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Road to the NHL: Mike Condon

NHL.com MONTREAL – Mike Condon’s road to the NHL was long and winding, but key pit stops helped to pave his way to hockey’s highest ranks.As someone who’s had to prove himself time and again throughout...
  • New: 6 hr 33 min ago

After the Gold Rush

NHL.com After the Gold rush MONTREAL – Brendan Gallagher will remember spring 2016 for a long, long time. While an untimely ending to the 2015-16 season left a bitter taste in the mouths of many of the...
  • New: 8 hr 13 min ago

The masked rookie reigns supreme

NHL.com MONTREAL – The votes have been cast, the ballots have been counted, and only Mike Condon is left standing.As both an NHL rookie and a first-time Play of the Year nominee, pundits weren’t sure just...
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Hab at heart: Martin Petit

NHL.com Les Boys, Alex Kovalev, Maurice Richard… The ties between Martin Petit, the hockey world and the Montreal Canadiens are endless. Whether it’s in his work as a stand-up comedian, actor, script...
  • 5 days ago
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Big-league success

NHL.com MONTREAL – “Every 24 hours the world turns over on someone who was sitting on top of it.”That quote still resonates with Jeff Petry’s father – former major-league pitcher Dan Petry – today, long...
  • 6 days ago
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Montreal Canadiens-Themed Restaurant by HMSHost Unveiled at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL — Now taking centre ice at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is Avenue des Canadiens, a new full-service dining experience by global restaurateur HMSHost....
  • 6 days ago
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A historic victory

NHL.com MONTREAL - Twenty years ago today, Michel Therrien, Francis Bouillon and the Granby Predateurs compelled a new page to be written in the QMJHL history books.The city of Granby, Quebec was swept up...
  • 6 days ago
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Coming over

NHL.com MONTREAL – After spending the last two seasons in the pro ranks overseas, Martin Reway is ready to bring his game to North America.On Wednesday afternoon, the Canadiens announced that they’d...
  • 7 days ago
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Canadiens agree to terms on a three-year contract with forward Martin Reway

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year, two-way contract (2016-17 to 2018-19) with...
  • 7 days ago
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Hab at Heart: Chuck Hughes

NHL.com A world-renowned chef, co-owner of two of the most well-known restaurants in Montreal, television personality, and the man in charge of keeping some of the biggest names in the music industry fed...
  • 11 days ago
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Pure shock

NHL.com MONTREAL – Sven Andrighetto loves Quebec so much that he has it tattooed on his heart. Literally.Andrighetto’s stint with the Quebec-based Rouyn-Noranda Huskies had a significant impact on the...
  • 12 days ago
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The Montreal Canadiens support the Canadian Red Cross in Fort McMurray

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens and the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation announced on Thursday a donation of $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support people affected by...
  • 13 days ago
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Still going strong

NHL.com MONTREAL – Life after the NHL has been kind to Cristobal Huet.Nearly six years have passed since the 40-year-old netminder was loaned to the Swiss Elite League’s HC Fribourg-Goterron by the...
  • 14 days ago
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Bruins and Canadiens to play NHL preseason game at Centre Vidéotron

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEevenko and Bell are proud to present an NHL preseason game featuring the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, October 4 at Centre Vidéotron in Quebec City. The...
  • 15 days ago
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Clear vision

NHL.com MONTREAL – Artturi Lehkonen has his sights set on earning an NHL roster spot come October.On Sunday, the 20-year-old left-winger took another step towards achieving that objective by signing a...
  • 16 days ago
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Canadiens agree to terms on a three-year contract with forward Artturi Lehkonen

NHL.com PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Sunday that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year, two-way contract (2016-17 to 2018-19) with forward...
  • 17 days ago
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Labor of love

NHL.com NOTE: This article, which first appeared on canadiens.com on January 12, 2016, is being re-posted in conjunction with Mother's Day. We'd like to wish all the moms out there a very special Sunday!...
  • 17 days ago
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Hab at heart - Chuck Comeau

NHL.com Considering he’s been breaking drum sticks worldwide for nearly 20 years, it would be an understatement to say that Chuck Comeau of Simple Plan is a busy man. While they often travel from city to...
  • 18 days ago
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Goal in mind

NHL.com MONTREAL – Denmark’s mandate at the World Hockey Championship is crystal clear, according to Lars Eller.After failing to advance beyond the preliminary round in the annual tournament for five...
  • 18 days ago
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Opportunity earned

NHL.com MONTREAL – Brendan Gallagher will be celebrating his 24th birthday in style on Friday.A newcomer to Team Canada’s senior side for the 2016 World Hockey Championship, the Canadiens’ No. 11 will...
  • 20 days ago
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Blog Articles

2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blues vs Sharks Game Six — Open thread, stream, and how to watch

Habs Eye on the Prize (Justin Blades) — With a win, the San Jose Sharks can earn the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final. A 6-3 victory in Game Five moved the San Jose Sharks ahead of the Blues in the Western...
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2016 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Pierre-Luc Dubois has size and skill to spare

