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A big-time talent

NHL.com BROSSARD – Take it from Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher – Artturi Lehkonen has some serious game.Linemates through the first two scrimmages of training camp for Team B, Galchenyuk and...
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Big visitors

NHL.com Currently on an economic and commercial visit to Canada, Premier Li Keqiang of China accompanied Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on a visit to the Bell Centre on Friday morning to experience our...
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World Cup of Hockey — Czech Republic 4, USA 3

NHL.com With both teams already eliminated from contention, Tomas Plekanec's Czech Republic squad defeated Max Pacioretty and the United States 4-3 on Thursday.Despite being held off the score sheet,...
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Training Camp - Day 1

NHL.com MONTREAL - The Canadiens' training camp kicked off on Thursday morning at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard with medicals and physical testing.Players also took part in on and off-ice video and...
  • 2 days ago

World Cup of Hockey — Russia 3, Finland 0

NHL.com Andrei Markov and Alexei Emelin extended their stay in Toronto following Russia’s 3-0 win over Finland at the Air Canada Centre on Thursday afternoon.The Habs defensemen were solid on the Russian...
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Phase two

NHL.com BROSSARD – Those young guns moving on to the Canadiens’ main training camp are eager for their shot at cracking the roster in Montreal.With the start of camp set for Thursday morning at the Bell...
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61 players to attend the Montreal Canadiens training camp

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced on Wednesday that 61 players will participate in the 2016-17 training camp. Players will report for physicals and medical exams at the Bell...
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Rookie camp: Canadiens assign 11 players to their respective team

NHL.com MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Tuesday afternoon that 11 players have been reassigned to their respective team. The following players have been assigned to...
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Time to get things started

NHL.com LAVAL-SUR-LE-LAC – The staging of the Canadiens’ annual golf tournament means that the offseason is officially over. On Tuesday, players and coaches gathered at Laval-sur-le-Lac Golf Club to hit...
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Looking back on it

NHL.com LONDON, ON – The 2016 Rookie Tournament wrapped up for the Canadiens’ young guns on Sunday afternoon, which meant it was time for coaches to evaluate the players and players to evaluate...
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One to remember

NHL.com LONDON, ON – Victor Mete felt very much at home in his first appearance in a Canadiens uniform on Saturday night.After all, the 18-year-old defenseman was playing in front of the same fans at...
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A close-knit group

NHL.com LONDON, ON – There’s something very special about the crop of Canadiens young guns competing at the 2016 Rookie Tournament in Southwestern Ontario this weekend.They’re clearly a resilient and...
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Energy and enthusiasm

NHL.com MONTREAL – There’s no denying the excitement that comes with the start of the Canadiens’ rookie camp every September.It’s a good indication that the summer is officially over and it’s time for the...
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Lessons into practice

NHL.com MONTREAL – Entering his fifth pro season, Stefan Matteau firmly believes the time has arrived to make his mark in the NHL.Set to embark on his first training camp experience with the Canadiens,...
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27 players to participate in the Canadiens’ 2016 rookie camp

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that 27 players will participate in the team’s rookie camp from September 15-21. The Club will participate in a rookie tournament...
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Gally and Chucky having burger showdown

NHL.com NHL.com -- Montreal Canadiens forwards Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk are having a burger showdown for McDonald's Canada.In a promotion for the new McDonald's self-order kiosks, Gallagher...
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In good health

NHL.com MONTREAL – After undergoing season-ending surgery in March, Jeff Petry is feeling just fine heading into a brand new year.The 28-year-old defenseman, who recently returned to Montreal from his...
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Tickets for the Montreal Canadiens 2016-17 regular season games at the Bell Centre to go on sale Saturday starting at 10 a.m.

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced that the sale of individual tickets to the general public for the Canadiens' 2016-2017 preseason and regular season games at the Bell...
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Laval's AHL team nickname unveiled

NHL.com PRESS RELEASE LAVAL -- The Montreal Canadiens officially announced today that its AHL affiliate that will begin play at Laval’s Place Bell in 2017-18 will be called Club de hockey Rocket de Laval....
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The Montreal Canadiens appoint Sean Burke as professional scout

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Thursday the appointment of Sean Burke as professional scout for the western region.Sean Burke, 49, spent six...
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Blog Articles

Not much offence from Canadiens during first two scrimmages at training camp

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — STU COWAN OK, it’s only pre-season scrimmages, but still. For a team that struggled to score goals last season, the Canadiens have only four total goals from their first two scrimmages of...
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The New Guys: Getting to know Andrew Shaw

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Zadarnowski) — A Q&A with Second City Hockey about the Canadiens’ new aggitator. Marc Bergevin made a big splash at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft when he traded away Lars Eller — the frequent target of...
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Habs training camp day two: Teams and scrimmage stream

