Max Pacioretty RUMORS & NEWS

  • Subban addresses alleged Pacioretty rift: 'Do I have to make out with him?'

    The Score "Since the day Max Pacioretty was named captain of the Montreal Canadiens, rumors of an alleged rift with P.K. Subban have abounded. The star defenseman, who was perceived to have been slighted by not receiving the honor, threw cold water on that in hilarious fashion as the team gathered for..." April 11

  • Pacioretty: Subban injury 'brings back a lot of tough memories'

    The Score "The scene that unfolded Thursday in Montreal was all too familiar for Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty. He, along with everyone else in a silent Bell Centre, watched as defenseman P.K. Subban was carried off the ice on a stretcher with an apparent neck injury. The incident came almost five..." March 11

  • Pacioretty bares soul, admits Canadiens' struggles have affected his game

    The Score "Max Pacioretty hates losing. Problem is, the Montreal Canadiens are becoming experts in the art. The captain of the floundering squad talked about how he's dealing with what has become a very trying season, especially as rumors of a rift between P.K. Subban and head coach Michel Therrien..." February 19

  • Pacioretty, Desharnais reunited as Canadiens begin playoff push

    Montreal Gazette "“I went down to Florida to get away,” said Pacioretty. “My family’s down there, my wife’s family is there and we had the kids. I wanted to forget all about hockey, but (the Florida Panthers) are having a pretty good season and there’s a buzz down there. But I tried to shut it out.” The last..." February 02

  • Canadiens' Pacioretty 'will be fine' after being hit by Subban slapper

    The Score "The Montreal Canadiens lost their captain Tuesday. Max Pacioretty took a P.K. Subban slap shot to the face in the second period against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He left the game and the club announced he wouldn't return during the intermission." January 27

  • Pacioretty returns to Habs' lineup Thursday

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens will have their new captain back with plenty of time to spare before the start of the regular season. Head coach Michel Therrien told reporters on Wednesday that Max Pacioretty will be in the lineup on Thursday on a line with Tomas Plekanec and Brendan Gallagher when the..." September 30

  • Canadiens name Pacioretty captain "The Montreal Canadiens announced Friday that forward Max Pacioretty has been named the 29th captain in franchise history, following a vote by the players. Pacioretty is preparing for his eigth NHL season with the Canadiens in 2015-16. Max Pacioretty, 26, is a product of the Canadiens..." September 18

  • Fractured tibia made summer an unexpected challenge for Habs' Max Pacioretty

    Montreal Gazette "So today, as the veteran forward continues to rehab from the tibial plateau fractures he suffered just below his left knee on July 9 in Florida, he knows it could have been a lot worse. “It definitely wasn’t the summer I mapped out, but that’s life,” Pacioretty said Wednesday. “I’ve come to..." September 10

  • Kings goalie Quick says Canadiens' Pacioretty among most underrated players in NHL

    Montreal Gazette "Max Pacioretty led the Canadiens in scoring last season with 37 goals and 67 points, but Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick still calls him one of the most underrated players in the NHL. Contributing to Derek Jeter’s website — — under the headline Elite Snipers 101:..." August 09

  • Pacioretty suffers off-ice injury, out 3 months

    Sportsnet "Max Pacioretty suffered a knee injury, the Montreal Canadiens announced Friday. His recovery is expected to take three months, placing his availability for the 2015-16 season opener on Oct. 7 at Toronto in doubt. The 26-year-old forward suffered his injury while working out off-ice in..." July 11

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens Max Pacioretty with an A on his jersey. He's in tonight. #tvasports

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    Eric Engels @EricEngels

    Max Pacioretty will not play game 1 as per Michel Therrien

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Optional practice for the Habs this morning. Most of the players are there, including Max Pacioretty. #gohabsgo

  • Max Pacioretty sits out Canadiens' Stanley Cup playoffs opener vs. Senators

    Sporting News "Max Pacioretty was not in the lineup Wednesday when his Montreal Canadiens started the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Habs began their series against the Ottawa Senators at Bell Center without their leading scorer on a team that is short on offense. "It's a big loss, there's no doubt about that …..." April 15

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    Richard Labbé @Richardlabbe

    #Habs M.Therrien says M.Pacioretty not likely to play Game 1 tomorrow vs OTT. "I'd be surprised if he played."

