It’s officially UGLY

No Crosby?
No Malkin?
No Letang?
No problem.
The Penguins demolished your 1-4-1 Montreal Canadiens.

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Canadiens match 73-year-old futility streak

Despite outplaying the Buffalo Sabres for most of the game, the Canadiens dropped another one at the Bell Centre. They had not lost three home games to start a


First Shootout of the season. and another L

Plekanec: Post Hejduk: Easy goal Max-Pac: Wide Duchene: Goal Over Colorado has won 12 of its last 13 Shootouts So how do you like the new lines? Jacques Martin Hockey took the night off. What a


Canadiens stink out home opener

It started festive ... but that didn't last. The Flames outhustled a listless home team and romped to a dismayingly easy win. Bad D. Popgun power play. 30-plus shots and one goal


Hockey returns to Bell Centre

Lights! Camera!! Action!!! For the first time since April 26, there will be a game that means something at the Bell Centre. • Carey Price's new pink gearErik Cole


Canadiens spoil Jets party

Not exactly a warm welcome back to the NHL. Down two starters, the Canadiens romp to a 5-1 win. Three unanswered goals in the third period broke a tight game


Liveblog: Canadiens blanked in Toronto

They gave up a shortie. They lost Chris Campoli. The power-play was pathetic. On to

Montreal Canadiens' Brian Gionta scores a goal on Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Mathieu Garon during the first period of play of their NHL pre-season game at the Colisee in Quebec City

The Canadiens look ready for the opener

POSTGAME AUDIO from Pat Hickey in QC: Steve Yzerman (between periods) | Brian Gionta | Mike Cammalleri | Carey Price | P.K. Subban


Punchless Canadiens drop another one

The Tampa Bay Lightning brought an NHL lineup to the Bell Centre, including super sniper Steven Stamkos and promising rookie Brett Connolly. Each had two goals in TB's easy


HIO live-blog MIA

Personal business (my daughter's birthday, if you must know) precludes attendance at the Bruins-Canadiens rematch at the Bell Centre Monday night. I'll be there in spirit ... and will