Shall we start calling him Mr. Elimination?
In Game 4 against Tampa Bay, Max Pacioretty scores a power-play goal with 43 seconds left in a 3-3 game.
The loss ends the Lightning season.
Three weeks later, the Canadiens take to the ice for Game 6, trailing Boston three wins to two.
Pacioretty has a goal and an assist in a 4-0 win that sends the series back to Boston, where Pacioretty scores again in the 3-1 win that sends the Canadiens to the Eastern Conference Final.
(Photo: Allen McInnis/The Gazette) It wasn't Rene Bourque's first hat-trick, but by his own admission it was the biggest of his career. Bourque helped the Canadiens stave off elimination Tuesday
The Canadiens held an optional morning skate in Brossard before facing elimination in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final Tuesday night at the Bell Centre against the
The Canadiens returned home after Sunday night's 3-2 overtime loss to the Rangers in New York and held an optional practice at 1 p.m. Monday in Brossard. Both goaltenders
It's not over. And as you contemplate the deep hole your Montreal Canadiens find themselves in heading home for Game 5, consider some recent playoff history: In Round 1, the
(Photo: Getty Images) The Canadiens head back to Montreal facing a tough mountain to climb in their Eastern Conference final series after losing 3-2 to the New York Rangers
The Canadiens and Rangers play a crucial game Sunday night in their Eastern Conference final (8 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690), but it was off-ice gamesmanship and
(Photo: Dave Stubbs/The Gazette) The Canadiens and Rangers returned to the ice on Saturday at Madison Square Garden after an off day as they prepared for Game 4 in
Canadiens coach Michel Therrien gave his players the day off in New York Friday after Thursday night's 3-2 overtime victory over the Rangers in Game 3 of the
Fearless prediction #1: That's not the last playoff overtime goal Alex Galchenyuk will score in his career. Fearless prediction #2: That's not the last playoff win for Dustin Tokarski. Fearless