1. Canadiens vs. Capitals: Can Montreal Cap Comeback Against Washington?

    Stressed? Anxious? Does your stomach feel more than a little upset? Yeah, me too. But that's what it is to be a hockey fan in the playoffs...

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  2. Montreal Canadiens-Washington Capitals: Halak's Performance Forces Game Seven

    Wow. I mean, wow. What an unbelievable performance by Jaroslav Halak. Yes, the Montreal Canadiens won 4-1 last night against the Washington Capitals to force a game seven, Wednesday night, in Washington...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about 4 years ago 379 reads 2 comments

  3. Canadiens-Capitals: Can Montreal Force Game Seven Versus Washington?

    Enjoy the weekend everyone? I know I did. As much as I love watching the Canadiens, I have to say that the two days off between games were a welcome reprieve from the playoff stress...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about 4 years ago 306 reads 7 comments

  4. Montreal Canadiens-Washington Capitals: Halak Leads Habs to Win Forcing Game Six

    Habs win, Habs win! OK, now that I got that out of the way, let me get to the nitty-gritty. Yes, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 in Washington last night...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about 4 years ago 525 reads 1 comments

  5. Canadiens-Capitals: Montreal Blows Lead Again in 6-3 Loss To Washington

    Where to begin? Should I start by talking about how the Canadiens once again let a lead evaporate? Should I discuss the fact that in losing 6-3 to the Capitals, the Canadiens now have ...

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  6. Canadiens-Capitals: Changes Abound, but Can Montreal Beat Washington?

    So far this morning—and according to Pat Hickey from the Montreal Gazette —the Habs are making several changes to their lineup as follows: 1. Carey Price will be in the net...

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  7. Canadiens-Capitals: Caps Steamroll Habs To Take 2-1 Series Lead

    Look away, look away! They're hideous! Gross. Ugly. Putrid. Embarrassing. Pick a negative adjective and it probably accurately describes the Canadiens in their 5-1 loss to the Washington Capitals last night...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about 4 years ago 175 reads 5 comments

  8. Montreal-Washington: The Defining Moment in Jaroslav Halak's Career?

    As we await tonight's third game in the Montreal-Washington first round playoff matchup, most of the conversation is focused on the goaltending in this series.As my colleague from HockeyBuzz...

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  9. Montreal-Washington: Nicklas Backstrom's Hat Trick Seals OT Win for Caps

    Oh man, was that ever close! In losing 6-5 in overtime to the Washington Capitals last night, the Montreal Canadiens came within one goal of taking a 2-0 series lead...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about 4 years ago 430 reads 2 comments

  10. Capitals-Canadiens: How Will Alex Ovechkin and Caps Respond in Game Two?

    The nervous excitement in the city of Montreal is palpable this morning. The surprise of the Montreal Canadiens' 3-2 overtime win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday has morphed into cautious optimism...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about 4 years ago 100 reads 4 comments

  11. Montreal-Washington: Tomas Plekanec's OT Winner Draws First Blood

    With all the talk the past few days and all of the supposed controversies between Plekanec and Theodore, all of the question marks surrounding goaltending and all of the pundits—this ...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about 4 years ago 192 reads 1 comments

  12. Around the League: Montreal-Washington, Tampa, Lecavalier, and More...

    As we sit waiting for the playoffs to get going tonight, there are a couple of things going on in the league that bear discussing...

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  13. 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Montreal-Washington Series Preview

    You hear that sound? That annoying beeping sound? That's the sound of Montreal Canadiens backing into the playoffs.Beep, beep, beep.....

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about over 4 years ago 928 reads 9 comments

  14. Montreal Canadiens-Carolina Hurricanes: Habs Fail To Clinch in 5-3 Loss To Canes

    Deep breath now, Habs addicts. Inhale. Exhale. Yes, the Habs need one measly point to clinch a playoff spot, and yes they have blown two opportunities to get that point. But this is not over yet...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about over 4 years ago 103 reads 2 comments

  15. Canadiens-Islanders: Habs Blow Lead Twice Before Losing 4-3 in Shootout

    After two back-to-back weekend wins, the Habs were in a good spot to clinch a playoff spot last night. The golden opportunity to clinch presented itself when the Buffalo Sabres beat ...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about over 4 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  16. Pregame Primer: Habs in Driver's Seat, Will They Trip on Their Dog Too?

    As I took my dog, Chanel—a cute as a button, 23-pound Cocker Spaniel—for a walk yesterday, everything seemed like it has always been...

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  17. Around the NHL: League Into Homestretch, Playoff Picture Not Set

    Like racehorses rounding the final corner of the Kentucky Derby, the NHL today enters the final week of regular season competition. And just like the homestretch in the holy grail of horse racing, things are far from decided in the world of NHL hockey...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about over 4 years ago 149 reads 0 comments

  18. Montreal Canadiens-Philadelphia Flyers: Jaroslav Halak Steals Points in 1-0 Win

    The last few days in Montreal have seen the talk show airwaves and blog forums light up with talk about the Canadiens' two goaltenders...

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  19. Jaroslav Halak or Carey Price: Who Would You Put in the Montreal Canadiens' Net?

    UPDATE: It's official—Jacques Martin will be starting Jaroslav Halak tonight. So what do you all think? Is that the right choice? --- All of the talk since the Canadiens' 2-1 ...

    Kamal Panesar Written by Kamal Panesar about over 4 years ago 379 reads 6 comments

  20. Montreal-Carolina: Cam Ward Backstops Canes over Habs 2-1

    If there is one thing that the Habs excel at in this almost expired 2010 NHL season, it is in being inconsistent...

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  21. Montreal Canadiens Worst 5-on-5. Will the Real Grinders Please Stand Up?

    Yep, it's official: The Habs are THE worst team in the league, 5-on-5. Combine that with their second overall powerplay and it is not big surprise that they have essentially been a win-one, lose-one team this year...

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  22. Montreal Canadiens-New Jersey Devils: Martin Brodeur Stifles Habs in 4-2 Win

    It's always a big occasion when Martin Brodeur comes to town to play against his hometown Canadiens. Yesterday, at the Bell Centre, was no different and unfortunately for the Habs the ...

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  23. Montreal-Florida: Brian Gionta's Two Goals Lead Habs over Panthers, 4-1

    So, stop me if you've heard this one before: The Habs take a 2-0 lead into the third period of a game—on first period goals by Brian Gionta and Benoit Pouliot—only to sit back in a defensive shell and let the opposing team come at them...

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  24. Montreal-Buffalo: Sabres Rally Late to Beat Habs 3-2 in Shootout

    They say that a 2-0 lead is the worst lead in hockey and the most difficult to defend. Last night, the Montreal Canadiens proved that theory right...

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  25. The Top Five Hottest Teams in the NHL

    Who are the top five hottest teams in the NHL right now? There are a lot of teams that are playing well, others that are on upward swings, and even more that are going down...

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