Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price will play until his body says he can’t anymore.
Montreal Canadiens forward Michael Pezzetta has been suspended for two games.
That and more in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:
Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price held court with the local media Monday and made it clear that if he reaches a point where he knows he can’t perform to the level he wants and expects, he will retire.
The NHL Department of Player Safety whacked Montreal Canadiens forward Michael Pezzetta with a two-game suspension for his illegal check to the head of Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie.
My partner-in-scribe, Marco D’Amico, said he agrees with the decision to not relieve Montreal Canadiens goalie Samuel Montembeault with Price Saturday night after Montembeault allowed eight goals in an 8-4 loss to the Caps.
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BOS: The Boston Bruins will once again be without winger David Pastrnak, defenceman Hampus Lindholm and goalie Linus Ullmark on their upcoming road trip. They will also be missing rookie forward Jesper Frödén for their games against the St. Louis Blues Tuesday and for the rematch with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.
NYI: The New York Islanders have officially been eliminated from the 2022 Stanley Cup playoff race. What went wrong?
Pitt: So who’s the best matchup for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?
Philly: It’s feeling more like a Buffalo Sabres home game at Wells Fargo Center as the Philadelphia Flyers wind down a disastrous season.
Wash: The Washington Capitals secured the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference Sunday when the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Islanders.
Florida: Florida Panthers interim head coach Andrew Brunette is enjoying the ride during this special season for him and his players.
Detroit: Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin is done for the season after ‘core’ surgery’
Colorado: Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri could be returning to the lineup soon but defenceman Devon Toews will be given the next four games off to get healthy for the playoffs.
Vegas: What are the latest betting odds on the Vegas Golden Knights to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs?
San Jose: Once again, our man in San Jose, Sheng Peng is breaking news on former San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane.
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Calgary: The Calgary Flames were another team to clinch their spot in the playoffs this weekend.
Vancouver: The Vancouver Canucks kept their slim playoff hopes alive by thumping the Dallas Stars 6-2 Monday night
Here’s another beautiful tribute to the late Mike Bossy from hall of fame puck scribe Larry Brooks.
The Seattle Kraken added Grammy winner Macklemore and former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch to their minority investor group.