Tag Archives: Montreal Canadiens

Divisional Playoff Races Coming Down To The Wire

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images With most teams across the NHL down to 10 or fewer games before the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs start in May, some races for the Stanley Cup Playoffs could go to the final whistle. The East … Continue reading

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N1KY Throwback: Remembering Nicklas Backstrom’s Hat Trick Against The Montreal Canadiens in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs – April 17, 2010

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images On April 15, 2021, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom played in his 1,000th regular season game as a member of the team. While Stanley Cup Playoff games do not count in that number, Backstrom has been a … Continue reading

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Canadiens Fire Head Coach Claude Julien, Associate Kirk Muller; Give Dominique Ducharme Job On Interim Basis

Photo: USA Today The Montreal Canadiens announced on Wednesday that head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller have both been fired. Assistant Dominique Ducharme was named the interim head coach and former Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows will … Continue reading

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The Goal: “Part Deux” – Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadians – February 18, 2009

Mike Carlson/Associated Press In the history of the Washington Capitals, the month of February has seemed to be one in which players have either good fortune or a knack, for scoring memorable, highlight-reel goals, including current team captain Alex Ovechkin. … Continue reading

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A Broken Nose and Four Goals – Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadians – January 31, 2008

NHL After returning to the Washington Capitals’ lineup in typical fashion on January 30, 2021, Alex Ovechkin’s propensity for scoring goals was on full display over a decade ago today in a contest against the Montreal Canadiens. In this Retro … Continue reading

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2020-21 Canadian Division Preview

Photo: Terence Leung/Getty Images While nothing is set in stone, it appears that the 2020-21 NHL season will be limited to intradivisional play and will feature a realignment due to the United States-Canada border closure, which has no timetable for … Continue reading

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Number 12 For Two — Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens – November 15, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances in most seasons, assuming no lockout, strike, or pandemic,  the NHL in mid-November would be just over a month into the regular season. This post looks at a Washington Capitals’ game against the Montreal Canadiens on … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of 2020 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It has been an unusual offseason in the NHL to say the least, with a delay in both the draft and free agency and a flat salary cap. So, which teams … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Atlantic Division

Photo: TSN As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa Caps grades each … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Acquire Max Domi From Canadiens In Exchange For Josh Anderson, 78th Overall Pick

Photo: Sportsnet Word out of Ohio was that the Columbus Blue Jackets were looking to upgrade at center and they did that on Tuesday when they acquired Max Domi from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Josh Anderson and … Continue reading

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