Canadiens Rumors & News

  • Does Canadiens GM Bergevin have any more tricks up his sleeve?

    Montreal Gazette "Shortly after he was traded from the Anaheim Ducks to the Canadiens on Tuesday, Devante Smith-Pelly received an email from his father. Attached was a picture of Smith-Pelly wearing a Canadiens uniform as he sat beside Doug Gilmour in the Canadiens dressing room. “I hadn’t seen that picture in a..." March 01

  • Canadiens vs Maple Leafs Top Six Minutes: Price Shuts 'Em Down Again

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "The Leafs come into Montreal flying high and Carey Price reminds them how much fun hockey is not sometimes. For our new readers and members, Top Six Minutes is a brief overview of the Habs game, and a continuation of the discussion threads usually happens in the comments. We try to keep it..." March 01

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    John Lu @JohnLuTSNMtl

    #Habs Gonchar will return to action tonight vs #Leafs, two weeks to the day after being injured by Clarkson.

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Les Canadiens ont cédé aujourd'hui le défenseur Jarred Tinordi aux Bulldogs/Canadiens assigned defenseman Jarred Tinordi to Hamilton today.

  • Dud of a homestand ends with another Blues loss to Habs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Falling behind is something the Blues have gotten very accustomed to lately, though that hasn’t necessarily made them any better at dealing with it. The Blues’ funk continued Tuesday night at Scottrade Center, and the game looked a lot like the other games on the homestand, most of which ended..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

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    Anaheim Ducks @AnaheimDucks

    BREAKING: The #NHLDucks have acquired left wing Jiri Sekac from the @CanadiensMTL in exchange for right wing Devante Smith-Pelly.

  • Canadiens trade Sekac to Ducks for Smith-Pelly

    NHL.com "The Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday traded rookie forward Jiri Sekac to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Devante Smith-Pelly. Sekac, 22, has seven goals and 16 points in 50 games. He also took part in the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition last month. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound..." February 24

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Subban's in, Galchenyuk's out, plus the kids get another shot against Columbus. GAME DAY -> http://t.co/bequoUO7xq pic.twitter.com/EYGFx2J5qW

  • Canadiens expect Gonchar back next week

    The Score "Sergei Gonchar is expected to return to the Montreal Canadiens lineup at some point next week, head coach Michel Therrien told reporters Thursday. With Alexei Emelin out for an extended period of time, Gonchar's return is critical and could prevent a knee-jerk reaction through trade, but does..." February 19

  • Andrew Hammond gets 4-2 win over Habs in his first NHL start

    Ottawa Citizen "Andrew Hammond was cool and calm in the minutes immediately after claiming his first NHL victory in his first big league start Wednesday. That’s perfectly fitting, given that the Ottawa Senators goaltender was also a picture of composure while stopping 42 shots in the Ottawa Senators 4-2 win..." February 19

  • Report: Canadiens D Alexei Emelin out indefinitely with shoulder injury

    CBSSports.com "Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin played just 20 seconds in Montreal's 4-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night before leaving the game with an injury on his first shift. Even worse, the Canadiens may now be without him for even longer according to a report from Sirius XM..." February 19

  • Emelin leaves game 20 seconds in

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "Emelin tried to hit Stone, but was denied and hit the boards pretty hard. He immediately went to the locker room. We'll update his status as soon as we can. " February 18

  • Price, Plekanec steal a win over Red Wings in dramatic fashion

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "After getting thoroughly dominated for essentially the entire game, Tomas Plekanec surprised everyone with a bullet shot off the far post to seal another win for these crazy Habs. At some point during the first period when the Detroit Red Wings had the Montreal Canadiens sealed tight in their..." February 17

  • Habs’ Subban stands up for Phil Kessel

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Canadiens and Maple Leafs are fierce rivals, but Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban put that aside to support Toronto forward Phil Kessel following the Habs’ 2-1 shootout victory over them tonight. “I don’t think Phil (Kessel) gets enough credit for his personality,” Subban told Montreal..." February 16

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens recalled Greg Pateryn from the Hamilton Bulldogs.

