Montreal Canadiens

Mike Petraglia
May 08, 2014 - 7:59 pm
MONTREAL -- Boston has a new humble hero and his name is Matt Fraser . Just seven hours after joining the Bruins on a recall for Justin Florek , Fraser calmly stepped into the playoff fray between the B's and the Canadiens, scoring the game-winning goal on a rebound from a Carl Soderberg shot just...
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Mike Petraglia
May 08, 2014 - 9:15 am
MONTREAL -- Brad Marchand and the Bruins have been through the Stanley Cup playoff wars over the last four years and a little 2-1 hole in the second round against the Canadiens isn't going to faze them one bit. Even if the pivotal Game 4 is again on the very hostile ice of the Bell Centre . "There'...
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May 07, 2014 - 7:12 am
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton  joined Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday to discuss Boston's 4-2 loss to the Canadiens in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . The Bruins once again got off to a slow start in...
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May 06, 2014 - 8:37 am
Pierre McGuire of NBC Sports joined Mut & Merloni on Tuesday morning to discuss the Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Bruins and Canadiens. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . The Bruins evened up the series in dramatic fashion on Saturday, as...
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Mike Petraglia
May 03, 2014 - 1:33 pm
Call it sour grapes. Call it the frustration that comes with letting in a highly questionable goal that tied the game. Or just call it Carey Price answering a question the way he saw it. However you characterize the Canadiens goalie's response to letting in three goals in a span of 5:32 of the...
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Mike Petraglia
May 01, 2014 - 11:18 pm
Tuukka Rask might have been willing to take the fall for Thursday's 4-3 loss in double overtime, but Matt Bartkowski knows better. Just seven seconds after Bartkowski hauled down Dale Weise in front of the Boston net, P.K. Subban scored his second power-play goal 4:17 into the the second overtime...
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Mike Petraglia
May 01, 2014 - 9:04 pm
P.K. Subban wasn't turning cartwheels in the Canadiens dressing room after his power-play goal 4:17 into the second overtime lifted Montreal to a 4-3 win over the Bruins in Game 1 Thursday night at TD Garden. There's good reason for his reservation. Three years ago, Subban's Canadiens not only won...
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Mike Petraglia
May 01, 2014 - 9:00 pm
One sign of a true leader is taking full blame for a difficult playoff loss. Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask did just that Thursday night when he stood in front of his dressing room stall and told the world he should have saved P.K. Subban 's rocket of a shot from the center point that beat him and the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 30, 2014 - 6:28 pm
Boston's most notorious pest knows he had better be on good behavior in this series since the whole hockey world - especially officials - will be watching. Brad Marchand accepts the reputation he has built for himself as the Bruins most tenacious bad boy. It may have contributed to a pair of...
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Mike Petraglia
April 30, 2014 - 12:16 pm
Forget all the talk about keeping the emotions in check for a moment. Understand that the essence of the rivalry between the Bruins and Canadiens is - at its core - about despising the opponent. It's just like the Red Sox and Yankees, only the Red Sox and Yankees haven't met 32 previous times in...
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