Habs players enjoying rest after series sweep

ShareThe Canadiens enjoyed their second straight day off Thursday following their first-round sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Canadiens will play the winner of the Boston-Detroit series in the Eastern Conference semifinals. If that series goes the full seven […]

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Habs get well-deserved break after sweeping Lightning

After sweeping the Tampa Bay Lightning in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series, Canadiens coach Michel Therrien rewarded his players by giving them a couple of days off. The Canadiens

Bolts beaten

About last night …

What a difference a year makes. If your Montreal Canadiens do not win another playoff game this spring, they will still have (mostly) exorcised the demons that plagued fans

Pacioretty scores game winner as Habs sweep Lightning (Video)

(Photo: Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press) Max Pacioretty's timing was exquisite for his first playoff goal. With 42.6 seconds left on the clock in regulation time, Pacioretty scored the game-winning goal on

Odds stacked against Lightning heading into Game 4 vs. Habs; Reno to sing anthem again

The Canadiens held an optional morning skate in Brossard as they prepared for Game 4 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday night

Habs will be going for sweep in Game 4 Tuesday

Before the NHL playoffs started, the people at EA Sports did a playoff simulation with the NHL 14 video game and had the Canadiens sweeping the Tampa Bay


About last night …

My cautionary notes after Game 2 enraged many members of the Commentariat. I had cited some recent postseasons in which the Canadiens had lost playoff series after winning the

“It’s a huge win for us,” Habs Therrien says (VIDEO)

(Photo: Dario Ayala /The Gazette) The Canadiens now hold a daunting 3-0 lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and have a chance to clinch the best-of-seven playoff series on

Habs expected to stick with same lineup in Game 3

The Canadiens held their morning skate at 10:30 a.m. in Brossard as they prepared for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Tampa Bay Lightning

Habs happy to be home with 2-0 series lead (with video)

The Canadiens returned to Montreal after Friday night's 4-1 win over the Lightning  in Tampa to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Coach Michel