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About Last Night: Habs’ offence finally explodes in Game 2 blowout victory

Article content continued Thanks, Alain! The Canadiens got a pair of goals from Tomas Tatar, a player whose goalscoring abilities had been sorely needed since the play-in round. He entered the playoffs with four career playoff goals. He nearly matched that tally Friday, scoring half of his career playoff output in one game. It took …

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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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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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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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