Last spring’s playoff antagonists go at it again at the Bell Centre Thursday night.
Chances are the Canadiens will dress a lineup that’s more NHL-ready than the prospect-laden roster that were easily beaten Wednesday night at Canadian Tire Centre.
Magnus Nygren scored on the Canadiens’ first shot of the game. Raphael Diaz scored late in the third period, when the result was no longer in doubt.
Between the two scores by Canadiens Dmen, the Senators got goals from Clarke MacArthur, Bobby Ryan, Milan Michalek, Cory Conacher and Mika Zabinejad.
Erik Karlsson had three assists.
The Canadiens' power play, with Andrei Markov running it, went 0-for-8, including a wasted 5-on-3. Carolina outhit the Canadiens 34-24. Bournival and Daniel Brière each had six shots on goal. In
Well, that was fugly. And after battling back to an unlikely 3-3 tie, the home team conceded three unanswered goals in the third period. The Canadiens went more than 12
When the Cinderella season finally ended, your Montreal Canadiens shook the hands of the players who had just eliminated them. Then they stood at centre ice, waving their sticks
No Carey Price. No Brian Gionta. No Brandon Prust. No Lars Eller. No Ryan White. No hope? Your bruised and battered Montreal Canadiens face elimination Thursday night at the Bell Centre. To the undoubted delight
Late dispiriting bulletin: Scott Gomez goes to the next round. Et si vous comprenez le français, here's Ron Fournier's take on the controversial goal. At least Canadiens fans will
Your Montreal Canadiens turned Game 3 into their own unique take on a Mexican holiday: Stinko de Mayo. And when the smoke cleared and the smell had dissipated –
Wonder what the "bug-eyed fat walrus" thought of number 31 in a red jersey. Or number 76. Or number 53. Or number 14. Or that number 8 who compared the Ottawa Senators
Who would you rather see at the Bell Centre Tuesday night, Senators or Leafs? Those are the possibilities, pending Ottawa's game in Boston on Sunday evening. After watching the Canadiens
Never in doubt, right? OK, I've had my little joke. For 40 minutes, your Montreal Canadiens' crucial win over the Winnipeg Jets was very much in doubt. But there were third-period