Montreal Canadiens

February 04, 2010 - 8:27 am
If there was ever a game for the Bruins to get back to their winning ways, Thursday night against archrival Montreal Canadiens would be it. Boston has fallen from fifth to 12th in the Eastern Conference standings during its eight game losing streak and has watched division opponents like the Habs...
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Mike Petraglia
February 03, 2010 - 10:04 am
Three of the most prominent leaders on the Bruins are sounding the same theme '€” wins are right around the corner. The problem is the Bruins have to turn the corner first. On Wednesday, they got back to practice in Belmont and the business of pounding the pavement '€” or ice '€” and looking...
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Mike Petraglia
November 05, 2009 - 9:05 pm
Say this much for Bruins head coach Claude Julien - he's not looking for sympathy. In the opening month of the season, he has lost his leading playmaker Marc Savard , his leading tough guy in Milan Lucic and now, David Krejci , one of his most skilled young forwards has been diagnosed with the H1N1...
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June 01, 2009 - 8:15 am
According to an ESPN.com report , the Montreal Canadiens have hired Florida Panthers GM Jacques Martin as their new head coach and will hold a Monday afternoon press conference to make the announcement. The former coach of the St. Louis Blues, Ottawa Senators and Florida Panthers still had three...
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Mike Petraglia
May 18, 2009 - 2:14 pm
For all the accomplishments the Boston Bruins achieved this past season, the biggest may reach far beyond the ice sheet at TD Banknorth Garden . The Bruins are Boston's darlings once again. Even with the heartbreaking end in Game 7 against Carolina, these Bruins seemed to have captured the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 16, 2009 - 6:28 pm
Long before they took exception to Milan Lucic passing to a wide open Phil Kessel for an empty net goal, Kessel's second of the night, the No. 8 seed Montreal Canadiens showed they were not going to be a pushover in this opening round best-of-7 series, despite losing 4-2 to the Bruins at TD...
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Mike Petraglia
April 15, 2009 - 9:44 am
As colleague Joe Haggerty pointed out Tuesday in his five-point plan for taking down the Habs , Bruins netminder Tim Thomas will definitely play a big role in the upcoming Bruins-Canadiens series. Thomas heads into this series knowing full well all eyes will be on him and how he handles the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 15, 2009 - 8:48 am
Asked what this time of year means him, Bruins coach Claude Julien turned poet-philosopher. "From the weather outside, walking outside into the rink, it's a great feeling," Julien said Wednesday. "I know the guys enjoy it, we as a coaching staff are the same. I know I look forward to it every year...
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Mike Petraglia
April 14, 2009 - 12:40 pm
One of the great things about the Stanley Cup playoffs is the fact that you start to see real personality come out in players - and coaches. Just listen to Claude Julien when he was asked about his team's approach to the playoffs this season as the No. 1 seed as opposed to 12 months ago when his...
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Mike Petraglia
April 14, 2009 - 11:27 am
Patrice Bergeron would rather not relive last year at this time when the Bruins were getting ready to take on the Canadiens in round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The star center was on the cusp of returning from a grade 3 concussion suffered on Oct. 27, 2007 when Philadelphia's Randy Jones...
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