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Darche adjusts to life after hockey

Montreal Gazette So, Mathieu Darche, you’re standing over an easy putt on the 18th green and if you drain it, you defeat your playing partner whose potential corporate business — perhaps enormously...
  • New: 2 hr 35 min ago

Habs, Sportsnet forge regional TV deal

Montreal Gazette Sportsnet announced on Tuesday that it has reached a three-year broadcast rights agreement with the Canadiens for regional coverage of the team’s games. Sportsnet becomes the official...
  • New: 4 hr 14 min ago

Fans invited to attend the Canadian Tire Red vs White scrimmage at the Bell Centre

NHL.com MONTREAL (September 2, 2014) – In preparation for the team’s preseason schedule, the Canadiens and Canadian Tire are pleased to invite all fans to attend the Canadian Tire Red vs White scrimmage...
  • New: 7 hr 10 min ago

Canadiens on Sportsnet

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL - Habs fans will see every play, every save, and every goal of every period for the next three seasons as Sportsnet today announced it has reached a three-year broadcast...
  • New: 8 hr 10 min ago

Former NHLer Carol Vadnais dies

Montreal Gazette Former NHL defenceman Carol Vadnais died Sunday at the age of 68 after a bout with cancer.
  • 2 days ago
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Former Canadiens defenseman Carol Vadnais passed away

NHL.com MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens are saddened by the passing of former NHL defenseman Carol Vadnais at age 68.A 16-year NHL veteran, Carol Vadnais began his career in Montreal with the Canadiens...
  • 2 days ago
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Hab at heart: Mikaël Kingsbury

NHL.com If he’s not on his skis hitting the slopes, then you can probably bet Mikaël Kingsbury is hitting up the Bell Centre instead, always managing to find the time in his busy schedule to cheer on his...
  • 4 days ago
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Pool Party!

NHL.com MONTREAL -- Coming off one of the city’s shortest summers since ‘93 thanks to a lengthy playoff run that ended just shy of June, we’ll forgive Habs fans if it feels like swimming pool season has...
  • 5 days ago
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Court says Bell Centre can sell beer during Habs’ away games

Montreal Gazette The Bell Centre will be allowed to continue to sell alcohol at its televised Habs games, according to a decision from Quebec’s Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.
  • 6 days ago
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Pacioretty ready to become a leader on evolving Habs

NHL.com NHL.com - When Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin traded defenseman Josh Gorges and allowed captain Brian Gionta to leave as a free agent, he made it clear that it was time for the...
  • 7 days ago
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Short but sweet

NHL.com MONTREAL – In the midst of wrapping up the shortest summer of his NHL career, Dale Weise is chomping at the bit to start his first full season in bleu-blanc-rouge. Three months removed from a...
  • 7 days ago
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The Iron Man

NHL.com MONTREAL – It should come as no surprise that Habs players are among the fittest in the NHL. It’s not often, after all, that a team can count on an Iron Man in its ranks.Since becoming the...
  • 8 days ago
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Off-ice skills key to being Habs captain, Cournoyer says

Montreal Gazette They all wear the letter “C” on their jerseys, of course, every one with an “H” in the middle of the crest. Yet as the Canadiens move inside a month of training camp for...
  • 9 days ago
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Hab at Heart - Jean-Marc Généreux

NHL.com Whenever we think of Jean-Marc Généreux, three things immediately come to mind: energy, dancing, and more dancing. But when he’s not busy shaking a leg, the feather-footed judge of So You Think...
  • 11 days ago
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On the road with Mike Weaver

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....
  • 11 days ago
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Canadiens' five questions

NHL.com MONTREAL -- In each of the two seasons since Marc Bergevin took over as general manager and Michel Therrien as coach of the Montreal Canadiens, they have made a significant leap forward.Two years...
  • 12 days ago
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2013 draft class leads Canadiens' top 10 prospects

NHL.com NEW YORK -- There may come a time when the Montreal Canadiens will look back on the 2013 NHL Draft with great pride, knowing the organization hit the jackpot.Five of the eight players picked that...
  • 12 days ago
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Canadiens' Galchenyuk poised for breakout season

NHL.com MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens went through one of the worst seasons in franchise history in 2011-12, but the reward was the chance to select Alex Galchenyuk with the No. 3 pick in the 2012...
  • 12 days ago
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Near miss leads to greater expectations for Canadiens

NHL.com NEW YORK -- NHL.com continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout August.The Montreal Canadiens entered the 2013-14 season coming off an...
  • 12 days ago
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NHL announces changes to Draft Lottery format

NHL.com NEW YORK (NHL.com) - The National Hockey League announced today changes to its Draft Lottery, a weighted system implemented and utilized to determine the order of selection in the first round of...
  • 13 days ago
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Blog Articles

