Latest Jesperi Kotkaniemi News

Canadiens' Game 1 win tempered by late hit on Jake Evans

Jun. 03, 2021 00:45 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Eric Staal scored early goals and Montreal beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the second-round series, a victory tempered by a scary late-game hit on Canadiens center Jake Evans. Playing on his...

Canadiens beat Maple Leafs 3-2 in OT to force Game 7

May. 30, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored at 15:15 of overtime and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Saturday night to force Game 7 in the first-round series. Corey Perry and Tyler Toffoli also scored and Carey Price made 41 saves in front of...

Canadiens beat Maple Leafs 4-3 in OT to force Game 6

May. 27, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Nick Suzuki scored 59 seconds into overtime and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Thursday night, rebounding after blowing a three-goal lead to force Game 6 in the Original Six first-round matchup. Cole Caufield intercepted Alex...

The Latest: NHL postpones Oilers-Canadiens game

Mar. 22, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL has postponed Edmonton's game at Montreal after two Canadiens players were placed in the league’s COVID-19 protocol. Forwards Joel...