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Training camp continues today as the teams meet up for yet another scrimmage Yesterday saw Team White cruise to a 2-0 victory over Team Red at the Canadiens practice facility, in Brossard....
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2016 World Cup: Canada vs Russia semifinal game thread, schedule, lines, and how to watch

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Familiar foes renew hostilities tonight, as Team Canada faces off versus their longtime rivals Team Russia. It was a rather easy road to the semifinal for Canada, beating the Czech Republic,...
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Saturday Habs Headlines: Michel Therrien impressed thus far by Alexander Radulov

Habs Eye on the Prize (DaveCollins) — Here are your daily links, including Michel Therrien’s comments on training camp and the performance of Alexander Radulov, and how Saku Koivu can relate to the pressure facing Max Pacioretty. ...
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Artturi Lehkonen gets chance to skate on No. 1 line in first Canadiens scrimmage

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — STU COWAN Only in Montreal. The Canadiens hit the ice for the first time at training camp Friday morning and also had a scrimmage between Team A and Team B. In the Brossard press box were two...
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Reminder: Canada’s Prime Minister is a Habs fan

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Zadarnowski) — Justin Trudeau takes any chance he can get to flash the Bleu-Blanc-Rouge In case there was any debate left as to which National Hockey League team should be considered “Canada’s Team”, it’s...
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What the Puck: Who will be the Canadiens’ true leader this season?

Montreal Gazette (Dave Peters) — Okay enough speculation about what Michel Therrien did or did not say in a golf clubhouse. Let’s move on to a much more interesting question. Who is going to be the Canadiens’ real leader this...
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Eyes on the Prize is looking for new writers

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Want to join the EOTP team? We’re looking for passionate fans With the 2016-17 season around the corner it’s time to find some new blood for the blog. We have a lot of subject matter that needs...
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Habs split into three teams at training camp & scrimmage stream

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — The Canadiens camp hit the ice today, and as per usual the players were split into three teams. The Habs have been spit into three teams at the 2016 training camp. As per usual, most of the...
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Get to Know: Zach Redmond

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Zadarnowski) — Mile High Hockey answers questions about the Canadiens new defenceman On the first day of free agency, Montreal Canadiens General Manager Marc Bergevin signed former Colorado Avalanche...
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Friday Habs Headlines: Michael McCarron believes he's ready to play in the NHL

Habs Eye on the Prize (DaveCollins) — Here are your daily links, including Michael McCarron's hopes of making the jump to the NHL this season and Kirk Muller's return to the Habs bench. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Among...
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Nathan Beaulieu would love to be partnered with Shea Weber on Canadiens blue line

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — STU COWAN One of the big questions heading into the NHL season for the Canadiens is who will be partnered with newcomer Shea Weber on the blue line? In his Canadiens’ training-camp...
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2016-17 QMJHL Season Preview: Maritimes Division

Habs Eye on the Prize (DaveCollins) — With QMJHL action set to get underway tonight, we wrap up our season preview with a look at the teams in the Maritimes. The wait is nearly over. While much of the hockey world gears up for the...
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Getting to know the tryouts at Habs training camp

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Zadarnowski) — Nine players on professional tryouts will attend the camp this year, but the most interesting is Yuri Alexandrov The Montreal Canadiens released their main training camp roster , which included...
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2016 World Cup: Team USA vs Team Czech Republic game thread, schedule, lines, and how to watch

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Both teams seek a little redemption after a disastrous tournament The Czech Republic and the USA had high hopes heading into the 2016 World Cup. Unfortunately for both, they failed to gain much...
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Al Montoya, Mike Condon in battle for backup goalie job at Canadiens training camp

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — STU COWAN “Bonjour,” Al Montoya said as he stepped up to the podium to meet the Montreal media before the Canadiens’ golf tournament Tuesday at Laval-sur-le-Lac. “Do you...
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2016 World Cup: Team Finland vs. Team Russia game thread, schedules, lines, and how to watch

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — Finland has a chance to play spoiler for the Russians today. The 2016 World Cup of Hockey is over for Finland. They will not advance past the group stage, but they’re probably still going to...
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Thursday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens have a positive outlook heading into next season

Habs Eye on the Prize (Aruny Siv) — Here are your daily links, including the positivity surrounding the Montreal Canadiens, number one centre Alex Galchenyuk, and changing Team USA. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Though...
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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Canada vs. Europe recap

Habs Eye on the Prize (NamikoH) — Canada claims top spot in Group A after defeating Team Europe, will play Sweden in the semi-finals. With their spots in the semi-finals assured, tonight’s game between Teams Canada and Europe...
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