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Habs tee up new season at golf tournament

(Photo: Dave Sidaway The Gazette)

George Parros and Danny Brière made their official debuts as Habs Tuesday at the Canadiens’ annual golf tournament.
Parros, who was acquired by the Habs from the Florida Panthers in July, said he was looking forward to playing in a “hockeycentric” environment.
“It’s such a storied franchise. There’s a lot of history here and certainly you capture the attention of a greater audience here in Montreal so I’m looking forward to that,” Parros said.
He estimates he has 20,000 new followers on Twitter since he was acquired by Montreal, including probably 9,000 within minutes of the trade.

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Nathan Beaulieu and his father Jacques plead guilty to assault

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