Butch Bouchard

Habs legend Émile (Butch) Bouchard dies at 92

Very sad news out of the Canadiens family this Saturday: former captain Émile (Butch) Bouchard died early this morning at Longueuil in South Shore Montreal, surrounded by his family, including son Pierre, a fellow former Habs defenceman. Big Butch was 92.

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Marc-André Fleury

Flyers bury Penguins in one for the ages

Penguins goalie Marc-André Fleury sits in his crease, one of eight pucks that got past him sitting nearby. Justin K. Aller, NHLI via Getty Images So of course you had

Elmer Lach

Monday: Come meet Habs icon Elmer Lach at Pointe Claire Oldtimers tourney

Canadiens great Elmer Lach on his neighbourhood rink in January 2010, on the occasion of his 92nd birthday. Allen McInnis, Gazette The 43rd annual Pointe Claire Oldtimers charity hockey tournament

Ron Hextall

Habs GM search: What we know

Ron Hextall: An unusual choice, but an interesting one? Len Redkoles, NHLI via Getty Images While countless names have been suggested as the next Canadiens general managers, only a few

Henrik Lundqvist

Rangers, Bruins, Sharks, Coyotes draw first blood

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist takes a breather during his team's 4-2 Game 1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Bruce Bennett, Getty Images Sport It wasn't

briere

Enjoy Night 1 of Second Season?

Flyers' Daniel Brière wheels past Penguins goalie Marc-André Fleury after his clearly offside goal put Philly on the board to begin their remarkable comeback. Justin K. Aller, Getty Images Just

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Last time Habs drafted No. 3 overall…

You remember Jim Pritchard, don't you? Defenceman from the Winnipeg Jets of the Western Canada Hockey League? Five-foot-9, 175 pounds, never played a game in the NHL?

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Canadiens should get a good one at three

On June 22 in Pittsburgh, the Canadiens will have the third pick in the first round of the NHL draft. This will be their highest draft position since 1980,

Three

Liveblog: Canadiens will draft third

Nothing changed for the Canadiens. They finished third from the bottom in the final NHL standings, and the draft lottery draw left the Canadiens picking third when the draft

Gorges

Goodbye Canadiens players, hello draft choice

The NHL draft lottery draw will be on TSN and RDS Tuesday night at 8.
The Canadiens can snare the first pick and will draft no lower