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Connor McDavid, the boy wizard, creates magic with deke (Video)

Connor McDavid, the boy wizard, creates magic with deke (Video)

yahoo.com Updated 18 hours ago
FACT: Connor McDavid poops rainbows and farts glitter. He comes to the rink on a unicorn. The boy is magic. Straight up magic as evidenced on a play against the Alexei Emelin and the rest of the Montreal Canadiens. In his third game back from injury, th…
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  • Struggling Wild lose Brodin for 3-6 weeks, GM Fletcher ‘confide…

    Struggling Wild lose Brodin for 3-6 weeks, GM Fletcher ‘confident’ team can get back on track

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com 23 hours ago
    As bad as the Montreal Canadiens have been since the holiday break, the Minnesota Wild haven’t been far behind. Over their past 18 games, Minnesota is 5-10-3, have had one of the league’s worst offenses and things aren’t getting any better. Saturday aft…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Canadiens GM Bergevin looking for offensive help

    Rumor Roundup: Canadiens GM Bergevin looking for offensive help

    thehockeynews.com Feb 6 (yesterday)
    As the Montreal Canadiens continue to plummet in the standings, calls are rising for GM Marc Bergevin to do something to save their dwindling playoff hopes. As Bergevin has publicly stated he won’t change the coaching staff, his only option is the trade…
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  • Traded before ever playing for  Canadiens, Kassian set to skate…

    Traded before ever playing for Canadiens, Kassian set to skate at Bell Centre as an Oiler

    NHL.com Feb 5 (yesterday)
    MONTREAL - The Bell Centre was supposed to be Zack Kassian's home rink, but he will play his first game there this season as a member of the Edmonton Oilers. The Saturday afternoon game marks Kassian's return to Montreal, which was briefly hi...
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  • Canadiens finally get good news as Price works on lateral movem…

    Canadiens finally get good news as Price works on lateral movement in goalie equipment

    thehockeynews.com Feb 5 (2 days ago)
    Good news has been hard to find for Montreal Canadiens fans, but there was a promising sight on the ice Friday as goaltender Carey Price, sidelined since Nov. 27 with a lower-body injury, donned a glove and blocker and worked on his lateral movement in …
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  • Canadiens’ struggles impact team award as improbable collapse c…

    Canadiens’ struggles impact team award as improbable collapse continues

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    The past two months have been a seemingly endless nightmare for the Montreal Canadiens. Since the beginning of December, the Canadiens have slipped from first place in the Atlantic Division and first in the entire NHL to sitting five points out of the p…
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  • Canucks place disappointing Brandon Prust on waivers

    Canucks place disappointing Brandon Prust on waivers

    yahoo.com Feb 2 (5 days ago)
    It’s official: the Brandon Prust-Zack Kassian trade was a stinker for both sides. First, Kassian was dealt by the Montreal Canadiens in December to the Edmonton Oilers. On Tuesday, as the NHL returns following the All-Star Break, the Vancouver Canucks p…
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  • Pacific Division captain guides team to inaugural 3-on-3 All-St…

    Pacific Division captain guides team to inaugural 3-on-3 All-Star Game win

    thehockeynews.com Jan 31 (7 days ago)
    John Scott’s bizarre, winding journey to the NHL All-Star Game ended in storybook fashion. With the fans in Nashville chanting “MVP” each time he stepped onto the ice in the dying minutes, Scott’s Pacific Division team finally secured a 1-0 victory in t…
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  • Canadiens’ Subban and Sharks’ Burns display breakaway flair

    Canadiens’ Subban and Sharks’ Burns display breakaway flair

    The breakaway challenge at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition was designed to get players to show off some personality, have a little fun and display some niffy moves. Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, San Jose Sharks blueliner Brent Burns, Na…
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  • Jack Eichel vs. Alex Galchenyuk: Who has the better pump-up mus…

    Jack Eichel vs. Alex Galchenyuk: Who has the better pump-up music?

    It’s an image seen on pretty much every hockey broadcast: the player, getting ready for the game, earbuds in, eyes locked in concentration and shoulders rocking in rhythm to the music coursing through their iPod. But what are they listening to? In the c…
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  • John Scott Reveals How The NHL Tried To Get Him Out Of The All-…

    John Scott Reveals How The NHL Tried To Get Him Out Of The All-Star Game

    deadspin.com Jan 28
    Montreal Canadiens enforcer John Scott will be playing in the NHL All-Star Game this weekend, after a fiasco wherein the Coyotes abruptly traded him in an almost-meaningless three-team deal, perceived by most to be an attempt to get him out of the Weste…
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  • What’s the Price factor for Canadiens? Probably three more wins

    What’s the Price factor for Canadiens? Probably three more wins

    One thing we can all agree upon is that without reigning Hart and Vezina Trophy winner Carey Price in the net, the Montreal Canadiens have been dismal. What isn’t so clear is how much the absence of Price has to do with that. Basically, are the Canadien…
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  • Canadiens give puck to young fan, then scare crap out of child …

    Canadiens give puck to young fan, then scare crap out of child (Video)

    yahoo.com Jan 26
    Few things bring a smile to a young hockey fan’s face more than seeing one of their heroes toss a puck over the glass to them during warm-ups. Look at this Montreal Canadiens fan on Tuesday night, as Dale Weise flips into the stands … and right into the…
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  • Canadiens can’t catch a break, Pacioretty injured after Subban …

    Canadiens can’t catch a break, Pacioretty injured after Subban shot to the face

    It seemed like nothing else could possibly go wrong for the Montreal Canadiens. Since November, they’ve fallen from the top of the Atlantic Division to outside a playoff position, the offense is sputtering and it doesn’t look like Carey Price is going t…
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  • Pacioretty 'going to be OK' after hit by Subban shot

    Pacioretty 'going to be OK' after hit by Subban shot

    NHL.com Jan 26
    MONTREAL -- Montreal Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty did not return after leaving the game Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets after he was hit in the head by a P.K. Subban slap shot midway through the second period. Pacioretty fell to t...
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  • Blue Jackets' Atkinson to buy dog for birthday girl

    Blue Jackets' Atkinson to buy dog for birthday girl

    NHL.com Jan 26
    MONTREAL -- Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored three goals Monday, and in doing so made one big save. Before Columbus' 5-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens, Blue Jackets fan Maddie Wright held up a sign that read, "Dad said if ...
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  • Prospect Need to Know: Meet Sweden’s top 2016 NHL draft hopeful

    Prospect Need to Know: Meet Sweden’s top 2016 NHL draft hopeful

    The CHL Top Prospects Game runs this Thursday in Vancouver and it will be a strange year for the showdown. To begin with, three of the top four prospects in the NHL draft aren’t even eligible to participate – Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Jesse Pulj…
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  • Canadiens’ Subban blows slapshot past Blue Jackets’ Korpisalo f…

    Canadiens’ Subban blows slapshot past Blue Jackets’ Korpisalo from center ice

    Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo must be wishing Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban had stayed out of Monday’s game. Subban hadn’t taken part in the morning skate with teammates and the official word was that he was questionable …
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  • Blue Jackets' Tortorella to miss series vs. Canadiens

    Blue Jackets' Tortorella to miss series vs. Canadiens

    NHL.com Jan 25
    Coach John Tortorella is expected to miss each game of the Columbus Blue Jackets' home-and-home series against the Montreal Canadiens after he sustained two broken ribs in a fall during an outdoor practice Friday, the Blue Jackets announced. As...
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  • 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.