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Notebook - October 23, 2014

NHL.com BROSSARD – In today’s notebook, the Canadiens reflect on the tragedy that struck the nation’s capital, and players gather for some team bonding. Pausing to reflect: After practice on Thursday, a...
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Sparkplug on D

NHL.com MONTREAL – Was Alexei Emelin deliberately trying to send Milan Lucic a message when he delivered a thundering open-ice hit on the Bruins power forward just 2:06 into the Canadiens’ home opener...
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Power performer

NHL.com MONTREAL – When Alex Galchenyuk is on his game, the chances of shutting him down are slim to none. The Red Wings learned that lesson the hard way on Tuesday night.With the Canadiens down 1-0 late...
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The Numbers Game - October 21, 2014

NHL.com MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Tuesday's game between the Canadiens and the Red Wings at the Bell Centre.600 – Number of career games Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall has suited up for...
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Game Preview: Red Wings @ Canadiens

NHL.com RED WINGS (3-1-1) @ CANADIENS (5-1-0)Looking for a sixth win in just seven games so far this season, the Habs could repeat the feat last achieved during the start of the 1977-78 season with a win...
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Leading man

NHL.com MONTREAL – Winning draws is an art form few players have mastered, but Manny Malhotra is a part of that elite group.The 34-year-old centerman, who signed a one-year deal with the Canadiens back on...
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Taking control

NHL.com MONTREAL – Michel Therrien’s troops couldn’t solve Calvin Pickard early on Saturday night, but P.K. Subban wasn’t about to let the rookie netminder leave La Belle Province with his first career...
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The Numbers Game - October 18, 2014

NHL.com MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Saturday's game between the Canadiens and the Avalanche at the Bell Centre. 2,501 – Number of games Canadiens equipment manager Pierre Gervais has worked...
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Game Preview : Avalanche @ Canadiens

NHL.com AVALANCHE (1-3-1) @ CANADIENS (4-1-0)The Canadiens will look to continue their impressive start to the season on Saturday night when the Colorado Avalanche stop by the Bell Centre. In their most...
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A winning combination

NHL.com BROSSARD – It hasn't taken the line of Brendan Gallagher, David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty long to pick up right where it left off last season.Back together again after a brief period apart to...
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Pedaling for a cause

NHL.com BROSSARD – Just because the regular season is underway doesn’t mean that the Canadiens have put any of their social or community involvement initiatives on hold.Following practice on Friday, Max...
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A real homeboy

NHL.com MONTREAL – Jiri Sekac got the full Bell Centre experience during his first NHL home game. Suiting up in front of his new fans for the first time after playing his first four NHL games on the road,...
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The Numbers Game - October 16, 2014

NHL.com MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Thursday's game between the Canadiens and the Bruins at the Bell Centre. 11 – Number of times in franchise history that the Canadiens have celebrated their...
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The Montreal Canadiens and FANS Entertainment partner to offer the best fan experience at Bell Centre

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens and FANS Entertainment are pleased to announce that they have finalized a long-term agreement for the implementation of a new mobile entertainment...
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Game Preview: Bruins @ Canadiens

NHL.com CANADIENS (3-1-0) @ BRUINS (2-3-0)After starting the season by picking up six of a possible eight points on the road, the Canadiens are finally back in Montreal on Thursday for an Original Six...
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The Montreal Canadiens unveil new campaign, details regarding ground-breaking fan program

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens officially launched today their new “Club 1909” fan program, an initiative aimed at uniting all faithful fans of the team around the world. The...
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The Last Word: Chris Jericho

NHL.com As animated in the ring as he is on stage with his band, Fozzy, Chris Irvine – better known around wrestling circles as Chris Jericho – has been a multidisciplinary entertainer since his teenage...
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Notebook - October 15, 2014

NHL.com BROSSARD – In today’s notebook, Dale Weise opens up on Milan Lucic, Max Pacioretty discusses the power play, and Michael Bournival is Hamilton-bound.Fond memories: The Canadiens are getting set...
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On the bright side

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – A lopsided loss at the hands of the Lightning wasn’t the way the Canadiens envisioned closing out their season-opening four-game road swing, but they’re still returning to Montreal...
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The Numbers Game - October 13, 2014

NHL.com TAMPA BAY - Here's a numerical look at Monday's game between the Canadiens and the Lightning in Florida.5 – Number of times the Lighting and the Canadiens will do battle during the regular season...
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Blog Articles

Habs return to the ice after day off and Halloween party

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — After enjoying a day off on Wednesday – and holding their annual Halloween party Wednesday night – the Canadiens players were on the ice for a rare afternoon practice Thursday in...
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Underappreciated and unlucky: Lars Eller continues to play well with the deck stacked against him

