Montreal Canadiens News and Rumors

  • Canadiens sign gifted Slovak forward Reway to three-year contra…

    Canadiens sign gifted Slovak forward Reway to three-year contract

    NHL.com Updated May 18
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that playmaking forward Martin Reway has signed a three-year contract with the club. The five-foot-nine Reway, drafted 116th overall in 2013 by Montreal, split last season between Sparta P...
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  • Habs defenceman P.K. Subban to host comedy gala at Just for Lau…

    Habs defenceman P.K. Subban to host comedy gala at Just for Laughs in Montreal

    NHL.com May 18
    MONTREAL - NHL all-star P.K. Subban is stickhandling a new role: comedy host. The Montreal Canadiens defenceman is teaming up with the Just For Laughs Festival for the "P.K. Subban's All-Star Comedy Gala" on Aug. 1 in Montreal. Proceeds ra...
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  • Canadiens' Condon, U.S. blank France at worlds

    Canadiens' Condon, U.S. blank France at worlds

    ESPN.com May 12
    Canadiens' Condon, U.S. blank France at worlds
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  • Capitals will be back – and they’ll win a Stanley Cup someday

    Capitals will be back – and they’ll win a Stanley Cup someday

    Tuesday night was a terrible night to be a Washington Capitals fan. Wednesday will be an even worse day to be one. And the coming days, both in the short- and long-term in the off-season, will be tinged with regret and lamentations about what might have…
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  • Canadiens, Bruins to play pre-season game in Quebec City

    Canadiens, Bruins to play pre-season game in Quebec City

    There’s not yet any official word on whether or not an expansion team will be granted to Quebec City for the 2017-18 season, but NHL hockey will be played at the Videotron Centre as early as next season. The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that the…
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  • Canadiens sign forward Artturi Lehkonen to three-year contract

    Canadiens sign forward Artturi Lehkonen to three-year contract

    NHL.com May 8
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens signed forward Artturi Lehkonen to a three-year, two-way contact on Sunday. The 20-year-old Finland native scored 16 goals and 17 assists in 49 games this season with HC Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League. ...
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  • 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?

    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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 …
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  • 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 …
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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...
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  • 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 …
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  • 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…
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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.