P. K. Subban D MON 6 Days
P.K. Subban had a goal and an assist in Montreal's 4-2 win on Saturday.
That gives Subban has four goals and 23 points in 27 games this season. He ranks third among defensemen in the scoring race and he's likely to stay relatively competitive in the battle for that title all season.
P. K. Subban D MON 9 Days
Based on how he's playing right now, Montreal coach Michel Therrien thinks P.K. Subban should be on Team Canada's roster for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
"The way he's playing right now, Subban is making a great case for the Olympic team," Therrien said Thursday. "We want him to go there." Earlier this month, Therrien and Subban didn't appear to have a very good relationship, but that may have just been a rough patch. He has four assists in his past four games to give him 21 points in 25 contests. Subban enters Thursday night's action tied for second among all NHL defensemen in scoring.
P. K. Subban D MON 17 Days
P.K. Subban collected two assists and a plus-3 rating on Tuesday in a dominating 6-2 win over Minnesota.
He ended his three-game pointless skid with his fifth multi-point outing of the year. Subban trails Ottawa's Erik Karlsson by two points, with 19 in 22 contests, for the most among NHL defensemen.
P. K. Subban D MON 20 Days
P.K. Subban was a nonfactor for Montreal in its 1-0 loss to the Rangers on Saturday night.
There aren't many quiet nights for Subban, but the Rangers pressured him throughout and didn't give him too much space to work with, being physical with him when he had the puck. His howitzer from the point went wide on a power-play chance. Subban had two hits and two blocked shots, and struggled at times in his own zone. David Desharnais and Brian Gionta finished with a team-high three shots on net.
P. K. Subban D MON 24 Days
P.K. Subban's five-game point streak came to an end on Tuesday night.
However, did his best to keep the scoring spree going, as he led all skaters with eight shots in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Subban also posted a game-high 28:22 of ice time, including 5:12 of power-play action.
P. K. Subban D MON 26 Days
P.K. Subban earned a power-play assist on Sunday versus the Islanders to extend his point streak to five games.
The offensive rearguard has one goal and five helpers over that span and four of those points have come when Montreal had the man advantage. Subban leads the Canadiens in scoring with 17 points in 18 games.
P. K. Subban D MON 29 Days
P.K. Subban was credited with nine shots and one assist in Montreal's 4-1 loss to Ottawa Thursday night.
He played 27:09 of ice time versus the Senators and finished with a minus-1 rating. Subban has one goal and four assists in his last four games. His assist on Thursday came on a power-play goal from Andrei Markov. Subban leads all blueliners with eight power-play points this year.
P. K. Subban D MON 30 Days
The relationship between coach Michel Therrien and top defenseman P.K. Subban has been a hot topic of late.
Subban was stapled to the bench for the last four minutes of regulation against the St. Louis Blues when the game was tied at 2-2. Andrei Markov (25:26), Raphael Diaz (24:04), Josh Gorges (23:41) all finished with more ice time than Subban in the contest. Therrien hasn't liked what he's seen from Subban defensively, but it's unclear if the situation is just some tough love or if he doesn't trust the high risk-high reward nature of the reigning Norris Trophy winner's game. The 24-year-old blueliner ranks second among NHL defensemen in scoring with 15 points in 16 games.
P. K. Subban D MON 1 Month
The Montreal Canadiens are expected to start negotiating a contract extension with P.K. Subban within the next couple of weeks.
Subban is scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer. He was a holdout after his entry-level contract and ended up agreeing to a two-year/$5.75 million contract. He's won the Norris Trophy since then and he's likely to demand a massive raise.