Habs vs. Bruins in Eastern Conference semifinals

ShareIt’s official: the Canadiens will meet Boston in the Eastern Conference semifinals after the Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 Saturday afternoon. With the victory, the Bruins won the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series in five games. The Canadiens […]

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Galchenyuk still not skating as Habs return to practice; Price doesn’t make Vézina list (with practice video)

After enjoying a two-day vacation following their first-round playoff sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Canadiens returned to the ice for a practice Friday morning in Brossard. The

Habs players enjoying rest after series sweep

The 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

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