Montreal Canadiens

The Kings' Anze Kopitar, center, celebrates scoring the tie-breaking goal with Justin Williams, left, and Alec Martinez on Thursday in Uniondale, N.Y. The 3-2 victory moved the Kings back into a playoff spot with eight games to go. (credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

No Defense: 4 Stanley Cup Teams That Missed Next Year’s Playoffs

With a 3-2 victory in Uniondale, N.Y., on Thursday night, the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on a five-game road trip and moved back into playoff position with eight games to play. By […]

03/28/2015

Montreal's Brandon Prust, right, reacts as the Kings celebrate a first-period goal during Los Angeles' 4-3 shootout victory at Staples Center on Thursday night. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Gaborik Scores Twice In Regulation, Adds Shootout Goal As Kings Defeat Habs, 4-3

Marian Gaborik’s second power-play goal tied it with 45 seconds left in regulation, and he scored again in the shootout as the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.

03/05/2015

John Gibson #36 of the Anaheim Ducks reacts to a shot as Lars Eller #81 of the Montreal Canadiens looks for a rebound with Hampus Lindholm #47 during the second period at Honda Center on March 4, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Gibson’s Ducks Shut Down Canadiens, 3-1, To Take Overall NHL Lead

John Gibson made 37 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks moved back atop the overall NHL standings with a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night in a meeting of conference leaders.

03/04/2015

Devante Smith-Pelly of the Ducks, right, celebrates his third-period short-handed goal with teammate Cam Fowler as Anaheim took a 1-0 victory over the Blackhawks in Chicago on Tuesday night. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Canadiens Deal Sekac To Anaheim For Smith-Pelly

Devante Smith-Pelly knows what he’s getting into with the Montreal Canadiens.

02/24/2015

Andrei Markov #79 of the Montreal Canadiens gets down to block a shot by Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on December 10, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Kings defeated the Canadiens 6-0. (credit: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Sekac, Price Lead Canadiens Past Kings, 6-2

The Los Angeles Kings were all over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night. The defending Stanley Cup champions just didn’t have much to show for it.

12/12/2014

The Ducks acquired Rene Bourque, seen in action with the Montreal Canadiens in October, in a trade on Thursday. (credit: Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Ducks Send Bryan Allen To Canadiens For Rene Bourque

The Anaheim Ducks traded defenseman Bryan Allen to the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday for forward Rene Bourque in a swap of NHL veterans getting fresh starts.

11/20/2014

Anaheim Ducks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Six

Stanley Cup Schedule: If Kings Win West, They’ll Have Home-Ice Against Rangers But Not Canadiens

The Los Angeles Kings are on the brink of heading to their second trip to the Stanley Cup in the last three seasons. The Kings are ahead of the Chicago Blackhawks three games to one in the Western Conference Finals with game five set to play Wednesday in Chicago.

05/28/2014

Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings scores on a shot past Peter Budaj #30 of the Montreal Canadiens for a 2-1 lead during the second period at Staples Center on March 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Kings Beat Montreal 2-1 For 5th Straight Win

Jeff Carter scored his 250th career NHL goal on a power play, Quick made 17 saves to remain unbeaten since the Olympic break, and the Kings beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 Monday night for their fifth straight victory.

03/03/2014

Andrei Markov #79 of the Montreal Canadiens gets down to block a shot by Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on December 10, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Kings defeated the Canadiens 6-0. (credit: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Kings Hammer Canadiens In Montreal, 6-0

Rookie Martin Jones made 30 saves for his second shutout in as many games, and six Los Angeles players scored in the Kings’ 6-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.

12/10/2013

Davis Drewiske

Kings Trade Away Defenseman Davis Drewiske For 5th Round Pick

The Montreal Canadiens obtained defenseman Davis Drewiske from the Los Angeles Kings for a fifth-round draft pick Tuesday.

04/02/2013

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Marty McSorley Hopes LA Kings Reverse His Curse

Somewhere in Marty McSorley’s home in Hermosa Beach is a hockey stick with a blade that’s curved at least a quarter-inch more than the legal limit.

05/27/2012

Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves but this puck just got through. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Canadiens Edge Short-Handed Kings, 2-1

Carey Price made 26 saves, Tomas Plekanec and Andrei Kostitsyn scored, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the short-handed Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Saturday, ending a four-game losing streak.

12/03/2011

Ottawa Senators v Montreal Canadiens

Ducks Get Carle From Canadiens, Trade Mitera

The Montreal Canadiens acquired Mark Mitera from the Anaheim Ducks for fellow defenseman Mathieu Carle on Friday.

07/15/2011