Flyers inch closer to East playoff spot with win over Ottawa

Hockey 03/11/19, 20:44

Oskar Lindblom, Michael Raffl and Scott Laughton scored in the second period to lead the hard-charging Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.The Flyers were 16-23-6 on Jan. 12 and seemingly had lost hope for a playoff appearance, playing out the string under new ...

Manotas’ late goal lifts Dynamo over Impact 2-1

Soccer 03/09/19, 19:13

Mauro Manotas scored in the 86th minute and the Houston Dynamo beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday.Manotas finished Romell Quioto's cross with a right-footed stab to give Houston (1-0-1) the lead. It was Manotas' 50th career goal across all competitions.The Impact (1-1-0) opened the scoring in the 34th minute ...

Plane makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated

U.S. 03/09/19, 13:23

Smoke reported on board an Air Transat flight forced an emergency landing Saturday at a New Jersey airport, where the 189 passengers were evacuated by emergency slides. Air Transat Flight 942 was on its way from Montreal to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, when it reported a possible fire in the cargo hold ...

Henrique, Terry lead Ducks to 8-2 rout of Canadiens

Hockey 03/09/19, 01:03

Adam Henrique scored twice, rookie Troy Terry had a goal and two assists, and the Anaheim Ducks interrupted Carey Price's pursuit of the Canadiens' career wins record with an 8-2 victory over Montreal on Friday night.Corey Perry and Devin Shore had a goal and an assist apiece during the Ducks' ...

Hertl’s 30th goal leads Sharks past Canadiens 5-2

Hockey 03/08/19, 01:11

Tomas Hertl scored his career-high 30th goal of the season, Martin Jones made 37 saves and the San Jose Sharks extended their two-decade home dominance over the Montreal Canadiens with a 5-2 victory Thursday night.The Sharks haven't lost at home to the Canadiens since Nov. 23, 1999, winning 12 straight ...

Price ties Plante on wins list, Canadiens beat Kings 3-1

Hockey 03/06/19, 01:33

Carey Price tied Jacques Plante for most career wins by a Montreal Canadiens goalie, making 26 saves in a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.Price won his 314th game in 611 appearances for Montreal, matching the total Plante had in 556 games with the team.The Canadiens ...

3 Quebec radio stations stop playing Michael Jackson songs

Entertainment 03/05/19, 12:09

Three major Montreal radio stations have stopped playing Michael Jackson songs as a result of child-molestation allegations against the late musician that aired Sunday in an HBO documentary.A spokeswoman for the owner of the French-language stations CKOI and Rythme and the English-language The Beat says Jackson's music was pulled starting ...

Impact beat Earthquakes 2-1

Soccer 03/03/19, 00:13

Saphir Taider punched home a well-placed cross from Zakaria Diallo in the 44th minute and the Montreal Impact opened the season with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.Ignacio Piatti tied it at 1 for the Impact with a rocket in the 29th minute. Piatti took ...

Guentzel, Crosby power Penguins past Canadiens 5-1

Hockey 03/02/19, 22:29

Jake Guentzel scored two goals and had two assists and Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.Evgeni Malkin and Jared McCann — into an empty net — also scored for Pittsburgh, and Matt ...

Armia scores 3, Canadiens hold on to beat Rangers 4-2

Hockey 03/01/19, 22:13

Joel Armia had three goals and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Friday night.Brendan Gallagher also scored and Carey Price stopped 28 shots for Montreal, which has won four of six. The Canadiens, who hold the first wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race, pulled ...

NHL in-season coaching changes in salary-cap era

Sports 03/01/19, 11:59

The in-season NHL coaching changes since beginning of salary cap era in 2005:2005-06New York Islanders replaced Steve Stirling with Brad Shaw, missed playoffsNew Jersey Devils replaced resigning Larry Robinson with Lou Lamoriello, made playoffsPittsburgh Penguins replaced Ed Olczyk with Michel Therrien, missed playoffsLos Angeles Kings replaced John Torchetti with Andy ...

Alliance says Manziel “available” for San Antonio team

Sports 02/28/19, 18:17

Johnny Manziel is now "available" to the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football, the team's general manager said Thursday.That doesn't mean Daryl Johnston plans to sign him.Before acting on Manziel, the Commanders and the new league are looking into why Manziel's contract was terminated by the CFL ...

Canada ex-attorney: Government tried to interfere in case

Business 02/27/19, 20:08

Canada's former attorney general testified Wednesday she experienced a consistent and sustained effort by many people in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to inappropriately interfere in the prosecution of a major Canadian engineering company, including receiving "veiled threats."Ex-justice minister and ex-attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould called it "incredibly inappropriate" but said ...

Johnny Manziel released, barred from other CFL teams

Sports 02/27/19, 16:52

Johnny Manziel's time in the Canadian Football League is over.The CFL terminated the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner's contract with the Montreal Alouettes on Wednesday. The league also informed the eight other teams that it wouldn't register a contract for Manziel if any tried to sign him.The league said Manziel had ...

Shaw, Domi lead Canadiens to 8-1 rout of Red Wings

Hockey 02/26/19, 22:23

Andrew Shaw recorded his first career hat trick and Max Domi had two goals and three assists for a career-high five points as the Montreal Canadiens routed the Detroit Red Wings 8-1 Tuesday night.Tomas Tatar, Brendan Gallagher, and Joel Armia also scored for Montreal. Jonathan Drouin had a career-best ...

Bastian and Gabriel score, last-place Devils sweep Canadiens

Hockey 02/25/19, 22:12

Nathan Bastian scored his first NHL goal, Kurtis Gabriel got his second and the last-place New Jersey Devils continued to be a thorn in Montreal's playoff hopes, beating the Canadiens 2-1 on Monday night.Recently acquired defenseman Connor Carrick set up both goals and Cory Schneider made 34 saves as the ...

Hyman scores twice, Maple Leafs rally to beat Canadiens 6-3

Hockey 02/23/19, 22:23

Zach Hyman scored two goals in the final 1:50 of the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs erased an early 3-0 deficit and beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 Saturday night.William Nylander and Auston Matthews each had a goal and an assist, and Tyler Ennis and Andreas Johnsson also scored ...

Gallagher gets hat trick, Canadiens beat Flyers 5-1

Hockey 02/21/19, 22:44

Brendan Gallagher earned his first career hat trick and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 Thursday night.Rookie Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Tomas Tatar also scored for the Canadiens, who won their second straight. Carey Price stopped 29 shots for his 25th victory of the season.Price is three wins away ...

Mixed martial arts star Georges St-Pierre retires at 37

Sports 02/21/19, 12:54

Georges St-Pierre is retiring from mixed martial arts.The 37-year-old Canadian made the announcement Thursday at the Bell Centre.St-Pierre, a two-division champion, leaves with a record of 26-2-0 and a 13-fight winning streak. His success inside the cage put MMA on the map in Canada and helped fuel the UFC's worldwide ...

Barkov’s hat trick lifts Panthers over Canadiens, 6-3

Hockey 02/17/19, 22:20

Aleksander Barkov got his second career hat trick and the Florida Panthers beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 on Sunday night.Barkov also had an assist to give him his third four-point game of his career.Riley Sheahan, Frank Vatrano and Denis Malgin also scored for the Panthers, and Keith Yandle had two ...

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