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THE CANADIENS MUST BE PATIENT WITH JARRED TINORDI

May 22nd, 2015 | By
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During last week’s news conference, Marc Bergevin was asked about the decline in his development compared with the strides made by Nathan Beaulieu and Greg Pateryn. ”I wouldn’t say (Tinordi) stepped back, I’d say that Beaulieu and Pateryn took a step forward. Tinordi is still a big part of this team.”



FINDING A NUMBER ONE CENTRE REMAINS BERGEVIN’S BIGGEST CHALLENGE

May 21st, 2015 | By
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During his news conference last week, Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin tried to put a damper on hopes of landing a top line centreman in the off-season. It doesn’t m,ean he won’t make the effort however.



MICHAEL McCARRON AND OSHAWA GENERALS REACH MEMORIAL CUP – Win OHL Championship 4-1 vs. Erie Otters

May 16th, 2015 | By

Two members of the Canadiens draft class of 2013 have qualified for the 2015 Memorial Cup Tournament in Quebec City later this month. Michael McCarron scored the winning goal as Oshawa eliminated the Erie Otters in five games in the OHL final. Goaltender Zach Fucale will be in the tournament with the host Quebec Remparts.



BERGEVIN POST SEASON NEWS CONFERENCE – Gonchar, Weaver and Malhotra Released

May 15th, 2015 | By
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Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin held a one hour news conference Friday in which he laid out some of his off-season plans for the hockey club. One of his top priorityies will be attempting to re-sign defenseman Jeff Petry. He also announced the release of defensemen Serge Gonchar and Mike Weaver plus forward Manny Malhotra.



SEASON OVER – Tampa Bay-4 Canadiens-1 (Lightning Win Series 4-2) (May 12, 2015)

May 13th, 2015 | By
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The Tampa Bay Lightning ended the Canadiens hopes of engineering only fifth comeback from an 0-3 deficit in Stanley Cup history with a convincing 4-1 win Tuesday night in Tampa. The Lightning was the series 4 games to 2 and will move on to meet either the Washington Capitals or New York Rangers who will play the seventh and deciding game of their series Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.



PREVIEW GAME #6 EAST SEMI-FINAL – Canadiens @ Tampa Bay (TBY Leads Series 3-2) May 12, 2015

May 12th, 2015 | By
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have not lost three games in a row since the Canadiens took them out in four straight during last year’s playoff second round. The Canadiens will be looking to beat the Lightning for the third straight time and even their series Tuesday night at the Amalie Centre in Tampa Tuesday night.



NAILBITER – Canadiens-2 Tampa Bay-1 (TBY Still Leads Series 3-2) May 9, 2015

May 9th, 2015 | By
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The Canadiens will play a sixth game in their series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. P.A Parenteau scored with just under five minutes remaining to give the Canadiens a 2-1 in the fifth game of the Eastern Conference Semi-final. Game six of the series will be played at Tampa onTuesday.



PREVIEW GAME #5 EAST SEMI-FINAL – Tampa Bay @ Canadiens (TBY Leads 3-1) May 9, 2015

May 9th, 2015 | By
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Ten times in Canadiens history the Canadiens have lost the first three games of a playoff round. They have come back to win game four five times but have never been able to extend a series to a sixth game.



STAYIN’ ALIVE – Canadiens-6 Tampa-2 (TBY Leads East Semi-final 3-1) May 7, 2015

May 7th, 2015 | By
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Led by three points from Max Pacioretty including a goal shorthanded, the Canadiens defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Thursday night in Tampa. It was their first win over the Lightning in nine games this season. Tampa still leads the series 3 games to 1 with game five scheduled for the Bell Centre on Saturday night.,



PREVIEW GAME #4 EAST SEMI-FINAL Canadiens @ Tampa Bay (TBY Leads 3-0) May 7, 2015

May 7th, 2015 | By
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The Canadiens face the Tampa Bay Lightning in a win-or-go-home-empty situation Thursday night at the Amalie Arena in Tampa. The Canadiens trail in the series 3-0 following a heartbreaking last second loss Wednesday night in Game Three.