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O Canada! Men's Hockey Wins Sochi's Final Gold

Sweden loses gold medal game 3-0; forward benched after failing drug test

(Newser) - Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament, and Canada defended its Olympic men's hockey title today with a 3-0 victory over Sweden in the gold-medal game. Chris Kunitz also scored and Carey Price made 24 saves for the Canadians,... More »

Upshall's Late Goal Lifts Flyers

Philadelphia advances with win over Canadiens

(Newser) - Scott Upshall scored with 3:04 remaining in the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers advanced to the Eastern Conference final with a 6-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens last night. Upshall deflected Jeff Carter's shot past Carey Price to give Philadelphia its second and final lead of the game... More »

Briere Gives Flyers 3-1 Series Lead

Last year's bottom-feeders now have three chances to knock off this year's top seed

(Newser) - Benching goalie Carey Price couldn't spark Montreal. Now Danny Briere and the Flyers are one win from ending the Canadiens' season. Briere scored the winner on a rebound with 3:38 left to lift Philadelphia to a 4-2 win over the Canadiens on Wednesday night and a 3-1 lead in... More »

Flyers Chase Price for 2-1 Series Lead

Biron strong in 3-2 win; Price's Game 4 status in question

(Newser) - "Mar-ty! "Mar-ty!" "Mar-ty!" That's a sound the Flyers want to hear all the way to the Stanley Cup. Martin Biron stopped 32 shots and the Flyers scored three goals in the second period to beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Monday night, taking a 2-1... More »

Umberger Scores Twice as Flyers Win

Biron makes 34 saves as Philly evens series with Habs

(Newser) - R.J. Umberger scored twice, Martin Biron made 34 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 tonight to even the second-round series at a game apiece. Jeff Carter and Daniel Briere also scored to help the Flyers rebound after they blew 2-0 and 3-2 leads Thursday night... More »

Habs Blank Bruins, Advance

Montreal takes uncompetitive Game 7 as Price notches second shutout

(Newser) - Carey Price got his second shutout and Andrei Kostitsyn scored twice to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-0 win over the Boston Bruins in the deciding game of their first-round playoff series. Price stopped 25 shots overall, including 11 shots in the opening period. He got his first playoff... More »

Bruins Force Game 7 With Montreal

Sturm scores with 2:37 left as Boston knots the series 3-3

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins were left for dead earlier this week, but now have a chance to eliminate the top-seeded Montreal Canadiens Monday, reports the Associated Press. The Bruins, who trailed 3-1 in the series, stayed alive last night when Marco Sturm scored with 2:37 left for a 5-4 win... More »

Bruins Rout Canadiens 5-1

Boston avoids elimination with win

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins worked hard to get a break and Carey Price gave a big one right to them. Glen Metropolit scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period after Price caused a reckless turnover and Boston went on to beat the Canadiens 5-1 tonight to avoid elimination in... More »

Habs Take 3-1 Series Lead Over Bruins

Brisebois notches game's only goal; Price pitches shutout

(Newser) - Patrice Brisebois snapped a scoreless tie late in the second period, rookie Carey Price posted his first playoff shutout and the Montreal Canadiens moved within one game of advancing with a 1-0 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. The Canadiens, the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference,... More »

Bruins Beat Canadiens, Finally

Boston gets first win in 11 tries against Montreal in '07-'08

(Newser) - Marc Savard came off the bench on a delayed penalty to score with 9:25 gone in overtime Sunday and the Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens for the first time this season, winning 2-1 in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Tim Thomas made 27 saves for Boston,... More »

Canadiens Take Game 1 Against Bruins, 4-1

Brothers Kostitsyn strike early, playoff virgin Price shines for Habs

(Newser) - Sergei and Andrei Kostitsyn scored goals 1:28 apart in the opening minutes of their playoff debuts, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Thursday night. Carey Price also made his playoff debut, stopping 17 shots for Montreal, which finished... More »

Habs Eliminate Sabres

Buffalo's playoff hopes come to an end

(Newser) - Bryan Smolinski scored twice, Carey Price came within 8:30 of posting his second straight shutout, and the Montreal Canadiens beat Buffalo 3-1 on Thursday night, eliminating the Sabres from the playoff race. Chris Higgins also scored for Montreal, which is tied with Pittsburgh atop the Eastern Conference with 102... More »

Third-Period Rally Lifts Canadiens

Canucks jump on Predators early, Avalanche blank Ducks

(Newser) - The Phoenix Coyotes looked on their way to their first win over the Montreal Canadiens since 1998 last night when everything fell apart, reports the Associated Press. The Canadiens scored three third-period goals and Carey Price had 37 saves in a 4-2 win. Phoenix led 2-1 when Saku Koivu, Andrei... More »

Thornton's 2 Get Sharks Past Canadiens

Stanley Cup rematch has same outcome as Ducks defeat Senators

(Newser) - The Sharks and Canadiens alternated goals in the first and second periods, starting 56 seconds into the action with a Patrick Marleau shot past Montreal goalie Carey Price. San Jose broke the pattern in the third period, scoring twice to secure a 6-4 win, the National Press reports. Elsewhere in... More »

Canadiens Beat Devils to Take Over East

Rookie Price collects 31 saves as Montreal wins third straight

(Newser) - The New Jersey Devils have only lost three times in regulation in the past 16 games, but that was one too many to hold onto first place. Andrei Kostitsyn scored in the third period to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 win over the Devils tonight, displacing New Jersey... More »

Habs, Plekanec Surpass Sabres

As Plekanec's hat trick, plus three more give Montreal a one point advantage over Ottawa in the Northeast

(Newser) - Though three was the important number for Tomas Plekanec last night, one is Montreal's magic number following a 6-2 pounding of Buffalo, the Montreal Gazette reports. Plekanec earned his first NHL hat trick, propelling the Habs to one point ahead of the reeling Senators in the Northeast Division, and one... More »

Panthers Stave off Canadiens

Despite third period heroics

(Newser) - Though Montreal struck back late, Florida nonetheless held on to their early lead,  triumphing 3-2 last night, the AP reports. Panther's goalie Tomas Vokoun made 23 saves, and preserved what would have been his third shutout in six games until midway through the third, when Montreal's Andrei Markov scored... More »

Price Shines as Canadiens Beat Flyers

Flames overpower Lightning, Islanders survive Coyotes

(Newser) - Montreal ended a two-game losing streak last night with a 4-1 victory over Philadelphia, the AP reports. Rookie goaltender Carey Price, the Canadiens' first pick in the 2005 draft, had 29 saves, filling in for injured Cristobal Huet. Mark Streit had two goals for Montreal, and Mike Knuble was responsible... More »

Maple Leafs Again Short on Shootout

Montreal breaks own losing streak by beating floundering Toronto 4-3

(Newser) - Although they capitalized on two power plays with goals by Alex Kovalev, the Toronto Maple Leafs ultimately fell short of Montreal last night to drop their fourth straight game.  The Canadiens cut their own losing streak off at two games, thanks largely to goalie Carey Price stopping four of... More »

Thrashers Bury Habs in OT

Canadiens late goal goes for naught in shootout loss

(Newser) - The Montreal Canadiens' Chris Higgins scored a power play goal with less than two minutes left in regulation to tie the Atlanta Thrashers, but his efforts only resulted in an overtime loss for the Habs. Atlanta’s Ilya Kovalchuk pushed the decisive shootout goal past rookie goalie Carey Price, and... More »

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