With both Alexander Galchenyuk and David Desharnais out of the lineup until at least late January, the Canadiens lineup will undergo a major shakeup for Thursday’s game against the Devils. One of the roster moves Wednesdya was to recall left wing Sven Andrighetto from their St. John’s AHL affiliate. LW Charles Hudon and D Mark Barberio were reassigned to the IceCaps.
….Over the last two seasons against St. Louis the Canadiens are 3-0-1 outscoring them 15-7. Prior to that the Blues were 7-0-1 overall.
….At St. Louis the Canadiens are 2-1-2 dating back to Nov. 2008. Two of the five games were decided in shootouts and another in overtime.
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.
.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..
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
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
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
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
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
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.