MONTREAL (AP) — Artturi Lehkonen delivered at a big moment for the Montreal Canadiens.
Lehkonen and Max Domi scored in the third period to lead Montreal to a 4-2 win over the NHL-leading...
Tomas Tatar lifts Canadiens past Panthers 6-1
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens are hitting their stride at the right time.
Tomas Tatar had two goals and an assist to lead the Canadiens over the Florida Panthers 6-1 on Tuesday...
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens refused to be satisfied — or comfortable — not with so much at stake.
Brendan Gallagher had two goals and an assist, and the Canadiens beat the Buffalo...
Tatar scores twice to lead Canadiens over Panthers 5-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Tomas Tatar never thought his game was off track, and he showed that for the Canadiens in their first game after the holiday break.
Tatar scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Canadiens beat the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Friday night.
Tartar’s two goals lead Canadiens past Panthers 5-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Tomas Tatar scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Friday night.
Jonathan Drouin had a goal and an assist, and Nicolas Deslauriers and Artturi Lehkonen also scored for the Canadiens, who won their third straight.
Henrik Borgstrom, Denis Malgin and Keith Yandle scored for the Panthers, who ended a two-game winning streak.
Petry, Price lead Canadiens to 6-4 win over Hurricanes
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens showed their mettle after their worst performance of the season.
Jeff Petry scored twice as the Canadiens defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 6-4 on Thursday night.
Matthew Peca, Brendan Gallagher, Artturi Lehkonen and Andrew Shaw also scored for the Canadiens, who have won four of their last five games. Phillip Danault and Kenny Agostino each had two assists.
The Canadiens were coming off a season-worst 7-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.
Domi scores twice, Canadiens beat Senators 5-2
MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Drouin and Max Domi simplified their games night by putting more shots on net.
Domi had two goals and an assist and Drouin added a goal and two assists as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 Tuesday night.
"Me and Max were in the same boat the past couple years where we don't shoot enough," Drouin said. "Sometimes you just got to shoot and keep it simple."
Weber, Lehkonen each score twice, Canadiens top Rangers 5-2
MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber says he really missed that winning feeling.
In his second game back from injury, Weber and Artturi Lehkonen each scored twice and the Canadiens snapped a five-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
The 33-year-old defenseman missed 73 games following surgeries on his right knee and left foot. He had an assist in a losing effort in his first game back on Thursday.
Armia lifts Canadiens past Islanders 4-3 in shootout
NEW YORK (AP) — After his team's first four skaters in the shootout couldn't beat goalie Thomas Greiss, Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien decided to go with the right-handed Joel Armia instead of Charles Hudon.
The move paid off.
Armia scored in the fifth round on the first shootout attempt of his career to lift the Canadiens over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Monday night.
Shore has 3 points, Bishop 34 saves to lift Stars over Habs
MONTREAL (AP) — Ben Bishop turned away Artturi Lehkonen on a potentially game-changing penalty shot, and Devin Shore and the Dallas Stars rolled from there.
Shore had a goal and two assists, Bishop stopped 34 shots and the Dallas Stars beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Esa Lindell and Miro Heiskanen also scored, and Alexander Radulov added an empty-netter for Dallas, which won on the road for the first time this season. This was the second stop on the Stars' six-game road trip.
Gallagher helps Canadiens beat Capitals 5-2 in Quebec City
QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Brendan Gallagher had a goal and an assist to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals 5-2 on Thursday night at the Videotron Centre.
Michael Chaput, Jacob de la Rose, Artturi Lehkonen and Rinat Valiev also scored for Montreal, and Charlie Lindgren stopped 11 of 13 shots. The Canadiens won for the first time in three exhibition games,
Sam Reinhart lifts Sabres to 4-3 win over Islanders
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart poked in a rebound with 4:14 left, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the New York Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night after squandering a three-goal lead.
Jack Eichel and Evan Rodrigues each had a goal and an assist for Buffalo, and Ryan O'Reilly also scored. Robin Lehner stopped 26 shots to help Buffalo salvage the finale of a five-game homestand after going 0-3-1 in its previous four games.
John Tavares, Anders Lee and Ross Johnston scored for New York.
Radulov helps Canadiens beat Rangers 3-1 for series lead
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexander Radulov and the Montreal Canadiens have gone from facing a giant hole to holding the momentum in their first-round matchup with the New York Rangers.
Radulov had a goal and an assist to lead the Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over the Rangers on Sunday night, giving Montreal a 2-1 lead in the series.
Artturi Lehkonen and Shea Weber scored power-play goals for Montreal, and Carey Price stopped 20 shots.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Artturi Lehkonen was happy to be a part of the Montreal Canadiens' division-clinching performance.
Lehkonen scored twice in the third period and had an assist to help the Canadiens secure the Atlantic Division title with a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday night. Andrew Shaw and Alexander Radulov also scored for Montreal, and Charlie Lindgren stopped 31 shots in his second NHL start.
Gallagher puts Canadiens ahead in 4-1 win over Stars
MONTREAL (AP) — The biggest ovation at the Bell Centre didn't come for Carey Price's stellar goaltending or for Brendan Gallagher's tiebreaking goal. It was for an assist by veteran defenseman Andrei Markov.
Red Wings clip Canadiens 2-1 in OT
MONTREAL (AP) — Anthony Mantha ended his scoring slump at the right time for the Red Wings.
Mantha scored at 4:10 of overtime to lift Detroit to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Mantha scored his 15th of the season on a wrist shot from close range to give the Red Wings their third win in four games.
It was his first goal since March 4 and only his second since Feb. 12. He was a healthy scratch for two games two weeks ago.
Canadiens pound Rangers 4-1, extend winning streak to 5
NEW YORK (AP) — Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens showed off their resurgent form under coach Claude Julien with a big Eastern Conference win.
Price made 26 saves and the Canadiens extended their winning streak to five games with a 4-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
Shea Weber, Artturi Lehkonen, Andrew Shaw and Jordie Benn scored for the Canadiens, who are in first place in the Atlantic Division.
Bogosian scores in overtime, Sabres edge Canadiens 3-2
MONTREAL (AP) — Zach Bogosian scored his first goal of the season in overtime and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday night in the second game of a back-to-back for both teams.
Sabres captain Brian Gionta and Cody Franson also scored. Robin Lehner stopped 36 shots.
Artturi Lehkonen and Phillip Danault scored for Montreal, and Carey Price made 35 saves.
MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty had four goals, Brian Flynn scored twice during a six-goal first period and the Montreal Canadiens routed the Colorado Avalanche 10-1 on Saturday night.
Flynn, Pacioretty and Artturi Lehkonen each scored against Calvin Pickard in the opening 7:12, and then Pacioretty, Paul Byron and Flynn each had a goal among the first four shots on Semyon Varlamov.