Liveblog: Game 81 – Lowly Islanders hang goose egg on playoff-bound Habs

ShareWill Canadiens-Islanders at the Bell Centre match Wednesday night’s classic at the United Centre? Doubtful. But it’s an important game for the Canadiens, who are edging closer to home-ice advantage against Tampa Bay in the first-round of the playoffs. “Fat […]

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Liveblog: Game 80 – Canadiens lose an OT thriller to Hawks, Galchenyuk injured

Your Montreal Canadiens have not played at the United Center since Dec. 21, 2011. Peter Budaj was in goal for that one, too, and he was beaten for five


Liveblog: Game 79 – Canadiens blow 3-0 lead, win another wild one

Fearless Saturday night prediction: Your Montreal Canadiens won't score seven unanswered goals against Detroit, a team that is infrequently mistaken for the Ottawa Senators ... despite Daniel F. Alfredsson


Liveblog: Game 78 – Canadiens fall behind 3-0, win a wild one 7-4

Ottawa still has a slight chance of making the playoffs. The Canadiens know they'll be playing hockey in late April. At the Canadian Tire Centre Friday night, the home team


Liveblog: Game 77 – Playoff preview? Let’s hope not. Lightning win easily

It's likely the Canadiens and Tampa Bay will hook up in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Still to be determined is home-ice advantage. The Tuesday tilt is


Liveblog: Game 76 – Canadiens top Panthers 4-1, W streak hits five

While Montreal grapples with a winter that's stretched into spring, its beloved hockey team is on the road in the Sunshine State. The Canadiens visit the Florida Panthers Saturday


Liveblog: Game 75 – Canadiens win a wild one for fourth straight

Detroit has made the playoffs every season since 1989-'90. That's a long streak – but it's in jeopardy. The Red Wings are one of four Eastern Conference teams with 80


Liveblog: Game 74 – Canadiens win ugly

Less than 24 hours after an emotional win in Boston, the Canadiens return to the Bell Cntre to face the worst team in the NHL. How bad are the


Liveblog: Game 73 – Budaj brilliant, Galchenyuk’s Shootout goal beats Bruins

The calendar says it is spring, but you wouldn't know it by the frigid temperatures and snow accumulation in Montreal. The one sure sign of spring, however, is an


Liveblog: Game 72 – Canadiens win a nailbiter on Plekanec goal

Your Montreal Canadiens hook up with the Leafs in a classic four-pointer at the ACC. The Canadiens are third in the Atlantic Division, three points ahead of the Leafs,