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ANOTHER STUMBLING START – San Jose-2 Canadiens-1 (Dec. 2, 2016)

Over the last three weeks we kept hearing from the Canadiens coaching staff that the team was in the “process” of getting back on the right track. Whatever that process is, and for whatever reason, we can say the “process” is not working. Not even close. We are all well-aware of the personnel issues on

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OUTMANNED. OUTMUSCLED. Anaheim-2 Canadiens-1 (Nov. 19, 2016)

In the end, the true test of a hockey team is written in it’s road record and quite frankly the Canadiens aren’t very good in that department, at least not recently. With Tuesday night’s 2-1 loss at Anaheim the Canadiens have lost three of their last four road games and, in Detroit Saturday they had

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GAME PREVIEW #23 Canadiens @ Anaheim (Nov. 29/2916)

n the last six games at Anaheim the Ducks are 4-0-2 vs. the Canadiens. Three of the games were decided in a shootout – two won by Anaheim. Overall the Ducks have won eight of the last 12 meetings with the Canadiens.

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CAREY. AGAIN!! Canadiens-2 Detroit-1 (Overtime) (Nov. 26, 2016)

Carey Price has broken  a few hockey hearts over the last few years, none more than those of the Detroit Red Wings and their fans. Price won his 8th consecutive start against the Wings dating back to January 2014. But it’s the last six that have really played on the minds of the veteran Red

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PREVIEW GAME #22 Canadiens @ Detroit (Nov. 25/2016)

Over the last eleven games against Detroit the Canadiens are 9-2-0 and have outscored them 40-23. The teams split last season’s four game series.

….The Wings ended a seven game home ice losing streak against the Canadiens with a 3-2 win Dec. 12th of last season (Dustin Tokarski in goal). The Wings made it two home wins in a row over the Canadiens with a 4-3 victory against Ben Scrivens and March 24th.

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PREVIEW GAME #25 Canadiens @ Los Angeles (Dec. 4/2016)

The last time the Canadiens won a game at the Staples Center was 2-1 Dec. 3, 2011(Plekanec and Andrei Kostitsyn scored). Since then they have lost three straight in Los Angeles.

….During that three game streak the Canadiens goaltenders were Peter Budaj, Dustin Tokarski and last season Ben Scrivens.

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PREVIEW GAME #24 Canadiens @ San Jose (Dec. 2/2016)

.The Canadiens have lost their last nine games (0-7-2) at San Jose dating back to a Nov. 23, 1999 3-2 Canadiens win in overtime (Canadiens goalscorers were Craig Rivet, Martin Rucinsky and Sergei Zholtok scored the goals and Jose Theodore stopped 26 of 28 shots.)

….All time the Canadiens have won four of 17 games at San Jose (4-11-2) and only once in the last seven overall meetings..

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SPECIAL TEAMS GIVE ICECAPS 5-2 WIN IN HARTFORD SUNDAY-End 6 Game Road Trip 2-3-1

Credit the penalty killers for the St. John’s IceCaps 5-2 win over the Wolfpack in Hartford Sunday night. The Wolfpack successfully killed off nine penalties including four five-on-threes, scored a goal shorthanded and two more on their power play to cement the win.  In their six games to start the season the IceCaps have allowed

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ICECAPS BLOW TWO-GOAL LEADS-LOSE IN OVERTIME AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY

Things aren’t getting any better for the St. John’s IceCaps.  Saturday they blew two-goal leads twice in the third period at Springfield and Mckenzie Weegar’s goal at 1.42 of overtime sent the IceCaps to their fifth loss in their first six games of their AHL season. The loss spoiled a four point night from Chris

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CHARLIE LINDGREN MAKES 50 SAVES – ICECAPS WIN FIRST OF SEASON FRIDAY NIGHT

Charlie Lindgren is making a habit of memorable debuts. Fresh out of college he steered the Canadiens to a 4-2 win over Carolina in April. Only a day after being assigned to the IceCaps by the Canadiens, he made his AHL debut by stopping 50 of 51 shots as the IceCaps recorded a 4-1 win

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ICECAPS WRAP UP SEASON WITH A 2-1 WIN OVER HARTFORD SATURDAY

The St. John’s IceCaps completed their chaotic 2015-2016 season with a 2-1 win over the Hartford Wolfpack before a sellout crowd of 5,994 Saturday night at Mile One Centre in St. John’s. Rookie Tim Bozon broke the 1-1 tie with 2:19 remaining and goaltender Eddie Pasquale made a number of saves in the final 90

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ICECAPS LOSE TO HARTFORD 4-1 FRIDAY – Season Ends Saturday in St. John’s

The Hartford Wolfpack handed the St. John’s IceCaps a 4-1 defeat Friday night at Mile One Centre in St. John’s. It leaves the Canadiens top farm team with one game remaining in their season, the fifth in a row in which it has failed to make the Calder Cup playoffs. Jayson Megna led the New

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ICECAPS COMPLETE WEEKEND SWEEP OF UTICA WITH 7-1 SUNDAY WIN

The St. John’s IceCaps completed a two game home ice sweep of the Utica Comets with a 7-1 win Sunday afternoon at Mile One Centre. Charles Hudon led the way with two goals and an assist. Also scoring for St. John’s were Morgan Ellis, Mike McCarron, Nikita Scherbak, Jacob de la Rose and Tim Bozon.

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