Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens continue their gains with overtime win against Ottawa

With three wins in their last four, it seems as if the Montreal Canadiens are over their malaise. However, they need to consolidate their gains and prove that a corner has been turned. The Ottawa Senators would be that perfect…

Call of the Wilde: Strong defensive effort for the Habs spells victory over Pittsburgh Penguins

The path to the playoffs for the Montreal Canadiens goes through the Atlantic Division. Montreal started the night two points out of a playoff spot behind the Buffalo Sabres. The Canadiens had a tough date in Pittsburgh, who, despite dire…

Pittsburgh faces Montreal, looks for 6th straight home win

Montreal Canadiens (13-11-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (17-9-4, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh hosts Montreal trying to continue its five-game home winning streak. The Penguins are 6-6-3 against…

Call of the Wilde: Canadiens’ vital signs still kicking with 2-1 win over New York Rangers

The glass is either half full or half empty, depending on your viewpoint. If it’s half full, the Montreal Canadiens have won one of their last two games. If the glass is half empty, they have won one of their…