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Hudon recalled by the Canadiens

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-11-17

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images And he’s back. The Montreal Canadiens assigned Charles Hudon to the AHL last night. Today, they brought him back up. Canadiens recalled forward Charles Hudon from the Laval Rocket today. He will be at practice tomorrow and will be travelling with the team to Columbus.— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) November 17, 2019 The demot

Habsent Minded 2.24: Mattias Norlinder’s and Alexander Romanov’s performance at the Four Nations

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-11-17

Photo by Mikhail Japaridze\TASS via Getty Images We delve into the performances of the Canadiens’ two European defencemen at a pre-World Juniors tournament. Anton Rasegård joins Patrik Bexell to talk about the Montreal Canadiens’ prospects’ performances at the recent Four Nations tournament in Finland. They discuss the chances of Mattias Norlinder getting selected for the World Junior Championship in December. The logjam on Sweden’s blue line might create problems for Norlinder, and it will come down to how coach Tomas Montén wants to shape his team. Will he go with Adam Ginning, a big, burly, slow player that can clear out space in front of the

Micro Analysis: The evolving games of Cale Fleury and Nick Suzuki

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-11-17

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Playing different positions, both rookies are taking different routes to success. Last night’s game was a mess of penalty-filled mayhem that should best be forgotten in the grand scheme of the season. Overall, Montreal still came out with three out of a possible four points on the weekend by defeating the top team in the league in the Washington Capitals. After a negative finish, here are some positives from the duo of games. Cale Fleury’s confidence Players on the bottom pairing, or on the fourth line for that matter, don’t have a se

Rocket vs Sound Tigers recap & highlights: Laval bounces back thanks to McCarron’s late goal

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-11-17

Club du hockey Canadien, inc After one of their worst performances of the season, the Rocket shut out Bridgeport. Jake Evans was not even supposed to play in the Laval Rocket’s 3-0 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday afternoon at Place Bell. The young centre, who had yet to score a goal in his first 18 games this season, was told that he would be sitting out the game. He skated 45 minutes in the morning with Alexandre Burrows like most scratched players would do on game day. In those 45 minutes, the Rocket got a call from the Montreal Canadie

WYWS: Delayed blood samples at MUHC, Habs let one slip away versus Devils

Source: Montreal Gazette
Date: 2019-11-17

Urgent blood samples that need to be analyzed in less than an hour are facing lengthy delays because of frequent breakdowns in the pneumatic tube delivery system at the superhospital of the McGill University Health Centre, the Montreal Gazette has learned. Full story here. Read More

Keith Kinkaid and Cale Fleury deserved better on Saturday

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-11-17

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports A pair of Canadiens shouldn’t let a bad ending overwrite a great night for them. There are plenty of storylines coming out of Saturday night’s ref-addled travesty of a game at the Bell Centre. Nick Suzuki continues to thrive, NHL officiating is at an all-time low for competence, and Shea Weber is still producing points, to name a few. One that shouldn’t slide from memory so easily is how well Keith Kinkaid played to even keep the Montreal Canadiens in the game after a very sluggish start. If

A Comedy of Zebras

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-11-17

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images The Canadiens and Devils played on Saturday night, but the officials apparently thought the game was about them. The Montreal Canadiens and New Jersey Devils played a game of hockey last night. Unfortunately for everyone who bought a ticket or tuned in on television, the officiating crew decided to ensure that it was arguably the most difficult-to-watch game of hockey in recent memory. I know, old Drizzy is one of the biggest Zebra bashers in the game, but this was a special case of inept officiating. It was quite the debacle, and I felt it necessary to make

Links: Max Domi takes responsbility for loss to Devils

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-11-17

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports In today’s links, Domi knows he needs to be more composed, the Bell Centre welcomes Thierry Henry, and the offside reviews may be getting an overhaul. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Max Domi knows his penalties hurt the team, and he’s determined to not let it happen again: Max Domi took full responsibility for the loss because of the unsportsmanlike penalty he took. Said he can’t allow himself to do that.— Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu)

Palmieri Helps Devils Complete Comeback Victory over Canadiens

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-11-17

MONTREAL — Kyle Palmieri scored in overtime as the New Jersey Devils completed the comeback to defeat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night. Nikita Gusev, Nico Hischier and Wayne Simmonds scored in regulation time for the Devils (7-8-4), who were down 3-1 late in the second. Mackenzie Blackwood, playing his second game in as many nights, stopped 31-of-34 shots. Brendan Gallagher, Cale Fleury and Nick Suzuki scored for the Canadiens (11-5-4), who ended a three-game win streak. Backup Keith Kinkaid made 39 saves against his former club. Both teams were playing the second of back-to-back games. New Jersey beat Pittsburgh 2-1 on Friday while Montreal won 5-2 in Washington. It looked like Phillip Danault gave the Canadiens a 4-3 lead with 47 seconds left in the third period but the referees deemed the Montreal winger had kicked the puck into the net.

Canadiens’ Kinkaid responsible for earning a point in loss to Devils

Source: Sportsnet.ca
Date: 2019-11-17

MONTREAL— Keith Kinkaid sat at his stall with his head buried between his hands and half his equipment filed away in his bag following his 42-save performance in what turned out to be a loss on Saturday night. It was a loss that brought his record to 1-1-2 on the season, and a loss that did nothing to help the unflattering numbers attached to his name. Kinkaid now has a 4.23 goals-against average and a .887 save percentage through four games in a Montreal Canadiens uniform.

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