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    Аrpon Basu @ArponBasu

    Sergei Gonchar is not going to Detroit with the #Habs

  • Oilers beat Canadiens 4-3 in OT

    Edmonton Sun "The season might be dead, but the Edmonton Oilers aren’t. A team that’s been breathing new life since its coaching change six weeks ago sucked all the air of of the Bell Centre in Montreal Thursday with a comeback victory that was difficult to believe in either official language. The Habs..." February 13

  • Desharnais lifts Habs to OT win over Flyers

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: David Desharnais scored on his own rebound at 3:27 of overtime to give the Canadiens a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. The goal brought an end to a goaltending duel between Carey Price and Ray Emery, the Flyers’ backup goaltender who is..." February 11

  • 6 most underrated players in the NHL

    USA Today "It’s easy to judge a player’s excellence on his All-Star nods or big offensive numbers. There are a lot, however, who do more than the surface stats may indicate. Let’s take a look at some of the most underrated players: Center: Mathieu Perreault, Winnipeg Jets Your pick of Jets forwards..." February 11

  • Montreal secures perfect season against Bruins

    Montreal Gazette "Break out the brooms. The Canadiens completed a season sweep of the Boston Bruins with a 3-1 victory Sunday night at the TD Garden. The Canadiens were a perfect 4-0 against Boston, outscoring the Bruins 16-6. Carey Price led the way with 33 saves, missing his fifth shutout of the season when..." February 09

  • Canadiens Cup champion coach Ruel dies at 76

    NHL.com "Claude Ruel, who was part of seven Stanley Cup championships with the Montreal Canadiens, died Monday at age 76. Ruel was the Canadiens' director of scouting when he was elevated to coach for the 1968-69 season, replacing Toe Blake. He guided the Canadiens to the best record in the League with..." February 09

  • After runs on Price, Habs coach Therrien wants better protection for goalies

    The Globe and Mail "The NHL needs stiffer penalties for running into goalies, Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien said Friday. After seeing star goalie Carey Price bowled over in the crease a few times in recent games, Therrien said it is time for better protection. “It has to stop,” said Therrien. “It’s..." February 07

  • Canadiens' Carey Price in running for Hart Trophy

    Montreal Gazette "No goaltender has won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player to his team since José Theodore did it with the Canadiens during the 2001-02 season. In fact, only six goaltenders have ever won the Hart Trophy since it was awarded for the first time in 1924 to Frank Nighbor after he had..." February 04

  • Enroth, Sabres edge Habs to end losing streak at 14

    Buffalo News "Put away those NHL history books, at least for now. The Sabres have avoided infamy. Buffalo ended its 14-game losing streak Tuesday night, holding on for a 3-2 victory over Montreal. Jhonas Enroth’s 32-save performance ensured the Sabres stayed three games shy of the worst losing skid ever, a..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • P.K. Subban handed $2,000 fine by NHL for diving

    Yahoo! Sports "In a story that will likely receive zero attention in the New England area and will soon be forgotten by Boston Bruins fans, the NHL has fined Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban $2,000 for diving/embellishment. From the NHL: Subban was issued a Warning following an incident flagged by..." February 04

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Jacob De La Rose is recall by the #canadiens

  • Wild beats Vancouver for three-game Canadian sweep

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The standings are no secret, but when the Wild gathered last Monday in suburban Edmonton after the All-Star break, player after player repeated Mike Yeo’s mantra that they were done standings-watching. “We’ve got to win. There’s no other way to put it,” Zach Parise said at the time. “It’s going..." February 02

  • Coyotes give Louis Domingue first career NHL win with 3-2 victory over Montreal

    Five For Howling "The Arizona Coyotes have not had many reasons to smile this season. But Louis Domingue's first win of the season is one of them. After a sloppy start, the Arizona Coyotes rallied from two goals down to win 3-2 over the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Center on Sunday afternoon. The poor..." February 02

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Lars Eller ne sera pas de retour dans le match (blessé au bas du corps) \ Lars Eller will not return today (lower body injury). #gohabsgo

  • Goalie duel goes to Price over Lundqvist, 1-0

    Montreal Gazette "Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said Carey Price and Henrik Lundqvist were two of the best goaltenders in the NHL and they lived up to that billing Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. They each pitched a shutout for more than 55 minutes before Max Pacioretty put a shot through Lundqvist’s pads..." January 30

