CANADIENS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brendan Gallagher Got Hit Right In The Throat With The Puck, And Of Course Returned Minutes Later

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher took a straight shot right to the trachea on Monday night. The puck was not even shot by the Habs’ opponent, the Tampa Bay Lightning, it was the friendly fire of teammate Alexei Emelin, who probably owes Galalgher a nice steak dinner if he can ever swallow again. Despite a brutally painful looking blow, Gallagher returned to the game...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Dale Weise Misses Check, Flies Between the Benches

Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise missed a check that had brutal repercussions for him. He left his feet and when he missed the check, he flew between the glass to join CBC’s Glenn Healy. This will be one of the best GIFs from the playoffs. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Dale Weise Misses Check, Flies Between the Benches appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Tomas Plekanec Ethers Radko Gudas With Sick Shot Fake, Snipes On Goal

The Stanley Cup playoffs got underway with the Canadiens and Lightning facing off in Tampa Bay, and it didn’t take too long to get some exciting back-and-forth action. After the Lightning jumped out to an early lead, Tomas Plekanec and the Habs quickly responded with this sequence. Plekanec carries the puck into the offensive zone and executes a great shot fake that basically was...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Brandon Prust returns, Travis Moen skating but not ready

The Montreal Canadiens have confirmed that Brandon Prust will return on Wednesday night, game one of the first round of the playoffs.Prust has been sidelined for the last two-three weeks of the season with an upper-body/rib injury. He has been skating for a little over a week and at the end of last week he joined his teammates at practice.It was speculated he would be good-to-go...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL Playoffs Simulation - Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning

The Montreal Canadians finished with 100 points, yet scored the 2nd least amount of goals (215) of the 16 playoff teams. Only the Minnesota Wild scored less. The Tampa Bay Lightning finished with 101 points. Our simulation has the Lightning winning game 7. Game 1Canadians 3Lightning 0Canadians lead series 1-0 1st Period:MTL - Brian Gionta (1) (Lars Eller) 8:352nd Period:MTL - Thomas...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

De la Rose signs entry-level contract with Canadiens

Jacob de la Rose, a 2013 second-round pick of the Montreal Canadiens, on Monday signed a three-year, entry-level contract that will begin next season. Financial terms of the contract were not released.
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs first round schedule

The best time of the year for hockey types like me is just a couple of days away. As the NHL’s season comes to a conclusion, the circuit quickly put out the postseason schedule for round one. There is one observation worth making: you can tell that perhaps the Canadian networks got a bit of the short shrift. Not only does CBC not get the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday nights during...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Brandon Prust expected to return for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that forward Brandon Prust is expected to be ready-to-go this week for game one of the eastern conference quarterfinal against the Tampa Bay Lightning.Prust was shut down for the final two weeks of the regular season because of an upper-body injury. It has been said several times, this injury is NOT a shoulder injury (like he is prone too...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh Captain! My Captain!

Montreal Canadiens captain Brian Gionta scored via penalty shot just over two minutes into overtime and closed out the Habs regular season in exciting fashion. Former Canadien Raphael Diaz gave Habs fans one last treat as he tripped his ex-captain, sending Gio to the penelty shot. With Bell Centre roaring Captain Gio played Captain Hero and pulled a sweet deke backhand past...
Via Puckrant.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brian Gionta wins it with a great OT penalty shot

Brian Gionta scored the game winning goal on an overtime penalty shot in the Canadiens' 1-0 win over the Rangers. Goaltender Carey Price recorded the shutout after making 41 saves and keeping New York's scoresheet empty. What a way to cap off the regular season for Montreal, who will be the only Canadian team in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs.''We're definitely...
Via Talk Hockey
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vanek.......What if.......

What could the future possibly hold for Thomas Vanek and the Montreal Canadiens? Even before arriving in Montreal it was widely known that Vanek would be packing up his sticks and moving to Minnesota once he became a free agent. After all, he put in his time in Buffalo and turned down huge contract offers from both Buffalo and the Islanders in recent months. You can't blame a...
Via Puckrant.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs announce that Galchenyuk will miss first round of playoffs

Whether the Montreal Canadiens host the Lightning or begin the playoffs in Tampa Bay during an upcoming first-round series, they’ll be doing so without Alex Galchenyuk. The team announced that he won’t be “available” for the first round of the 2014 playoffs because of a lower-body injury.
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Canadiens G Peter Budaj Knocks Game-Winning Goal Into Own Net

Goalies are the most important players on the ice, hands down. They’re the last line of defense and tend to be the difference—good or bad—in many games. Montreal Canadiens G Peter Budaj was just that in Wednesday night’s matchup with the Chicago Blackhawks. In a game that was deadlocked at 2-2, in overtime, Patrick Sharp […] 
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk leaves game early-Ryan White injures hand

Not a strong night for the Montreal Canadiens...regarding players and their health. Along with Brandon Prust and Travis Moen sidelined with injuries and Lars Eller out with the flu, the Habs are without Alex Galchenyuk and (possibly) Ryan White.Kristina Servant-Wikimedia CommonsAlex Galchenyuk left the game during the first period with a lower body injury after he was checked...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs without Price, Markov and Emelin in Chicago

The Canadiens’ charter to Chicago on Tuesday was missing a few more passengers than usual. Six players stayed behind in Montreal, including goaltender Carey Price and defencemen Andrei Markov and Alexei Emelin, who were given a chance to rest with the team playing back-to-back games Wednesday and Thursday. The Habs have secured a playoff spot, but are battling for home-ice advantage...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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