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One happy camper

NHL.com BROSSARD – If Artturi Lehkonen is all smiles there days at the Bell Sports Complex, there’s a good reason why.Unlike the past two years, when Lehkonen was unable to hit the ice at Development Camp...
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Canadiens appoint Nick Carrière assistant coach with the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced monday the appointment of Nick Carrière as assistant coach with the St. John’s IceCaps, the Canadiens’ main...
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Committed to the cause

NHL.com MONTREAL – Coming off a remarkable AHL campaign in Hamilton, Charles Hudon is out to impress the Canadiens’ brass on home turf.After putting up 19 goals and 57 points in 75 games with the Bulldogs...
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Rite of passage

NHL.com BROSSARD – Habs hopefuls got a first taste of life in the big leagues on Sunday morning.After undergoing a variety of tests on Saturday, the 43 players on-hand at the Canadiens' development camp...
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Among the greats

NHL.com MONTREAL – Much like fine wine, some things just get better and better with age. That’s certainly been the case with Andrei Markov.At 36 years old, the Russian defenseman will begin the second...
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Hab at Heart: William deVry

NHL.com A veteran of the American daytime soap opera circuit, William deVry starred in Port Charles, All My Children and The Bold and the Beautiful before joining the cast of General Hospital in 2013 and...
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Road to the NHL: Torrey Mitchell

NHL.com MONTREAL – Even at the Midget AAA level, Torrey Mitchell was a consummate leader among his teammates.While plying his trade for the Riverains at College Charles-Lemoyne in Sainte-Catherine during...
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Working away

NHL.com BROSSARD – If anyone understands the inevitable risks and rewards that come with the opening of the unrestricted free agent market on July 1, it’s general manager Marc Bergevin.On Thursday,...
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Fresh start

NHL.com MONTREAL – Zack Kassian is looking to make the most of a fresh start in Montreal.After struggling to find his spot in the Canucks lineup during his time in Vancouver, Dale Weise arrived in...
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Canadiens agree to terms on a one-year contract with forward Christian Thomas

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Thursday that forward Christian Thomas has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with the Club...
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One-year, two-way contract for George “Bud” Holloway

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract (2015-16) with free agent forward...
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One-year, two-way contract for free agent defenseman Mark Barberio

NHL.com MONTREAL -- Canadiens agree to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with free agent defenseman Mark Barberio (2015-16).More details to follow.
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One-year, two-way contract for Joel Hanley

NHL.com MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract (2015-16) with free agent defenseman Joel...
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Canadiens acquire Zack Kassian and a fifth round pick from the Canucks for Brandon Prust.

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL (July 1, 2015) – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the acquisition of forward Zack Kassian and a fifth round pick in 2016 from the Vancouver...
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Two-year extension for Greg Pateryn

NHL.com BROSSARD – The Canadiens have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with defenseman Greg Pateryn.The 25-year-old blue-liner played 17 games with the Canadiens in 2014-15, his third pro...
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Development Camp scheduled for July 5-9 in Brossard

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that the team will hold its annual development camp, from July 5-9, at the Bell Sports Complex, in Brossard. A total of 43...
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Canadiens agree to terms on a two-year contract with forward Brian Flynn

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Tuesday that the team has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Brian Flynn (2015-16 and...
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Better with age

NHL.com MONTREAL – A 32-year-old NHL vet, Tom Gilbert continued to bolster his skillset in 2014-15.Since initially being named to the NHL’s All-Rookie team during his first full season with the Oilers in...
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Canadiens buy out the contract of forward Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Monday that the team has bought out the contract of Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau. The 32-year-old forward was...
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NHL Draft: Day 2

NHL.com SUNRISE – After waiting 61 spots between picks, the Canadiens made Lukas Vejdemo the 87th overall selection in the 2015 NHL Draft.The 6-foot-2 centerman had 23 goals and 48 points in 34 games with...
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Blog Articles

Development camp notes, updates, and player interviews

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Montreal's rookie development camp is underway, here's what you need to know First off, the Habs did a bit of housecleaning at the AHL level, by replacing assistant coach Stephane Lebeau...
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First-round pick Noah Juulsen soaks up hockey knowledge at Habs camp

