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Doing their part

NHL.com COLUMBUS – Carey Price and Jiri Sekac helped pace Team Foligno to a 25-19 win over Team Toews at the 2015 NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Nationwide Arena on Saturday night.Sekac wasted little...
  • New: 9 hr 42 min ago

The Great Outdoors

NHL.com MONTREAL - In 2016, the Montreal Canadiens will ring in the New Year on the NHL's biggest stage.The National Hockey League confirmed on Saturday that the Habs will take part in next year's 2016...
  • 20 hr 12 min ago

Dreaming wide awake

NHL.com MONTREAL – While the Canadiens Adult Fantasy Camp might have come to a close, those in attendance will remember the experience for the rest of their lives.Participants were privy to a unique look...
  • 2 days ago

Helping out, one step at a time

NHL.com MONTREAL - Lars isn't the only member of the Eller family with quick feet.In conjunction with a fundraising campaign to benefit the Just For Kids Foundation of the Montreal's Children's Hospital,...
  • 4 days ago
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Getting it done

NHL.com MONTREAL – It wasn’t easy, but the Canadiens managed to send another one of the league’s top teams packing on Tuesday night.After besting the New York Islanders over the weekend, Michel Therrien’s...
  • 4 days ago
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The Numbers Game - January 20, 2015

NHL.com MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Tuesday's game between the Canadiens and Predators in Montreal.458 – Number of days that have elapsed since the Nashville Predators last paid a visit to the...
  • 4 days ago
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Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Predators

NHL.com PREDATORS (30-10-4) @ CANADIENS (28-13-3)The Habs host the Nashville Predators on Tuesday during both teams’ final tilt before the NHL All-Star break.Arriving in Montreal with the stingiest...
  • 4 days ago
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We'll see in the morning

NHL.com BROSSARD – It looks like Carey Price could be back between the pipes as soon as Tuesday night.After missing Saturday night’s game with a minor upper-body injury, the Canadiens netminder was back...
  • 5 days ago
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The Montreal Canadiens Children's Foundation inaugurates its sixth outdoor BLEU BLANC BOUGE rink

NHL.com LONGUEUIL – As part of its BLEU BLANC BOUGE program launched back in September 2008, the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation alongside presenting sponsor Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities...
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The best practice of the year

NHL.com MONTREAL – The Canadiens deviated from their practice routine somewhat on Sunday, holding court at the Bell Centre instead of the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard as 17,000 spectators turned out to...
  • 6 days ago
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Massive Attack

NHL.com MONTREAL – For a team looking for more balanced scoring, the Habs got a full team effort against the Islanders on Saturday.With the Eastern Conference leaders in the building and a familiar face...
  • 7 days ago
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The Numbers Game - January 17, 2015

NHL.com MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Saturday's game between the Canadiens and Islanders in Montreal.24 – Number of points by which the Islanders have improved their season haul so far in...
  • 7 days ago
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Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Islanders

NHL.com ISLANDERS (29-13-1) @ CANADIENS (27-13-3)The Canadiens return to the Bell Centre on Saturday after splitting a short two-game road trip in Columbus and Ottawa.Coming back from a two-goal deficit...
  • 7 days ago
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Carving his niche

NHL.com BROSSARD - Evolution is key to survival in the NHL. Just ask Tom Gilbert.Signed by the Canadiens during the offseason, the 32-year-old defenseman came to Montreal with a reputation on offense,...
  • 8 days ago
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One false step

NHL.com OTTAWA – The Canadiens didn’t generate much of anything during the opening frame against the Senators on Thursday night, and it ultimately cost them a shot at a seventh straight road win.Outshot...
  • 9 days ago
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The Numbers Game - January 15, 2015

NHL.com OTTAWA - Here's a numerical look at Thursday's game between the Canadiens and the Senators in Ottawa.1 – Number of career regular season starts Canadiens goaltender Dustin Tokarski has made...
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Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Senators

NHL.com CANADIENS (27-12-3) @ SENATORS (17-17-8)The Canadiens will be back in action on Thursday in Ottawa, less than 24 hours after sealing a spectacular 3-2 comeback win in Columbus.On Wednesday in...
  • 9 days ago
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Just what the doctor ordered

NHL.com COLUMBUS – The Canadiens’ power play came to life when they needed it most on Wednesday night.Down 2-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets with 8:30 remaining in regulation time, Michel Therrien’s troops...
  • 10 days ago
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The Numbers Game - January 14, 2015

NHL.com COLUMBUS - Here's a numerical look at Wednesday's game between the Canadiens and Blue Jackets in Columbus.23 – Number of players who hail from the state of Ohio who’ve participated in at least NHL...
  • 10 days ago
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Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets

NHL.com CANADIENS (26-12-3) @ BLUE JACKETS (18-19-3)The Canadiens take on the Blue Jackets for the first time this season on Wednesday, to open the first half of a short two-day road trip.Winners of the...
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Blog Articles

