Tag Archives: Montreal Canadiens

A Look Back At What The Remaining Eastern Conference Teams Did At The Trade Deadline

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images It may feel like years ago but just two and a half weeks before the NHL paused its season due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2019-20 trade deadline passed. A lot more moves took place … Continue reading

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Ranking The Most Favorable First-Round Matchups For The Capitals

Photo: @Capitals While the Washington Capitals will be facing the Boston Bruins (No. 1 seed), Tampa Bay Lightning (No. 2), and Philadelphia Flyers (No. 4) in a three-game round-robin to determine Stanley Cup Playoff seeding when the 2019-20 NHL season … Continue reading

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Canadiens’ Russian Defensive Prospect Alexander Romanov on Facing Alex Ovechkin: “I Want To Play Against Him, Not Fight Him”

Russian Defender Alexander Romanov, who just signed a contract with the Montreal Canadiens, shared his expectations for playing for the Canadiens, and thoughts about potentially defending against fellow countryman Alex Ovechkin.

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Eastern Conference Play-In Preview

Photo: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images The NHL announced that the Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin with 24 teams. While there are many boxes to be checked before play begins, Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the playoffs could begin as early as … Continue reading

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Islanders’ Johnny Boychuk Takes Skate Blade to the Face In Game Against Canadiens

Hockey, like any sport, brings with it the potential for injury, with a combination of hard, cold ice, sticks, a puck, and sharp skate blades being potential causes of injury to players or officials. On Tuesday night, in a game … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Ilya Kovalchuk From Canadiens In Exchange For 2020 Third-Round Pick

Photo: THN The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday night that they have acquired forward Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, just hours ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline at … Continue reading

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Canadiens Top Capitals, 4-3 in Overtime; Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal No. 699

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 (OT) on Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The Capitals opened the scoring with a goal from Alex Ovechkin, his 699th career goal in the NHL. … Continue reading

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Come Eller High Water: Capitals’ Lars Eller Scores Sixth-Career Goal Against Canadiens, His Former Team; Continues Productivity In The Rough Patch

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals‘ center Lars Eller is continuing to be one of the team’s best players during a challenging February slump. In Thursday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Montréal Canadiens, Eller scored his sixth career goal against his … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 699th Goal Against Canadiens; One Goal Shy Of Hitting 700

Photo: @Capitals He’s this close to another major milestone. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 699th career goal on Thursday as the team clashes with Montréal Canadiens at Capital One Arena. He is now only one goal away from hitting the 700-goal … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov In, Brendan Leipsic Out; Brenden Dillon To Start With John Carlson – Canadiens at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Center Evgeny Kuznetsov will return against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NBCSN nationally) after missing the Washington Capitals’ three-game road trip with a lower-body injury. He will play in his normal … Continue reading

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