Mike Boone

HIO’s lovable, beloved Boone calls it a career – almost

After 38 years in journalism, Mike Boone is hanging up his keyboard – sort of. Here’s your chance to wish our Uncle Grumpypants best wishes…

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Jean Beliveau

Happy 81st birthday to Habs icon Jean Béliveau

Jean Béliveau sifts through his fan mail at home in the 1950s. The mail still arrives in great volume. Gazette file photo Happy 81st birthday and a great many happy


Bourque has surgery, out for a while

Scratch Rene Bourque as the left winger on the Canadiens second line ... at least for a while. Bourque suffered an abdominal injury during off-season training. He underwent surgery on


Still no contract for bulked-up Subban

As the countdown continues toward an NHL lockout on Sept. 15, the clock is also ticking on contract talks between the Canadiens and restricted free-agent defenceman P.K. Subban. When


Habs sweater ranked No. 1 in North American sports by ESPN.com

ESPN.com recently decided to rank every NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL team based on their uniform designs as part of its Uni Watch Power Rankings. There are 122 teams

Brandon Prust

Del Zotto Hearts Prust

Let's take a much-needed break from the drudgery of collective bargaining talk and the possibility of a lockout. Let's learn a bit more about one of the newest


Flashback to the 2004-05 lockout

When the NHL and the NHLPA announced they had finally reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement back in July 2005, after a 309-day lockout wiped


Gorges speaks out at NHLPA meeting

The NHL and NHLPA representatives gather again on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss the core economic issues of the collective bargaining agreement. This round comes after NHLPA executive

Toe Blake

Celebrating Toe Blake, born 100 years ago today

Toe Blake in his 1937 O-Pee-Chee rookie card. The late Hector (Toe) Blake was born 100 years ago today – August 21, 1912 – in Victoria Mines, Ontario. He


Carey Price gets engaged

It's been a good summer for Canadiens goalie Carey Price. First, he signed a new six-year, $39-million contract on July 2, then he celebrated his 25th birthday on Aug.