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Plekanec says he'd like to return to Canadiens: report

Center was traded to Maple Leafs at deadline this season

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Tomas Plekanec said he would like to return to the Montreal Canadiens and play one more NHL season.

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free agency

Niemi signs one-year contract with Canadiens

Goalie played for three teams this season, could have become UFA on July 1

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Antti Niemi signed a one-year, $950,000 contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.

The 34-year-old goalie, who could have become an unrestricted free agent July 1, was 7-9-4 with a 3.12 goals-against average and .911 save percentage in 24 games (20 starts) with three teams this season.

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NHL Draft

Canadiens, Hurricanes move up in NHL Draft Lottery

Getting into top three picks, behind Sabres, can turn fortunes quickly

by Dave McCarthy / NHL.com Correspondent

TORONTO -- The Montreal Canadiens have seen how a fortuitous result in the NHL Draft Lottery can help a team get back into the playoffs quickly.

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Shaw has knee surgery, will miss start of next season for Canadiens

Forward's recovery expected to be minimum of six months

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Andrew Shaw of the Montreal Canadiens had knee surgery on Wednesday and will miss the start of next season.

The 26-year-old forward injured his left knee and sustained a concussion during a 4-2 win against the Dallas Stars on March 13 and missed the remainder of the season. The Canadiens did not qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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game recap

Maple Leafs set two team records in win against Canadiens

Reach 105 points, 38 victories for Andersen in regular-season finale

by Dave McCarthy / NHL.com Correspondent

TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs set a team record for points in a season at 105 with a 4-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Air Canada Centre on Saturday.

Toronto's previous record was 103 points during the 2003-04 season.

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game preview

Canadiens at Maple Leafs preview

Toronto needs one point against Montreal to set mark, will face Bruins or Lightning in first round

by Dave McCarthy / NHL.com Correspondent

CANADIENS (29-39-13) at MAPLE LEAFS (48-26-7)

7 p.m. ET; CBC, TVAS, NHL.TV

 

The Game

The Toronto Maple Leafs need one point to set a team record for points in a season when they face the Montreal Canadiens at Air Canada Centre on Saturday.

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game recap

Deslauriers, Canadiens defeat Red Wings

Scores two goals for Montreal, which ends three-game losing streak

by Dave Hogg / NHL.com Correspondent

DETROIT -- Nicolas Deslauriers scored twice, and the Montreal Canadiens won 4-3 against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Thursday.

"It's fun to score goals," said Deslauriers, who reached 10 goals for the first time in his NHL career. "This has been a long, tough season, so this was a nice bonus at the end."

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Situation Room

Coach's Challenge: MTL @ DET - 6:49 of the Second Period

No goal Red Wings

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Situation Room: MTL vs. DET

MTL@DET: No-goal call on Red Wings stands

Video review confirms goaltender interference on Tyler Bertuzzi's scoring opportunity in the 2nd, and the no-goal call on the the stands

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At 6:49 of the second period in the Canadiens/Red Wings game, Detroit requested a Coach's Challenge to review the "Interference on the Goalkeeper" decision that resulted in a "no goal" call.

After reviewing all available replays and consulting with the Referee, NHL Hockey Operations staff confirmed the "no goal" call because Detroit's Justin Abdelkader pushed Antti Niemi's pad and puck across the goal line. According to Rule 78.5 (ix) "Apparent goals shall be disallowed by the Referee when a goaltender has been pushed into the net together with the puck after making a save."

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game preview

Canadiens at Red Wings preview

Detroit seeks point in fifth straight game; Montreal looks to avoid fourth consecutive loss

by Dave Hogg / NHL.com Correspondent

CANADIENS (28-39-13) at RED WINGS (30-38-12)

7:30 p.m. ET; FS-D, TSN2, RDS, NHL.TV

 

The Game

The Detroit Red Wings will try to extend their point streak to five games when they host the host the Montreal Canadiens at Little Caesars Arena on Thursday.

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Short Shifts

Fans honor Price for reaching top of Canadiens goalie games-played list

Longtime Montreal goaltender passed Jacques Plante for franchise record

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Price surpasses Habs goalie mark

WPG@MTL: Price honored by fans in 557th game as Hab

Carey Price gets a standing ovation from fans and teammates after breaking Jacques Plante's record for most games played by a Canadiens goalie

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It's been a tough season for Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens, but their fans still managed to send their goalie into the offseason in stellar fashion.

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