Habs’ Markov looks fine at practice

The Canadiens got a scare Saturday night when defenceman Andrei Markov went down awkwardly during a collision with the Buffalo Sabres’ Tyler Ennis and appeared to twist his left knee (photo above). Markov has twice had surgery on his right knee for major ACL […]

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Habs enjoy a break in busy schedule

After playing four games in six days last week - all victories - the Canadiens get to enjoy a bit of a break in the schedule. The team was given


About last night …

Thank you, Ted Nolan. The coach of the visiting Buffalo Sabres did your Montreal Canadiens – and hockey in general – an immense favour Saturday night. Nolan decided not to

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Michel Therrien: Habs fourth line ‘a big reason why we won the game’ (Video)

(Photo: Dave Sidaway/The Gazette) Brandon Prust was the game's first star. Travis Moen was the third. And Ryan White probably played his best game of the year, according to


Liveblog: Game 31 – Canadiens win ugly for fifth in a row

We interrupt this string of challenging opponents to bring you ... The Buffalo Sabres. Dead last in the NHL with a a goal differential, despite Ryan Miller, of minus-39 –

Habs going for fifth straight win against Sabres

The Canadiens hit the ice for a morning skate Saturday in Brossard as they prepare to face the Buffalo Sabres Saturday night at the Bell Centre (7 p.m., CBC,

Habs get a well-deserved day off

How about those Habs? Thursday's 2-1 win over Boston at the Bell Centre improved the Canadiens' record to 8-0-1 in their last nine games, earning 17 of a possible


About last night …

First place in the division and second in the Eastern Conference after 30 games. When have we seen this movie before? Not all that long ago. Last March 21, the Canadiens

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Michel Therrien: Habs ‘left everything on the ice’ in 2-1 win over Bruins (Video)

The Canadiens held on to beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 at the Bell Centre Thursday night and vaulted ahead of their arch-rivals to the top of the Atlantic


Liveblog: Game 30 – First place, baby!

We don't like the Leafs. But the Montreal-Toronto "rivalry" has more to do with politics, economics and those anal orifice Leaf-blowers at Hockey Night in Canada than with anything