  • NHL teams can expect salary cap woes if Canadian dollar keeps falling

    SI.com "On a day when one of the game’s all-time greats formally announced his retirement, the plummeting exchange rate for the Canadian dollar probably isn’t the sexiest topic to tackle. But just like Martin Brodeur, who is staying on in a management role with the Blues, this situation isn’t going..." January 30

  • Carey Price may not win Hart Trophy, but he is Canadiens' MVP

    CBSSports.com "The race for the top of the Atlantic Division is as intriguing as any in the NHL this season. One point separates top dog Tampa Bay Lightning from the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens. All three teams share noticeable similarities when looking at the standings, but it is where they are..." January 30

  • Price, PK unit deliver against Stars

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: The Canadiens’ penalty-killers stopped Dallas on a 5-on-3 advantage late in the third period and Carey Price made 40 saves as Montreal held on for a 3-2 win over Dallas Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. The win kept Montreal in the thick of the Atlantic Division race with 63 points,..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Habs’ Carey Price forced to charter from Columbus to Montreal

    Pro Hockey Talk "Carey Price had an interesting travel day Monday. The Habs’ goaltender along with teammate Jiri Sekac had their flight from the All-Star Game in Columbus to Montreal cancelled due to snow. As a result, they were forced to charter a plane Monday afternoon. Apparently a private jet isn’t as..." January 26

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Les Canadiens ont procédé ce soir au rappel de Christian Thomas des Bulldogs \ Canadiens recalled Christian Thomas from Hamilton tonight.

  • NHL announces 2016 Winter Classic, Stadium Series

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League set its outdoor calendar for the 2015-16 season during a press conference Saturday afternoon at Nationwide Arena. The Boston Bruins will host the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, playing the rival Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Sadium in Foxborough,..." January 25

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Canadiens pounce after Predators stumble in OT

    Montreal Gazette "The suddenly potent Montreal power play provided both goals, including the overtime winner by P.K. Subban, as the Canadiens went into the all-star break on a high note with a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. While there was some debate over whether the..." January 21

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Carey Price obtiendra le départ ce soir face aux Predators. / Carey Price gets the start in goal against Nashville. #gohabsgo

  • Bruins to Host Canadiens in 2016 Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium

    WEEI Boston "The Bruins will host the Canadiens in the 2016 Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium, WEEI.com has learned from league sources. The Jan. 1 meeting between the two clubs, which has long been speculated, will be the second Winter Classic the Bruins have hosted. The B’€™s defeated the Flyers in..." January 19

  • Parenteau back on shelf with concussion issues

    Pro Hockey Talk "Not a good health development for P.A. Parenteau on Monday — after missing Saturday’s win over the Islanders with an “illness,” Parenteau was held out of today’s practice with concussion-like symptoms. Parenteau, 31, had missed three games earlier this month after suffering the concussion..." January 19

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Canadiens have reassigned goaltender Joey MacDonald to the @BulldogsAHL today.

  • Ottawa Sens down rival Habs 4-1

    Ottawa Sun "In a season where heroic performances have been in short supply, there was no shortage to choose from for the Senators Thursday night. With the all-star break only a week away, the Senators all looked pretty good in a thrilling 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in front of a sellout of..." January 16

  • Pacioretty, Subban light 3-2 comeback over Blue Jackets

    Montreal Gazette "The Canadiens’ power play suddenly came to life with two goals from Max Pacioretty and one from P.K. Subban as the Canadiens rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Wednesday night at Nationwide Arena. Power play drought ends: The Canadiens devoted most of their..." January 15

  • Canadiens' Parenteau returns against Blue Jackets

    NHL.com "Montreal Canadiens right wing PA Parenteau will return to the lineup Wednesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets with no restrictions. "Tonight's 100 percent for me with the power play and everything," he said. Parenteau missed three games because of an upper-body injury and the Canadiens..." January 14

  • Guy Lafleur sues cops, Quebec for wrongful arrest

    Toronto Sun "Hockey legend Guy Lafleur’s $3.5 million lawsuit against Montreal police and Quebec’s attorney general got underway Monday. Lafleur, 63, claims he was wrongfully arrested, charged and convicted for allegedly presenting conflicting testimony at his son’s sexual assault trial in 2007. During..." January 12

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Les Canadiens ont cédé ce soir l'attaquant Sven Andrighetto aux Bulldogs / Canadiens assigned forward Sven Andrighetto to Hamilton tonight.