While the Canadiens were winning back-to-back games Friday and Saturday, former Montreal defenceman Craig Rivet’s San Jose Sharks were dropping two straight. Still a leader in the dressing room, if one on the other side of the continent, Rivet cal
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price tried to make himself as large as possible during a record shootout, and Andrei Markov used his "secret" backhand to win it. The Gazette's
Pat Hickey sends along these words from the scrummed Sidney Crosby after today's pregame morning skate. Clip runs
Through last night's 7-4 victory over Carolina in Raleigh, N.C.:
Congratuiations to Canadiens forward Alex Kovalev, who last night scored the 800th point of his NHL career – in his 1,000th game.
Alex Kovalev accepts the congratulations of teammate
Tomas Plekanec celebrates his first goal tonight. His two-goal, two-assist performance is the best of his NHL career.
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CBS Sports is conducting a Sweater Showdown and the Canadiens jersey has reached the final against the Chicago Blackhawks.
To reach the final, the CH defeated Columbus, Calgary
The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports from Raleigh that forward Steve Bégin will be in the lineup tonight when the Canadiens take on the Carolina Hurricanes. That means there