Countdown to the Cup, March 19

 

 

The National Hockey League’s daily Countdown to the Cup release, breaking down the playoff races, possible matchups, a few key individual statistics and more.

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Canadiens' Christopher Higgins celebrates his first-period goal against the St. Louis Blues.
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Countdown to the Cup, March 18

 

 

The National Hockey League's daily Countdown to the Cup release, breaking down the playoff races, possible matchups, a few key individual statistics and more.

Countdown to the Cup, March

Kovalev DVD to benefit needy kids

Alex Kovalev has put his heart into a project designed to help youngsters on two fronts. The Canadiens' leading scorer has teamed up with

New-pad smell delights goaltender Price

Canadiens goalie Carey Price with a new pad looming over what he's now wearing. Both left Vaughn's factory at precisely the same size, but the game has pounded

Dressed for success: Goalies through the years

Canadiens Hall of Famer Jacques Plante, the 1950s innovator of the face mask. He's part of our Canadiens goalie gallery below.
David Bier Studios, Gazette files

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Countdown to the Cup, March 17

 

 

The National Hockey League's daily Countdown to the Cup release, breaking down the playoff races, possible matchups, a few key individual statistics and more.

Countdown to the Cup,

Audio: Halak earns start vs. St. Louis

A mild surprise at the Bell Centre: Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau announced today that Jaroslav Halak will get the start in goal Tuesday night vs. the visiting

Noise/Bruit: Hamrlik in awe of Montreal

In today's Journal de Montréal, Marc de Foy writes that Canadiens defenceman Roman Hamrlik is in paradise playing in Montreal. While he is surprised by his

Halak a valuable asset for stretch run

Goalie Jaroslav Halak has weathered the ups and downs of a season spent mostly in the AHL. Now he's seizing his chance again with the Canadiens.
Jim McIsaac,