Laval native Bernier backstops Detroit to 2-1 win over Canadiens

The Detroit Red Wings are proving that old adage on any given night any team in the NHL can beat another team.Especially if the team that isn’t supposed to win gets great goaltending.That was the case Saturday as the Red Wings, the team with the worst record in the NHL, defeated the Canadiens 2-1 at the Bell Centre.Chalk this one up to the inspired play of Laval native Jonathan Bernier. He...

#Conservative win marks bad day for people of Britain, says #GUE/NGL

A statement by GUE/NGL Co-President Martin Schirdewan on the Conservative Party’s victory in the British general election: “Today is a sad day for people living in Britain. “It is bitterly disappointing that the message of hope has not carried in the face of a dirty and dishonest campaign by the Conservatives. “Voters who had voted for change, for an end to austerity, for social and tax...

Hamilton ends F1 season with win in Abu Dhabi; Montreal’s Lance Stroll 20th

ABU DHABI — Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the Formula One season in style on Sunday by cruising unchallenged to a dominant victory in Abu Dhabi in his 250th grand prix.The 34-year-old Mercedes driver led every lap from pole position to checkered flag, banging in a fastest lap for good measure to emphasize his supremacy under the Yas Marina floodlights.Red Bull’s Dutch...

Women’s hockey team opens camp with win over CEGEP men

The demise of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League hasn’t prevented the top women’s hockey players in the world from maintaining their competitive edge as they prepare for the 2020 world championships this April in Nova Scotia.“The Montreal group has been very lucky,” Olympian Mélodie Daoust said Monday as the Canadian national women’s’ team opened a four-day mini-camp at...

Canadiens blow 4-0 lead as Rangers roar back to win 6-5

The dormant Canadiens offence came to life Saturday with five goals, but it wasn’t enough as the New York Rangers stormed back from a 4-0 deficit and defeated the Canadiens 6-5 at the Bell Centre.While the offence was good, the defence was horrid and Jacob Trouba’s goal at 12:10 of the third period provided the Rangers with the winning margin as the Canadiens’ losing streak extended to...

Canadiens Game Day: Habs needed a win, but end up with an OT loss

This was a game the Canadiens really needed to win.Not as badly as the Toronto Maple Leafs needed to win Tuesday night. The Leafs’ winless streak hit six games (0-5-1) with their 4-2 loss to the Golden Knights in Las Vegas and head coach Mike Babcock was fired on Wednesday.You knew how badly the Canadiens wanted to beat the Ottawa Senators Wednesday night at the Bell Centre when coach Claude...