Montreal Canadiens beat Bruins 4-0

The Montreal Canadiens grabbed a 4-0 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of this Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Canadiens defeat Florida 4-1

Max Pacioretty scored twice to back 36 saves from Carey Price, as Montreal emerged with a 4-1 victory over Florida on Saturday.

Montreal defeats Detroit 5-4

Montreal Canadiens stay hot by posting a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena.

NHL: Montreal 2, Buffalo 0

Max Pacioretty broke a scoreless deadlock with 9:07 to play and Carey Price posted a 24-save shutout, as the Montreal Canadiens blanked the Buffalo Sabres, 2-0, on Tuesday at Bell Centre.

NHL: Columbus 3, Montreal 2

The Columbus Blue Jackets came through with a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre.

NHL: Montreal 6, Colorado 3

Thomas Vanek recorded a hat trick in the Canadiens' 6-3 win over Colorado on Tuesday, spoiling Avalanche coach Patrick Roy's return to Montreal.

NHL: Minnesota 6, NY Islanders 0

Matt Moulson scored two goals against his former team and Ilya Bryzgalov made 36 saves in the Minnesota Wild's 6-0 rout of the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Austrian hockey team was partying hard before losing to Slovenia

Austrian hockey team was partying hard before losing to Slovenia

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A factor that may have had a hand in Austria losing to Slovenia in hockey during the qualifying rounds is that the Austrian hockey team partied the night before
Aileen Graef
NHL: St. Louis 4, New York Islanders 3 (SO)

NHL: St. Louis 4, New York Islanders 3 (SO)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- T.J. Oshie scored a late equalizer and Kevin Shattenkirk had the shootout game-winner Saturday in the St. Louis Blues' 4-3 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, New York Rangers 3

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Thomas Vanek scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period Tuesday and the surging New York Islanders rallied to knock off the New York Rangers 5-3.

NHL: New York Islanders 4, Philadelphia 3 (SO)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Kyle Okposo tied the score late in regulation and scored the decisive goal in the shootout Monday for a 4-3 Philadelphia Flyers win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: New York Islanders 2, Tampa Bay 1 (SO)

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Frans Nielsen scored in the first round of the shootout Thursday and that goal stood up to bring the New York Islanders a 2-1 win over Tampa Bay.

NHL: Florida 4, New York Islanders 2

SUNRISE, Fla., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Scottie Upshall recorded a goal and an assist Tuesday and the Florida Panthers cooled off the New York Islanders 4-2.

NHL: Carolina 3, New York Islanders 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Jordan Stahl and Brett Sutter each scored during a big second period Saturday, carrying the Carolina Hurricanes over the New York Islanders 3-2.

NHL: New York Islanders 3, Chicago 2 (OT)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Kyle Okposo scored 58 seconds into overtime Thursday to give the New York Islanders their third straight win -- a 3-2 decision over Chicago.
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Thomas Vanek
Buffalo Sabres Jasroslav Spacek of Finland (6) and Thomas Vanek (26), celebrate after a Vanek goal in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 3, 2007. The Sabres defeated the Penguins 4 to 1. (UPI Photo/Stephen Gross)

Thomas Vanek (born January 19, 1984) is an Austrian professional ice hockey left winger, an alternate captain of the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). Vanek was drafted by the Sabres fifth overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, making him the highest draft pick in Austrian history.

Vanek was born in Baden bei Wien, Austria, to Slovak mother Jarmila and Czech father Zdeněk, who moved in 1982 from Czechoslovakia to Austria. He grew up in Zell am See (Salzburg) and in Graz (Styria), where his father played professional ice hockey. He moved in 1998, at age 14, to the United States, where he attended and graduated fromO'Gorman High School while playing junior hockey for the Sioux Falls Stampede.

Vanek is married to his long-time girlfriend Ashley. They have a son named Blake Thomas and twin sons. They also have a dog named Diesel.

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