Habs 4, Panthers 1: Post-game reaction from Galchenyuk and Gallagher (Video)

It was a night of firsts for the Canadiens two youngest players in the team’s 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers. Alex Galchenyuk, 18, scored his first goal in the National Hockey League. And Brendan Gallagher, 20, who played his […]

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Alex Galchenyuk

Liveblog: First W of the season

A night of firsts:
First win for Marc Bergevin as Canadiens general manager.
First win for Michel Therrien 2.0.
First NHL point for Brendan Gallagher.
And ...

Brendan Gallagher

Gallagher to make NHL debut

Brendan Gallagher will make his NHL debut Tuesday night when the Canadiens are home to the Florida Panthers (7:30 p.m., RDS, TSN 690 Radio). “I’m going to go out


Galchenyuk’s NHL debut a family affair

Among the sellout crowd at the Bell Centre for the Canadiens' season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night was rookie Alex Galchenyuk's father, mother and


Kovalev returns to Bell Centre Tuesday night

The Canadiens will be back in action Tuesday night when former Hab Alex Kovalev and the Florida Panthers visit the Bell Centre. The Panthers signed the 39-year-old


Leafs 2-Habs 1: Post-game reaction

The Toronto Maple Leafs put a damper on the Canadiens season opener on Saturday, with a 2-1 victory at the Bell Centre. Penalties proved costly to the


About last night …

Veteran hockey beat writer Bertrand Raymond offered this wry assessment of the Canadiens' home opener: "The good news," Raymond said, "is there are only 47 games to go." OK, that's

Michel Therrien

Canadiens drop opener 2-1

Way too little, way too late. Brian Gionta scored on a power play to make a game of it late in the third period. It brought the crowd to life


Game on! Boone returns to HIO with live blog

“It’s time again for my annual farewell column — and this time I mean it,” Mike Boone wrote when he retired from The Gazette last September. “A year ago,

Carey Price mask

Late rush gets Price a new mask for season start

Three-quarter profile view of mask that Habs goalie Carey Price is expected to wear into action Saturday against Toronto. Photo courtesy Colin Page DAVE STUBBS The Gazette His tender groin permitting (and