Andrei Kostitsyn

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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 »

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 Slam Sens, Clinch First East Playoff Berth

Ottawa continues its poor defensive play down the stretch

(Newser) - Montreal scored seven times in the first two periods against a shoddy Ottawa defense and then killed a two-man disadvantage midway through the third when things got closer in a 7-5 win over Ottawa. The Canadiens clinched a playoff spot and gained some confidence against a team that had beaten... 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 »

Canadiens Outlast Senators

Flyers survive Kovalchuck, Kings top Rangers

(Newser) - The Canadiens bested the Senators last night, defeating Ottawa 4-3, the AP reports. Montreal pulled within a single point of the Sens for the conference lead, as Ottawa has slumped badly without the injured Dany Heatley. Tomas Plekanec had two goals and an assist, Andrei Kostitsyn a goal and two... More »

Canadiens Extend Mastery Over Bruins in 8-2 Demolition

Senators, Oilers stumble in Florida

(Newser) - The Bruins came into Montreal having lost eight straight to the Canadiens, including five already this year, and the 8-2 carnage was about what one would expect. Forlorn Boston keepers Alex Auld and Tim Thomas combined to stop just 16 of Montreal's 24 shots, including two goals by Andrei Kostitsyn.... More »

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