Latest Jeff Petry News

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) celebrates with the bench after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Vasilevskiy stops 32 shots, Lightning beat Canadiens 4-0

Mar. 5, 2020 11:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 32 saves, Victor Hedman scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 Thursday night. Vasilevskiy completed his 21st career shutout to help Tampa Bay win for the second time in five games. Nikita Kucherov had a goal and an assist, and...

Montreal Canadiens left wing Paul Byron (41) watches his power-play goal go into the net behind New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Gallagher helps Canadiens start fast, beat Islanders 6-2

Mar. 3, 2020 10:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brendan Gallagher had a goal and an assist in Montreal’s three-goal first period, and the Canadiens went on to a 6-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Joel Armia also had a goal and an assist, and Jeff Petry, Charles Hudon, Paul Byron and Jordan Weal also scored for...

Montreal Canadiens center Phillip Danault (24) celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Montreal. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)

Petry's goal in OT leads Canadiens past Hurricanes 4-3

Feb. 29, 2020 11:44 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Jeff Petry scored 52 seconds into overtime, lifting the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Phillip Danault, Max Domi and Brendan Gallagher scored in regulation for the Canadiens, who snapped a two-game skid despite giving up a 3-0 lead. Tomas...

New Jersey Devils center Blake Coleman (20) blocks as Detroit Red Wings defenseman Filip Hronek (17) tries to flip the puck to a teammate during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NHL teams get jump on deadline with flurry of early trades

Feb. 20, 2020 4:08 PM EST

Tom Fitzgerald changed teams twice at the NHL trade deadline as a player and knows how it feels. As interim general manager of the New Jersey Devils, he didn’t wait until deadline day to trade captain Andy Greene or forward Blake Coleman. Beating the buzzer by more than a week, Fitzgerald recalled his own...

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) deflects a shot as Detroit Red Wings left wing Tyler Bertuzzi (59) moves for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NHL-worst Red Wings beat Canadeins 4-3, sweep season series

Feb. 18, 2020 11:20 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings can only wish they played Montreal more than just four times this season. Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal with 5:15 remaining in regulation to cap Detroit's three-goal third period, helping the Red Wings rally to beat the Canadiens 4-3 Tuesday night to sweep...

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) scores on Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. At left is Montreal Canadiens left wing Jonathan Drouin (92). (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1

Feb. 12, 2020 11:20 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak has been one of the Bruins' most reliable scorers this season. His latest big night came at the expense of one of Boston's longtime rivals. Pastrnak had his fourth hat trick of the season and the Bruins rolled to their third straight win over the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1 on...

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry (26) scores on Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson (36) during overtime in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Petry's OT goal lifts Canadiens over Ducks 3-2

Feb. 6, 2020 11:23 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Jeff Petry scored 25 seconds into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. Nick Suzuki and Brendan Gallagher scored in regulation for the Canadiens, who have won six of their last eight games. Carey Price made 35 saves and improved to...

Montreal Canadiens' Artturi Lehkonen smiles after scoring against the Florida Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Petry, Price lead Canadiens past Panthers 4-0

Feb. 1, 2020 5:09 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Jeff Petry had four assists, Carey Price made 29 saves and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Florida Panthers 4-0 on Saturday. Nick Suzuki, Artturi Lehkonen, Tomas Tatar and Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens (24-22-7), who improved to 6-2-0 in their last eight games. It was Price's...