The Canadiens will be attempting to end a long home losing streak against the Washington Capitals Saturday afternoon at the Bell Centre. Washington has beaten the Canadiens seven times in a row in Montreal. Four of those Capitals wins have been shutouts. Carey Price will be in goal for the Habs. Braden Holtby for the Capitals.
The Canadiens and Carey Price shut out the New York Rangers 1-0 Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. Max Pacioretty scored the game’s only goal late in the third period. It was the Habs fourth win in a row and vaulted them into second place in the Eastern Conference one point behind the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Canadiens will be looking to extend their winning streak to four games when they take on the Rangers at New York’s Madison Square Garden Thursday night. It’s the final of three scheduled games this season between the Original Six rivals. The season series is split with each team winning at home. Carey Price will again be in goal for the Canadiens. Henrik Lundqvist for the Rangers.
The Canadiens have recalled forward Gabriel Dumont from the Bulldogs.
In 40 games with Hamilton this season, Dumont has recorded 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists) and 54 penalty minutes.
The Canadiens power play struck for the winning goal and Carey Price stopped 40 of 42 shots as the Canadiens edged the Dallas Stars Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. Brendan Gallagher scored what proved to be the game winner and Price did the rest as the Canadiens finished off a three game home stand with a 3-0-0 record.
The Canadiens start the post-All Star game stretch run to the playoffs with a game against the Dallas Stars Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. In the other meeting between the clubs in Dallas December 6th, the Stars defeated the Habs 4-1. Carey Price returns to the Canadiens nets against Dallas goaltender Kari Lehtonen.
The city of New York is being battered with what has been described as a “potentially historic” blizzard Monday and Tuesday. The Canadiens are scheduled to play the Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Thursday. While the storm will have passed by then, there is a possibility it will influence the game.
P.K. Subban assisted on the tieing goal and the scored the game winner in overtime as the Canadiens came from behind to edged the Nashville Predators 2-1 Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. Both goals came on the Canadiens power play. Carey Price was named the game’s first start after stopping 36 of 37 Predators shots, 28 of them in the game’s first two periods.
The Canadiens play their final game before the All-Star break Tuesday when they take on the Nashville Predators at the Bell Centre. The Canadiens go into the game in fourth place in the Eastern Conference while the Predators are second in the West. Carey Price is expected to return to the Canadiens nets while Carter Hutton will be in goal for Nashville.
The Canadiens blew open a close game against the New York Islanders with three straight third period goals en route to a 6-4 win Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Tomas Plekanec led the Canadiens with a four point game which included 2 goals and 2 assists. Andrei Markov recorded three assists.