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Closing in on 500

NHL.com BROSSARD – Nine years after making his NHL debut, Torrey Mitchell is on the verge of achieving an important personal milestone. The 31-year-old centerman is on track to play his 500th career NHL...
  • New: 9 hr 2 min ago

The ninth edition of the Montreal Canadiens bursary program in support of the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence

NHL.com MONTREAL – For the ninth consecutive year, the Montreal Canadiens acknowledged the on-ice achievement and academic distinction of 28 young hockey players as part of the bursary program of the...
  • New: 11 hr 32 min ago

United front

NHL.com MONTREAL – With 30 games and 60 points still up for grabs, the Habs are facing the road ahead as a united group. Outshooting their opponents but managing just two goals against the Sabres in a 4-2...
  • 2 days ago

The Numbers Game: February 3, 2016

NHL.com MONTREAL -- Here's a numerical look at Wednesday night's game against the Sabres in Montreal.365 – Number of days since the Sabres last visited the Bell Centre for a game, having won their last...
  • 2 days ago

Game Preview: Canadiens vs. Sabres

NHL.com CANADIENS (24-23-4, 52 PTS) vs. SABRES (20-26-4, 44 PTS)TV : RDS, SNThe Canadiens will play their second game in as many nights on Wednesday when they battle the Buffalo Sabres at the Bell...
  • 2 days ago

All For One

NHL.com PHILADELPHIA -- If the Canadiens are able to find a way to return to their elite early-season form, it will surely require a full team effort.After falling behind 2-0 in the first period on...
  • 3 days ago

The Numbers Game: February 2, 2016

NHL.com PHILADELPHIA -- Here's a numerical look at Tuesday night's game in Philadelphia against the Flyers.53 – The number donned by the Canadiens newest addition Lucas Lessio, who became only the sixth...
  • 3 days ago
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Game Preview: Canadiens vs Flyers

NHL.com CANADIENS (24-21-4) vs FLYERS (21-18-8)TV: RDS, SNE 7:00 p.m.Following a short All-Star break, the Canadiens return to action against the Flyers in Philadelphia on Tuesday night.In their last...
  • 3 days ago

Back to work

NHL.com PHILADELPHIA - With the All-Star game now firmly in the rear-view mirror, the Canadiens are ready to lace up their skates and get back to work. Presently on the outside of the Eastern Conference...
  • 4 days ago

Scott, Atkinson, Eichel named stars of week

NHL.com John Scott, the Most Valuable Player of the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson and Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel were announced Monday as the NHL's Three...
  • 4 days ago
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Weekly overview

NHL.com Philadelphia Flyers (21-18-8)Date: Tuesday, February 2Standings: Metropolitan Division: #7 – Eastern Conference: #13Location & Time: PHILADELPHIA: Wells Fargo Center – 7:00 p.m.Broadcaster: RDS,...
  • 4 days ago

Soaking it all in

NHL.com NASHVILLE – If anybody enjoyed their time in Music City over the last few days, it was John Scott.On Sunday night, Scott capped off his NHL All-Star Weekend in style by playing a starring role in...
  • 5 days ago

Let me entertain you

NHL.com NASHVILLE – P.K. Subban isn’t just a Norris Trophy winning defenseman. He’s one of the best personalities in the game today, too.On Saturday night, the Canadiens’ No. 76 got everybody talking –...
  • 6 days ago
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LIVE: 2016 NHL All-Star Skills Competition

NHL.com 2016 NHL All-Star Skills Competiton - Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TNBridgestone NHL Fastest SkaterEastern Conference: Dylan Larkin (DET) Brandon Saad (CLB) Erik Karlsson (OTT) Kris...
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2016 NHL All-Star Game - Day 1

NHL.com NASHVILLE – Friday was NHL All-Star Media Day in Nashville, as players shared their thoughts on a host of topics at Bridgestone Arena. P.K. Subban was on site to represent the Canadiens. Subban...
  • 7 days ago
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Appreciating the journey

NHL.com MONTREAL – It’s been a busy couple of weeks for newcomer Victor Bartley.Since being acquired by the Canadiens on Jan. 15 in a three-way deal with the Arizona Coyotes and Nashville Predators,...
  • 7 days ago
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McCarron’s road to success

NHL.com TheAHL.com - St. John’s IceCaps forward and Montréal Canadiens first-round draft pick Michael McCarron is proving himself a top prospect in his first AHL campaign, playing in his first NHL game in...
  • 8 days ago
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Hard work pays off

NHL.com MONTREAL – Goaltender Hayden Hawkey caught his coach’s eye long before his freshman campaign at Providence College began.Hawkey, who arrived on campus in Rhode Island months ahead of schedule to...
  • 9 days ago
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Taking a break

NHL.com MONTREAL -- Following Tuesday’s loss to Columbus, the Canadiens head into the All-Star break hoping to recharge for the season’s final stretch.TIME-OUTAside from P.K. Subban, who will represent...
  • 10 days ago
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The Numbers Game: January 26, 2016

