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Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) makes the save on Washington Capitals centre Nicklas Backstrom (19) during first period NHL hockey action Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Vrana has goal, assist as Capitals beat Canadiens 4-2

Jan. 27, 2020 11:40 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — The Washington Capitals proved they can score a lot of goals even without Alex Ovechkin. Jakub Vrana had a goal and an assist as the Eastern Conference-leading Capitals beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 Monday night for their fourth straight win. Tom Wilson, Travis Boyd and Nicklas Backstrom...

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford celebrates with teammate Duncan Keith after the Blackhawks defeated the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Smith scores twice, Blackhawks beat Canadiens 4-1

Jan. 16, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Corey Crawford doesn’t know why he plays well against his hometown team. The veteran goalie stopped 32 shots to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night. Crawford, from suburban Chateauguay, Quebec, improved to 11-2-2 against the Canadiens....

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is scored on by Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lightning extend win streak to 7 with 2-1 win over Canadiens

Jan. 2, 2020 11:30 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal coach Claude Julien felt a hot goaltender prevented the Canadiens from getting the result they deserved. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 38 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their winning streak to five games with a 2-1 win over the Canadiens on Thursday night. Montreal lost...

Montreal Canadiens' Tomas Tatar (90), of Slovakia, clears the puck in front of Carolina Hurricanes' Dougie Hamilton (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Haula helps Hurricanes earn 3-1 win over Montreal

Dec. 31, 2019 11:09 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Erik Haula is returning to his early season form after returning from an injury. Haula had a goal and an assist as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night.. Sebastian Aho also scored and Teuvo Teravainen had two assists for the Hurricanes (24-14-2), who...

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates his goal against the Montreal Canadiens with defenseman Victor Hedman (77) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Lightning overcome sluggish start, beat Canadiens 5-4

Dec. 28, 2019 11:30 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Through 12 minutes, Tampa Bay trailed by two goals and hadn't even put a shot on net. Then the Lightning got the puck moving, and after that, Montreal couldn't keep up. Victor Hedman matched the franchise record for assists by a defenseman with four, Alex Killorn scored twice and Tampa...

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price makes a save during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Bernier makes 42 saves, Red Wings beat Canadiens 2-1

Dec. 14, 2019 11:32 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Bernier knew he was locked in from the moment he stepped onto the Bell Centre ice for warm-up. In front of friends and family in Montreal, Bernier made a season-high 42 saves as the league-worst Detroit Red Wings downed the Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night. The Red Wings have won...

Jarry’s shutout streak ends as Montreal beats Penguins 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 10:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tomas Tatar's 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry's franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. Jarry's shutout run ended at 177:15 on Tatar's power-play goal 12:24 into the second period that...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Teddy Blueger (53) can't get to a rebound off Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) with Matthew Peca (63) defending during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Canadiens end Jarry's shutout streak, race past Penguins 4-1

Dec. 10, 2019 10:48 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for Tristan Jarry's brilliant play. Maybe the talk about Jarry pushing Matt Murray as Pittsburgh's top goaltender, too. At least for now. Jarry's three-week surge that peaked with a franchise-record scoreless streak came to a crashing halt on Tuesday, as the Montreal Canadiens...

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry (35) blocks a shot deflected by Arizona Coyotes' Brad Richardson (15) with Penguins' Chad Ruhwedel defending during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Jarry spoils Kessel's return, Penguins beat Coyotes 2-0

Dec. 7, 2019 1:01 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tristan Jarry spoiled Phil Kessel's return to Pittsburgh, turning aside all 33 shots to post his second consecutive shutout as the Penguins edged the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Friday night. Kessel helped Pittsburgh to back-to-back Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017 before being traded to the...

Montreal Canadiens center Nate Thompson (44) celebrates his goal with defenseman Jeff Petry (26) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Canadiens won 2-1. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Thompson scores late in 3rd, Canadiens beat Rangers 2-1

Dec. 6, 2019 11:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens are hoping their season is back on track. After suffering eight straight losses, Friday night's 2-1 win over the New York Rangers gave Montreal two victories in their last three games, and something to build on. Nate Thompson scored the winner with 67 seconds left in...