Karl Alzner

Montreal Canadiens: Seven defencemen fighting for a spot on the blueline

The Montreal Canadiens have some unclaimed spots on defence as well as at forward adding to what looks to be a competitive training camp.<p>Similarly to …

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With Shea Weber out, can Jeff Petry take the reins again?

Shea Weber’s long-term injury is a massive blow to the already thin Canadiens defensive unit, but as bad as the situation is, there’s a ready-made …

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Take 5 | Galchenyuk, Domi, Kotkaniemi, Draft, Pacioretty

<b>by Chris G, Digital Radio Producer, All Habs Hockey Magazine</b><p><b>LAVAL, QC. —</b> Now that the NHL Draft weekend is in the books, the next important date will …

Montreal Canadiens

Looking back on Stars' 2017 fights, Nos. 25-27: Brett Ritchie made Karl Alzner pay for being a good teammate

This Story is About...<p>One of the great things about hockey is how players settle disputes between one another. You disagree with someone, you drop …

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Montreal Canadiens: Karl Alzner unlikely to be bought out

Buying out Karl Alzner’s contract has been something disgust at many lengths on Montreal Canadiens fans, but it’s unlikely to happen.<p>Karl Alzner was …

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Karl Alzner's slapshot goal caused one fan to chuck his popcorn in celebration

<b>Karl Alzner</b> is not known for his offensive acumen, but this is a new year.<p>After Justin Williams could not find the back of the net on a breakaway, …

Washington Capitals

The CHat: Muller & Keane

Montreal Canadiens

Canadiens' Karl Alzner: Double-digit points for fifth straight year - CBSSports.com

Alzner supplied 12 points (one goal, 11 assists) while averaging 20:04 of ice time throughout 2017-18.<p>Although his points total doesn't necessarily …

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Canadiens searching for answers following franchise-worst season

The 2017-18 Montreal Canadiens were a team with, among other things, a major attitude problem.<p>That’s according to general manager Marc Bergevin, the …

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Postgame @ TOR: Alzner

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Canadiens vs. Jets: Game thread

Two teams headed in very different directions clash as the NHL regular season winds down.The Canadiens end of season schedule isn’t exactly a kind …

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Canadiens vs. Devils: Game thread

A Sunday night meeting with the Devils kicks off the final week of action.The Montreal Canadiens and New Jersey Devils are down to their final four …

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Canadiens vs. Penguins: Game thread

The Habs wrap up the month of March with a final visit to Pittsburgh.For the third time in 17 days, the Montreal Canadiens will play the Pittsburgh …

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Canadiens vs. Capitals: Game thread

Carey Price against Alex Ovechkin highlights this Saturday night clash.After a shutout win by Antti Niemi in Buffalo on Friday night, the Canadiens …

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Canadiens shut out Buffalo Sabres as Niemi stops 35 shots

Upon handing the puck to Canadiens goalie Antti Niemi in honour of his 35-save performance, defenceman Karl Alzner had a hard time believing how long it has been since his teammate's last shutout.<p>It's been more than two years.<p>"It's hard to believe as good of a goalie as he is for that to be the …

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Canadiens vs. Sabres: Game thread

A basement battle in Buffalo is set for Friday night.For the first time in a long time, a game between the Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres …

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NHL Power Rankings: 31 Billboards Outside Your City, NHL Edition

Not happy with your favourite hockey team?<p>Please feel free to go full Frances McDormand hockey mom and plaster your dissatisfaction on a billboard so …

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Canadiens vs. Penguins: Game thread

Welcome back Carey Price!It’s the home stretch for the Montreal Canadiens, with nine games between them and what is arguably their most important …

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Evgeny Kuznetsov must be healthy for playoffs

Since the start of the 2014-15 season Evgeny Kuznetsov has been a staple of the Washington Capitals’ lineup. Not only has he become one of their most …

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Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs: Game thread

Tomas Plekanec plays the Canadiens for the first time since being traded on February 26.The Montreal Canadiens are facing Tomas Plekanec for the …

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Leafs blank Canadiens for 4th straight win

William Nylander, Kasperi Kapanen, Nazem Kadri and Andreas Johnsson scored goals, and Curtis McElhinney turned away 33 shots as the Toronto Maple Leafs easily defeated the visiting Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Saturday at the Air Canada Centre.<p>Toronto has won four consecutive games and remains five …

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Bruins’ Backes risks suspension with hit on Trocheck, Matheson fight

In just his second game back for the Boston Bruins after being suspended for an awkward hit on Frans Nielsen, David Backes is at risk of another …

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WATCH LIVE: Pittsburgh Penguins at Montreal Canadiens

<b>CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE – 7:30 p.m. ET</b><p><b>PROJECTED LINES</b><p><b>Pittsburgh Penguins</b> <br>Jake Guentzel – Sidney Crosby – Conor Sheary <br>Carl Hagelin – Evgeni Malkin – …

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Karl Alzner challenges Brett Ritchie, gets punched a lot in third career NHL fight

There was once a time Caps fans believed <b>Karl Alzner</b> was a nice, humble Canadian boy from Burnaby, British Columbia. Since signing with the Montreal …

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TJ Oshie's contract already looking like a problem

Cap space. It makes the NHL go around. Sold as an equalizer across various market sizes, the salary cap forces general managers to get more contracts …

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Canadiens vs. Stars game thread

The Habs come home hoping to end a five game losing streakThe Montreal Canadiens had a very good third period against the Columbus Blue Jackets but …

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Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets game thread

A long road trip continues as Montreal takes on a Columbus side fighting for their playoff lives.After getting blown out in Sunrise, the Habs rolled …

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Puck Daddy Bag of Mail: What is the Sharks' ceiling?

“Playoff chances” are in the air, as more teams try to shove their way into the conversation, and other drop out. For the former group, a lot of fans …

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Dreger explores fixes awaiting Islanders and Canadiens

Both the New York Islanders and Montreal Canadiens have endured seasons each organization would largely rather forget.<p>There also remains a tie …

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Canadiens vs. Panthers: Game thread

After a lopsided loss in New Jersey, Montreal rolls into Sunrise to face one of the NHL’s hottest teams.After an embarrassing effort in New Jersey …

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