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Hockey Legend Dies

AP | Posted 02.01.2015 | Sports

MONTREAL (AP) — It is hard to imagine a classier hockey player, on and off the ice, than Jean Beliveau. A supremely skilled center who spent 20 sea...

The Montreal Factor: Fact or Fiction?

Paul Stewart | Posted 12.22.2014 | Sports
Paul Stewart

One of the great debates among NHL fans is whether certain referees tend to favor or go out of their way to penalize a specific team. Many fans think -- and some are truly convinced in their hearts -- that the officials are "out to get" their favorite team.

Jump in the Fire: My Opening Night in the NHL

Paul Stewart | Posted 12.08.2014 | Sports
Paul Stewart

Every player, coach and referee who has ever appeared in the NHL has his own story to tell about his first game in the League. The tale of my first game reffing in the NHL is an unconventional one. That's par for the course with me.

NY Rangers Reach 1st Stanley Cup Finals In 20 Years

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominic Moore scored in the second period, Henrik Lundqvist bounced back from his worst performance in the playoffs and the New York...

Curbing Cheapshots: Hold Coaches Accountable, Too

Paul Stewart | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports
Paul Stewart

Another Stanley Cup playoff night has passed, and there's another headshot and impending suspension to discuss. Once again, the NHL will pay lip service to taking a "tough" stand on the type of hits that are a blight on the game.

This Blindside Hit Broke Rangers Forward's Jaw

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 07.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers' smooth ride to the Stanley Cup finals has suddenly become much rougher. Not only did the Broadway Blueshirts ...

WATCH: Canadiens' Stanley Cup Hopes Revived By OT Goal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports

As a New York sports star famously said, it ain't over 'til it's over. The Montreal Canadiens grabbed a crucial overtime win over the New York Ran...

HIGHLIGHTS: Rangers Take Control In Montreal

AP | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports

MONTREAL (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist has solved his struggles at Montreal's Bell Centre. The goalie called King Henrik made 40 saves and the New York R...

WATCH: 'Reckless Play' Injures Star, Shakes Up NHL Playoffs

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports

Whether they viewed it as plainly "reckless" or merely something that was done "accidentally on purpose," the Montreal Canadiens were not at all pleas...

HIGHLIGHTS: Rangers Rout Canadiens In Game 1 Of East Finals

AP | Posted 07.17.2014 | Sports

MONTREAL (AP) — Martin St. Louis and the New York Rangers had a reason to smile in the midst of a weekend of sadness. St. Louis, who will attend hi...

5 Things To Watch For The NHL Eastern Conference Finals

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 05.16.2014 | Sports

The Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers are two of the NHL's storied franchises. For two decades, their stories have not included a...

Bruins Player Ruined NHL Tradition But Twitter Made It All Better

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Sports

One of the most cherished traditions in the NHL is the handshake line at the end of a playoff series. Boston Bruins winger Milan Lucic appeared to rui...

WATCH: One Of The Best Saves In The NHL Playoffs Wasn't Made By A Goalie

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

The Boston Bruins couldn't put the puck into the net on Monday night in Game 6, even when they got it past Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price. ...

NHL Team Slams Fans Over Racist Tweets

AP | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins and Mayor Marty Walsh condemned racist slurs about P.K. Subban that hit social media after the Montreal defenseman s...

Hockey Fan Will Never Bang On The Glass After This

Posted 03.22.2014 | Sports

A hockey fan learned the hard way that it's not always the right time to bang on the glass during a game. Just enjoy the game, ma'am. ...

PHOTO: Gruesome Aftermath Of NHL Player Taking Skate To Face

Posted 03.02.2014 | Sports

Canadiens winger Dale Weise suffered a nasty cut and left some blood on the ice after taking a skate to the face in the third period against the Maple...

OUCH: Canadiens Enforcer Delivers Brutal Uppercut

Posted 12.05.2013 | Sports

Somehow, New Jersey's Cam Janssen stayed on his feet after Montreal enforcer Brandon Prust delivered a hard uppercut to his chin on Wednesday night. T...

WATCH: Ref Blows Call After Goal

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports

In one quick flash, defenseman Radko Gudas extended Tampa Bay's lead to two goals during the second period of a game against the Montreal Canadiens on...

5 Things About NHL's Opening Night

Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks celebrated their 2013 Stanley Cup title one last time on Tuesday night. The team had a ceremony and raised a giant banner in th...

Canadiens Enforcer Stretchered Off After Fight

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens enforcer George Parros sustained a concussion early in the third period of Montreal's 4-3 home-opening loss to Toronto aft...

Canadiens Enforcer Leaves On Stretcher After Fight

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

MONTREAL -- MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens enforcer George Parros has left the ice on a stretcher after being pulled down face first during a fight in hi...

Canadiens Get Briere

AP | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

MONTREAL -- Danny Briere is unlikely to hear any more boos at the Bell Centre. The free agent forward from Gatineau, Que., has agreed to terms on a t...

Senators Batter, Eliminate Canadiens

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

MONTREAL -- One thing the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens agreed on at the end of their sometimes-bitter playoff series was it all came down to...

Senators Pull Off Incredible Comeback

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports

OTTAWA — Kyle Turris scored 2:32 into overtime, lifting the Ottawa Senators past the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 to grab a 3-1 lead in their playoff ...

Senators, Canadiens Duke It Out

Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports

The Stanley Cup Playoffs series between Montreal and Ottawa hasn't gotten any friendlier. A massive line brawl broke out during the third period of Ga...