Montreal Gazette (Dave Peters) — Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette   It took Noah Juulsen a few days to come down out of the clouds and realize that yes, indeed, he was a member of the Canadiens organization. The jersey he pulled...
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Andrew Berkshire stepping down from managing Eyes on the Prize

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — I'll always be around in some form or another, but no longer as manager. Marc Dumont is the man now. After nearly three years managing Eyes on the Prize, and five years as an editor, it's time...
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The Habs propose major changes to the Bell Centre & surrounding area

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Take a look at the renovations the Habs are proposing to the city La Presse is reporting that the Canadiens have proposed several major changes to the city, which includes renovations, road...
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Eric Fehr and Alexander Semin are two free agent forwards that could help the Habs

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Both players can help the Habs score, but one is a better fit than the other Now that the free agency dust has settled and the big names are off the board, there are still a few options...
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Tuesday Habs Links: Michael McCarron is full of confidence

Habs Eye on the Prize (Mark Millard) — Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including Michael McCarron's growing confidence, Youppi in NHL 16 and an awesome Carey Price highlight montage. ...
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Nick Carrière joins head coach Lefebvre on IceCaps staff

Montreal Gazette (Dave Peters) — Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced the appointment of Nick Carrière as an assistant coach with the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League, the Canadiens’ top...
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Canadiens prospect Carr draws comparisons to Gallagher

Montreal Gazette (Dave Peters) — Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette There must be something in the water in Edmonton because Daniel Carr plays hockey with the same determination as fellow Edmontonian Brendan Gallagher. Carr, who was...
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Carey Price 2014-15 Highlight Video

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — A fantastic season deserves a highlight montage There's no doubt about, Carey Price had a jaw dropping year. He won the Ted Lindsay Award, the William M. Jennings Trophy, the Vezina Trophy,...
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Five Hole for Food Montreal

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Eyes on the Prize challenges you to come out to Five Hole for Food today from 3-7pm. Today from 3pm to 7pm, you can come and play hockey for a good cause with some cool people at Stade...
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Monday Habs Links: Nikita Scherbak shows up to development camp weighing over 200 lbs

Habs Eye on the Prize (Mark Millard) — Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including the latest on free agent Alexander Semin, day 1 of development camp and the Leafs resigning Nazem Kadri. ...
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Sunday Habs Links: Could Nikita Scherbak make the jump to the Habs this season?

Habs Eye on the Prize (Aruny Siv) — Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league, including another possible outdoor game, inconsistencies in a Kessel story, and development camp information Montreal Canadiens ...
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Habs development camp schedule and roster

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — A total of 43 players will be attending this year's camp. The Habs have released the list of players that will be attending their development camp this summer. The camp will run from July 5th to...
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Scherbak, McCarron take spotlight at Canadiens development camp

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Does Nikita Scherbak have a shot at being in the Canadiens’ lineup when they open the 2015-16 season on Oct. 7 in Toronto? How about Michael McCarron? Last week,...
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Saturday Habs Links: Prust didn't expect to be traded

Habs Eye on the Prize (Aruny Siv) — Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league, including Prust's reaction to his trade, Bergevin's next moves and why Voynov shouldn't return to the NHL. Montreal Canadiens News...
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Prust shocked by trade, excited about future

Montreal Gazette (Dave Peters) —   Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette   Brandon Prust was lying on a bed in Rome around 8 p.m. local time on July 1, an eye on Twitter to follow the comings and goings of many players on the...
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Friday Habs Links: Building a team for the coach

Habs Eye on the Prize (Aruny Siv) — Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league, including the rational behind Bergevin's moves, Kassian's best moments and no player transfer agreements between the NHL and KHL. ...
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Habs GM Bergevin made a good move getting Kassian for Prust

Montreal Gazette (Dave Peters) — Stu Cowan Montreal Gazette Being a general manager in the National Hockey League is not an easy job, especially in a salary-cap world. GMs are forced to make tough decisions and the...
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HI/O Show (summer edition): Has GM Marc Bergevin done enough to improve Canadiens?

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — As the Canadiens enjoy the summer break, the question fans are debating is whether general manager Marc Bergevin has done enough to improve his team for next season. That’s the main topic of...
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Marc Bergevin has yet to put his stamp on the core of the Canadiens

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Looking at where each player on the roster came from, the fingerprints of Bob Gainey and Pierre Gauthier still loom large. A day after free agency opened, it's far too early to weigh the work of...
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