night. The Canadiens have won five of their opening six games, their best season start in six years. P.K. Subban scored twice, including the game winner. Alex Galchenyuk also scored for the Habs.
When the Canadiens defeated the Colorado March 18th, it was their first home ice win over the Avalanche in eight years. They will try to make it two wins in a row when the teams meet Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Minor league call-up Calvin Pickard will make this first NHL start in goal. Carey Price will be in goal for the Canadiens.
It was expected when the Canadiens shifted Alexei Emelin to right defense that the classic confrontations between Bruins leftwinger Milan Lucic and Emelin would all-but disappear. If the first meeting of the season between the Bruins and Canadiens is an indication, the intense individual battle between the two is alive and ongoing.
The Hamilton Bulldogs got a taste of the new American Hockey League experimental overtime rules this weekend. Both of Hamilton’s games went into overtime and the Bulldogs lost both of them in the 3-on-3 segment of the extra period.
Three-on-three hockey hasn’t been what the Hamilton Bulldogs would want. For the second straight night, the Bulldogs were forced into overtime and lost the game when the overtime extended from the 4-on-4 stage to 3-on-3. Rockford centre Peter Regin scored at 5:25 of the overtime to give the IceHogs a 2-1 victory before 2,250 fans
The Bulldogs dropped a 3-2 overtime loss to the Toronto Marlies before 5,715 fans in their home opener Friday night in Hamilton. Under new AHL rules the teams were playing 3-on-3 hockey when the winning goal was scored at 5:29 of the overtime period.
Offense has been the Hamilton Bulldogs biggest problem in recent years. On their 2014-2015 season opening night in Rochester New York Saturday night, it was hardly a problem. The Bulldogs came from behind three times and scored three times in the game’s final three minutes to beat the Americans 6-4. Six different players
The Hamilton Bulldogs will open their AHL season Saturday night in Rochester New York. On the final day of their training camp Canadiens and Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced that forward Tim Bozon, who was hospitalized with meningitis in March, while be returned to junior hockey. The Bulldogs also announced the Gabriel Dumont will be this season’s team captain.
Former Canadien defenseman Douglas Murray stayed at home in Stockholm Sweden during the 2014 NHL training camps, refusing to even consider an invitation to try out with a team. He considers it a waste of time. After nine years in the league, he feels that there is no room for the hockey’s middle class in the NHL any more.
Twenty four hours after acquiring him from the Canadiens in a trade, the Winnipeg Jets have asked waivers on goaltender Peter Budaj. If he clears, he will be assigned to the Jets’ St. John’s Newfoundland AHL affiliate.
The Hamilton Bulldogs completed the three game Newfoundland Mary’s Cup exhibition series with a 4-0 win over the St. John’s IceCaps Sunday afternoon at Mile One Centre in St. John’s. Hamilton won the series 2-1. Veteran Joey MacDonald made 22 saves en route to the shutout win. Riley Brace, who is in the Bulldogs camp