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Montreal Puts Alexander Semin on Unconditional Waivers

The story of Alexander Semin continues to develop. The Montreal Canadiens have now placed the forward on unconditional waivers after he refused to report to the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps. The team placed the 31-year-old Russian on waivers on Monday. On Tuesday, Semin cleared waivers and was sent to the AHL. He refused to report, […]

Carey Price out at Least Six Weeks

The news is in and the news is bad for the Montreal Canadiens: goalie Carey Price will be out of action for at least the next six weeks. The Habs made the announcement Monday, confirming that the team’s best player has a lower body injury that will not require a surgical solution but will require […]

Brendan Gallagher Out Six Weeks

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that forward Brendan Gallagher will be out for at least six weeks. The team made the announcement Tuesday after he had successful surgery to repair two broken fingers in his left hand. Gallagher suffered the injury on Sunday night in a game against the New York Islanders by blocking a […]

Price out for a Week with Lower Body Injury

The Montreal Canadiens will have to make do without their best player for a week, as Carey Price is out with a lower body injury. Price suffered the injury in Montreal’s 4-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday and he’s been off to a tremendous start so far, going 7-2 in nine games. He’s […]

Montreal Wins Again, Markov Lands Five Points

In case you were wondering, the Montreal Canadiens haven’t lost yet. They picked up their eighth straight win to start the 2015-2016 season, knocking off the Buffalo Sabres by a convincing score of 7-2 on Friday night. The win came thanks to a career night from Andrei Markov, who picked up five points in the […]

Montreal Canadiens Off to Historic Start

The Montreal Canadiens are off to a momentous start, commencing the season with five straight wins for the first time in franchise history. Their fifth win came against the New York Rangers on Thursday night, with Habs goalie Carey Price picking up a shutout in the 3-0 victory. The Canadiens have owned the Blueshirts since […]

Canadiens Name Max Pacioretty Team Captain

The Montreal Canadiens have named Max Pacioretty as their team captain. Pacioretty will be the 29th team captain in franchise history. He was voted to the post by the players. Andrei Markov, Tomas Plekanec, P.K. Subban, and Brendan Gallagher will serve as alternate captains. Allowing the players to vote on their team captain is certainly […]

2015-2016 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens enjoyed a wonderful regular season in 2014-2015, pulling off a 50-22-10 record to lead the Atlantic Division. They were second in the Eastern Conference, three points behind the New York Rangers. They scored 214 goals and allowed a meagre 184 goals, making them the stingiest team in the National Hockey League. This […]

Lafleur: Brendan Gallagher’s the Man

Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher received an awfully nice stamp of approval on Wednesday as hockey legend and Habs ambassador Guy Lafleur cited the 23-year-old as an ideal candidate for the captaincy. “A captain shouldn’t be chosen on the amount of goals he’s going to score.” Lafleur said. “[Gallagher] really impressed me every night I […]

Tampa Bay Eliminates Montreal Canadiens in Game Six

The Tampa Bay Lightning have knocked off the Montreal Canadiens with a 4-1 Tuesday night victory that saw them close out the series four games to two. Tampa forward Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist in the win, while Steven Stamkos emerged with a goal. Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist […]

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