Tag Archive | "Montreal Canadiens"

Alex Ovechkin applauds Carey Price after sensational save

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Real recognizes real. It was a battle of two NHL superstars Monday evening in Montreal. Alex Ovechkin and Carey Price were duelling all night as the Habs and Capitals clashed at the Bell Center. The Washington captain got two goals past Price and came very close to completing the hat trick. With the clock ticking…

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi snipes first NHL goal

Thursday, November 1, 2018

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi finally has his first goal in the NHL. The speedy 18-year-old forward got on the board with a great snipe against the Washington Capitals. The Finnish prospect had picked up four assists in his first 11 games, but failed to find the back of the net. Kotkaniemi unleashed a perfect shot over the…

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Alex Galchenyuk scores first goal with Coyotes

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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Alex Galchenyuk has his first goal with his new team. The 24-year-old scored his first goal with the Coyotes on Tuesday after being traded to Arizona from Montreal for Max Domi this offseason. Galchenyuk scored one of three first-period goals for Arizona in an electric first period against the Ottawa Senators that chased netminder Mike…

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Canadiens name Shea Weber Captain

Monday, October 1, 2018

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The Montreal Canadiens named defenseman Shea Weber the 30th captain in franchise history. The recently traded Max Pacioretty served as the team’s captain for the last three seasons. The announcement was made just three weaks after head coach Claude Julien and general manager Marc Bergevin claimed the team was in no hurry to name a…

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Habs’ Jesperi Kotkaniemi to start season in Montreal

Saturday, September 29, 2018

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Montreal’s third overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft has earned his spot with the big club. Jesperi Kotkaniemi débutera la saison à Montréal mentionne l'entraîneur-chef Claude Julien. Jesperi Kotkaniemi will start the season in Montreal, says head coach Claude Julien. #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/b5uKPtVX8z — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) September 29, 2018 The 18-year-old Finnish forward…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

Monday, September 24, 2018

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The Canadiens ended the 2017-18 season with just 71 points, their worst finish since the 2000-01 season and a far cry from their 103-point campaign in 2016-17. They continued to dismantle their former core this off-season, sending Alex Galchenyuk to the Coyotes in June and Max Pacioretty to the Golden Knights in early September. The…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Season 4, BONUS Ep: Vegas Acquires Pacioretty

Monday, September 10, 2018

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Brock and Dylan hop on the mics quickly to talk about Max Pacioretty getting traded to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for Tomas Tatar, Nick Suzuki and a 2019 2nd Round Pick. They discuss what it does for Pacioretty’s value as well as who he should play with and the implications it has in…

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Golden Knights Acquire Pacioretty from Canadiens

Monday, September 10, 2018

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The Vegas Golden Knights were busy late last night, pulling off a huge trade while most of us were asleep.  The Golden Knights acquired Max Pacioretty from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Tomas Tatar, Nick Suzuki and a 2019 second-round draft pick—and Tweeted it out at 1:13am ET.  Deets 👇 We received Max Pacioretty from the…

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Weber will miss 5-6 months after undergoing knee surgery

Thursday, July 5, 2018

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The Montreal Canadiens announced that defenseman Shea Weber will be out for five to six months after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a meniscal tear in his right knee.  Weber missed the final 49 games of the 2018 season with a foot injury. He eventually underwent surgery on his left foot and that was…

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Coyotes acquire Galchenyuk from Canadiens for Domi

Saturday, June 16, 2018

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The Arizona Coyotes have traded winger Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for centre Alex Galchenyuk.  Galchenyuk was the No.3 overall pick in 2012 but has disappointed in recent years after breaking out with 30 goals and 26 assists (56 points) in 2015-16. Galchenyuk has had a tough time adjusting to playing centre,…

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