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Vancouver visits Winnipeg after Horvat’s 2-goal game – Winnipeg

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 13, 2020 3:15 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Vancouver Canucks (25-17-4, third in the Pacific Division) vs. Winnipeg Jets (24-18-4, fourth in the Central Division) Winnipeg, Manitoba; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: …

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FANTASY FARE: Tavares’ recent Sundin role is costing him points

John Tavares took ownership of a rough outing on Wednesday against the Jets, but it’s been a dull homestand overall for both the Maple Leafs captain and his linemates, William Nylander and Alexander Kerfoot, with nary a point between them. The problem here is not a new one for the Leafs. Like Mats Sundin two …

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Stu Cowan: Ilya Kovalchuk excited to get a last chance with Canadiens

Eighteen years later, the Canadiens finally got Ilya Kovalchuk. At the 2001 NHL Draft in Sunrise, Fla., former Canadiens general manager André Savard tried everything to get the No. 1 overall pick from the Atlanta Thrashers. There were 11 or 12 teams interested in acquiring the No. 1 pick, but none more than the Canadiens. …

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Confidence and creativity driving Canadiens’ power play | HI/O Show

On this week’s show, our panelists — CBC Daybreak Montreal’s Jessica Rusnak, Julian McKenzie of CTV Montreal and Habs Eyes On the Prize, and comedian Joey Elias — along with host Adam Susser talk about the Canadiens’ resurgence with the man-advantage and the Habs’ struggles against the NHL’s bottom-feeders. They also weigh in on these topics: Rookies getting opportunities to …

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In the Habs’ Room: Solid second period paves the way to victory

PITTSBURGH — The Canadiens didn’t look good in the first period of Tuesday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but coach Claude Julien said he wasn’t overly concerned. “I kind of anticipated we would be a little bit rusty, but the first period was over and we were only down by one goal,” Julien said …

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‘WE’RE ALL OF CANADA’: Leafs Nation West welcomes its team

VANCOUVER — Justin Trudeau must be jealous of the Maple Leafs. He travels just one province east or west from his Ontario base and starts encountering hostility, while Toronto’s hockey team, despite its own dubious record, can go multiple time zones in either direction and still feel some love. As the Leafs begin their only …

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Liveblog: Canadiens visit Broadway to play the Rangers

The Canadiens’ Max Domi and the New York Rangers’ Marc Staal battle for position during NHL game at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 6, 2018. Bruce Bennett / Getty Images Brendan Gallagher’s 13th of the season has the Habs up 1-0 on the New York Rangers through 20 minutes. It’s these two teams’ first meeting …

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LEAFS SNAPSHOTS: Veterans trying to give new coach Keefe his space

Defenceman Morgan Rielly can see Sheldon Keefe has “a lot on his plate” as he darts around the practive rink and thus he and the leadership group are giving the new coach lots of space. Though Keefe knows many of the Leafs intimately through the Marlies, the leadership group of captain John Tavares, alternates Rielly, …

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Liveblog: Broadway meets La Belle Province as Rangers come to town

Canadiens’ Joel Armia, who scored a hat trick, celebrates Montreal’s win with goalie Carey Price, who made 28 saves Friday night in New York. Julie Jacobson / Associated Press The Canadiens had a pretty good first period if I do say so myself. Three goals, including a pair from Max Domi, have the Habs up …

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