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Canadiens vs. Lightning: Five things you should know

It’s the second game in the Habs’ three-game post-Christmas road trip. They have a 9-4 December record after beating Florida 5-3 Friday night. Pat Hickey, Montreal Gazette Here are five things you should know about the Canadiens-Lightning game at Amalie Arena on Saturday. The matchup: This is the second game in the Canadiens’ three-game post-Christmas road trip. They have a ...

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Domi focused on ‘two points’ ahead of meeting with Ekblad, Panthers

tsn.ca The Florida Panthers, set to play their first home game since Dec. 15, have received a break from the injury report. Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price, who won the Vezina Trophy in 2015 as the NHL’s best netminder, will miss the Panthers game on Friday night due to a lower-body injury. Price had a 1.96 goals-against average in his ...

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Canadiens’ Max Domi has nothing but fond memories of Arizona

“Living in Scottsdale is arguably one of the best places to live in the world,” he says. “I’d be the first person to admit that.” STU COWAN, MONTREAL GAZETTE GLENDALE, Ariz. — Arizona isn’t heaven, but on a glorious December day with the temperature reaching a high of 25 Celsius, it felt like you could see it. It certainly didn’t ...

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Trade paying off for Habs

tsn.ca It’s been six months since the Montreal Canadiens traded Alex Galchenyuk to the Arizona Coyotes for Max Domi in a swap of forwards who were failing to achieve their past success. Galchenyuk, the third-overall pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, was two seasons removed from a career-high 30 goals and the Canadiens had moved past the idea of playing ...

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Vote Max Domi for NHL All-Star!

The 23-year-old forward is having a career season and should represent the Canadiens at the League’s midseason showcase Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com MONTREAL – Max Domi deserves to be an NHL All-Star. You can help make that happen. The NHL All-Star Fan Vote is under way and fans have a chance to select the divisional captains for the big ...

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Max Domi puts Montreal up 1-0 in six minutes

Domi takes the team goal-scoring lead back in Chicago. Justin Blades – habseyesontheprize.com Playing the 31st-place team in the league had to be an enticing proposition for Max Domi & co. After nearly connecting on a 2-on-1 earlier in the period, Domi notched his 14th of season moments later. Domi scores the opener in Chicago. Not sure Shaw really wanted ...

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Max Domi has panned out better in Montreal than anyone could have expected

He always had plenty of ability, and the stars have aligned for a perfect Canadiens debut. David St-Louis – habseyesontheprize.com Seasons of 52, 38 (shortened by injury), and 45 points never suggested that Max Domi could be a game-changer. Even the advanced stats didn’t paint the picture of an underrated forward, one who could have been misused and represented hidden ...

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Another Domi for Senators fans to hate

DON BRENNAN – montrealgazette.com One generation later, another Domi is poised to be the villain in a Senators rivalry with a nearby opponent. Is it possible Ottawa fans will grow to hate Max as much as they did Tie? Is that Max’ ultimate goal? “Hate is a pretty strong word,” said the 23-year old Montreal Canadiens winger, grinning when his ...

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