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Canadiens game day: Ex-linemate Caufield ‘a scorer,’ Devils’ Hughes says

NEWARK, N.J. — Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield was limited to one goal and one assist at the world junior championship this year, but former linemate Jack Hughes said there shouldn’t be any concern over his numbers. “He wasn’t in a very good situation because he only played about 10 minutes a game,” said Hughes, who […]

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Maple Leafs set team goal-scoring road record in win over Stars

DALLAS — The four-score Maple Leafs love being on the road again more than Willie Nelson. With the kind of offensive fireworks that contravene traditional caution in away games, they’ve now set a club record with eight straight road contests with at least four goals, excluding shootouts. They beat the Dallas, the NHL’s stingiest goals-against […]

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Canadiens Game Day: The better goalie wins this one for Lightning

The Canadiens were the better team Thursday night at the Bell Centre, but the Tampa Bay Lightning had the better goalie. It was that simple. The end result was the Canadiens outshot the Lightning 39-23, but lost 2-1. Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy was named the first star, while the Canadiens’ Carey Price gave up a […]

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Family celebrates life of author and West Island coach Chrys Goyens

If you’re a big Canadiens fan, you probably know the name Chrys Goyens. Goyens wrote more than a dozen books about hockey, including biographies of Hall of Famers Scotty Bowman, Larry Robinson, Jean Béliveau, Maurice Richard and Mario Lemieux. He also co-authored The Lions in Winter with Allan Turowetz, a best-selling book about the history […]

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Canadiens’ Carey Price becoming like a big brother to Cayden Primeau

Canadiens rookie goalie Cayden Primeau was asked after practice Friday in Brossard to describe his relationship with Carey Price. “I’m not sure … probably big brother, little brother,” Primeau said. “But he’s been nothing but great and super supportive. I try to stay out of his way, but like I said he’s been super supportive. […]

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In the Habs’ Room: Primeau makes 35 saves en route to first NHL victory

Cayden Primeau said his first week in the NHL has been like a roller-coaster and he took the Canadiens along for the ride Wednesday night as Montreal defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in overtime at the Bell Centre. The 22-year-old goaltender made 35 saves to post his first NHL win. The victory extended the Canadiens’ […]

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Anaheim heads to Winnipeg for conference showdown – Winnipeg

Anaheim Ducks (12-13-4, seventh in the Pacific Division) vs. Winnipeg Jets (17-10-2, third in the Central Division) Winnipeg, Manitoba; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Winnipeg and Anaheim square off in Western Conference action. The Jets are 12-6-1 in Western Conference games. Winnipeg averages only 2.8 penalties per game, the fewest in the league. Nathan […]

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Game Day: Maple Leafs at Blues

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (13-13-4) at ST. LOUIS BLUES (18-6-6) Saturday, 7 p.m., Enterprise Center, TV: CBC, Sportsnet Ontario, Radio: 1050 AM   THE BIG MATCHUP Auston Matthews vs. Brayden Schenn Mired in his longest goal-scoring slump of the season (five games), Matthews would love to get back on track, but don’t necessarily bet on it. […]

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Canadiens to host MacKinnon and the Avalanche – Montreal

Colorado Avalanche (17-8-2, second in the Central Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (12-10-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division) Montreal; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Nathan MacKinnon leads Colorado into a matchup against Montreal. He ranks third in the league with 44 points, scoring 18 goals and recording 26 assists. The Canadiens are 7-6-3 at home. […]

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HORNBY: Excerpts from his new Leafs book, If These Walls Could Talk

The Maple Leafs don’t have a lot of Stanley Cup tales to tell of late, but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been great stories about the team. In his 30-plus years on the beat, Toronto Sun columnist Lance Hornby has been covering a few such episodes and heard many more yarns about the franchise’s 102-year […]

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