10:11 AM EDT, Tue August 04, 2015
Habs’ Galchenyuk says short-term deal was ‘good way to go’

Habs’ Galchenyuk says short-term deal was ‘good way to go’

PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Alex Galchenyuk was the last Canadiens player to come to terms on a contract this summer, but he doesn’t understand the angst over the prolonged negotiations. “It didn’t take that long at all because we’re not even […]
Canadiens will close their Hall of Fame at Bell Centre on Aug. 30

Canadiens will close their Hall of Fame at Bell Centre on Aug. 30

The Canadiens announced on Friday that they will be closing theirHall of Fame at the Bell Centre on Aug. 30 and that admission for fans will be free for the entire month of August. In a news release, the Canadiens […]
Galchenyuk gets new two-year deal worth $5.6 million

Galchenyuk gets new two-year deal worth $5.6 million

PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE A day after saying that there was no urgency in reaching a deal with Alex Galchenyuk, Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Thursday evening that the restricted free agent has agreed to a two-year deal […]
Setting the stage for New Year’s Day Winter Classic between Canadiens and Bruins

Setting the stage for New Year’s Day Winter Classic between Canadiens and Bruins

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE We interrupt this sweltering heat wave to bring you some news to help cool off. In five months, you’ll probably be complaining it’s too cold when the Canadiens and Boston Bruins square off in the 2016 […]

Canadiens sign Semin to one-year deal

The Canadiens announced on Friday that the club has come to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent forward Alexander Semin. More details to come.  
Habs’ Gallagher says playing for Therrien has ‘been really good for me’

Habs’ Gallagher says playing for Therrien has ‘been really good for me’

Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher was in Vancouver on Wednesday taking part in the Whistler Shootout Golf Tournamentwhen he stopped by to talk with Matt Sekeres and Jeff Paterson of TSN Radio 1040. The 23-year-old Gallagher is coming off his most […]
Beaulieu prepares for training camp battle on Habs’ crowded blue line

Beaulieu prepares for training camp battle on Habs’ crowded blue line

Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette A conversation late Thursday afternoon with Nathan Beaulieu was interrupted by two things: spotty cell-phone coverage 100-plus kilometres northeast of Lake Superior, and the Canadiens defenceman being momentarily distracted by a Trans-Canada Highway bystander. “Just passed […]
Bournival signs one-year deal with Habs

Bournival signs one-year deal with Habs

Canadiens forward Michaël Bournival has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract for 2015-16, general manager Marc Bergevin announced Friday afternoon. Bournival, 23, played 29 games with the Canadiens in 2014-15, recording three goals, two assists, a plus-3 rating and four penalty minutes along with 26 hits. The 5-foot-11, 196-pounder also […]
Remembering retired Sheldon Souray’s remarkable time – on and off the ice – in Montreal

Remembering retired Sheldon Souray’s remarkable time – on and off the ice – in Montreal

Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette   Retirement has come for former Canadien Sheldon Souray with less noise than his legendary slap shot, the big defenceman slipping quietly into post-hockey life when his contract with the Anaheim Ducks expired on June 30. […]
Canadiens sniper Max Pacioretty suffers knee injury during workout

Canadiens sniper Max Pacioretty suffers knee injury during workout

The Canadiens announced late Friday afternoon that forward Max Pacioretty suffered a knee injury. His recovery is expected to be 12 weeks. Pacioretty, 26, suffered his injury while working out off-ice in Florida on July 9. The didn’t provide any other details. More to […]
Andrei Markov has much to say, in his own quiet way

Andrei Markov has much to say, in his own quiet way

Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette All things being equal, Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov will reach two milestones in the coming season. His 54th game will be his 900th regular-season NHL match, coming in his 15th season with the only club he’s […]
Q&A: Andrei Markov unplugged

Q&A: Andrei Markov unplugged

Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette Veteran Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov, in his own words this week, on a variety of topics: Q: So how’s your tennis game? A: (Laughs) It could be better, you know? I’m not a professional. Whenever I […]
Canadiens, top pick Juulsen agree to three-year contract

Canadiens, top pick Juulsen agree to three-year contract

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, announced Thursday that defenceman Noah Juulsen, the team’s 2015 first round pick, has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry level contract. In 68 regular-season games with the Western Hockey League’s Everett Silvertips in 2014-15, the […]
Lukas Vejdemo’s priorities: making senior team, world juniors and the Canadiens

Lukas Vejdemo’s priorities: making senior team, world juniors and the Canadiens

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette Lukas Vejdemo’s goal is to play in the National Hockey League, but the 19-year-old from Sweden is taking his development one step at a time. He’s under contract to Djugarden in the Swedish League for two […]
First-round pick Noah Juulsen soaks up hockey knowledge at Habs camp

First-round pick Noah Juulsen soaks up hockey knowledge at Habs camp

Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette   It took Noah Juulsen a few days to come down out of the clouds and realize that yes, indeed, he was a member of the Canadiens organization. The jersey he pulled on at the BB&T […]

Canadiens Player News

  • Brendan Gallagher

    Brendan Gallagher

    Habs’ Gallagher says playing for Therrien has ‘been really good for me’

  • Andrei Markov

    Andrei Markov

    Sunday Habs links: Andrei Markov opens up for a rare interview

  • Alexander Semin

    Alexander Semin

    Thursday Habs Links: Marc Bergevin is hopeful Semin will be around past next year

  • Alex Galchenyuk

    Alex Galchenyuk

    FlightZone: Alex Galchenyuk Bets On Himself

  • Nathan Beaulieu

    Nathan Beaulieu

    Saturday Habs Links: Nathan Beaulieu is ready to fight to earn a top-four role

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