Canadiens Rumors & News

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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.

  • Habs play French anthem to honor victims

    ESPN.com "The Montreal Canadiens honored the victims of the terrorist shootings in Paris by playing the French national anthem Saturday night before their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, which they lost 2-1 in overtime. The French flag was shown waving on the scoreboard at Bell Centre as the..." January 11

  • Canadiens prospect Jarred Tinordi injured in brutal AHL fight

    CBSSports.com "Scary moment for Montreal Canadiens prospect Jarred Tinordi on Friday night when he was injured in a brutal fight with Andrey Pedan of the Utica Comets midway through the second period of their American Hockey League game. Tinordi, the Canadiens' first-round pick in 2010, is currently playing..." January 11

  • Former Penguin perfect fit with Canadiens

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "At 40, Sergei Gonchar’s production isn’t quite what it used to be. As someone who hit the 50-point barrier four times in five seasons with the Penguins as their No. 1 defenseman, Gonchar now gets a second-pairing role with the Montreal Canadiens. In 24 games since his acquisition in a trade..." January 10

  • Bolts in first place after downing Canadiens 4-2

    Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay’s trip to Bell Centre on Tuesday had nothing to do with seeking payback. Instead, the Lightning’s first visit to Montreal since being swept out of last season’s playoffs was more about establishing themselves this season. Tampa Bay did that and more with a 4-2 victory against..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game

    Sportsnet.ca "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Defenseman Bryan Allen isn't at practice today. He will be placed on waivers at Noon.

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens Carey Price, Manny Malhotra in, PA Parenteau out vs #penguins #tvasports

  • Parenteau leaves game injured after massive hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "Montreal Canadiens forward P.A. Parenteau was injured after being on the receiving end of a massive Tim Sestito body check Friday, however the Habs continued their winning streak. The hit occurred just before the midway point of the second period, as Parenteau was rushing the puck up the ice...." January 03

  • Canadiens opened their four-game, post-Christmas road trip with a 3-1 win over the Hurricanes

    Montreal Gazette "The third line supplied most of the offence as Jiri Sekac opened the scoring and Lars Eller provided a milestone goal. The victory gave the Canadiens six wins in their last seven games. Redemption for Sekac: After Sekac took a penalty for tripping Tim Gleason at 4:30 of the second period, he..." December 31

  • Montreal does just enough to defeat Islanders, 3-1

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "The New York Islanders were second in the Eastern Conference heading into the game versus Montreal. Their great turnaround in the standings has brought fans to a building that used to be about half-full with half of those being there to cheer on the visiting Canadiens. It's a new fanbase,..." December 24

  • Habs rotate backups by recalling MacDonald, demoting Tokarski

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Montreal Canadiens made some AHL recalls and demotions on Friday, essentially trading backups and depth forwards. Dustin Tokarski goes down to the AHL to give journeyman No. 2 Joey MacDonald a chance to sit behind Carey Price while Sven Andrighetto’s demotion ends up short-lived, as he..." December 20

  • Canadiens sign Brett Lernout to an entry level contract

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "Brett Lernout has earned a three-year contract from the Montreal Canadiens, which will run through to the 2017-18 season. Lernout, who plays with the Swift Current Broncos of the WHL, leads his team's defencemen in scoring, with 8 goals and 11 assists in 35 games. The 73rd overall draft pick..." December 19

  • Ducks Defeat Canadiens 2-1 Despite Inconsistent Game

    Anaheim Calling "Even without scoring on three powerplay opportunities, the Anaheim Ducks still managed to best the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 at the Bell Center on Thursday night. First Period Recap: After a beautiful ceremony honoring Saku Koivu, long time Montreal captain who played his final few seasons in..." December 19

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens Sven Andrighetto sent down to Hamilton.

  • Zach Fucale trade: Canadiens prospect traded from Halifax to Quebec in junior

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "In the midst of joining Team Canada for training camp ahead of the World Juniors, Zach Fucale has been traded in junior. According to several sources now, Canadiens prospect Zachary Fucale will be traded by his junior team, the Halifax Mooseheads, to the Quebec Remparts, though it hasn't been..." December 17

  • Canadiens defeat the last-place Hurricanes, 4-1

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: It was hardly a classic, but Alex Galchenyuk had a natural hat trick and the Canadiens did what was expected of them as they defeated the last-place Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. It was the third consecutive win for the Canadiens, who are tied with..." December 17

  • Canadiens opened a five-game homestand with a 3-1 win over the Canucks

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Rookie Sven Andrighetto is making an immediate impact on the National Hockey League. Andrighetto scored a goal in his NHL debut on Saturday in Dallas and he assisted on Tomas Plekanec’s winner as the Canadiens opened a five-game homestand Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver..." December 10

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Canadiens recalled forward Michaël Bournival from the Hamilton Bulldogs tonight. He will be at practice on Monday.

