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14 min ago | On the Forecheck
The Lightning and Canadiens finished 2nd and 3rd in the new Atlantic Division this season, and will meet for only the second time in the post-season, after Tampa Bay swept Montreal in the second round 10 years ago on their way to a Stanley Cup championship.
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4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
Hockey is a religion in Montreal, with the Canadiens enduring intense scrutiny and pressure.
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
With the regular season concluding over the weekend, eight teams from both the Eastern and Western conferences are ready for the next part of their season and the best part of the year for their fans: The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
Tyler Johnson, pictured, is one of four 20-goal scorers for the Lightning this season.
11 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty, David Desharnais and Thomas Vanek celebrate a goal in this March 29, 2014 photo.
13 hrs ago | Sen Shot
Feb 1, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Eric Brewer collide during the over time period at Bell Centre.
13 hrs ago | Habs Eyes On The Prize
Someone working at Canadian Tire in Ottawa, took advantage of their position in staging a display to take a shot at the Toronto Maple Leafs .
17 hrs ago | A Winning Habit
Mar 1, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs right wing David Clarkson is checked into the boards by Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jarred Tinordi during the first period at Bell Centre.
There has been speculation that big Swedish forward Jacob de la Rose would sign with the Canadiens since he was spotted in Marc Bergevin's luxury box at the Bell Centre, then working out with the team's trainers in Brossard, and as it turns out, it was justified .
When the Montreal Canadiens signed veteran Daniel Briere last summer, they hoped he would bring some of his playoff scoring magic.
June 5, 2012; Montreal, QC, Canada; Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin speaks at the press conference to introduce new head coach Michel Therrien at the Bell Sports Complex.
Apr 4, 2014; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson deflects a shot from Montreal Canadiens center lars Eller in the third period at the Canadian Tire Centre.
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.
The Montreal Canadiens will be on the ice in one of three first-round series as the NHL playoffs kick off Wednesday.
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.
The Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens by edging the Washington Capitals, 1-0 , in a shootout Sunday in the regular-season finale.
Carey Price, left, and his Montreal Canadiens teammates will open up the Stanley Cup playoffs against Steven Stamkos, right, and the Tampa Bay Lightning on Hockey Night in Canada on Wednesday.