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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Habs’ Price helps put breakfast on table for kids

Montreal Gazette There’s something new on Carey Price’s breakfast table, and it’s not at all his doing. “I’ve switched, unwillingly, to turkey bacon,” Price said with a laugh on...
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Mount Rushmore - Brendan Gallagher

NHL.com If you could sculpt your own Mount Rushmore, what famous faces would you chisel into the iconic rock face? We asked Brendan Gallagher that very question...Alexander Galchenyuk Sr.He played hockey....
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P.K. Subban uses dump truck for ice bucket challenge

Montreal Gazette P.K. Subban got drenched by a dump truck full of ice water as part of a viral ALS fundraiser.
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Bozon back on skates after battling meningitis

Montreal Gazette Tim Bozon figures he’s worked harder this summer than any other. “I had to. I had to do two times more than normal,” the 20-year-old Canadiens prospect said this week from his...
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Hab at Heart – Adonis Stevenson

NHL.com MONTREAL – Since becoming the world champion in June 2011, many have tried to slow Adonis Stevenson down but failed time and again in their attempts to do so. Accustomed to being the main...
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Hab at Heart – Philippe Bond

NHL.com MONTREAL – Over the past few years, Philippe Bond has experienced a meteoric rise on radio, television, and on stage. Forced to get out of bed a few hours before daybreak every day in order to get...
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A new song for Subban: If I Had $72 Million

Montreal Gazette MONTREAL — The Canadian group Barenaked Ladies had a big hit in the early 1990s with their song If I Had a Million Dollars. They sang about buying things like a house, a “nice Reliant...
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Mount Rushmore - Max Pacioretty

NHL.com If you could sculpt your own Mount Rushmore, what famous faces would you chisel into the iconic rock face? We asked Max Pacioretty that very question...Mark MessierBeing a New York Rangers fan...
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Blog Articles

Thursday Habs Links: Is Jiri Sekac the steal of free agency?

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links, including more captain talk, a few pieces on Jiri Sekac, possible NHL expansion, and more. Montreal Canadiens Links P-A Parenteau joined Geno Reda on TSN  to...
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Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais are not inseparable

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — It's been talked about for years, multiple coaches have been hesitant to break it up, but the Pacioretty and Desharnais duo is not inseparable. As the summer drags on the stale conversations of ...
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Andrew Berkshire retires from hockey writing

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — After a long time reflecting, I have decided to give up hockey writing for good. I never would have thought that I'd be retiring before Francis Bouillon , but there it is. A year ago today, I...
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Canadiens 2014 Top 25 Under 25: #9 Artturi Lehkonen

Habs Eye on the Prize (Justin Blades) — Artturi Lehkonen scores the #9 spot on the list of top players in the Canadiens system under the age of 25. " I like to shoot a lot, and I think goal-scoring is kind of my thing ," proclaimed the...
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Wednesday Habs Links: Mike Weaver talks about the captaincy

Habs Eye on the Prize (Sam Li) — Here are your daily links, including a comparison of Ho-Sang and Subban, an interview with Mike Weaver, off-season updates on Weise and Gallagher, some in-depth looks at goalies, and more. ...
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2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Michael Bournival

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — After a surprising start to the year, Michael Bournival brought energy, speed and a surprising amount of shots to the team. How would you grade his season? Coming into the 2013-14 season ...
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Canadiens 2014 Top 25 Under 25: #10 Charles Hudon

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — After narrowly missing the Top 25 Under 25 in his draft year, Hudon shot up the rankings to #10 in 2013, and stays there this summer. Expectations were extremely high for Charles Hudon this...
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Tuesday Habs Links: Pacioretty wants to be captain

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links, including an interview with Max Paciroetty, whether Michel Therrien is the right coach for such a young team, the Habs very own "Iron Man", and more. Montreal...
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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...
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Sylvain Lefebvre's Ice Bucket Challenge was bad ass

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Everyone is trying to make the most extreme Ice Bucket Challenge the longer this goes in, and Bulldogs coach Sylvain Lefebvre is no exception. We criticize Sylvain Lefebvre a lot for his...
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Cournoyer speaks about vacant Habs captaincy

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — Former Canadiens captain Yvan Cournoyer says the Habs shouldn’t rush into naming a new captain to replace Brian Gionta. “Maybe it’s too rushed to have a captain named before the season,” Cournoyer...
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2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Dale Weise

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Berkshire) — Dale Weise became somewhat of a folk hero after being acquired in exchange for Raphael Diaz last season. Traded straight up for Raphael Diaz, Dale Weise came to Montreal with very low...
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Canadiens 2014 Top 25 Under 25: #11 Jiri Sekac

Habs Eye on the Prize (Stephan Cooper) — A new face to the organization, Jiri Sekac's skill, experience and offensive prowess gives him the edge to debut rather high on the Top 25 Under 25 project. Jiri Sekac is new to the Canadiens...
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Monday Habs Links: Will Beaulieu shine when given a chance?

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links, including who will be the 6th defenseman, whether Lars Eller will be able to handle the pressure, and more! Montreal Canadiens Links Will Nathan Beaulieu...
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Sunday Habs Links: Tokarski talks playoffs, future

Habs Eye on the Prize (Scott Matla) — More Sekac, Tokarski talks post season and more inside your open thread for Sunday. Montreal Canadiens Links Friend of EOTP Conor McKenna talked with Jiri Sekac recently take a listen to it ...
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Stubbs is all wet (don’t say it) for ALS research

Montreal Gazette (Dave Stubbs) — Challenged by TSN's John Lu, The Gazette and Hockey Inside/Out's Dave Stubbs meets the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Valois Park Pool in Pointe-Claire.
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Saturday Habs Links: Ticket prices are released and as usual they've gone up

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Your open thread and links for the day, including some predictable news regarding ticket prices, Scherbak's awe, Price back to training, and more. Montreal Canadiens Links Nikita...
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2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Nathan Beaulieu

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — It took a while, perhaps too long, but it seems as if Nathan Beaulieu is here to stay. There's little evidence to suggest that's a bad idea. To say Nathan Beaulieu's season was a rocky...
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Canadiens 2014 Top 25 Under 25: #12 Magnus Nygren

Habs Eye on the Prize (Robert Rice) — A fourth-round pick in the Canadiens' 2011 Draft Class, Magnus Nygren has enjoyed a steady ascent in the Top 25 rankings over the past few years and is arguably ready for NHL action now, but there...
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Friday Habs Links: Is this the year for the Canadiens?

Habs Eye on the Prize (Michael Sardano) — Here are your daily links, including the NHL's in depth look at the Montreal Canadiens, the top-10 Habs prospects according to the NHL, and more!! Montreal Canadiens Links The NHL 30-in-30...
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