OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Kastelic scored his first NHL goal and his second ended up being the game-winner for the Ottawa Senators, who beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-4 on Saturday night.
MONTREAL (AP) — When Guy Lafleur was selected by Montreal with the No. 1 pick in the 1971 NHL draft, he was billed as the Canadiens’ next great Quebec-born player.
A dynamic forward with blonde locks that rippled in the wind as he glided up the ice before unleashing one of his bullet shots, Lafleur was expected to become hockey’s new French Canadian icon.
MONTREAL (AP) — James van Reimsdyk had two goals and an assist, Ivan Provorov had a goal and an assist and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 Thursday night to end a six-game skid.
Montreal Canadiens veteran Brendan Gallagher has accused Ottawa Senators forward Tim Stützle of embellishing injuries, calling the alleged behavior “embarrassing.”
Gallagher spoke out about Stützle laying on the ice, seemingly injured, after Ottawa beat the Canadiens 6-3 in Montreal on Tuesday night.
MONTREAL (AP) — Austin Watson scored twice and the Ottawa Senators had three goals in the third period of a 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Tim Stutzle, Brady Tkachuk, Drake Batherson and Colin White also scored for Ottawa.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nick Suzuki scored the game-winner and added two assists as the Montreal Canadiens remained on a hot streak, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Saturday night.
Brendan Gallagher and Cole Caufield each had a goal and an assist for Montreal, and Artturi Lehkonen and Mike Hoffman also scored for the Canadiens (15-34-7), who have won seven of their last eight games.
MONTREAL (AP) — Josh Anderson and Cole Caufield had three-point games and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Monday night.
Anderson had two goals and an assist, and Caufield a goal and two assists as the Canadiens won their third straight.
Chicago Blackhawks (9-14-2, seventh in the Central) vs. Montreal Canadiens (6-18-3, seventh in the Atlantic)
Montreal; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canadiens -106, Blackhawks -114; over/under is 5.5
Montreal Canadiens (5-14-2, sixth in the Atlantic) vs. Buffalo Sabres (7-10-2, fifth in the Atlantic)
Buffalo, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sabres -110, Canadiens -110; over/under is 5.5
Montreal Canadiens (5-13-2, seventh in the Atlantic) vs. Washington Capitals (11-3-5, third in the Metropolitan)
Washington; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -196, Canadiens +160; over/under is 6
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens broke out for a four-goal second period and held on for a 6-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night despite a third-period hat trick from Matt Duchene.
Nashville Predators (9-6-1, fourth in the Central) vs. Montreal Canadiens (4-13-2, seventh in the Atlantic)
Montreal; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canadiens -110, Predators -110; over/under is 5.5
Pittsburgh Penguins (5-6-4, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Montreal Canadiens (4-12-2, seventh in the Atlantic)
Montreal; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canadiens +110, Penguins -132; over/under is 5.5
MONTREAL (AP) — Nick Suzuki scored his fourth goal in five games to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Thursday night.
Suzuki gave Montreal the lead with a power-play goal midway through the third period, and Jake Evans iced it with an empty-netter.
MONTREAL (AP) — Nick Suzuki had a goal and two assists, Jake Allen stopped 22 shots for his second shutout of the season, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 Tuesday night.
Josh Anderson scored his third of the season and Brendan Gallagher added an empty-netter for the Canadiens, who had lost three of their previous four games — all on the road.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jake Allen made 45 saves, Mike Hoffman scored for the third straight game and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Sharks 4-0 Thursday night for their first victory in San Jose in nearly 22 years.
Brendan Gallagher lowered his head and began wiping tears from his scarred face, having difficulty accepting the sudden finality of the Montreal Canadiens' season being over.
Already the inspirational leader of the franchise, Gallagher provided the voice to the bitter feelings of disappointment he and his teammates felt following a 1-0 Stanley Cup Final-clinching loss in Game 5 to the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It was no coincidence 5-foot-9 Montreal forward Brendan Gallagher kept going after 6-foot-6 Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman after the first period in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, shoving him and moving linesmen out of the way to continue the altercation.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — After carrying the Montreal Canadiens to the Stanley Cup Final with sublime goaltending, Carey Price stopped just about everything he saw in Game 1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Eric Staal scored early goals and Montreal beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the second-round series, a victory tempered by a scary late-game hit on Canadiens center Jake Evans.
TORONTO (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens faced elimination three times against the Toronto Maple Leafs. And they brushed off the pressure each time.
Carey Price made 30 saves and the Canadiens advanced to the second round by beating the Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 7 on Monday night.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Josh Norris scored the shootout winner to give the Ottawa Senators a 5-4 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brendan Gallagher had a goal and an assist in Montreal’s three-goal first period, and the Canadiens went on to a 6-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner's second effort extended the NHL's longest win streak.
Skinner scored 3:06 into overtime after getting the tying goal late in regulation, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Friday for their eighth straight win...