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

Feb 9th, 2016 | By
1 tby prv bishop II

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



THANK BEN SCRIVENS – Canadiens-2 Carolina-1 (shootout) Feb. 7, 2016

Feb 7th, 2016 | By
1 carlin scrivens II

Ben Scrivens will never remind anyone of the grace and athleticism of a Jacques Plante, Ken Dryden or Carey Price but Canadiens fans are finding out that he’ll go to war for them. There might have been some second guessing when it was learned that Ben Scrivens was going to start his second game in

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PREVIEW GAME #54 Carolina @ Canadiens (Feb. 7/2016)

Feb 7th, 2016 | By
1 carolina prv

Second of three games. Carolina edged the Canadiens 3-2 December 5th at Raleigh. Jeff Skinner’s power play goal at 12:28 of the third period broke a 2-2 tie. Carr and Andrighetto scored the Canadiens goals.



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

Feb 6th, 2016 | By
1 icecaps saturday

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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SATURDAY AFTERNOON FEVER Canadiens-5 Edmonton-1 (Feb. 6, 2016)

Feb 6th, 2016 | By
1 oilers weise

A lot of things happened for the Montreal Canadiens Saturday afternoon that were totally absent over the last two months. They gave themselves a two-goal first period lead. They scored five goals for the first time since the January first Heritage Game against the Bruins and for just the second time since November 25th. They

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

Feb 6th, 2016 | By
1 oilers prv

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.



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

Feb 5th, 2016 | By
1 st. john's utica II

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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THE CANADIENS TRAIN WRECK – A STATISTICAL NIGHTMARE

Feb 4th, 2016 | By
1 habs losing

When the Canadiens started their back to back weekend against Columbus January 25th there was muted optimism in the city that, considering the quality of the opposition, the team could start to come out of their two month coma. Going into the games, the Blue Jackets were last in the NHL standings. The Canadiens lost both

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

Feb 3rd, 2016 | By
1 buff plek

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)

Feb 3rd, 2016 | By
1 buff weise

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.