CANADIENS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Video- Playoff Pressure On Carey Price With Montreal The Only Canadian Team In The Playoffs

Tim Wharsby of CBC says the pressure is on Carey Price.  
Via Kukla's Korner
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs first round schedule

The best time of the year for hockey types like me is just a couple of days away. As the NHL’s season comes to a conclusion, the circuit quickly put out the postseason schedule for round one. There is one observation worth making: you can tell that perhaps the Canadian networks got a bit of the short shrift. Not only does CBC not get the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday nights during...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Brandon Prust expected to return for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that forward Brandon Prust is expected to be ready-to-go this week for game one of the eastern conference quarterfinal against the Tampa Bay Lightning.Prust was shut down for the final two weeks of the regular season because of an upper-body injury. It has been said several times, this injury is NOT a shoulder injury (like he is prone too...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oh Captain! My Captain!

Montreal Canadiens captain Brian Gionta scored via penalty shot just over two minutes into overtime and closed out the Habs regular season in exciting fashion. Former Canadien Raphael Diaz gave Habs fans one last treat as he tripped his ex-captain, sending Gio to the penelty shot. With Bell Centre roaring Captain Gio played Captain Hero and pulled a sweet deke backhand past...
Via Puckrant.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brian Gionta wins it with a great OT penalty shot

Brian Gionta scored the game winning goal on an overtime penalty shot in the Canadiens' 1-0 win over the Rangers. Goaltender Carey Price recorded the shutout after making 41 saves and keeping New York's scoresheet empty. What a way to cap off the regular season for Montreal, who will be the only Canadian team in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs.''We're definitely...
Via Talk Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gionta’s penalty shot beats Rangers in OT

Canadiens captain Brian Gionta scored on a penalty shot in overtime, leading the Habs to a dramatic 1-0 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday at the Bell Centre. Gionta was awarded the penalty shot after being tripped on a breakaway by Rangers defenceman and former Hab Raphael Diaz after he had turned over the puck. Canadiens goaltender Carey Price shone in net, making 41 saves...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vanek.......What if.......

What could the future possibly hold for Thomas Vanek and the Montreal Canadiens? Even before arriving in Montreal it was widely known that Vanek would be packing up his sticks and moving to Minnesota once he became a free agent. After all, he put in his time in Buffalo and turned down huge contract offers from both Buffalo and the Islanders in recent months. You can't blame a...
Via Puckrant.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs announce that Galchenyuk will miss first round of playoffs

Whether the Montreal Canadiens host the Lightning or begin the playoffs in Tampa Bay during an upcoming first-round series, they’ll be doing so without Alex Galchenyuk. The team announced that he won’t be “available” for the first round of the 2014 playoffs because of a lower-body injury.
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Goalie Blows Game On Embarrassing Own Goal In OT (Video)

Peter Budaj is going to have nightmares about this one. With his team locked in a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime, the Canadiens goaltender committed the ultimate mistake by actually tapping the puck into his own net to hand the Blackhawks a 3-2 victory. The trouble began for Budaj when Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith found forward Patrick Sharp open in front...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Canadiens G Peter Budaj Knocks Game-Winning Goal Into Own Net

Goalies are the most important players on the ice, hands down. They’re the last line of defense and tend to be the difference—good or bad—in many games. Montreal Canadiens G Peter Budaj was just that in Wednesday night’s matchup with the Chicago Blackhawks. In a game that was deadlocked at 2-2, in overtime, Patrick Sharp […] 
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk leaves game early-Ryan White injures hand

Not a strong night for the Montreal Canadiens...regarding players and their health. Along with Brandon Prust and Travis Moen sidelined with injuries and Lars Eller out with the flu, the Habs are without Alex Galchenyuk and (possibly) Ryan White.Kristina Servant-Wikimedia CommonsAlex Galchenyuk left the game during the first period with a lower body injury after he was checked...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs without Price, Markov and Emelin in Chicago

The Canadiens’ charter to Chicago on Tuesday was missing a few more passengers than usual. Six players stayed behind in Montreal, including goaltender Carey Price and defencemen Andrei Markov and Alexei Emelin, who were given a chance to rest with the team playing back-to-back games Wednesday and Thursday. The Habs have secured a playoff spot, but are battling for home-ice advantage...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs Brandon Prust starts skating

Earlier this morning there was good news in Brossard Quebec at the Montreal Canadiens training facility when forward Brandon Prust returned to the ice.Prust was shut down for the rest of the regular season a little over two weeks ago with an undisclosed upper body injury. The injury is still unknown but there are speculations that it is a rib injury. Carrser-Wikimedia CommonsPrust...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Report: Pacioretty's scoring prowess remains under the radar

Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens has very quietly established himself as one of the National Hockey League's top scorers without any of the media scrutiny that plagues the others who score at the same level.Wikimedia.orgRyan Dadoun on prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com points out that Pacioretty who has scored 38 goals this season ranking him fourth in the league this season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What To Pay P.K Subban?

from Jack Todd at the Montreal Gazette, The Habs have already made it clear they won’t be talking contract with Subban until after the playoffs, so a powerful playoff run by team and player could alter the picture considerably. Whatever happens for the balance of the season, this will be the most momentous contractual decision the club has ever made and is likely to remain...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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