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Eller agrees to new four-year deal with Habs

Montreal Gazette The Canadiens and forward Lars Eller have avoided salary arbitration. Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin announced on Thursday afternoon that the club has agreed to terms with Eller on a new four-year...
  • 22 hr 18 min ago

Canadiens agree to terms on a four-year contract with forward Lars Eller

NHL.com MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced today that the team has agreed to terms on a four-year contract with forward Lars Eller (2014-15 to 2017-18).“We are very...
  • 23 hr 10 min ago

Bozon on comeback trail after life-threatening illness

NHL.com NHL.com - With 20 goals in his previous 22 games, Kootenay Ice forward Tim Bozon was playing so well that nobody paid much attention when his nose suddenly started bleeding during warm-ups for his...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago

NHL concerned over impact of climate change

Montreal Gazette How many great hockey players had their passion for the sport sparked by cold winter afternoons spent playing pickup hockey on a frozen pond somewhere, skating and shooting and honing the skills...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Habs, Eller far apart heading toward arbitration

Montreal Gazette MONTREAL — Time is running out on the Canadiens and Lars Eller to avoid what could be a messy arbitration hearing on Friday. The two sides exchanged figures Wednesday and there’s a...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Leaving Habs was ‘big decision’ for Brisebois

Montreal Gazette It was two years and a month ago that Patrice Brisebois sat on a downtown sidewalk café and spoke for an hour about returning to the Canadiens family. Every so often, Brisebois would come up...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Simply brilliant

NHL.com MONTREAL – If many Canadiens fans weren’t familiar with Dustin Tokarski a few months ago, it’s safe to say they are now.After Carey Price was injured in Game 1 of the series against the New York...
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The Last Word: Gael Garcia Bernal

NHL.com Having made his on-screen debut at the tender age of one back home in Guadalajara, Mexico, before reaching full-blown heartthrob status during a stint starring in telenovelas as a teen, Gael...
  • 3 days ago

Habs’ Desharnais stickhandles way around Royal Montreal fundraiser

Montreal Gazette His first few late-morning drives curled gently right and landed with a sandy splash in a bunker that’s a nice poke from the tee on the Royal Montreal range. But by the time David Desharnais...
  • 3 days ago

Habs sign first-round pick Scherbak

Montreal Gazette MONTREAL — Nikita Scherbak took another step toward a National Hockey League career Monday when he agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Canadiens. The Canadiens selected...
  • 3 days ago

Mount Rushmore - Alex Galchenyuk

NHL.com If you could sculpt your own Mount Rushmore, what famous faces would you chisel into the iconic rock face? We asked Alex Galchenyuk that very question...Wayne GretzkyHe played hockey. I always...
  • 3 days ago

Canadiens sign first round pick Nikita Scherbak to a three-year contract

NHL.com MONTREAL (July 21, 2014) – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, announced today the signing of 2014 first round pick Nikita Scherbak to a three-year, entry level contract (2014-15 to...
  • 4 days ago

Habs hit links to kick off Canadian Open

Montreal Gazette Golf week at Royal Montreal kicks off Monday with a decidedly Canadiens angle. A Golf Canada Foundation pro-am will begin seven days of action at the historic Île-Bizard club, the marquee...
  • 4 days ago
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Hab at Heart – Jay Baruchel

NHL.com MONTREAL – If you followed Jay Baruchel’s career over the last few years, two things stand out : his outstanding sense of humour and his unwavering allegiance to the Montreal Canadiens. Whether it...
  • 6 days ago
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Brisebois quits as Habs’ player development coach

Montreal Gazette Former Canadiens defenceman Patrice Brisebois is leaving his job as the Habs’ player development coach. “It was Patrice’s decision to move on for family reasons,” said...
  • 7 days ago
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Stubbs: Habs’ Prust gears up for charity golf event

Montreal Gazette There are many who are spending much time speculating, even fretting about the next captain of the Canadiens. But veteran forward Brandon Prust suggests that none of those gravely concerned are...
  • 8 days ago
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Abducted by Aliens – P.K. Subban

NHL.com It’s no secret P.K. Subban possesses otherworldly-level talents, so we like to imagine his sweet dangles and spin-o-ramas have made headlines even in foreign galaxies. We told the 24-year-old...
  • 10 days ago
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Stubbs: Gallagher needs new digs

Montreal Gazette It’s no secret that Brendan Gallagher lives every moment with a smile on his face, whether he’s scoring for the Canadiens or being pounded into a fine dust in the goal crease of the...
  • 10 days ago
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On the road with Max Pacioretty

NHL.com Perhaps the best way to get to know someone is to take a road trip with him. Some conversation, a little music and a long stretch of asphalt can form an enduring bond between travel companions....
  • 10 days ago
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Hab at heart: Alexandre Bilodeau

NHL.com MONTREAL – Since making his freestyle skiing debut, Alexandre Bilodeau hasn’t stopped climbing the ranks, capturing a few World Championships, and reaching the pinnacle of his sport by claiming...
  • 13 days ago
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Blog Articles

