ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have acquired checking-line forward Nicolas Deslauriers in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens.
Montreal got a 2020 fourth-round draft pick and freed...
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.
Ristolainen goal in OT gives Sabres 6-5 win over Canadiens
MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price put all the blame on himself for Montreal's latest loss.
Rasmus Ristolainen scored at 1:38 of overtime to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 6-5 victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night.
Vladimir Sobotka and Jeff Skinner each scored twice and Conor Sheary added a goal for the Sabres.
Linus Ullmark gave up five goals on 32 shots through two periods. Carter Hutton came in and made five saves in the third.
DETROIT (AP) — Montreal coach Claude Julien acknowledged the Canadiens can benefit by losing, increasing their chances in the NHL draft lottery.
Julien, though, insisted coaches and players are wired to win and refuse to compete with any other goal in mind.
Nicolas Deslauriers' second goal put Montreal ahead late in the second period and they held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Thursday night.
Fight night in Philly? Penguins bruiser Jamie Oleksiak isn’t expecting that
PHILADELPHIA – When the Penguins face the Flyers on Wednesday night, they will be making their first trip to the Wells Fargo Center since they dealt away heavyweight Ryan Reaves at the NHL trade deadline.
In the past, that might have been a big problem for the Penguins.
For decades, the Flyers preyed on opponents who didn't have the artillery to match them shot for shot in a knock-down, drag-out war.
Ellis scores in shootout, Predators beat Canadiens 3-2
MONTREAL (AP) — Things looked to be getting nasty between P.K. Subban and his former teammates.
Subban was held off the scoresheet and played a turnover-filled game, but his Nashville Predators still pulled out a 3-2 shootout victory on Saturday night — mainly thanks to the outstanding play of goalie Pekka Rinne who made 47 saves, including 10 in the five-minute overtime period.
Ryan Ellis scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Predators to the win.
Avalanche lose 4-2 to Canadiens, ending 10-game win streak
MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Drouin had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens ended Colorado's 10-game winning streak Tuesday night with a 4-2 victory over the Avalanche.
Nicolas Deslauriers, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher also scored for the Canadiens. Carey Price made 20 saves for his 14th win of the season.
Canadiens win 4-2, stop Avalanche streak at 10 games
MONTREAL (AP) — It took one of Jonathan Drouin's best games of the season to stop Colorado's 10-game winning streak.
Drouin had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens ended a long run of surprising success for the Avalanche with a 4-2 victory Tuesday night.
Canadiens C Danault leaves with head injury after scary play
MONTREAL (AP) — Brad Marchand scored in the fourth round of a shootout, and the Boston Bruins beat Montreal 4-3 on Saturday night after the Canadiens lost Phillip Danault to a head injury on a frightening play in the second period.
Marchand also scored in regulation, helping the Bruins improve to 9-0-3 in their last 12 games. Jake DeBrusk and David Krejci had the other goals for Boston, and Tuukka Rask made 27 saves.
Sabres acquire Redmond in trading Deslauriers to Canadiens
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Zach Redmond in a trade that sent forward Nicolas Deslauriers to the Montreal Canadiens.
The move involving two minor leaguers was made on Wednesday, a day before Buffalo opens the season by hosting Montreal.
Redmond is listed at 6-foot-2 and 212 pounds and was selected in the seventh round of 2008 draft by the then-Atlanta Thrashers. He has nine goals and 29 assists in 130 NHL games split between Montreal, Colorado and Winnipeg.