Chiarot Scores in OT, Primeau Gets First Win as Canadiens Edge Senators

MONTREAL — Ben Chiarot scored the overtime winner and Cayden Primeau made 35 saves for his first NHL victory as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Wednesday.  Nick Cousins and Tomas Tatar scored in regulation for the Canadiens (15-11-6), who have won three in a row and four of their last five. […]

Canadiens Snap 8-Game Winless Streak with Victory over the Islanders

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens snapped an eight-game winless streak with a convincing 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders Tuesday night. Phillip Danault, Brendan Gallagher, Jeff Petry and Shea Weber, into an empty net, scored for the Canadiens (12-10-6) to end the slump. Carey Price stopped 21-of-23 shots for his 11th win. Scott Mayfield and […]

Coleman Scores Twice to Help Lift Devils over Struggling Canadiens

MONTREAL — Blake Coleman scored twice and added two assists as the New Jersey Devils defeated Montreal 6-4 Thursday night to hand the slumping Canadiens their sixth straight loss. Travis Zajac, Miles Wood, Jesper Boqvist and Damon Severson also scored for the Devils (9-11-4) while Nikita Gusev had three assists for his first career multi-point […]

Canadiens at the Quarter Mark: More Positives than Negatives

The Montreal Canadiens have had an up-and-down start to the 2019-20 season, to say the least. There have been games when they’ve been the fast, skilled, in-rhythm team that seems unbeatable. Then there have been games, like the home opener against the Detroit Red Wings, when they weren’t skating and seemed lost. Recently, they’ve played […]

One for the Ages: Mats Naslund’s 1985-86 NHL Season

Mats Naslund played a style of hockey that was far larger than his 5-foot-7, 160-pound frame. Possessing tremendous speed and an ability to generate offense seemingly on a whim, Naslund was the star forward for the Montreal Canadiens during the decade of the 1980s. Combining his skill, determination, and Nordic heritage, the fans of Montreal […]

Kinkaid Earns Shutout as Canadiens Blank Senators

OTTAWA — Keith Kinkaid stopped all 27 shots he faced as the Montreal Canadiens shut out the Ottawa Senators 4-0 on Saturday night. The Canadiens improved to a perfect 4-0-0 in this year’s pre-season with the win. Jeff Petry, Jake Evans, Thomas Tatar and Phillip Danault also scored for Montreal. Craig Anderson stopped 27-of-29 shots through […]