NHL.com MONTREAL -- Here's a numerical look at Tuesday night's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.896 -- Number of career NHL games Andrei Markov has now played with the Canadiens, tying him for third...
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Blog Articles

Habs’ Weise looking forward to afternoon games

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE When the doors to the Canadiens’ locker room opened after Friday’s practice in Brossard, Dale Weise was sitting at his stall. Weise is almost always...
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Friday Tank Watch: Your open thread for tonight's NHL action

Habs Eye on the Prize (Justin Blades) — Your previews, game times, and ideal results for the lottery games on Friday, February 5. The Montreal Canadiens actually had their position in the Eastern Conference improve yesterday, as...
  • New: 7 hr 32 min ago

Habs Practice Notebook: Scrivens will start against Oilers

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Edmonton Oilers are on a roll, winning their last two games with rookie sensation Connor McDavid back in the lineup after missing 37 games with a broken...
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Montreal Canadiens Organizational Injury Report

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Zadarnowski) — Playing well for the Habs? Get injured. Carey Price (G, NHL): the team remains mum on the true nature of Carey Price's injury, however the word on the street is that Price suffered a knee...
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Report: Guy Carbonneau met with Habs management for several hours

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — With the drama surrounding the Habs this year, more fuel has been added to the fire. Peter Yannopoulos, an NBA insider from TSN Radio, reported that former Habs coach Guy Carbonneau met with...
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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 5

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Feb. 5, 1969: Jean Béliveau scored his 16th career hat trick and added an assist in a 6-4 win over the Black Hawks in Chicago. Feb. 5, 1953: Maurice Richard scored a goal...
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It's time to shut down Carey Price for the season

Habs Eye on the Prize (Zeb) — With the season hanging in the balance, the focus has shifted to whether or not Price will be able to return in time to salvage the Canadiens. Carey Price was injured October 29th against the ...
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IceCaps Preview: Looking to stay undefeated against the Utica Comets

Habs Eye on the Prize (arowe) — The IceCaps head back home and kick off the weekend against the Utica Comets while donning a new look. The IceCaps are coming off a rough road trip, losing four out of six games away from...
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Friday Habs Headlines: How to solve the Canadiens' power play woes

Habs Eye on the Prize (DaveCollins) — Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including how to get P.K. Subban and the Canadiens' power play producing, a team now fully mired in a collapse, and who could replace...
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Thursday Tank Watch: Your open thread for the worst games of the night

Habs Eye on the Prize (Justin Blades) — As we get into February, many of the league's teams are battling for a spot in this spring's playoffs. The rest are playing with a different objective altogether, as the race for last place heats...
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Ice Level: Time to shut Carey Price down?

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Despondency has set in for the Montreal Canadiens, as the team doesn't even seem to be able to think of a possible answer to this slump. But we're still here to break it down. Subscribe on [...
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Commentary: Canadiens fans deserve better answers from Therrien

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Canadiens coach Michel Therrien doesn’t like to be second-guessed. After Wednesday night’s 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres at the Bell Centre, Mitch Gallo of...
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‘Same thing,’ the only update on Carey Price’s injury (with video)

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE More than two months after being sidelined for the second time this season with the same “lower-body” injury, Canadiens goalie Carey Price was still walking...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

This Date in Habs History: Feb. 4

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Feb. 4, 1928: The Canadiens’ George Hainsworth and the Maroons’ Clint Benedict battled to a 0-0 tie. It was the 22nd career shutout for Hainsworth and the 45th for Benedict. Feb....
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Ryan Johnston is exactly what the IceCaps need

Habs Eye on the Prize (Mitch Brown) — The once unknown NCAA free agent has made a dramatic impact with the St. John's IceCaps just eight games into his professional career Ryan Johnston's transition to professional hockey has not...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

This is getting embarrassing

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — As the owner of the Montreal Canadiens, you have the power to make change happen. Dear Mr. Molson: I'm not naive enough to think that the opinion of one fan is enough to bring about change,...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

Canadiens vs Sabres game recap: Habs blow a third-period, and the losses keep mounting

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Zadarnowski) — Numerous blown defensive coverages sink Montreal, who lose 4-2. The Montreal Canadiens have been a sad sack of a team for the past two months, losing to numerous perennial bottom feeders,...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Thursday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens are making the wrong kind of history

Habs Eye on the Prize (Aruny Siv) — Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league including, the Montreal's historic collapse, what the the team can do differently and Wideman's suspension. Montreal Canadiens ...
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About last night …

Montreal Gazette (Mike Boone) — As the siren sounded – accompanied by a faint chorus of boos from fans who had stuck around – Ron Reusch dropped by my press box seat and offered a sobering stat: “In 24 of the last 29...
  • 2 days ago

Vote on Habs player rankings vs Sabres

Habs Eye on the Prize (Aruny Siv) — Another day, another loss. Well, they weren't going to beat the Sabres anyway. If a Canadiens player had a good game in your opinion, vote them up. If they had a bad game in your opinion, vote...
  • 2 days ago