Liveblog: Game 15: Canadiens limp home after lost weekend

ShareIs there anything Patrick Roy isn’t good at? He was arguably the greatest goaltender in the storied history of the Montreal Canadiens and indisputably the greatest in the short history of the Colorado Avalanche. He ran a successful major junior […]

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About last night …

Welcome back, George Parros. Dressed for a game in which there were three minor penalties and nothing close to a fight, the Canadiens' enforcer – along with linemates Ryan


Liveblog: Game 14: Road weekend starts with 4-3 loss in Minnesota

As we begin the second month of what Red Fisher used to call the "infernally long" NHL season, your Montreal Canadiens face three challenges that will give general


About last night …

Warning: This edition of ALN may contain observations that will annoy diehard lovers of the bleau-blanc-rouge. Fan discretion is advised. First the part y'all will like: Playing their second game


Liveblog: Game 13: Canadiens outshine Stars 2-1, even Bell Centre record at 4-4

Erik Cole plays his first game at the Bell Centre in the uniform of the Dallas Stars. Cole is playing on a line with Stars captain Jamie Benn and


About last night …

That should have been a shared shutout Yes, Peter Budaj was excellent .. again ... in a 2-0, home opener-spoiling conquest of the Rangers. But his teammates made more saves


Liveblog: Game 12: Canadiens spoil MSG opener

Your Montreal Canadiens are usually the home when trumpets blow and spotlights shine. Michael Farber, of Sports Illustrated and TSN, says there are two institutions that get ceremony right:


About last night …

Be of good cheer and enjoy Sunday. Your Montreal Canadiens lost to one of the best teams in the NHL. San Jose is a bona-fide Stanley Cup contender. The team the


Liveblog: Game 11: San Jose dominant in 2-0 win

Cue that ominous theme music from Jaws. San Jose brings the NHL's best record to the Bell Centre Saturday night. The Sharks are the most dangerous visitors we've seen


About last night …

You'd like to think the Saku Salute would have been as heartfelt if Koivu's Anaheim Ducks had been on the long end of a 4-1 score. But they weren't,