Canadiens: Gallagher Signing Seals the Deal on Successful Off-Season

On Wednesday, the Montreal Canadiens announced the signing of forward Brendan Gallagher to a six-year contract carrying a $6.5 million annual cap hit. On Tuesday, Gallagher’s agent was telling reporters that negotiations between his client and the Canadiens had broken off. This was just a few hours ahead of the announcement that Montreal general managerContinue reading “Canadiens: Gallagher Signing Seals the Deal on Successful Off-Season”

Flyers: Philadelphia Eliminates Montreal with Game Six Win

The Philadelphia Flyers have eliminated the Montreal Canadiens from the playoffs with a Game Six victory Friday. The final score was 3-2. Ivan Provorov, Kevin Hayes, and Michael Raffl had the goals for Philly, while Nick Suzuki had both for Montreal. Carter Hart made 31 saves, facing down his hero Carey Price. Montreal had theContinue reading “Flyers: Philadelphia Eliminates Montreal with Game Six Win”

Canadiens: Montreal Wins Game Five, Stays Alive Against Flyers

On a night where the Carolina Hurricanes and Arizona Coyotes were eliminated from the playoffs, the Montreal Canadiens fought for their lives against the Philadelphia Flyers and won. The Habs defeated the Flyers 5-3 in Game Five of their first-round playoff series, forcing Game Six for Friday at Scotiabank Arena. Of all the stories inContinue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Wins Game Five, Stays Alive Against Flyers”

Canadiens: Montreal Finally Wins, Snaps Losing Skid

The Montreal Canadiens finally won a game. The club snapped an eight-game winless skid with a victory over the New York Islanders Tuesday. It’s might’ve been some of that old Habs magic at work, as the team had 11 former captains at the Bell Centre to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the Canadiens. It’s hardContinue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Finally Wins, Snaps Losing Skid”

Canadiens: Thanks to Devils, Montreal’s Now Winless in Six

The Montreal Canadiens found a way to lose Thursday, dropping a 6-4 decision to the New Jersey Devils in what was the lone NHL game on American Thanksgiving. That was the sixth straight loss for the Habs. The Canadiens cracked off 48 shots on Devils netminder Mackenzie Blackwood, who picked up his eighth win ofContinue reading “Canadiens: Thanks to Devils, Montreal’s Now Winless in Six”