  • Pacioretty's status still questionable

    TSN "Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty has been cleared for contact, but head coach Michel Therrien says he'd be surprised if Pacioretty plays Game 1 against the Ottawa Senators Wednesday night. Therrien mentioned that the team's medical staff has not given definitive word whether he would..." April 14

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    Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs

    Pacioretty in a regular jersey at practice

  • Pacioretty ‘moving at full speed’ in practice

    Sportsnet "As the Canadiens prepared for their final game of the regular season in Toronto last Saturday, Max Pacioretty took to the ice at their practice facility in Brossard for a leisurely skate. Six days earlier, Pacioretty left a game against the Florida Panthers, wobbling off the ice with a suspected..." April 13

  • Canadiens’ Pacioretty done for regular season

    Sportsnet "With the playoffs set to commence one week from today, official details on Max Pacioretty’s injury may be kept under lock and key. Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien announced Wednesday that the club’s leading scorer will not play Thursday or Saturday, when the Canadiens host the Detroit..." April 08

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    "We'll have news on Max (Pacioretty) tomorrow after he sees his doctor in Montreal." - Michel Therrien

  • Canadiens F Pacioretty out for Thursday's game vs. Red Wings

    TSN "Montreal forward Max Pacioretty will not play Thursday when the Canadiens host the Detroit Red Wings. Pacioretty left Sunday's game against the Florida Panthers after crashing heavily into the boards in the first period." April 07

  • Canadiens' Pacioretty suffered 'upper-body' injury, travelling with team

    The Score "The good news is Max Pacioretty is well enough to travel. What remains unclear is the nature and extent of an injury suffered during Sunday's win over the Florida Panthers that forced Pacioretty out of action after only two minutes of playing time. For now, the Montreal Canadiens forward is..." April 06

  • Habs' Pacioretty closing in on 40-goal season

    Montreal Gazette "The Detroit net was empty with a minute and change to play Saturday, the Canadiens up 5-3, and Max Pacioretty was on the Habs bench, a yawning Red Wings cage perhaps hungry to swallow his 40th goal. “Nah, I don’t want that,” Pacioretty joked in an empty dressing room much later. “I’d have gone..." April 06

  • ‘I’ll be good to go to Sochi,’ says Max Pacioretty

    Pro Hockey Talk "For a time Saturday night, Max Pacioretty‘s Olympic dream looked in jeopardy – on the eve of him flying to Russia and Sochi. Pacioretty, a forward for the Montreal Canadiens and the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, left Saturday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period, after a..." February 09

  • Sochi-bound Pacioretty injured in Habs game

    Sportsnet "Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty suffered an injury after colliding with a goal post during the first period of Saturday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. During a rush to the net, Hurricanes defenceman Brett Bellemore checked Pacioretty off his feet and into the..." February 09

  • Pacioretty scores hat trick in Habs 5-2 win over Canucks

    Montreal Gazette "Max Pacioretty scored three goals to back up another solid goaltending performance by Carey Price as the Canadiens defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 Thursday at the Bell Centre. Price exchanged greetings with Olympic teammate Roberto Luongo during the pregame warmup and then proceeded to outplay..." February 07

  • Flyers and Isles ‘taking serious runs’ at acquiring Pacioretty

    Pro Hockey Talk "Larry Brooks of the New York Post shares a rumor in his Sunday column that qualifies as curious. Brooks says the Montreal Canadiens are getting calls on forward Max Pacioretty and both the New York Islanders and Philadelphia Flyers are “taking serious runs at him.” Pacioretty being mentioned..." December 22

  • Malkin, Pacioretty and Dubnyk named 'Stars' of week "Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty and Edmonton Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 24. FIRST STAR – EVGENI MALKIN, C, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Malkin led all skaters with seven assists..." November 25

  • Pacioretty leads Habs' charge as offence comes to life in 6-2 win over Wild

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Max Pacioretty scored a natural hat trick and the Canadiens’ offence came to life as Montreal cruised to a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Wild Tuesday at the Bell Centre. Pacioretty, who had only two goals in his first 12 games, scored his goals in a 10:40 span in the second period. The..." November 20

