This is the third of five meetings this season. In the last meeting the Sabres defeated the Canadiens 4-2 at the Bell Centre Feb. 3rd. .The Canadiens won the first meeting 7-2 on October 23rd.
Who to believe? The story in La Presse indicates through various sources that Carey Price is done for the season. In his story in the Friday web edition of the paper columnist Richard Labbe’ reported that one source told him that the team “cannot say this publically, we want to keep the hope alive even
Max Pacioretty ended a seven game slump when he scored his season’s 20th goal Sunday afternoon against Carolina. It was what we used to consider classic Pacioretty, a timely whistling snapshot into the top corner of the net to tie the game paving the way for the Canadiens shootout win. This looked like it was
Years ago I quite trying to figure out what goes on in the heads of goaltenders. This I do know, when they are playing with confidence their teammates get the drift and get on board. Why do you think the Canadiens think they are invincible with Carey Price in the nets and when he’s not
This is the second of four meetings this season. The Canadiens edged Tampa 4-3 December 28th. Max Pacioretty scored the winner in a shootout. It ended a seven game winning Tampa win streak over the Canadiens
Ben Scrivens will never remind anyone of the grace and athleticism of a Jacques Plante, Ken Dryden or Carey Price but Canadiens fans are finding out that he’ll go to war for them. There might have been some second guessing when it was learned that Ben Scrivens was going to start his second game in
Second of three games. Carolina edged the Canadiens 3-2 December 5th at Raleigh. Jeff Skinner’s power play goal at 12:28 of the third period broke a 2-2 tie. Carr and Andrighetto scored the Canadiens goals.
A lot of things happened for the Montreal Canadiens Saturday afternoon that were totally absent over the last two months. They gave themselves a two-goal first period lead. They scored five goals for the first time since the January first Heritage Game against the Bruins and for just the second time since November 25th. They
Second of two meetings. Oct. 29th the Oilers beat the Canadiens 4-3 at Rexall Place, the second consecutive Montreal loss after their season opening 9-0-0 season start. The Canadiens led the game 3-0 and then gave up four straight goals. Draisaitl’s second goal was the game winner with 1:02 remaining in regulation time.
Michel Therrien blamed some sloppy defense for the Wednesday night 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Granted, the first and third goals should never have happened but the reality is, the Canadiens popgun offense again left themselves with no room for mistake.. or in this case, two of them. For the 24th time in the