Habs closing in on home ice for playoffs

ShareThe Canadiens moved closer to clinching home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with Saturday’s 5-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Centre. Coupled with Tampa Bay’s 5-2 loss to the Dallas Stars Saturday, the […]

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‘We’re ready for the playoffs,’ Habs coach Therrien says

Coach Michel Therrien says the Canadiens are ready for the playoffs. “We showed a lot of character to come back after giving up three goals and as a coach

HI/O Show: Nilan throws an elbow as Habs head to playoffs

The Canadiens are headed to the playoffs and it looks like the Tampa Bay Lightning will be their first-round opponents. What kind of series will it be? That's one of

Tinordi in Habs lineup vs. Sens; Beaulieu a healthy scratch

The Canadiens held an optional morning skate in Ottawa as they prepared to face the Senators Friday night (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690). Peter Budaj, who will

Budaj to start for Habs vs. Sens; Beaulieu called up after Murray suspended 3 games

The Canadiens practised at noon Thursday in Florida before boarding a flight for Ottawa, where they will face the Senators Friday night (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio

Playoff-bound Habs get day off in Florida; Murray faces NHL hearing

The Canadiens clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night despite losing 3-1 to the Tampa Bay Lightning and were rewarded with a day off Wednesday in Florida. Meanwhile, Canadiens defenceman

Emelin will be in Habs lineup against Lightning

Alexei Emelin, who returned to Montreal on Monday for family reasons, rejoined the Canadiens Tuesday in Tampa and was on the ice for a morning skate as the

HI/O Show: GM Bergevin’s new team culture paying off for Habs

The Canadiens keep putting points in the bank as they drive toward the playoffs. And they keep beating the Boston Bruins, even when the odds look stacked against them. Why

Habs’ Emelin returns to Montreal for family reasons

Tomas Plekanec, who missed Saturday's game against the Florida Panthers for family reasons, was back on the ice Monday morning in Florida as the Canadiens practised in preparation for

Habs get day off Sunday in drive to playoffs; Plekanec to rejoin team

The Canadiens were given the day off Sunday after picking up their fifth straight victory with a 4-1 win over the Panthers Saturday night in Florida. The Habs