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Boston Bruins, Mayor Blast Racist Tweets Against Rival

Montreal's PK Subban, who is black, beats them in OT

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins and Mayor Marty Walsh are condemning racist slurs about PK Subban that hit social media after the Montreal defenseman scored the game-winning goal last night against Boston in double-overtime. Bruins President Cam Neely issued a statement calling the tweets "racist" and "classless." He said... More »

Cops Investigate Violent Hit in NHL Game

Montreal player suffers fractured vertebra

(Newser) - Nasty hits happen in every NHL game, but this one may be criminal. Montreal police have opened an investigation into the way Boston's Zdeno Chara took Max Pacioretty of the Canadiens into the boards on Tuesday night. The hit knocked the 22-year-old out cold, leaving him with a fractured vertebra... 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 »

Kostopoulos Gives Canadiens 4-3 OT Win

Montreal takes 1-0 series lead against Philadelphia

(Newser) - Tom Kostopoulos scored 48 seconds into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in the opening game of their second-round series. Kostopoulos put his own rebound past Martin Biron shortly after a faceoff in Philadelphia's zone for his third goal of the playoffs. 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 »

Kovalev Lifts Canadiens in OT

Montreal takes 2-0 lead in series with Bruins

(Newser) - Alex Kovalev scored a power-play goal 2:30 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins tonight and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Kovalev drove a slap shot past Tim Thomas from the left side as Montreal took advantage of consecutive penalties... 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 »

Canadiens Move Atop East

Higgins scores two goals as Montreal beats Toronto

(Newser) - Chris Higgins scored twice and Mark Streit had a goal and an assist as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 last night to finish their schedule atop the Eastern Conference. Montreal completed the regular season with a 47-25-10 record for 104 points, two more than Pittsburgh, which... 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 »

Huet Pays Dividends Again for Capitals

Briere beats Islanders in shootout, rookies lift Leafs past Canadiens

(Newser) - Trading for Cristobal Huet paid off again for the Washington Capitals tonight, reports the Associated Press. Huet recorded his second shutout for the Caps and 17th of his career by blanking the Florida Panthers, 4-0, making 32 saves. It was Huet's fourth shutout of the season. Viktor Kozlov had a... More »

Canandiens Light Lamp Late, Stun Sabres

Elsewhere, Boyes' 40th leads Blues while Wild blank Canucks

(Newser) - Tomas Plekanec scored twice in the final 2:31, including the tying goal with 15 seconds remaining, and teammate Christopher Higgins scored in overtime as Montreal dealt Buffalo a serious blow to its playoff hopes with 4-3 victory. Mark Streit added three assists for the Canadiens, who took over first... 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 »

Kovalev Lifts Canadiens Past Bruins

Ottawa edges St. Louis, Penguins on top of Atlantic Division

(Newser) - The Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins for the 10th straight time and took over the top spot in East tonight with a 4-2 win, reports the Associated Press. Alex Kovalev had two goals and an assist and Carey Price made 34 saves. The win moved the Canadiens one point... More »

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