Montreal Canadiens News and Rumors

Rumor Roundup: Is friendship with P.K. Subban enough to lure St…

Rumor Roundup: Is friendship with P.K. Subban enough to lure Steven Stamkos to Montreal?

thehockeynews.com Updated Apr 23
If center Steven Stamkos fails to re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lightning this summer, it’s assumed the Toronto Maple Leafs will be his destination of choice via free agency. However, he could entertain an offer from another major Canadian franchise. In an…
Share Tweet
  • Prospect Need to Know: Cliff Pu is making London a nightmare

    Prospect Need to Know: Cliff Pu is making London a nightmare

    The world under-18s are going full-bore in North Dakota right now and there is some fantastic talent assembled. Sure, Russia’s under-18s were pulled out because of a drug scandal, but youngsters such as Klim Kostin and Andrei Svechnikov just get to make…
    Share Tweet
  • It might be a good idea for Eugene Melnyk to, you know, shut up…

    It might be a good idea for Eugene Melnyk to, you know, shut up a little bit

    Before the Boston Bruins announced Thursday that Claude Julien will be coming back next season – he might want to freshen up that resume though, you know, just in case – it was assumed that it were let go that he’d instantly head to the top of the list …
    Share Tweet
  • Rumor Roundup: Canadiens not trying to trade Subban, but he’s n…

    Rumor Roundup: Canadiens not trying to trade Subban, but he’s not untouchable

    Monday was locker clean-out day for the 14 NHL teams that failed to qualify for the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs. It was also time for some general managers and players to field questions from the media regarding their off-season plans. Montreal Canadiens …
    Share Tweet
  • Canadiens to bring back Therrien, don't intend to trade Subban

    Canadiens to bring back Therrien, don't intend to trade Subban

    Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin said coach Michel Therrien will return next season and that the team’s “intention” is to not trade defenseman P.K. Subban. This ended speculation of immediate wholesale changes for the franchise after mis…
    Share Tweet
  • Lightning’s Tyler Johnson suffers injury on scary hit from Cana…

    Lightning’s Tyler Johnson suffers injury on scary hit from Canadiens’ Greg Pateryn

    Already dealing with injuries to Steven Stamkos, Ryan Callahan, Victor Hedman and Anton Stralman, the last thing the Lightning could afford was another injury. Unfortunately for Tampa Bay, they weren’t able to escape their final game without another inj…
    Share Tweet
  • Guelph Storm take defenceman Ryan Merkley first overall in OHL …

    Guelph Storm take defenceman Ryan Merkley first overall in OHL draft

    NHL.com Apr 9
    TORONTO - The Guelph Storm did the expected Saturday, taking Toronto Jr. Canadiens defenceman Ryan Merkley first overall in the Ontario Hockey League midget draft. The five-foot-11, 160-pound Merkley served as the Jr. Canadiens' captain this ...
    Share Tweet
  • Remembering the Top Three hockey cartoons ever

    Remembering the Top Three hockey cartoons ever

    There have been over a dozen cartoons featuring hockey, but sadly, most of them are not very good. Cartoons like The Raccoons on Ice (1981) and The Magic Hockey Skates (2012) are your typical children’s stories where the good guys come out on top no mat…
    Share Tweet
  • Dogs play ball hockey dressed as Canadiens and Maple Leafs (Vid…

    Dogs play ball hockey dressed as Canadiens and Maple Leafs (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 6
    Dogs and the NHL have found a closer connection this year. The relationship took off with Bobby Ryan’s puppy goal, and then went a step further with Cam Atkinson’s puppy hat trick. Now come dachshunds playing hockey, starring Crusoe the Celebrity Dachsh…
    Share Tweet
  • Canadiens announce Carey Price has MCL sprain, officially ruled…

    Canadiens announce Carey Price has MCL sprain, officially ruled out for season

    Montreal’s superstar netminder Carey Price hasn’t played since Nov. 25, but the nature of the injury he suffered against the New York Rangers has been kept under wraps by the Canadiens until now. The Canadiens announced Wednesday that Price, 28, has off…
    Share Tweet
  • Canadiens shut down star players Carey Price, P.K. Subban for t…

    Canadiens shut down star players Carey Price, P.K. Subban for the season

    BROSSARD, Que. - Star goaltender Carey Price will not make another appearance for the Montreal Canadiens this season, and neither will top defenceman P.K. Subban. Canadiens coach Michel Therrien confirmed Wednesday that the team's core player...
    Share Tweet
  • John Scott completes whirlwind season in Montreal with Canadien…

    John Scott completes whirlwind season in Montreal with Canadiens

    yahoo.com Apr 6
    Montreal Canadiens enforcer John Scott started his final game of the 2015-16 season lined up next to legendary Jaromir Jagr on Tuesday. It was an act that caught the 33-year-old Scott off-guard, but one he was grateful for. “I was surprised to find out …
    Share Tweet
  • Panthers can clinch division Tuesday night in Brian Campbell’s …

    Panthers can clinch division Tuesday night in Brian Campbell’s 1,000th game

    Brian Campbell has never missed a game in a Florida Panthers uniform, although there are probably a few along the way that he wished he had. It wasn’t always winning and fun and Spacey in Space hoodies for these guys. Campbell knows what the dark days w…
    Share Tweet
  • NHL All-Star Game MVP John Scott recalled by Canadiens

    NHL All-Star Game MVP John Scott recalled by Canadiens

    John Scott is on his way to Montreal is slated to finish the season in the NHL with the Canadiens. The Canadiens recalled the NHL All-Star Game MVP from the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps on Sunday afternoon, sending center Michael McCarron down in a correspo…
    Share Tweet
  • NHL Three Stars: Panthers 4 goal comeback; Flyers move up; Peng…

    NHL Three Stars: Panthers 4 goal comeback; Flyers move up; Penguins clinch

    yahoo.com Apr 3
    No. 1 Star: Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers Midway through the second period, the Panthers were down 3-0 to the hapless Montreal Canadiens. Then the one they call Sasha led the Cats to a four goal comeback. Barkov registered 2 goals and 2 assists on…
    Share Tweet
  • Barkov scores with 28.1 left, leads Panthers past Canadiens

    Barkov scores with 28.1 left, leads Panthers past Canadiens

    NHL.com Apr 2
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Aleksander Barkov scored the winning goal with 28.1 seconds left and the Florida Panthers rallied from a three-goal deficit to defeat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night. Barkov finished with two goals and two assists...
    Share Tweet
  • These eight players won’t get Hart Trophy votes, but had MVP-ca…

    These eight players won’t get Hart Trophy votes, but had MVP-caliber seasons

    One of the cool things about an 82-game schedule is how vastly things can change over the course of the season. For instance, early in the 2015-16 campaign I would have bet the farm Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens would be right in the thick of th…
    Share Tweet
  • Video - Canadiens Blank Hurricanes 00:53

    Canadiens Blank Hurricanes

    Mar 19
    Carey Price had 31 saves in the Canadiens' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Canadiens Beat Panthers 01:21

    Canadiens Beat Panthers

    Mar 17
    Jacob De La Rose had a goal and an assist in Montreal's 3-2 win over Florida.
  • Video - Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past Habs 01:22

    Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past Habs

    Mar 16
    Steven Stamkos scored two goals in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Canadiens.