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Inspired by Zepp, the top five players who have debuted after a…

Inspired by Zepp, the top five players who have debuted after age 30

thehockeynews.com Updated 8 hours ago
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Rob Zepp’s incredible journey to the NHL was capped off yesterday with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Winnipeg Jets, but he isn’t the first player to make their NHL debut after the age of 30. Goaltender Viktor Fasth is on…
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  • Gallagher goal helps Canadiens end home stand with 4-1 win over…

    Gallagher goal helps Canadiens end home stand with 4-1 win over Senators

    NHL.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)
    MONTREAL - Brendan Gallagher broke a tie with a second-period goal as the Montreal Canadiens closed out a five-game homestand with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Brandon Prust, Tomas Plekanec and Alex Galchenyuk als...
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  • Pacioretty leaves game with injury, Beleskey leads Ducks over C…

    Pacioretty leaves game with injury, Beleskey leads Ducks over Canadiens

    MONTREAL - The Canadiens' bench was instantly deflated when Max Pacioretty went down injured. Montreal lost both the game and its top scorer when the league-best Anaheim Ducks held on for a 2-1 victory after an animated third period at Bell C...
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  • Top 10 Norris candidates: Letang the leader?

    Top 10 Norris candidates: Letang the leader?

    thehockeynews.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    Year in and year out, one of the most heavily debated awards is the Norris Trophy. The award given to the NHL’s most outstanding defenseman has, in recent years, had a tendency not to go simply to the best defenseman, but rather the one with the most po…
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  • Team Canada goalie Zach Fucale traded to Quebec

    Team Canada goalie Zach Fucale traded to Quebec

    thehockeynews.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    Zach Fucale’s season just got a little more pressure-packed. The 19-year-old netminder will play a key role in Canada’s quest for world junior gold, but once that has wrapped up, he’ll be joining a new team back in the Quebec League. Fucale, a Montreal …
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  • How Minnesota ruined Montreal’s 2001 draft

    How Minnesota ruined Montreal’s 2001 draft

    thehockeynews.com Dec 19 (4 days ago)
    The exciting and sometimes infuriating reality of the draft is how different teams view the same players. It’s common to hear a GM say “we didn’t expect him to be available when we picked,” and sometimes it’s true, but sometimes it’s just bluster. The o…
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  • Pacioretty leaves game with injury, Beleskey leads Ducks over C…

    Pacioretty leaves game with injury, Beleskey leads Ducks over Canadiens

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com ESPN.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    MONTREAL - Matt Beleskey scored the winner in the third period to lead the visiting Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over Montreal on Thursday, on a night where the Canadiens lost their top scorer Max Pacioretty to injury. Hampus Lindholm also ...
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  • Canadiens forward Pacioretty to hospital after injury

    Canadiens forward Pacioretty to hospital after injury

    NHL.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    MONTREAL -- Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty left the game with the Anaheim Ducks in the third period Thursday with an unspecified injury. Pacioretty left at 4:04 of the third after he fell headfirst into the boards on a check by Ana...
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  • Even without a Cup, Montreal will always think of Koivu as a ch…

    Even without a Cup, Montreal will always think of Koivu as a champion

    thehockeynews.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    (Editor’s note: This chapter originally appeared in Ken Campbell’s 2008 book, Habs Heroes, The Greatest Canadiens Ever From 1 to 100. In that work, Koivu was ranked 41st, and with him being honored by the Canadiens tonight at the Bell Centre we believed…
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  • Top 10 Vezina candidates of 2014-15: Rinne rules

    Top 10 Vezina candidates of 2014-15: Rinne rules

    thehockeynews.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    Goaltending can make or break a team’s season. Just ask the Edmonton Oilers, who for years have looked promising but have been unable to secure a goaltender to give them the big save they need. You won’t find either Oilers goaltender, Ben Scrivens or Vi…
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  • Canadiens face choices at centre as Galcheyuk and Desharnais sh…

