MONTREAL (AP) — Rookie Jonathan Dahlen scored his first two goals in his second career game, and the San Jose Sharks blanked the Montreal Canadiens 5-0 on Tuesday night. Erik Karlsson and Timo Meir each had a goal and two assists for the Sharks. Kevin Labanc also scored. Adin Hill stopped all 21 shots he […]
MONTREAL (AP) — After signing a surprising offer sheet in restricted free agency with the Carolina Hurricanes in late August, Jesperi Kotkaniemi waited seven days to see if the Montreal Canadiens would match the one-year, $6.1 million deal. “That week went really fast,” Kotkaniemi recalled Tuesday. “Didn’t think about that too much, just try to […]
MONTREAL (AP) — Alexis Lafreniere snapped a third-period tie with a power-play goal in his first NHL game back home, and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Saturday night for their first victory under new coach Gerard Gallant. Lafreniere, the top pick in the 2020 draft, grew up about an hour […]
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson and Anders Bjork scored 2:01 apart in the second period, and the Buffalo Sabres followed a tumultuous summer with a stunning season-opening 5-1 win over the injury-depleted Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night. Overcoming initial questions of lacking offense and leadership with deposed captain Jack Eichel’s future in Buffalo uncertain, […]
TORONTO (AP) — William Nylander broke a tie at 1:06 of the third period and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Wednesday night in the opener for both teams. Nylander took a pass from Morgan Rielly off the rush before faking a slap shot and high to goalie Jake Allen’s short […]
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have signed center Nick Suzuki to an eight-year, $63 million contract extension on Tuesday. The deal will pay Suzuki an average annual salary of $7.875 million. Suzuki, 22, led the Canadiens in playoff scoring last season with 16 points (seven goals, nine assists) in 22 games to help the […]
Before what happened on the field could take the spotlight, Seattle Seahawks’ live mascot, Taima the Augur Hawk, stole the show by landing on a fan’s head. With this being the most recent of many examples of animals interrupting sporting events, here are five of the best.
The NHLPA said Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will be away from the team while he takes part in the program.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild agreed to terms Thursday with defenseman Jon Merrill on a one-year, $850,000 contract, the third veteran they’ve added to the blue line in free agency. The 29-year-old Merrill had five assists and 70 blocked shots in 49 games last season, with the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal […]
MONTREAL (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he was not happy with the decision by the Montreal Canadiens to draft an 18-year-old player who was fined in Sweden for sharing an explicit photo of a woman without her consent. The Canadiens chose Logan Mailloux in the first round of the draft on […]