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Les Canadiens ont cédé aujourd'hui l'attaquant Drayson Bowman aux Bulldogs / Canadiens today assigned forward Drayson Bowman to Hamilton.

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens Lars Eller will have an MRI on Monday. He should (not confirmed yet) miss the game on Tuesday. #tvasports

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens Sven Andrighetto will play at center on the third line. #tvasports

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Lars Eller ne reviendra pas au jeu ce soir (blessé au haut du corps) / Lars Eller will not return tonight (upper body).

  • Longtime NHL enforcer George Parros announces retirement

    CBSSports.com "George Parros, a nine-year NHL veteran that was known mostly for his fighting ability and possessing one of the best mustaches in the sport, announced his retirement from the league on Friday. Parros appeared in 474 NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks,..." December 05

  • Wild Able To Hold On For 2-1 Win Over Canadiens

    Hockey Wilderness "It was the first time the Wild were to play with out stud defenseman Ryan Suter, whose Iron Man streak was snapped at 140 games. In stead the Wild felt that the best defense is a grea.... A goo... Well, at least they possessed the puck more than the Habs and just scored enough to win. The..." December 04

  • Jean Béliveau, beloved Canadiens hockey legend, dead at 83

    CBC Sports "Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau passed away at the age of 83 on Tuesday night, the team announced. He earned the nickname Le Gros Bill​. But both on and off the ice, Béliveau was better known for his skill, sportsmanship and a gentlemanly air that very nearly made him Canada's..." December 03

  • Canadiens win ugly in Denver, a game that was a microcosm of the season

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "The game the Montreal Canadiens have played this year are so predictable, it's almost as if they're following a script. Not everything happens the same way, but you can be almost 100% sure that they will be outplayed in the first period by a wide margin, and slowly rally as the game goes..." December 02

  • Patrick Roy's feud with Canadiens is long gone

    Denver Post "Saturday will be the 19th anniversary of when Patrick Roy took the phone call from new Montreal Canadiens general manager Rejean Houle and heard that he had been traded to the Avalanche. Monday at the Pepsi Center, Roy will be behind the Avalanche bench, coaching against his former team, long..." December 01

  • Enroth stars as Sabres beat Montreal again

    Buffalo News "The backdrop to the Buffalo Sabres’ latest nailbiter was the return of Brian Gionta and Josh Gorges to the Bell Centre. The 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens was secured as Brian Flynn scored the tying goal with 5:56 left in regulation and the only goal of a five-round shootout. But this one..." November 30

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Canadiens sign forward Brendan Gallagher to a six-year contract extension. DETAILS -> http://t.co/WQ7aH2dG4V #gohabsgo

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Montreal defenseman Alexei Emelin has been fined $11,021.51 for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo forward Brian Gionta.

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Montreal defenseman Alexei Emelin will have a hearing today for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo forward Brian Gionta.

  • Sabres skate by Canadiens

    Buffalo News "Even with Fonzie in the house, Tyler Ennis was the coolest guy in the building. The Sabres’ slick-skating forward put up a Goal of the Year candidate Friday night and assisted on Matt Moulson’s fluke winner with 1:18 left as Buffalo dropped Montreal, 2-1, in First Niagara Center. The surging..." November 29

  • Rangers dominate Canadiens in early statement game

    New York Post "No statements. No hyperbole. No projections. Instead, what the Rangers did Sunday night at the Garden was put together the type of performance that allows them to feel all their expectations for greatness are warranted. “When things come together,” Dom Moore would say after a blowout 5-0 win..." November 24

  • Canadiens unbeaten against the Bruins

    Montreal Gazette "Carey Price stopped 33 shots for his second shutout of the season and Tomas Plekanec scored a goal and added an assist as the Canadiens spoiled Boston coach Claude Julien’s 800th game behind the bench with a 2-0 victory over the Bruins on Saturday night at TD Garden. The win gave the Canadiens..." November 23

  • Dale Weise has become a household name with Canadiens fans

    Montreal Gazette "People often misquote F. Scott Fitzgerald when they claim he said: “There are no second acts in American lives.” What he actually said was he’d once thought there were no second acts in American lives, but later realized he was wrong. This, somehow, is where Dale Weise comes in. It’s no..." November 21

  • Pacioretty, Price lead the way over Blues

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Max Pacioretty scored his ninth and 10th goals of the season and Carey Price made 31 saves as the Canadiens erased a 1-0 deficit and defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-1 Thursday night at the Bell Centre. The win gave the Canadiens a 15-5-1 record for an NHL-best 31 points. They moved..." November 21

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #Habs trade Rene Bourque to #NHLDucks for Bryan Allen. MTL GM Marc Bergevin stockpiling defencemen.