Canadiens Game Story

30-30 / GALCHENYUK & PACIORETTY – Canadiens-5 Tampa Bay-2 (April 9, 2016)

Apr 9th, 2016 | By
Montreal Canadiens' Tomas Plekanec scores against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Montreal.  (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

At least nobody got hurt at the Bell Centre Saturday night, although there were times during the game when former Canadien Mike Blunden seemed to be trying to give Mike Condon the old Carey Price/Chris Kreider treatment.   Ultimately it was a game that meant absolutely nothing in the standings unless you’re one of those

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YOUTH SHOWS THE WAY – Canadiens-4 Carolina-2 (April 7, 2016)

Apr 7th, 2016 | By
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“Crisis is opportunity”. So says the ancient Chinese proverb. The Canadiens have had more than their share of crisis over the last four months and there have been a few that have seized the opportunity. We got a real indication of the direction the Canadiens are headed in Thursday’s game against the Hurricanes, especially along

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LAST MINUTE LOSS Florida-4 Canadiens-3 (April 2, 2016)

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By
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In the final analysis, we probably should have been surprised that this game was tied going into the final 30 seconds. We can thank Mike Condon for that. Try as they might, and they certainly did try hard in this game, there simply isn’t enough left in the Canadiens tank to survive a good team

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CONDON FINALLY REWARDED – Canadiens-3 Tampa Bay-0 (March 31, 2016)

Mar 31st, 2016 | By
Tampa Bay Lightning's Steven Stamkos (91) checks Montreal Canadiens' Lars Eller, of Denmark,during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

In the 48th start of his career, Mike Condon finally earned his first career shutout. And “earned” is the right word to use.  In the first period and parts of the second period it was hard work as Tampa Bay tried to show the Canadiens that they are in fact the best team in the

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A WIN IS A WIN Canadiens-4 Detroit-3 (March 29, 2016)

Mar 29th, 2016 | By

Sometimes it’s possible to win a hockey game even when a team can’t get out of it’s own way which seemed to be the case for the Canadiens Tuesday night in their 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.  With a 2-0 lead, the Canadiens proceeded to fill the penalty box in the second period,

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A MESSY LOSS NY Rangers-5 Canadiens-2 (March 26, 2016

Mar 26th, 2016 | By
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Say this about the Canadiens, over the last month they have at least shown a little bit of effort in their home games, that is until they saw the Rangers Saturday night. In a season of low points, in terms of team discipline, this game took on all of the aspects of a kindergarden fire

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ALL HANDS ON DECK – Canadiens-4 Anaheim-3 (March 22, 2016)

Mar 22nd, 2016 | By
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There is some life in the corpse of the Canadiens after all. Not a lot, but enough to give the fans a very entertaining 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. In part we can thank the Ducks for playing an uncharacteristically sloppy road game, but in this horrible injury

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THE TANK IS EMPTY – Calgary-4 Canadiens-1 (March 20, 2016)

Mar 20th, 2016 | By
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At least the fans who had the tenacity the stick it out to the end of this dog of a game had the opportunity to see Mike McCarron score his first National Hockey League goal. That was it. There was nothing else to talk …or write home about. Injuries have sucked all of the energy

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THE VETERANS LAY AN EGG – Ottawa-5 Canadiens-0 (March 19, 2016)

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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You thought things couldn’t get worse in this most abysmal of Canadiens seasons. . And then they did. First the first time in the ninety-nine year history of the hockey team the Canadiens suffered the humiliation of giving up three shorthanded goals in a single game. Worse, they gave them up against the second worst

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SCRIVENS SHINES – Canadiens-3 Buffalo-2 (overtime) March 16, 2016

Mar 17th, 2016 | By
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Canadiens goaltending has been a popular target of critics complaints over the last three months, as if somehow Mike Condon, Dustin Tokarski or Ben Scrivens is the only reason the Canadiens have been so awful for so long. That’s not to say that on some nights the criticisms have been inaccurate but on more than

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