Max Pacioretty RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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.ca "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

    NHL.com "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

    NHL.com "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.com "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'

    NHL.com "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.ca "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