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This Date in Habs History: April 22

This Date in Habs History: April 22

April 22, 1969: The Canadiens allowed a franchise-record 26 shots in the second period but still beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup semi-finals to take a 3-2 series lead. Goalie Rogatien Vachon set a […]

Fucale faces challenge to become Habs’ goalie of future

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — When the Canadiens selected Zach Fucale in the second round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft it looked like he would be their goalie of the future. “We haven’t picked a goaltender […]

This Date in Habs History: April 21

April 21, 1938: Toe Blake scored in overtime as the Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 in front of 8,000 fans in Earlscourt, England in the first of a nine-game European tour featuring the two teams. Games were played in […]

Bozon’s NHL dream still alive after battling meningitis

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Tim Bozon doesn’t like to look back — which is understandable considering what the St. John’s IceCaps forward has gone through. It was only two years ago that Bozon was in a medically […]

This Date in Habs History: April 20

April 20, 1958: Bernie Geoffrion had two goals and an assist in a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the final as the Canadiens won their 10th Stanley Cup. It was also the third straight Cup […]

Bud Holloway thankful for his one game with Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The St. John’s IceCaps’ Bud Holloway received a special delivery recently from the Canadiens. “I got the game puck,” Holloway said after the IceCaps wrapped up their season on the weekend. “I just […]

This Date in Habs History: April 19

April 19, 1975: Ken Dryden earned his second career playoff shutout, making 37 saves in a 4-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup quarter-finals.   April 19, 1980: Michel “Bunny” Larocque recorded his only career playoff shutout in a 5-0 win over […]

IceCaps’ Scherbak doesn’t look ready for Habs yet

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The most eye-catching statistic for Nikita Scherbak this season with the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps is not a good one. Minus-26. That number would easily win you a green jacket at The […]
Andrew Abbott has become the seventh player for AHL IceCaps

Andrew Abbott has become the seventh player for AHL IceCaps

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Nobody in Newfoundland loves the St. John’s IceCaps more than Andrew Abbott. “I wouldn’t even be able to think about what he would do without the IceCaps,” Andrew’s father, Jim, said. “I […]
This Date in Habs History: April 18

This Date in Habs History: April 18

April 18, 1959: The Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 in Game 5 to win their fourth consecutive Stanley Cup (photo above). Rookie Ralph Backstrom had a goal and three assists, while Marcel Bonin scored the winning goal at […]
Former Habs goalie Charlie Hodge dies at age 82

Former Habs goalie Charlie Hodge dies at age 82

The Canadiens organization announced Sunday that former goalie Charlie Hodge, who was part of six Stanley Cup teams with Montreal in the 1950s and ’60s, died Saturday at age 82. The Lachine native played 237 games with the Canadiens over 10 […]
This Date in Habs History: April 17

This Date in Habs History: April 17

April 17, 1958: Maurice Richard scored 5:45 into overtime for a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final as the Canadiens took a 3-2 series lead. It was the sixth career overtime goal […]

Captain Gabriel Dumont named IceCaps MVP

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Captain Gabriel Dumont was named the MVP of the St. John’s IceCaps before the start of their final AHL game of the season Saturday night against the Hartford Wolf Pack. The 25-year-old […]
This date in Habs History: April 16

This date in Habs History: April 16

April 16, 1953: Elmer Lach scored at 1:22 of overtime as the Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 in Game 5 of the final series to win the Stanley Cup (photo above) as goalie Gerry McNeil earned his fourth career playoff […]
Mike McCarron the only bright spot in IceCaps loss

Mike McCarron the only bright spot in IceCaps loss

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The St. John’s IceCaps looked a lot like the Canadiens Friday night, unable to put the puck in the net in a 4-1 loss to the Hartford Wolf Pack in AHL action. […]

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