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GAME #1 Canadiens-5 Tampa Bay-4 [overtime] (April 15, 2014)

Apr 17th, 2014 | By
GAME #1      Canadiens-5 Tampa Bay-4 [overtime]    (April 15, 2014)

The Canadiens got goals from all four of their forward lines and edged the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 in overtime Wednesday night in the opening game of the playoffs. Fourth line winger Dale Weise scored the game winning with 1:52 remaining in the first overtime period.



PREVIEW PLAYOFF GAME #1 Canadiens @ Tampa Bay (April 16, 2014)

Apr 16th, 2014 | By
PREVIEW PLAYOFF GAME #1    Canadiens @ Tampa Bay       (April 16, 2014)

Playoff Game Preview #1 Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay St. Pete Times Forum – April 16, 2014 – 7:05pm   Game Notes – ….These teams met in the Stanley Playoffs only once in 2004. After a tough seven game series against Boston, the Canadiens lost four straight to Tampa in the Eastern semi-final. They were outscored
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SEASON LONG SEARCH FOR PLEKANEC LEFT WINGER GOES INTO PLAYOFFS-Prust Latest Candidate

Apr 15th, 2014 | By
SEASON LONG SEARCH FOR PLEKANEC LEFT WINGER GOES INTO PLAYOFFS-Prust Latest Candidate

The search for a compatible left winger for Tomas Plekanec has become an endless and frustrating search for the Canadiens coaching staff. Eleven different players tired left wing on his line this season and in two days of practice for the opening of the 2014 playoffs, he’s had three.



PRUST PRACTICES WITH PLEKANEC & GALLAGHER TUESDAY-May Be Cleared For Game One

Apr 15th, 2014 | By
PRUST PRACTICES WITH PLEKANEC & GALLAGHER TUESDAY-May Be Cleared For Game One

During practice Tuesday, Prust was practicing on a line with Thomas Plekanec and Brendan Gallagher. This is a change from the Monday workout when Rene Bourque and Daniel Briere alternated on Plekanec’s left wing. Prust has been recovering from a rib injury suffered March 18th against Colorado.



PRUST, ELLER RETURN AS CANADIENS PRACTICE FOR WEDNESDAY PLAYOFF OPENER

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
PRUST, ELLER RETURN AS CANADIENS PRACTICE FOR WEDNESDAY PLAYOFF OPENER

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CANADIENS SIGN SWEDEN’S JACOB de la ROSE – Three Year Entry Level Contract

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
CANADIENS SIGN SWEDEN’S JACOB de la ROSE –  Three Year Entry Level Contract

The Canadiens made left winger Jacob de la Rose their first of three second round picks at the NHL Entry draft last June. He was taken 34th overall. He played his first full season as an 18 year old with Leksands of the Swedish National League, scoring 7 goals and 6 assists.



TAMPA EDGES WASHINGTON 1-0 IN SHOOTOUT-Will Have Home Ice Against Canadiens

Apr 13th, 2014 | By
TAMPA EDGES WASHINGTON 1-0 IN SHOOTOUT-Will Have Home Ice Against Canadiens

The Canadiens/Lightning series will open Wednesday at the St. Pete Times Forum. Game two of the series will be played at Tampa before the scene shifts to Montreal for games Sunday and Tuesday



GAME #82 Canadiens-1 NY Rangers-0 (April 12, 2014)

Apr 12th, 2014 | By
GAME #82     Canadiens-1 NY Rangers-0   (April 12, 2014)

Brian Gionta scored on an overtime penalty shot to give the Canadiens a 1-0 win over the new York Rangers Saturday night in the final game of the regular season for both teams.



GAME PREVIEW #81 NY Rangers @ Canadiens (April 12, 2014)

Apr 12th, 2014 | By
GAME PREVIEW #81    NY Rangers @ Canadiens       (April 12, 2014)

Preview Game #82 New York Rangers vs. Canadiens Bell Centre – April 11, 2014 – 7:15pm   Game Notes – …..In order to secure home ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs the Canadiens must get at least a point against the Rangers and depend on the Capitals to beat the Tampa Bay
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CANADIENS DEEP IN GOALTENDING TALENT -Tokarski Signs Two-Year Extension

Apr 12th, 2014 | By
CANADIENS DEEP IN GOALTENDING TALENT -Tokarski Signs Two-Year Extension

Tokarski was a winning goaltender on a Hamilton hockey team that will not make the playoffs. He is 20-15-3 with one shutout, a 2.36 goals against average and a .920 save percentage. He was in three games with the Canadiens with a 2-0-0 record and had that 2-0 shutout win in Buffalo. He would have been a restricted free agent in July.