Canadiens: Montreal Acquires Jake Allen in Swap with St. Louis

The St. Louis Blues traded goalie Jake Allen and a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens for a third-round and seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The 30-year-old netminder comes with a $4.3 million cap hit, but there’s just a year remaining. That will give the Habs the NHL’s highest-priced goaltending tandem,Continue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Acquires Jake Allen in Swap with St. Louis”

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”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens

After dispatching the Pittsburgh Penguins in four games in the Qualifying Round, the Montreal Canadiens are ready to take on the Philadelphia Flyers. The Habs are hoping to play spoiler and they’ve got to be embracing the underdog role. Montreal has done the upset thing before, notably in 2010 against the Washington Capitals and PenguinsContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens”