Audio: Habs greats unveil Hall of Fame exhibit

From left: Canadiens legends Larry Robinson, Frank Mahovlich, Serge Savard and Yvan Cournoyer with their old sterling friend Stanley. The four icons were on hand at the Hall of Fame today to unveil a new exhibit marking 100 years of the Canad

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Balsillie totally denies pursuit of Habs

Further to the story brewing today about moneybags Jim Balsillie being interested in buying the Canadiens, this email was received this afternoon from Balsillie's lawyer in his hockey

Who own da Chief?

George Gillett denies Jim Balsillie's suggestion, published in today's La Presse, that the Canadiens are for sale.

But as François Gagnon points out, everything is for sale

Press review

• Front-page news in La Presse: Jim Balsillie says the Canadiens are for sale. Story vehemently denied by George Gillett, Gary Bettman. Fearless prediction: by noon at

Audio: On breaks and pro rassler Killer Koivu

From the Canadiens dressing room this afternoon after a spirited midday practice, the final practice (thankfully) before the team gets down to business Friday in Columbus and Saturday

Halak vs. Blue Jackets, Price vs. Maple Leafs

Nothing wild and crazy out of this morning's practice at the Bell Centre, with coach Guy Carbonneau announcing that Jaroslav Halak will get the start in goal tomorrow

Farm report

Pierre Durocher of the Journal de Montréal is doing stories on the Bulldogs this week:

Marc Denis 

Max Pacioretty

David Desharnais (whom the Canadiens signed

Higgins in familiar spot

Christopher Higgins was at left wing on the line with Saku Koivu and Alex Tanguay when the Canadiens practiced in Verdun this morning. Higgins and Koivu were reunited

D, D and more D

Writing in La Presse, Mathias Brunet reports Ryan McDonagh is having a rough sophomore season at the University of Wisconsin.

Mark Osiecki, who coaches Badger defencemen, told Brunet

Headline of the day

On Scott Cullen's TSN blog:

Before the Devils know they're dead

They are so screwed without Martin Brodeur ... 

Ring ... ring ... ring: "Hello, Lou! We've got this