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CANADIENS 2013 FIRST ROUNDER MICHAEL McCARRON ON A JUNIOR SCORING RAMPAGE

Oct 31st, 2014 | By
McCarron Mike LDN

There was a  fairly large segment of the NHL scouting community that, after last season had written Canadiens 2013  draft choice Michael McCarron off as another one of the team’s wasted first round draft picks.   McCarron, who was taken 25th overall two years ago, struggled to find his way through his rookie season with

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ALEXANDRE BURROWS SUSPENDED THREE GAMES FOR EMELIN HIT

Oct 31st, 2014 | By
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Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows has been suspended for three games, without pay, for Thursday night’s late, illegal check to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin.



BULLDOGS WIN 3-1 AT CHARLOTTE FRIDAY AFTERNOON

Oct 31st, 2014 | By

The Hamilton Bulldogs came from behind with goals 54 seconds apart early in the second period and goaltender Mike Condon did the rest in a 3-1 win over the Charlotte Checkers. Chad Larose opened the scoring for the Carolina Hurricanes affiliate with nine seconds remaining in the first period.  After that it was all Hamilton. 

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BURROWS FACES NHL DISCIPLINARY HEARING OVER EMELIN HEADSHOT

Oct 31st, 2014 | By
Rene Bourque, Alex Burrows

The incident was reminiscent of the Brandon Prust hit on Derek Stepan in Game Three of the Eastern Conference final against the New York Rangers last May for which Prust was suspended two games..



GAME #11 – Vancouver-3 Canadiens-2 (Overtime) Habs Comeback Fails (Oct. 30/2014)

Oct 31st, 2014 | By
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The Canadiens once again mounted a third period comeback but it fell short when Daniel Sedin scored a power play goal in overtime to give the Canucks a 3-2 victory in Vancouver. With the overtime point the Habs finish their three game Western Canadian swing with a 1-1-1 record and after eleven games this season they are 8-2-1.



THERRIEN HAS SEEN ENOUGH – Lars Eller A Healthy Scratch in Vancouver

Oct 30th, 2014 | By
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The Canadiens third line is expected to produce a mixture of defense and offense. It has done neither through the first ten games of the season. Head coach Michel Therrien finally pulled the plug and will sit third-line centre Lars Eller in the Vancouver press box Thursday night.



PREVIEW GAME #11 Canadiens @ Vancouver (Oct. 30, 2014)

Oct 30th, 2014 | By
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The Canadiens will attempt to bring a winning record home from their Western Canada road trip with a win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. After dropping a 3-0 decision to the Edmonton Oilers Monday night, the Canadiens bounced back with a 2-1 shootout win Tuesday in Calgary. Carey Price will against be in goal for the Canadiens. Ryan Miller for Vancouver.



HAMILTON BULLDOGS EDGED 3-2 BY ROCHESTER AMERICANS WEDNESDAY

Oct 29th, 2014 | By
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The Rochester Americans came from behind a 2-0 deficit to edge the Hamilton Bulldogs 3-2 Wednesday night in Rochester.  All five of the game’s goals came in a span of 6:16 in the second period. The Bulldogs took a 2-0 lead on goals by T.J. Hensick and Sven Andrighetto.  The Americans roared back with three

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THE CANADIENS AFTER TEN GAMES – Qualified Success

Oct 29th, 2014 | By
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I’m not sure how Michel Therrien likes to divide up his season.  When he was running the team in the 1970’s , Scotty Bowman used to set team goals based on ten game segments. If Therrien is operating on the same basis, he probably is ecstatic about the overall 8-2-0 result, but not the path

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GAME #10 – Canadiens-2 Calgary-1 (shootout) Another Comeback Win (Oct. 28/14)

Oct 29th, 2014 | By
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The Canadiens keep doing it the hard way. Yet another come from behind victory, this one a 2-1 shootout win over the Flames in Calgary. The Canadiens are now 8-2-0 to start their season and 1-1 on their current three game trip to Western Canada which will conclude Thursday in Vancouver.