  • Max Pacioretty injury update: out for 3 weeks

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "The news isn't as bad as many assumed. Max Pacioretty is expected to miss 3 weeks . He was given an MRI yesterday following his injury suffered vs the Jets on Tuesday. Head coach Michel Therrien gave us more information regarding the injury following the game vs the BlueJackets Thursday night. It..." October 18

  • Pacioretty out Thursday for Canadiens, maybe Bourque as well "The Montreal Canadiens will be without left wing Max Pacioretty and perhaps left wing Rene Bourque as well when they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at Bell Centre on Thursday night. Pacioretty left the Canadiens' 3-0 win Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets in the first period with a lower-body..." October 17

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    Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs

    #Habs say Pacioretty is done for the night lower body

  • Expect Pacioretty to play against Flames

    Montreal Gazette "Max Pacioretty looked excellent in white Tuesday even with his jersey illegally tucked in the back roaring around Scotiabank Saddledome ice like a beast freshly uncaged in a practice sweater that indicated he was no longer hands-off. So expect Pacioretty back in the Canadiens lineup Wednesday..." October 09

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    Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs

    Looks virtually for sure that #Habs Pacioretty is back in the lineup tomorrow vs #Flames

  • Habs’ Pacioretty hungry for start of new season

    Montreal Gazette "Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty arrived at his team’s medical exams and fitness testing Wednesday in his usual superb shape his 6-foot-2 frame carrying 217 pounds and a tremendously lean nine per cent body fat. With long-time personal trainer Ben Prentiss in Connecticut Pacioretty spent his..." September 12

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    John Lu @JohnLuTSNMtl

    #Habs Gionta and Pacioretty both out tonight with upper body injuries.

  • Max Pacioretty: Bruins are jealous

    ESPN "A day after Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien accused the Montreal Canadiens of embellishing to draw penalties, saying the tactic is embarrassing to the game of hockey, the Habs fired back, with Montreal coach Michel Therrien suggesting Julien should just worry about his own team. "I've known..." March 05

  • Pacioretty, Bergeron, Backstrom named 'Three Stars' "Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty, Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron and Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the week ending March 3. Pacioretty recorded at least one point in all four of his games, tying for the League lead in..." March 04

  • Pacioretty definitely jumped and elbowed, should have been suspended

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "Yesterday it was announced that the NHL would be giving out no supplemental discipline for Max Pacioretty's hit on Ryan McDonagh from Saturday's win over the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre. To gauge the reaction from the opposing side of the hit, I popped into Blueshirt Banter yesterday,..." February 25

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    Nick Kypreos @

    Confirmed no discipline for #Canadiens Max Pacioretty after his hearing with the #NHL.

  • Max Pacioretty to have Sunday hearing for hit on McDonaugh

    TSN "Max Pacioretty will have to answer to the League. The Montreal Canadiens forward has a phone hearing scheduled for 4pm et Sunday with National Hockey League Director of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan for his hit on New York Rangers defenceman Ryan McDonagh Saturday. Pacioretty delivered the..." February 24

  • Max Pacioretty suffers another freak injury

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "Last night while at the game, I saw Pacioretty go down in a heap. I wasn't sure what had happened, and after the game with friends, the speculation was that maybe he jammed his wrist or hurt his ribs. Turns out that a skate somehow got past Pacioretty's chest protector and he suffered a deep..." February 17

  • Habs' Max Pacioretty says he got tetanus shot for alleged bite

    CBC Sports "Max Pacioretty says he got a tetanus shot after he was allegedly bitten by Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski. The Montreal Canadiens left-winger emerged from a skirmish during Toronto's 6-0 victory on Saturday night showing his arm to the officials and claiming that Grabovski bit..." February 11

  • Maple Leafs’ Mikhail Grabovski has hearing with NHL on Monday

    Toronto Star "Mikhail Grabovski seems to have given hockey fans and the NHL something to chew on. The Maple Leafs forward got a one-day reprieve when his hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan over an alleged biting incident was delayed. Grabovski and Shanahan will discuss over the phone on Monday —..." February 11

  • Did Leafs' Mikhail Grabovski bite Habs' Max Pacioretty?

    Toronto Sun "Forget the fact that the Toronto Maple Leafs thoroughly manhandled the Canadiens in Montreal on a Saturday night. The talk after the 6-0 victory centred around an alleged bite by Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski on Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty during a scrum near the end of the..." February 10

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