Canadiens recall goalie Denis

The Canadiens this morning have recalled goaltender Marc Denis from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs. He will back up Carey Price in Buffalo tonight, with Jaro Halak suffering from the flu.

Denis has a 21-14-10 record in 36 games this seaso

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Game 52: Canadiens fall to Sabres

He wasn't called for this one: Canadiens' Alex Kovalev, who was penalized twice tonight in Buffalo, bulldogs Sabres' Jochen Hecht during the second period of the Habs' 3-2

Laraque returns with no Carbo promises

Canadiens fourth-line winger Georges Laraque has a good time during Thursday practice.
Dave Sidaway, Gazette

The Gazette

Georges Laraque  plays his 18th game for the Canadiens

Back-to-back, then the road

The Canadiens practice this morning in Brossard, then board a charter flight this afternoon to Buffalo where they take on the Sabres Friday night.

Back home to play

Game 32: Kovalev the hero as Habs dull Sabres

Canadiens' Roman Hamrlik battles in front of the net with Sabres' Andrej Sekera and goalie Ryan Miller Saturday night. (THE GAZETTE/John Kenney) 

AUDIO:   Guy Carbonneau  

Game 23: Habs claw back to edge Sabres

Canadiens' Andrei Kostitsyn celebrates his goal against the Sabres.
Christinne Muschi, Reuters

Preview | Rosters | Tale of the Tape |

D’Agostini in, O’Byrne out

Alex Kovalev is reunited tonight with Robert Lang, with whom he made magic in Pittsburgh. Can he rekindle that, now goalless in 12 games?

Matt D'Agostini is in

The road to Roberval

I introduce myself to the Inside Out family by telling a little story, with visuals.

The Canadiens will play their second pre-season game against the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night

About last night …

This edition of ALN will be terse and pithy.

What is there to say? Your Montreal Canadiens played pithy ... yeth, they did.

Seeing their heroes for the first time


Jocelyn Thibault returns to blank the Canadiens at the Bell Centre, mqaking 24 saves as the Buffalo Sabres win the two-game, two-night, too-depressing total-goal series 7-2.

"It was a