2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Brian Gionta

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — As we continue the season reviews, here is the low-down on Brian Gionta. The often unappreciated captain of the Canadiens left the organization this summer, signing a lucrative deal with...
  • New: 2 hr 46 min ago

P.K. Subban profiled on Breakfast Television

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — The always interesting P.K. Subban was the subject of a profile on ten great Canadian athletes today. P.K. Subban has become one of the highest profile athletes in Canada,...
  • New: 4 hr 16 min ago

The darkest day in EOTP history

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Brace yourselves folks, what I am about to explain will shock the foundations of the entire hockey community. It is with a heavy heart and a burdened mind that I must share some incredibly sad...
  • New: 6 hr 16 min ago

Friday Habs Links: Eller returns to Montreal on a mission

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links including details on the Lars Eller signing, the future of Galchenyuk and Gallagher, and more. Montreal Canadiens Links Eller returns to Montreal for four more...
  • New: 8 hr 16 min ago

Ice Level with Andrew Berkshire

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Every Monday and Thursday at 7:30pm EST, join Andrew Berkshire and Conor McKenna as they break down the most interesting stories in hockey, while maybe talking about food a bit. Okay, we talk...
  • 19 hr 16 min ago

2014-15 Salary Cap & Contract Visualization (July 24, 2014)

Habs Eye on the Prize (Justin Blades) — Lars Eller's 4-year, $14 million deal is included in the latest edition of the visualization. click to enlarge With Lars Eller signing a new contract, PK Subban remains the last...
  • 21 hr 36 min ago

Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — The Canadiens and forward Lars Eller have avoided salary arbitration. Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin announced on Thursday afternoon that the club has agreed to terms with Eller on a new four-year...
  • 22 hr 52 min ago

Lars Eller contract: Canadiens forward avoids arbitration, signs 4 year deal

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — The Habs and Eller have come to an agreement on a four year term. With his arbitration hearing scheduled for tomorrow, the Montreal Canadiens and Lars Eller have avoided leaving it in the...
  • 22 hr 58 min ago

Doug Harvey: The man who changed the game

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — Doug Harvey is widely known in the hockey world as one of the best defensemen ever to play the position. It sounds odd to say, but even he falls into the category of greats that no one seems to...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Josh Gorges

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — To start the season review, we're going to go over the players the Canadiens moved on from, next up is Josh Gorges. The trade of Josh Gorges is probably the most shocking this to happen in...
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Thursday Habs Links: Bozon's Road to Recovery

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links including a story on prospect Tim Bozon, lineup questions, prospect news, and more. Montreal Canadiens Links Tim Bozon's is on a comeback journey after his...
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Leaving Habs was ‘family decision’ for Brisebois

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Patrice Brisebois, who left his job as a player-development coach with the Canadiens last week, spoke with The Gazette’s Dave Stubbs Tuesday evening to explain his decision, saying he wanted...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Summer Game Night: The Other Comeback

Habs Eye on the Prize (MikeObrand) — Eyes On The Prize debuts Summer Game Nights with a viewing and live blogging of the March 15th game between the Habs and Senators. Welcome to the official game thread of the debut edition of...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Eyes on the Prize Summer Game Nights

Habs Eye on the Prize (MikeObrand) — The Debut of a new EOTP Series: Summer Game Nights. Mike Obrand will be re-watching old Habs games and live-blogging them for your pleasure. Hello, Canada, and hockey fans in the United States...
  • 2 days ago

Habs, Eller far apart heading into salary arbitration

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — The Canadiens and restricted free-agent Lars Eller have a salary arbitration hearing slated for Friday with the team and player submitting their respective financial figures on Wednesday –...
  • 2 days ago

Canadiens and Eller set their arbitration rewards

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — With his arbitration date upcoming, Lars Eller and the Canadiens have submitted their salary requests. According to Elliotte Friedman, Lars Eller and the Montreal Canadiens have submitted...
  • 2 days ago

2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Thomas Vanek

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — To start the season review, I'm going to go over the players the Canadiens lost, starting with Thomas Vanek. After a disappointing playoffs that ended with Thomas Vanek blaming his linemates...
  • 2 days ago

Wednesday Habs Links: Eller's arbitration date inches closer

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your Wednesday Habs Links! Montreal Canadiens Links David Desharnais plays golf and talks about the locker room without White, Gionta, and Gorges. He tells Dave Stubbs that in...
  • 2 days ago

Canadiens 1 of 2 Canadian teams to get NBC national games in 2014-15

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Winnipeg were ignored by our neighbours to the south, but the Habs weren't. A full month after the NHL released the regular season schedule for the...
  • 2 days ago

Habs’ Desharnais shoots 88 at Royal Montreal

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Canadiens centre David Desharnais took part in Monday’s RBC Canadian Open pro-am at the Royal Montreal Golf Club on Île-Bizard, firing an 88 in his first round ever on the course. Desharnais...
  • 3 days ago