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May 2nd, 2015 | By
May 1, 2015; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates after scoring the winning goal against the Montreal Canadiens  during the second overtime period in game two of the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

The winning goal in Tampa Bay’s 2-1 double overtime win over the Canadiens Friday night was clearly the result of an offside missed by linesman Steve Millerl. The blown call went unnoticed until Canadiens coach Michel Therrien brought it up in his post game news conference.

GOALTENDERS SHINE – Tampa Bay-2 Canadiens-1 (Second Overtime) May 1, 2015

May 2nd, 2015 | By
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The Tampa Bay Lightning extended their regular season mastery of the Canadiens into the playoffs with a 2-1 double overtime victory Friday night in the opening game of their Eastern Conference Semifinal playoff series. Nikita Kucherov scored the game winner at 2:06 of the second overtime. Max Pacioretty’s goal late in the third period sent the game into overtime.

PREVIEW GAME #1 EASTERN SEMI-FINAL – Tampa Bay @ Canadiens (May 1/2015)

May 1st, 2015 | By

After failing to win a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Canadiens will face off against them in the first game of their Eastern Conference Semi-final series Friday night at the Bell Centre. The Lightning posted a 4-0-1 record against Montreal in the regular season but in last year’s playoffs it was the Canadiens that swept the Lightning in four straight games.


Apr 30th, 2015 | By
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The failure of the Canadiens power play took up a portion of general manager Marc Bergevin’s Wednesday news conference. The Canadiens aren’t alone in that department. Their second round opponent the Tampa Bay Lightning are having their own problems. The problems may stem from the overall systems the teams play.

CANADIENS RESUME PRACTICE WEDNESDAY – Beaulieu to Miss First Four Games of Eastern Semi-final

Apr 29th, 2015 | By

The Canadiens returned to practice Wednesday still waiting to learn whether their opponent for the playoffs next round will be Tampa Bay or Detroit. It was confirmed by general manager Marc Bergevin that defenseman Nathan Beaulieu will miss at least the first four games of the Eastern semi-final with an ‘upper body’ injury.

THE CANADIENS IN AWARDS SEASON – Price, Subban. Also Pacioretty and Therrien

Apr 29th, 2015 | By
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By most exit polls, Carey Price is almost assured of the Vezina Trophy and is considered the front runner for the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player. P.K. Subban has been nominated as the top defenseman but is still considered a longshot. Although not nominated, Max Pacioretty and coach Michel Therrien should be at least be included in some award conversation.

OVER IN SIX GAMES – Canadiens-2 Ottawa-0 (Canadiens Win Series 4-2) [April 26, 2015]

Apr 26th, 2015 | By
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A hardfought Montreal/Ottawa series ended with a 2-0 Canadiens win over the Senators in Game Six Sunday night in Ottawa. Carey Price stopped 43 shots to earn the shutout and the game winning goal was scored by Brendan Gallagher in the first period. The Canadiens will now await the winner of the Detroit/Tampa Bay series which continues Monday night in Detroit.

PREVIEW GAME #6 – Canadiens @ Ottawa (Montreal Leads Series 3-2) April 26, 2015

Apr 26th, 2015 | By
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The Canadiens will try to put an end to the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the Ottawa Senators for the third time Sunday evening. Since taking a 3-0 lead in the series, the Canadiens have dropped two straight and face the prospect of winning in Ottawa or face a seventh and deciding game Tuesday. P.A. Parenteau retrns to the Canadiens lineup; in what capacity will be a gametime decision.

THE COLLAR TIGHTENS – Ottawa-5 Canadiens-1 (Montreal Leads Series 3-2) (April 24, 2015)

Apr 25th, 2015 | By
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Bobby Ryan and Patrick Wiercioch scored first-period goals, and Craig Anderson stopped 45 of 46 shots to help Ottawa defeat the Montreal Canadiens 5-1 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Bell Centre on Friday.

GAME PREVIEW #5 EASTERN QUARTERFINAL – Ottawa @ Canadiens (April 24, 2015)

Apr 24th, 2015 | By
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The Canadiens will try for the second time to wrap up their series against the Ottawa Senators Friday night at the Bell Centre. The Canadiens carry a 3-1 series lead.