Canadiens end preseason with loss in Ottawa

Tom Gilbert scored in the experimental 3-on-3 to salvage a smidgen of respectability for the Canadiens in their final tune-up game. Woo-hoo! The Cup is ours. Through regulation time at the Canadian Tire Centre, Dustin Tokarski did not make a […]

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Preseason: Ottawa outshot but wins 5-2 in regulation and 1-0 in OT

The Canadiens led 2-0 before the game was 10 minutes old. And they posted a decisive 43-21 shot advantage through 60 minutes. But Craig Anderson was sharper than Carey Price,


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Liveblog: Season ends not with a bang …

... but a whimper. Tampa Bay got a first-period goal from Nikita Kucherov and never looked back, dominating the Canadiens in every aspect of the game en route to


Liveblog: Back to Tampa

Did you have P.A. Parenteau in your Winning Goal pool? The frequently-maligned winger got his first of the playoffs, blowing a one-timer past Ben Bishop with less than five


Liveblog: Canadiens still alive!

Who are these guys? And what have they done with your Montreal Canadiens? Facing elimination, the players in white jerseys pumped three goals past Ben Bishop and three more past


Liveblog: Tampa Bay takes a stranglehold

Tyler Johnson scored with a second left in Game 3 to put the Canadiens one game away from elimination. Total heartbreaker. Behind 1-0 after Alex Killorn's first-period goal, the Canadiens


Liveblog: Canadiens dig themselves a big hole

Was that this season's last game at the Bell Centre? Could be. Your Montreal Canadiens were embarrassed 6-2 in a must-win game. They were lit up for FOUR power-play goals –


Tampa wins in second OT

Nikita Kucherov beat Carey Price two minutes into the second overtime period to give Tampa Bay a 2-1 win in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinal. A misplay


Liveblog: Canadiens eliminate Ottawa, move on to the next round

But man, it wasn't easy. Brendan Gallagher showed great hand-eye coordination in the first period, batting a Greg Pateryn shot out of the air past Craig Anderson to score