Author: Tom Haapanen

Habs dominate Blue Jackets in 8-2 win

The first period on Saturday night was a close one but it was all Montreal from there. The Habs scored six unanswered in the final two periods, headlined by Rafael Harvey-Pinard’s first career hat trick as the Canadiens picked up an 8-2 victory over Columbus.

Habs fight back to beat Islanders in OT

Following a long layoff for the All-Star break and the bye week, the Habs were back in action on Saturday afternoon against the Islanders. It was a back-and-forth affair that needed over time and after Montreal killed off a penalty, Mike Matheson potted the winner for a 4-3 victory.

Habs outlast the Leafs to take a 3-2 OT win

Not long after learning they’d be without Cole Caufield for the rest of the season, the Habs were in action on Saturday night in Toronto. Rem Pitlick moved up the lineup in Caufield’s absence and made the most of his chances, potting the overtime winner in a 3-2 victory.

Islanders stymie the Habs in 2-1 win

It was another quiet night offensively for the Canadiens on Saturday as they weren’t able to give Samuel Montembeault much goal support in spite of a strong performance from the netminder. Two early goals were all the Islanders needed as they picked up the 2-1 victory.