Canadiens sign Drayson Bowman to a professional tryout contract

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Bored on a Tuesday night? The Habs are here to give you a tidbit of news. According to Josh Rimer of Sportsnet, the Montreal Canadiens have more news for us today, albeit of the much more minor...
  • New: 2 hr 51 min ago

Canadiens broadcast schedule: All 82 games in English for the first time in new deal with Sportsnet

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — The Habs will be broadcast regionally on Sportsnet for the next three years, giving fans all 82 games in English for the first time. The Canadiens have announced a huge new English language TV...
  • New: 7 hr 45 min ago

Habs ink three-year deal with Sportsnet for regional TV coverage

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Sportsnet announced on Tuesday that it has reached a three-year broadcast rights agreement with the Canadiens for regional coverage of the team’s games. Sportsnet becomes the official...
  • New: 7 hr 49 min ago

2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Alexei Emelin

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — How did Emelin perform after signing a massive contract and returning from a major surgery? Terribly, but not all hope is lost. After signing a hefty contract extension with the ...
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Habs’ Subban ranks No. 16 in NHL.com fantasy hockey rankings

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — If you’re into fantasy hockey pools, NHL.com has come out with its rankings of the top 275 players to help you make your picks for the 2014-15 season. The top 10 players according to...
  • New: 10 hr 13 min ago

Canadiens 2014 Top 25 Under 25: #6 Nikita Scherbak

Habs Eye on the Prize (Robert Rice) — The Canadiens first-round pick from the 2014 NHL Draft has already reached a lofty mark in the Top 25 Under 25 rankings, How did he do it? In his debut year with the Top 25 under 25, Nikita...
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Tuesday Habs Links: Canadiens downloadable schedule is released

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links, including Dustin Penner talk, the Montreal Canadiens season schedule, why the Habs will be better this year than last year, and more. Montreal Canadiens Links ...
  • 16 hr 10 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...
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Monday Habs Links: Canadiens tickets on sale soon

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links, including the health of Carey Price, Dale Weise roaring to go, the untimely passing of a former Hab All-Star, and more! Montreal Canadiens Links Tickets for the...
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P.K. Subban running drills, shows his sick skill

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Our own Michael Sardano found out P.K. Subban was practicing in Florida, and he went to the rink to take some video. Follow @HabsEOTP
  • 2 days ago

Happy 83rd birthday to Habs legend Jean Béliveau

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Happy birthday to Canadiens living legend Jean Béliveau, who turned 83 on Sunday. Back in 2005, as Red Fisher prepared for his 50th season covering the Canadiens, he wrote a feature series for The...
  • 2 days ago

Former Hab Carol Vadnais dead at age 68

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Former Canadien Carol Vadnais died Sunday morning at age 68 after a battle with cancer. Vadnais, a defenceman, played for the Montreal Junior Canadiens before making his NHL debut in 1966-67 with...
  • 2 days ago

Sunday Habs Links: Canadiens players start prepping for upcoming season

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your daily links, including news about Tim Bozon, the question of whether number 67 should be the next captain, NHL expansion rumours, your Sunday Habs Throwback, and more. Montreal...
  • 2 days ago

The 1960 Stanley Cup Finals: Maurice Richard's last game

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — With pre-season a few weeks away, let's take a look back at Montreal's 1959-60 Stanley Cup win. This final involved a plethora of stars, including Maurice Richard playing in his last NHL game. ...
  • 3 days ago
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Saturday Habs Links: Guy Lafleur thinks Markov should be the captain

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your daily links, including an interview with Manny Malholtra, Guy Lafleur's opinion, Josh Gorges new start as a Sabre, the new EA NHL 15 trailers, and more! Montreal Canadiens Links ...
  • 3 days ago
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2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Rene Bourque

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Despite a great performance in the playoffs, Rene Bourque's play during the regular season was anything but brilliant. Bourque's season ended on a very negative note, as the two-time...
  • 4 days ago
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Canadiens 2014 Top 25 Under 25: #7 Jacob de la Rose

Habs Eye on the Prize (Mark Black) — Highly anticipated Jacob de la Rose shows up on the list at number 7 as he prepares to make his North American debut. What does the future hold for the Swedish winger with tons of leadership...
  • 4 days ago
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Friday Habs Links: Subban practicing in South Florida

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links, including where PK Subban is right now, a Dustin Tokarski interview, a "Fascinating Hab", and more! Montreal Canadiens Links Jimmy Murphy spoke to Dustin...
  • 4 days ago
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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...
  • 5 days ago
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Familiar faces on Sportsnet’s NHL broadcast team

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Sportsnet announced its complete broadcast team for the 2014-15 NHL season on Thursday with several familiar faces joining the network as it takes over the national broadcast rights for the first...
  • 5 days ago
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