Latest Alex Pietrangelo News

Canadiens return to Cup Final after 3-2 OT win over Vegas

Jun. 25, 2021 02:48 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Phillip Danault was patting rookie Cole Caufield on the back for playing a big role in helping the Canadiens’ remarkable playoff run, while familiar chants of `Ole, Ole’ and sounds of horn-honking could be heard from a large celebrating crowd outside the Bell Centre...

Canadiens beat Golden Knights 3-2 in OT to take 2-1 lead

Jun. 19, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Luke Richardson didn’t envision his debut as an NHL head coach coming this way. But he’ll take it. Josh Anderson scored his second goal of the game at 12:53 of overtime and Carey Price made 43 saves as Montreal beat the Vegas...

Pressure on Vegas with semifinal series shifting to Montreal

Jun. 17, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

The last time the Vegas Golden Knights played north of the border, they outshot a gritty, underdog opponent and got beat by a hot goaltender. The next game they play in Canada presents a similar challenge against Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens, who resemble the...

Offense from defense a key factor in Stanley Cup semifinals

Jun. 17, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

One of the first things Peter DeBoer wanted to change when he took over as Vegas Golden Knights coach 17 months ago was getting defensemen more involved in the offense. It took some time. Now, the Golden Knights have more goals, assists and points from their blue line...

Price makes 29 saves, Canadiens beat Golden Knights 3-2

Jun. 17, 2021 01:17 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens vowed to adapt after looking out of sync in the first game of their Stanley Cup semifinal series with the Vegas Golden Knights. It's exactly what they did Wednesday night. Carey Price made 29 saves and the...

NHL semifinals full of 'hunger' for first Stanley Cup title

Jun. 16, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

When the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup last year, it was the first time most of their players and coaches had ever lifted the trophy. Now that they have savored the taste of winning, they want to help trade deadline pickup David Savard do the same in his 10th...

Vets Pietrangelo, Perry contributing for Vegas, Montreal

Jun. 15, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo and Corey Perry had very different free agent experiences last offseason. Pietrangelo got a private plane trip to Vegas for an in-person meeting with the Golden Knights when the market opened and got a long-term contract worth over $61...

Vegas opens Stanley Cup semifinal with 4-1 win over Montreal

Jun. 15, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens’ rich history didn’t mean much when it came to facing upstart Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night. Shea Theodore had a goal and an assist, Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves and the Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1...

Fine lines: Knights receive scoring help across all 4 units

Jun. 11, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

Max Pacioretty and the top line of Vegas are rolling right along. Same with William Karlsson's group on the second unit and right on down the lines. Bottom line: The Golden Knights are operating four highly productive lines heading into their...

Golden Knights top Avalanche 6-3, reach Stanley Cup semis

Jun. 11, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Alex Pietrangelo signed with the Vegas Golden Knights in October, he didn’t mince words as to why he left St. Louis after 12 seasons. “Obviously the atmosphere; I mean, I think everybody agrees it’s probably the best place to play in the NHL...