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Liveblog: Game 34 – Ottawa at Canadiens

Liveblog: Game 34 – Ottawa at Canadiens

Must-win is probably overhyping the last game of your Montreal Canadiens’ pre-Christmas homestand. So let’s dial it back and call Ottawa’s first Bell Centre visit of the season a really-good-idea-to-win game for the home team. It’s not that the Senators are […]
Pacioretty could be in lineup for Habs against Senators

Pacioretty could be in lineup for Habs against Senators

Max Pacioretty could be in the lineup for the Canadiens Saturday night at the Bell Centre against the Ottawa Senators (7 p.m., CITY, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690). Pacioretty, who left Thursday’s game against Anaheim in the third period after being […]
Habs send goalie Tokarski to Hamilton for conditioning stint

Habs send goalie Tokarski to Hamilton for conditioning stint

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that goaltender Dustin Tokarski has been assigned to Hamilton of the American Hockey League for a conditioning stint and that forward Eric Tangradi has also been returned to the Bulldogs. Tokarski has been […]
About last night …

About last night …

Let’s just remember the good parts. As is always the case in Montreal, the ceremony honouring Saku Koivu was tasteful and heartwarming. A player who was the heart and soul of some less-than-stellar Canadiens teams deserved every minute of the […]
Koivu battles nerves as Canadiens honor him

Koivu battles nerves as Canadiens honor him

MONTREAL – Saku Koivu never did learn much of the French language beyond bonjour and merci, which got him some flak as the leader of the Montreal Canadiens in a city and a province that worships those who don the bleu, blanc et rouge. It won’t...
Liveblog: Game 33 – Anaheim at Canadiens

Liveblog: Game 33 – Anaheim at Canadiens

It will be a sentimental, nostalgic and emotional night at the Bell Centre. Rene Bourque is back. KIDDING!!! No, there will be more than a few tears shed Thursday night when the Canadiens pay pre-game tribute to Saku Koivu. And […]

Line rushes: Ducks vs. Canadiens

MONTREAL -- Here is the expected lineup that the Ducks (21-7-5) will start with against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night at Bell Centre. Frederik Andersen (17-5-4, 2.46 GAA, .912 SV%) will try to bounce back from a shaky effort Tuesday...
A Letter from the Béliveau family

A Letter from the Béliveau family

Hello everyone. You can be certain that our grandfather, had he been with us today, wouldn’t have addressed all of you without first expressing his deepest gratitude for the many heartwarming tributes that were shared over the past few days. […]
Episode 11: Alex Galchenyuk — A Star is Born; the return of Saku Koivu to the Bell Centre and much more

Episode 11: Alex Galchenyuk — A Star is Born; the return of Saku Koivu to the Bell Centre and much more

Former Canadien Chris Nilan joins columnist Jack Todd, Jessica Rusnak, who covers the Habs for TSN Radio 690, and Montreal Gazette sports editor/host Stu Cowan on this week’s HI/O Show. Topics of conversation include Alex Galchenyuk’s first career hat trick, […]
Saku Koivu expects ‘awesome, emotional’ Bell Centre tribute

Saku Koivu expects ‘awesome, emotional’ Bell Centre tribute

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE Saku Koivu was playing the role of chauffeur when he took a call in a California parking lot this week, waiting early afternoon outside his daughter’s school. Ilona, 10, would be out shortly; his son, Aatos, […]
About last night …

About last night …

Okay, here’s a question for all you HIO coaches: What should Michel Therrien – that guy who inexplicably is being paid to do the job for which so many of  the HIO Commentariat are manifestly qualified – do when Lars […]
Liveblog: Game 32 – Carolina at Canadiens

Liveblog: Game 32 – Carolina at Canadiens

Objects in the rearview mirror may be closer than they appear. Especially if it’s the Toronto Maple Leafs. Heading into Tuesday night NHL action,  Atlantic Division standings show the Leafs trailing your Montreal Canadiens by one point. And Toronto has a game […]
No changes to Habs’ lineup against Hurricanes

No changes to Habs’ lineup against Hurricanes

After going three days without playing a game, the Canadiens return to action Tuesday night when the Carolina Hurricanes visit the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690). There will be no changes to the lineup that beat […]
Habs brighten the day for sick kids in hospital

Habs brighten the day for sick kids in hospital

JASON MAGDER MONTREAL GAZETTE Laurent Tessier was sitting in a bed getting his nails done in the hallway of the cancer ward of the Montreal Children’s Hospital, when in walked four of his heroes. Mike Weaver, Alex Galchenyuk, Max Pacioretty and Sergei […]
Eller, Weaver, Allen take part in Habs’ practice

Eller, Weaver, Allen take part in Habs’ practice

Lars Eller, Mike Weaver and Bryan Allen (photo above) were all on the ice for practice Monday morning in Brossard as the Canadiens prepared to face the Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday night at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio […]

Canadiens Player News

  • Max Pacioretty

    Max Pacioretty

    Pacioretty could be in lineup for Habs against Senators

  • Mike Weaver

    Mike Weaver

    Lars Eller injury: Canadiens center returns to practice

  • Bryan Allen

    Bryan Allen

    Eller, Weaver, Allen take part in Habs’ practice

  • Alex Galchenyuk

    Alex Galchenyuk

    Canadiens vs Ducks: Start time, TV schedule and game preview

  • Lars Eller

    Lars Eller

    Lars Eller injury: Canadiens center out 1-2 weeks

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