    Canadiens face choices at centre as Galcheyuk and Desharnais shine

    NHL.com Dec 17 (5 days ago)
    BROSSARD, Que. - A line shuffle that moved Alex Galchenyuk to centre and dropped David Desharnais to the third unit looks to be working for the Montreal Canadiens. But it remains to be seen what will happen now that Lars Eller, whose upper bo...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Hat tricks for Galchenyuk, Tarasenko; Bob blan…

    NHL Three Stars: Hat tricks for Galchenyuk, Tarasenko; Bob blanks Red Wings

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 17 (6 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Alex Galchenyuk, Montreal Canadiens The young Hab netted his first career hat trick as Montreal downed the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1. All three goals were assisted by Max Pacioretty. Galchenyuk’s opening goal was definitely the prettiest one o…
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  • Report: veteran goalie Tomas Vokoun retiring after 15 NHL seaso…

    Report: veteran goalie Tomas Vokoun retiring after 15 NHL seasons

    According to a report from a Czech publication Sunday, veteran NHL goalie Tomas Vokoun, who won 300 regular-season games over 15 seasons with five teams, is retiring at age 38. “I think I can be proud of the career I had,” Vokoun told iSport.cz reporter…
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  • Goaltender Tomas Vokoun decides to retire after playing 15 NHL …

    Goaltender Tomas Vokoun decides to retire after playing 15 NHL seasons

    NHL.com Dec 14
    Goaltender Tomas Vokoun has decided to retire after a 15-year NHL career. Vokoun broke in with the Montreal Canadiens before spending the bulk of his prime with the Nashville Predators. The native of the Czech Republic also played for the ...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Price, Habs stop Kings; Panthers win in shoot-…

    NHL Three Stars: Price, Habs stop Kings; Panthers win in shoot-out; Fasth yells at Oilers

    yahoo.com Dec 13
    No. 1 Star: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens The Habs netminder made 44 saves in a 6-2 victory against the Los Angeles Kings. No. 2 Star: Marc-Andre Fleury, Pittsburgh Penguins The Penguins were Sid-less, but they did get back Patric Hornqvist and Kris L…
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  • Price makes 44 saves as Habs pound Kings

    Price makes 44 saves as Habs pound Kings

    ESPN.com NHL.com Dec 12
    Jiri Sekac scored two goals and Cary Price stopped 44 shots to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
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  • Nolan calls out Stewart, winger responds with fight after telli…

    Nolan calls out Stewart, winger responds with fight after telling media to “ask Lucic how soft” he is

    Amid rumors that Chris Stewart and the Buffalo Sabres are in their last days together, it appears the big bodied forward and coach Ted Nolan aren’t seeing eye-to-eye. On Tuesday, the 27-year-old forward was scratched for the Sabres game against the Los …
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  • Around the League notebook for Wednesday, Dec. 10

    Around the League notebook for Wednesday, Dec. 10

    NHL.com Dec 11
    WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Toronto 2, DETROIT 1 (SO) ANAHEIM 2, Edmonton 1 FUNERAL HELD IN MONTREAL FOR CANADIENS ICON JEAN BELIVEAU A funeral mass was held for Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau at Queen Mary of the W...
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  • Video - Canadiens Stop Kings 01:38

    Canadiens Stop Kings

    Dec 12
    Carey Price had 44 saves and Jiri Sekac scored two goals in Montreal's 6-2 win over Los Angeles.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 02:11

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Dec 11
    Check out some of the best goals, saves and hits from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Canadiens Control Canucks 00:52

    Canadiens Control Canucks

    Dec 9
    The Canadiens picked up their 18th win of the season with a 3-1 win over the Canucks.
  • Video - Saad On Blackhawks' Win Over Canadiens 00:48

    Saad On Blackhawks' Win Over Canadiens

    Dec 5
    Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad on his game-winning goal in a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

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