11 hrs ago
The Chronicle Herald
Defence likely theme for Habs, Bolts
Montreal Canadiens left-winger Thomas Vanek, right, knocks Tampa Bay Lightning left-winger Ondrej Palat off the puck during an NHL game in Tampa, Fla., on April 1. The Canadiens finished second in the Eastern Conference in the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign only to see their attack fizzle and their players take a pounding in a five-game setback ... (more)
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15 hrs ago
A Winning Habit
Don't Expect The Daniel Briere Of Old To Suddenly Appear For The Montreal Canadiens Postseason
Mar 25, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens center Daniel Briere shoots on Buffalo Sabres goalie Matt Hackett as Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jamie McBain defend during the second period at Bell Centre.
Minnesota Wild could be peaking at right time against Avalanche
Dependable Ryan Suter, controlling the puck against the Montreal Canadiens' Brian Gionta, hopes to be worth the $98 million the Wild is paying him.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
What to watch in the NHL playoffs
GRAHAM HUGHES/ASSOCIATED PRESSMontreal Canadiens' Brian Gionta scores on a penalty shot against New York Rangers goaltender Cam Talbot during overtime Saturday in Montreal.
Canadiens look to Briere to step up in playoffs after low-key regular season
Montreal Canadiens' Daniel Briere, centre, is sandwiched between Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier, left, and Carl Gunnarsson during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal on March 1, 2014.
Canadiens get Prust, Eller back at practice
Brandon Prust and Lars Eller both attended practice on Monday as the Montreal Canadiens tuned up for Wednesday's playoff opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Gionta's penalty shot beats Rangers in OT
The skinny: 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 Saturday night at the Bell Centre.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
NHL playoff picture: Several teams still fighting for positioning on season's final day
The last day of the regular season has arrived. The playoff teams were determined after Friday night's games, and Saturday helped shape the matchups.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Brian Gionta scored the lone goal in Montreal on Saturday night to hand his Canadiens an overtime win against the Rangers, and moving them ahead of the Lightning for the second spot in the Atlantic Division.
Canadiens shoot for No. 2 playoff seed
Brandon Prust of the Canadiens is foiled by netminder Cam Talbot in a 1-0 loss to the Rangers at Bell Centre last Nov. 16. The Montreal Canadiens need at least point in their final game in order to stay alive for the second seed in the Atlantic Division.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Montreal has national attention as lone Canadian playoff team
Those impatient for the Stanley Cup to return to Canada will have just one team to root for in the NHL playoffs -- the Montreal Canadiens.
The St Paul Journal
Strome, Nelson score, Nabokov gets shutout as Isles down Canadiens 2-0
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Canadiens blanked by Nabokov, Islanders
New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov stops Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty during the second period on Thursday in Montreal.
Nabokov earns shutout as Isles top Canadiens 2-0
The New York Islanders had all the energy, and they came out with a victory over the listless Montreal Canadiens.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Detroit Free Press
NHL roundup: Patrick Sharp lifts Blackhawks; Blue Jackets clinch playoff spot
Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa dump Montreal's Brian Gionta. Sharp assisted on Hossa's tying goal, then scored the winner.
Hawks Win Home Finale in Overtime
Rene Bourque #17 of the Montreal Canadiens is knocked to the ice by Sheldon Brookbank #17 of the Chicago Blackhawks as he tries to shoot against Corey Crawford.
Canadiens look to earn rare road win in Chicago
Montreal forward Max Pacioretty, seen celebrating a goal in the team's last game against Chicago, has a shot at reaching 40 goals this season.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Canadiens honour Canadian Olympic medalists
According to the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Montreal Canadiens honoured ten Canadian Olympic medalists from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi prior to their National Hockey League game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Gionta Scores 2 as Canadiens Beat Red Wings, 5-3
Brian Gionta scored his second goal of the game late in the third period to give the surging Montreal Canadiens a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
The Detroit News
Red Wings squander dramatic third-period comeback, fall to Canadiens
Montreal -- In a wild one, the Red Wings came roaring back from a three-goal deficit against the Montreal Canadiens Saturday, only to lose 5-3.