HI/O Show: Is Vanek the missing link for Habs?

Canadiens fans were thrilled after general manager Marc Bergevin acquired Thomas Vanek from the New York Islanders just before the 3 p.m. NHL trade deadline on Wednesday, with 96 per cent of the more than 3,000 votes on an HI/O […]

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Your Montreal Canadiens will have to wait until next season to put the puck behind Antti Niemi. Unless, of course, they meet the goaltender and his San Jose teammates


Liveblog: Game 66 – Brutal road trip ends with shutout loss

The Canadiens will try for a .500 road trip when they visit San Jose Saturday night. Winning won't be easy. The Sharks are 23-4-4 on home ice this season. And the

Budaj gets start in goal for Habs against Sharks

After getting a day off Friday, the Canadiens were back on the ice for a morning skate in San Jose before facing the Sharks Saturday night (10 p.m.,

Weary Habs get day off after loss in Phoenix

Coming off a 5-2 loss to the Coyotes Thursday night in Phoenix, Canadiens coach Michel Therrien decided to give his players a day off Friday in San Jose


About last night …

A win in San Jose Saturday will give the Canadiens four of a possible eight points on their most gruelling road trip of the season. The Sharks are 23-4-4


Liveblog: Game 65 – Coyotes maul Canadiens 5-2

The Canadiens trade-deadline acquisition will be in the lineup against the Coyotes Thursday night in Phoenix (actually Glendale, if you want to be persnickety), where the

Vanek set to make Habs debut in Phoenix; Gorges returns to Montreal

Goaltender Dustin Tokarski made an impressive debut in a Canadiens uniform Wednesday night, backstopping the Habs to a 4-3 shootout win in Anaheim. And now Habs fans


About last night …

Crazy game or what? Your Montreal Canadiens blew a 2-0 lead. François Beauchemin scored the weirdest goal of the season. Video replay in the Shootout? Are you kidding me? And then Andrei Markov,


Liveblog: Game 64: Markov scores in long Shootout to beat Ducks 4-3

Well, that was a blockbuster ... and I don't mean the acquisition of Devan Dubnyk. If the Canadies were playing on the east coast, we might see Thomas Vanek