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Lars Eller is always in the crosshairs of criticism, yet most of that has to do with what role he's asked to play, not his actual play. Seven games into the season last year, Lars Eller had five...
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#24CH Summary: S03 E02: Three games, three wins

Habs Eye on the Prize (Veronica Canete) — Three road games to start the season. There's a new backup goalie whom we've met before, and the boys get their first comeback win of 2014-15. This one opens with the Montreal Canadiens ...
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Dave Stubbs makes special delivery as a paper boy for Habs owner Geoff Molson

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE What I know for certain about Magoo Mcgill is this: The little guy is the best-read mutt in canine heaven, having three or four days a week, for almost three years...
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P.K. is the Thriller

Habs Eye on the Prize (MikeObrand) — A parody song by Mike Obrand. You may have heard by now that PK Subban won Halloween forever by pulling off a perfect Michael Jackson 's Thriller. His domination at the Habs Halloween party...
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Tom Gilbert isn't overly physical, and it doesn't matter

Habs Eye on the Prize (Laura Saba) — We need to let go of the notion that thundering hits necessarily make a defenseman effective. We are now seven games into the season, and one nagging argument will not go away. Many people in the...
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Thursday Habs Links: Referees aren't to blame for everything

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your daily links, including Kerry Fraser breaking down the Datsyuk no-goal, why the "Montreal factor" doesn't exist, and some updates from Hamilton. Montreal Canadiens Links Kerry...
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HI/O Show, Episode 3: Canadiens off to their best start since 1977-78

Montreal Gazette (Sebastien Rolland) — Former Canadien Chris Nilan joins columnist Jack Todd, blogger Mike Boone and sports editor/host Stu Cowan for a new episode of the weekly HI/O Show as the panel discusses the Canadiens’...
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Canadiens assign Nathan Beaulieu and Michael Bournival to the Hamilton Bulldogs

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — After finding it tough to get into games, both Beaulieu and Bournival have been sent down. After sitting out three straight  straight games following the Canadiens ' only loss of the season, ...
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Canadiens send Beaulieu and Bournival down to Hamilton

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — After Tuesday night’s 2-1 overtime victory over the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Centre, the Canadiens were given the day off on Wednesday, while two players were busy packing their bags...
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Retour sur Montréal-Détroit: Capitaine vidéo

Habs Eye on the Prize (Olivier) — Coriaces, les Wings. Mais pas tant que ça. Comment peut-on ne pas aimer Carey Price , je vous le demande? Je comprends par ailleurs que dans certains quartiers, on a pris en grippe Tom...
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Canadiens vs Red Wings recap: Another late comeback keeps Montreal in first

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — A solid team effort led to a hard-earned two points for the league leading Canadiens. Photo credit: Check  hockeystats.ca for more stats The Canadiens got off to their usual slow start,...
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Wednesday Habs Links: How does Therrien make his decisions?

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your daily links, including a TSN radio segment about Therrien's lineup changes, updates on the Canadiens' defense, TIm Bozon's visit back at his old hospital, and more. Montreal...
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About last night …

Montreal Gazette (Mike Boone) — Don’t you wish your red-hot Montreal Canadiens were playing Thursday night? A quirk of the early-season NHL schedule has the team idle for three straight days. The Canadiens don’t play...
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Canadiens vs Red Wings player of the game voting

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — In what looked like a loss until the dying minutes, the Canadiens pulled it out, but who was the best of all? Voting is supposed to go as follows: If you think a player is ranked too high on the...
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Canadiens vs Red Wings Top Six Minutes: The comeback kids win it in OT!

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matthew Macaskill) — Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais save the day! The Habs tie the game with minutes left before Davey's overtime magic gives Montreal a 6-1 record. Jiri Sekac sits for Dale Weise and ...
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Canadiens vs Red Wings third period thread

Habs Eye on the Prize (Mark Black) — Detroit goes up by one after a Zetterberg/Abdelkader goal in the second. Join Our Community Montreal Canadiens blog Eyes On The Prize The only thing worse than these Meijer...
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Canadiens vs Red Wings second period thread

Habs Eye on the Prize (Mark Black) — Price and co. hold Datsyuk and the Wings to a zip-zip score after 20 minutes of play. Join Our Community Montreal Canadiens blog Eyes On The Prize I'm a huge Mickey Redmond...
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Liveblog: Game 7 – Detroit at Canadiens

Montreal Gazette (Mike Boone) — Fans got a taste of up-tempo hockey when Colorado was in town, and there should be more of the same when Detroit visits the Bell Centre Tuesday night. It makes ornithological sense that the Wings...
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Canadiens vs Red Wings game thread

Habs Eye on the Prize (Mark Black) — Pavel Datsyuk returns to the lineup as the Red Wings roll into Montreal for an Original Six matchup. Bournival returns to Montreal - creating a crowded bench. Who sits? Who plays? Join...
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