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — They would have to trade up to get him, but Pierre-Luc Dubois would look very good with the Habs. The Montreal Canadiens have some pressing needs to fill when they draft at ninth overall this...
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The details behind the ongoing Vadim Shipachyov situation

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — A rundown of what we know for certain in the case of the talented KHL All-Star. There have been several stories circulating in recent days discussing Vadim Shipachyov's current situation in...
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This Date in Habs History: May 25

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — May 25, 1978: The Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final to win their third straight championship and the 21st in franchise history. Mario...
  • 15 hr 40 min ago

Wednesday Habs Headlines: Michel Therrien is convinced he can bring the Habs a 25th Stanley Cup

Habs Eye on the Prize (Aruny Siv) — Here are your daily links, including Michel Therrien's thoughts on his team, an update on what's going on between the Canadiens and Vadim Shipachyov, and time is running out for the St. Louis...
  • 16 hr 40 min ago

A Bitter Bandwagoner Habs Fan's TSM: Captain Clutch

Habs Eye on the Prize (NamikoH) — Lightning strikes twice, but cannot close the series, as Penguins force Game Seven. I don't know about you guys, but the Penguins are my last, best hope at any kind of success at the NHL...
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2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Lightning vs. Penguins game six open thread, stream, and how to watch

Habs Eye on the Prize (Marc Dumont) — Can the Penguins tie the series at three? The Tampa Bay Lightning have pushed the Pittsburgh Penguins to the brink of elimination. The Penguins have been riding Matt Murray to victory,...
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Report: Bud Holloway could be heading to the KHL

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — Nothing is set in stone, but a Russian site is reporting that it may happen. According to the site Championnat.com, Bud Holloway essentially has an agreement in principle with CSKA Moscow of...
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30 Years Ago: The 1986 Stanley Cup Champion Montreal Canadiens

Habs Eye on the Prize (Andrew Zadarnowski) — A look back at the Habs' 23rd conquest of the National Hockey League. 30 years ago, on May 24, 1986, the Montreal Canadiens captured their 23rd Stanley Cup by defeating the Calgary Flames ....
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NHL Entry Draft: The costs of moving up

Habs Eye on the Prize (Justin Blades) — What would an NHL team need to spend to increase their draft position in the first round? A hot start to the season had the Montreal Canadiens seemingly on track for a deep playoff run....
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This Date in Habs History: May 24

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — May 24, 1956: The Chicago Blackhawks acquired Ken Mosdell, Eddie Mazur and Bud Macpherson from the Canadiens in exchange for $30,000. Despite Chicago’s purchase of the players, the...
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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Shipachyov signing rumours heat up

Habs Eye on the Prize (Veronica Canete) — Word is that the Canadiens may be close to signing Vadim Shipachyov, the possibility of Brandon Prust returning to Montreal, and more! Montreal Canadiens news and notes: Interesting trade...
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A Bitter Bandwagoner Habs Fan's TSM: St. Louis singing the Blues

Habs Eye on the Prize (NamikoH) — The Sharks pull ahead 3-2 in the series in this edition of A Bitter Bandwagoner Habs Fan's TSM. Also, Thornton's beard is amazing. I'm back, and so help me god, if the Sharks Shork this, I...
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Report: The Canadiens are close to signing Vadim Shipachyov

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — There are whispers that the Canadiens are on the verge of winning the race for the KHL standout. Earlier today, Journal de Montreal reporter Yvon Pedneault reported he was told by an unnamed...
  • 2 days ago

2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Sharks at Blues game five thread, online stream, and how to watch

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — We have game five action between the Blues and Sharks tonight. Much like the battle going on in the east, the Western Conference final is a tight affair. Tied at two, the series shifts back to...
  • 2 days ago

Golden finish to season for Habs’ Gallagher

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — The Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher had a golden finish to what was an injury-plagued season for him as Team Canada beat Finland 2-0 Sunday in the championship game at the IIHF World...
  • 2 days ago

This Date in Habs History: May 23

Montreal Gazette (Stu Cowan) — May 23, 1978: Serge Savard had three assists in a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final to take a 3-2 series lead. (Source: Carl Lavigne/Montreal Canadiens. Photo:...
  • 2 days ago

The Canadiens need to stay the course with their off-season plans

Habs Eye on the Prize (Scott Matla) — Despite signing just two players thus far, this off-season is already a positive step forward for the Canadiens. One of the long-standing narratives surrounding the Montreal Canadiens ...
  • 2 days ago

Monday Habs Links: Georges Laraque foils child abduction in Montreal

Habs Eye on the Prize (BradSimpson) — Georges Laraque helped stop a child abductor, Brendan Gallagher is earning his spot on Team Canada for future tournaments, and more! Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Former Montreal...
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2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Lightning vs. Penguins game five open thread, stream, and how to watch

Habs Eye on the Prize (Matt Drake) — The very tight Eastern Conference final continues tonight in Pittsburgh. This series is about as tight as they come. After a huge game four win to tie the series up on home ice, the Tampa Bay...
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