MONTREAL (AP) — Dominique Ducharme was hired as the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday after leading the club on a playoff run all the way to the Stanley Cup Final.
The Habs announced that Ducharme has agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season, removing the “interim” qualifier that’s been attached to his title since he took over from the fired Claude Julien on Feb.
MONTREAL (AP) — During a season that has been anything but normal for Dominique Ducharme, the Montreal Canadiens interim coach finds it somehow apt his team is flying into a potential hurricane for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It was no coincidence 5-foot-9 Montreal forward Brendan Gallagher kept going after 6-foot-6 Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman after the first period in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, shoving him and moving linesmen out of the way to continue the altercation.
Alexander Romanov played 54 games during the regular season for the Montreal Canadiens. Tomas Tatar played 50 and Jake Evans 47.
In the playoffs, it has been a completely different picture. Romanov has only gotten into only two games and Tatar and Evans five each.
Carey Price stared at the puck in the net behind him in a must-win Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Staring right back at Price and his Canadiens teammates is a near-impossible deficit, down 3-0 to the Tampa Bay Lightning and facing the prospect of elimination in Game 4 Monday at home.
MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens coach Dominique Ducharme summed up his team's feelings about Quebec health officials not allowing more fans at Bell Centre for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final as “disappointing — very disappointing.”
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Canadiens assistant Luke Richardson is preparing to hand back the coaching duties to Dominique Ducharme for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Final.
Ducharme, the team’s interim head coach, spent the past two weeks in mandatory quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When the Stanley Cup Final shifts to Montreal for Games 3 and 4, the Canadiens expect to have coach Dominique Ducharme back behind their bench.
Ducharme was required by provincial protocol in Quebec to isolate for 14 days after testing positive for the coronavirus.
MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal Canadiens interim coach Dominique Ducharme will have to wait until Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final against the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning to rejoin his team after testing positive for COVID-19.
MONTREAL (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon was placed in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19.
The Golden Knights provided no other updates except to say Sunday that McCrimmon is following NHL and local health protocols.
MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens interim coach Dominique Ducharme on Sunday said he remained symptom-free two days after testing positive for COVID-19, and hoped to be back behind the bench during Montreal’s Stanley Cup semifinal series against Vegas.
MONTREAL (AP) — Luke Richardson didn’t envision his debut as an NHL head coach coming this way.
But he’ll take it.
Josh Anderson scored his second goal of the game at 12:53 of overtime and Carey Price made 43 saves as Montreal beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Friday night for a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup semifinal series hours after learning interim coach Dominique Ducharme tested positive for COVID-19.
MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal interim coach Dominique Ducharme tested positive for the coronavirus and missed the Canadiens' 3-2 overtime victory Friday night in Game 3 of the semifinal series against the Vegas Golden Knights.
The Montreal Canadiens left Canada for the first time in 15 months to discover the hard way how the game’s being played a little more intensely south of the border.
What appeared apparent from afar in watching the Vegas Golden Knights wear down the President’s Trophy-winning Colorado Avalanche in six games of their West Division final series, became an up-close reality for the Canadiens in opening the Stanley Cup semifinals with a 4-1 loss on Monday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele was suspended for four games by the NHL on Thursday night for a crushing late hit on Montreal's Jake Evans in Game 1 of the second-round series.