Sunday Habs Links: Price and Bergeron embrace Winter Classic

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your daily links, including a short interview on the Winter Classic, why rebound goals are important, all the funny All-Star draft highlights you'll ever need, and more. Montreal...
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2015 NHL All-Star Skills Competition Results and Highlights

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Here's your recap from the 2015 All-Star skills competition. Fastest Skater Jonathan Drouin earned the fastest lap, as Team Foligno swept the fastest skater competition. Jiri Sekac outpaced...
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It’s official: Habs vs. Bruins in 2016 Winter Classic

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — It’s official: the Canadiens will play the Bruins in the 2016 outdoor Winter Classic on New Year’s Day at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., which is home to the New England...
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The Canadiens will face the Bruins at the 2016 Winter Classic

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Habs & Bruins in an outdoor game? Yes please. It was probably the worst kept secret of the year, but the news is finally official. Gary Bettman made the the announcement today, during his...
  • 20 hr 13 min ago

2015 NHL Skills Competition: Start time, TV schedule, events, stream, and team rosters

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Here's all the information you need for the 2015 All-Star Skills Competition. The on-ice action starts today, as day two of the NHL All-Star Game gets underway, which means it's time for the...
  • 21 hr 12 min ago

Canadiens coach Michel Therrien is Michael Scott

Habs Eye on the Prize (Mike Obrand) — I just blew your mind. That's what she said. If you followed the Montreal Canadiens from 2000-2003, and then again from 2012-present, then you know that Michel Therrien has a ... unique...
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Saturday Habs Links: Tim Bozon scores a hat trick for Kootenay

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your daily links, including the Stanley Cup odds for Canadian teams, Tim Bozon scoring a hat trick against the Oil Kings, the top Habs All-Star moments, and more. Montreal Canadiens ...
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2015 NHL All-Star Draft results: Carey Price & Jiri Sekac still teammates

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — After a crazy draft that involved the very first trade in All-Star game history, here are your rosters. Team Foligno and Team Toews made their picks tonight, and here are the rosters for All-Star...
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NHL All-Star Draft 2015: Time, TV schedule, rules and live stream

Habs Eye on the Prize (Ian Murray) — With (most of) the NHL's best ready to perform at all-star weekend, the festivities begin with the fantasy draft. With 95% of NHLers settling in for a brief hibernation, some of the league's best...
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The impact of Canadiens defensemen on centers

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — A player's overall possession numbers and production tell us certain things about how they're playing, but not everything. Going a little deeper, one Habs center is at a disadvantage. In hockey,...
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What it is like to get hit by P.K. Subban

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Some great GoPro footage on the ice with NHL stars. We all know that GoPro cameras give us a firsthand glimpse of interesting activities, whether it be surfing, bungee jumping, or now, playing...
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The Montreal Canadiens almost relocated to Cleveland

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — It sounds completely absurd, but 80 years ago the Montreal Canadiens were nearly relocated to Ohio. The merits of relocating a given NHL franchise is a topic that tends to come up nearly every...
  • 2 days ago

Friday Habs Links: Visualize the Habs' team chemistry

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your daily links, including a neat "team chemistry" visualization chart, how Dustin Tokarski ended up on the Habs, last minute All-Star news, and more. Montreal Canadiens "Analytics...
  • 2 days ago

Dive Files: The NHL is handing out fines, let's take a look at the perpetrators

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Three players have been fined this season by the NHL for embellishment/diving. It was announced last season that the NHL planned on handing out fines to repeat offenders when it came to...
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Evaluating the two general managers who came from Chicago; Bergevin vs Cheveldayoff

Habs Eye on the Prize (HappyCaraT) — They were hired out of Chicago a year apart to manage their own NHL teams; their journey since has been very different. Marc Bergevin retired from the NHL as a player and jumped right into a...
  • 2 days ago
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Thursday Habs Links: How will Marc Bergevin deal with Alexei Emelin?

Habs Eye on the Prize (Aruny Siv) — Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens, including Bergevin's thought process, Subban's blue line prowess and Toronto's jersey throwing crackdown. Montreal Canadiens Marc Bergevin...
  • 3 days ago
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Canadiens hit all-star break on a high

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE Goaltenders Carey Price and Dustin Tokarski were alone in a crowd Tuesday night, peeling off their equipment as the media scrummed a few skaters at the far end of...
  • 3 days ago
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Episode 15: Habs head into all-star break on a winning note

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Former Canadien Chris Nilan is back on the panel for this week’s HI/O Show, joining columnist Jack Todd, radio personality and comedian Ted Bird — who is now also working for Sportsnet — and...
  • 3 days ago
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Game Within the Game: Ribeiro rehabilitated in Nashville

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Mike Ribeiro and Nathan Beaulieu race toward the puck as it settles along the Canadiens half wall. Ribeiro puts his right hand on the Canadiens defenceman’s hip and pretends to make a move to the...
  • 3 days ago
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The best possession players in the NHL at the halfway mark

Habs Eye on the Prize (Justin Blades) — Ranking the forwards and defencemen in the first half of the 2014-15 NHL season by combining various advanced statistics. The possession and overall rankings in this article combine several...
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