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Michel Therrien: Canadiens are aware they’re in tough shape for playoffs

After riding high to start the season, the Montreal Canadiens have completely imploded. As I’ve covered in-depth before, losing Carey Price, questionable coaching decisions and a lack of goals has decimated a squad which once posted an NHL-est 17-4-2 record to lead the NHL. For a slumping Montreal squad, last night against the Buffalo Sabres was no different. The Canadiens...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Flyers Preview

Mired in a miserable two-month stretch, the Montreal Canadiens remain positive despite feeling a sense of urgency to save their fading season. Expecting to have ailing captain Max Pacioretty in the lineup, the visiting Canadiens look to begin a post-All-Star break turnaround Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. Montreal (24-22-1) has gone from the top spot in the Eastern...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacioretty Leaves Game After Taking A Puck To The Face

Max Pacioretty / NHL NETWORK By: Lucas Percy (@LPercy15) You probably thought the plight of the Montreal Canadiens couldn’t get any worse. You were wrong! Montreal Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty exited his team’s Tuesday game against the Columbus Blue Jackets midway through the second period after taking a P.K. Subban slapshot to the face.  Pacioretty fell to the...
Via The Hockey Guys
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacioretty, Eller score in SO, Canadiens top Maple Leafs 3-2

TORONTO (AP) Max Pacioretty and Lars Eller scored in the shootout, leading the Montreal Canadiens past the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Saturday night and ending a five-game winless streak. David Desharnais and Tomas Fleischmann had goals for Montreal in regulation, and outshot Toronto 26-15 during the three periods. Mike Condon finished with 17 saves. Peter Holland had the lone...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pacioretty gets caught on photographer’s lens

Max Pacioretty loved skating in the Winter Classic and even stated that it was the most fun he has ever had playing hockey. That comment aside, there was one moment which fired up Pacioretty as he got caught on a photographer’s lens which was sticking through the glass. Watch the left side of the video: Pacioretty is not too happy with the camera man.
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Max Pacioretty’s Ability To Anticipate Makes Him Dangerous On Offense (Video)

For the first time in his life, Max Pacioretty is a captain, and he’s certainly earned it. The Canadiens left winger is a key offensive player for Montreal, as he has scored at least 60 points in three of the last four seasons. That means it will be key for the Boston Bruins to find him on defense when the two teams play Saturday. “What Max Pacioretty does so well is he...
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Bergevin wanted to surprise Max Pacioretty, but went to wrong house

Montreal Canadiens head coach Marc Bergevin wanted to surprise Max Pacioretty with the news that he’d be the new captain of the team. That surprise didn’t go as planned as Bergevin went to the wrong house to deliver the good news. (H/T Eyes on the Prize) The post Marc Bergevin wanted to surprise Max Pacioretty, but went to wrong house appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty Suffers Knee Injury In Workout, Will Miss 12 Weeks

MONTREAL — Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty has a knee injury and could miss most of the preseason. The Canadiens said on Friday that Pacioretty is expected to need 12 weeks to recover, so he will likely miss a large portion of training camp. Montreal’s first regular-season game is Oct. 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The injury occurred on Thursday during an off-ice workout...
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

World’s worst human steals stick away from young fan

Montreal Canadiens fans inside Bell Centre on Tuesday had an overabundance of reasons to be happy as they watched their beloved Habs dispatch the Tampa Bay Lightning with a four-game sweep in the teams’ Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series. But it only took one grown ass man and arguably the world’s worst human being — at […] The post World’s worst human being steals...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Max Pacioretty nets hat trick, gets two penalty shots in same period

Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty had a historic night on Thursday night. Against the Vancouver Canucks he was awarded two penalty shots in two minutes in the second period and became the first player in NHL history to have two penalty shots in one period. He didn’t score on either one, but that didn’t matter, he managed to score a hat trick anyways. [NHL] The post Max...
Via Diehardsport
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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