thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 25 (3 days ago)
It was the most obvious choice, but there was also a pretty good reason for it. Team Canada named Sidney Crosby captain of the upcoming World Cup of Hockey squad, with Jonathan Toews and Shea Weber earning ‘A’s on their sweaters as alternate captains. S…Share Tweet
Alexander Radulov has spent the better part of the past decade as one of the KHL’s top stars and he’s heading back to the NHL this coming season having conquered the Russia-based league in just about every way possible. With that in mind, he has his sig…Share TweetCarey Price’s last minute of NHL action came more than 270 days ago — nearly nine months — and he can’t wait for the World Cup to begin so he can finally put the MCL sprain that claimed nearly his entire 2015-16 campaign in the past. In an interview wit…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 20(Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz has a good understanding of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber. The two were together with the Nashville Predators from Weber’s draft day in June of 2003 through T…Share Tweet
Weise signed with Flyers due to Hextall’s honesty, opportunity to play important rolethehockeynews.com Aug 17Dale Weise may not have set a new career-high in points this past season, but the 28-year-old did notch a career-best 14 goals, had a higher average ice time than any season prior and looked like he could be a constant contributor to a team’s bottom six…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 16[Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…Share Tweet
When Patrick Roy doesn’t get his way, he packs up and goes homethehockeynews.com Aug 14There was nothing shocking about Patrick Roy’s abrupt departure as coach and vice-president of hockey operations with the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. On the contrary, it was typical behavior from the Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender. When Roy doesn’t …Share Tweet
Canadiens plan to set start limit for Carey Price in season back from injurythehockeynews.com Aug 10Carey Price’s first action back from a season-ending MCL injury will come at the World Cup of Hockey. It’ll be the first time he sees a game of that caliber since late-November, which was the last time he suited up and participated with the Montreal Can…Share Tweet
Weber concerned with winning games as a Canadien, not comparisons to Subbanthehockeynews.com Aug 10Shea Weber isn’t concerned about the comparisons to P.K. Subban this coming campaign, because the former Nashville Predators captain only wants to think about one thing in Montreal: wins. Weber, 30, made his first public appearance as a member of the Ca…Share Tweet
Five notable players who could opt for retirement following the upcoming seasonthehockeynews.com Aug 9The rough and tumble ways of the NHL are starting to go by the wayside, but veteran winger Shawn Thornton is sticking around for one more season with the Florida Panthers. But Thornton, 39, admitted that before he signed a one-year contract extension in…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Aug 4P.K. Subban made a big commitment to the Montreal Children’s Hospital in September 2015, pledging to raise $10 million for the hospital over the next seven years. And though a trade to the Nashville Predators had some wondering if Subban would continue …Share TweetP.K. Subban may be a Nashville Predator, but he still had some work to take care of in Montreal, including hosting an All-Star Comedy Gala at the Just For Laughs comedy festival Monday. Subban’s appearance and hosting of the gala was part of his commitm…Share Tweet
Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-playoff teams who could get inthehockeynews.com Jul 26Playoff turnover is a hallmark of the NHL’s salary cap era. It’s rare to see a single franchise entrenched in a contending position for decades at a time. The Detroit Red Wings are the remarkable exception. Typically, we see plenty of playoff squads sli…Share Tweet
Carey Price is 100 percent healthy, injury ‘no longer a concern,’ says goalie coachthehockeynews.com Jul 22It’s been almost exactly eight months since Carey Price last stepped on the ice for an NHL game, but the Montreal Canadiens will absolutely be ready for action come the World Cup of Hockey, according to Habs goalie coach Stephane Waite. Waite told RDS.c…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 20After the way things started in Montreal for Zack Kassian, it would have been hard to imagine that it was he who would have had the better season following an off-season trade between the Canadiens and Canucks that sent Brandon Prust to Vancouver. Howev…Share Tweet
So is Shea Weber actually an ‘average’ NHL defenseman?thehockeynews.com Jul 20Some things in life are not terribly fair. And in the case of the P.K. Subban trade, much of the trade has become a referendum on the merits of Shea Weber. Last I checked, Weber didn’t ask to be traded to one of the most hockey-mad cities on the planet …Share TweetPredators Matt Pfeffer is the analytics consultant who argued against the P.K. Subban trade and was subsequently let go by the Montreal Canadiens. And while “I was against the Subban for Shea Weber trade” isn’t exactly “I voted against the war in Iraq” …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 17Subban, via Predators (Ed. Note: Montreal Canadiens fans, you may want to sit this post out, for your own mental wellbeing.) P.K. Subban arrived in Nashville on Sunday. Boy, did he. According to the Nashville Predators, Subban flew into the airport on S…Share Tweet
Canadiens Blank HurricanesMar 19Carey Price had 31 saves in the Canadiens' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes.
'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHLMar 17John 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.
Canadiens Beat PanthersMar 17Jacob De La Rose had a goal and an assist in Montreal's 3-2 win over Florida.
Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past HabsMar 16Steven Stamkos scored two goals in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Canadiens.