Liveblog: Game 7 – Canadiens 5 – Columbus 3 in a barnburner

ShareThe Blue Jackets have not played at the Bell Centre since Dec. 6, 2011, when Rick Nash beat Carey Price in a Shootout to secure a 3-2 win for the visitors. The return of Columbus (a phrase that sends waves […]

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Have the Price-bashers ordered their special STFU tee-shirts from Hockey Inside/Out? Through five starts and the early stages of his relationship with goaltending guru Stéphane Waite, Price has a


Liveblog: Game 6 – Canadiens cap road trip with 3-0 win in Winnipeg

The Canadiens seem to like playing in Winnipeg. In completing a sweep of their season series with the Jets, the Canadiens won 4-2 at the MTS Centre last April.

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Through 40 minutes, Carey Price kept the Canadiens in the game Saturday night. The home team had a 14-9 shot advantage in the first period, 17-11 in the second. Price


Liveblog: Game 5: Price brilliant in 4-1 conquest of Canucks

Carey Price will have family and friends in the crowd when the Canadiens continue their western Canada road trip with a visit to Rogers Arena in Vancouver. And there


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Galchenyuk has points in all four games the Canadiens have played this season. He scored his first goal of 2013-'14 in the 4-1 win over Edmonton  and added an


Liveblog: Game 4: Canadiens 4 – Edmonton 1

On their last swing through western Canada, in March, 2012, the Canadiens began their road trip with a 5-4 loss in Calgary. Two nights later, that last-place Eastern Conference


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And with a bit more than 24 hours to recover – the Thursday game starts at 9:30 p.m. Montreal time – the Canadiens weill have to figure out


Liveblog: Game 3: Calgary jinx continues, Flames win 3-2

The summer floods have subsided in Calgary and winter snow is at least a month away. Meteorologically, then, it's a grand time to be visiting southern Alberta. But hockey-wise ... As


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Of course, it's too early to call Lars Eller the Danish Jean Béliveau. But on a night when Jaroslav Halak was posting a 19-save shutout for St. Louis, Eller