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Habs Notebook: De La Rose called up from IceCaps

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE It’s too bad the Canadiens didn’t call Jacob De La Rose up from the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps earlier on Wednesday. It would have given the media someone else to talk to. The Canadiens held an […]

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Playoffs? Beaulieu might have given Canadiens a spark with fight

The Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 Tuesday night at the Bell Centre for their third straight victory to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. After the win,

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Serge Savard hasn’t given up on Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Former Canadiens general manager Serge Savard hasn’t given up on this season’s team. “I don’t like that people think that they’re not going to make the playoffs when

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 10

Feb. 10, 1942: Left-winger Murph Chamberlain was loaned to Brooklyn by Montreal for the loan of Red Heron. Feb. 10, 1945: The Canadiens beat Detroit 5-2 as Maurice Richard scored twice

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 9

Feb. 9, 1939: Toe Blake scored four goals, all assisted by Johnny Gagnon, in a 5-2 win over the visiting New York Americans. It was Blake's second career hat trick. Feb.

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Andrighetto hopes to make best of latest chance with Habs

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE If you ever need to book a flight from Montreal to St. John's — or vice-versa — Sven Andrighetto would be a good man to help

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Habs’ Scrivens will get third straight start vs. Lightning

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE After winning back-to-back games on Super Bowl weekend, the Canadiens had a practice scheduled for noon Monday in Brossard. But just before 11:30 the club announced that

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 8

Feb. 8, 1934: Aurèle Joliat was honoured at the Forum for playing his 500th NHL game. The Canadiens lost 5-2 to the Montreal Maroons.   Feb. 8, 1936: Goaltender Lorne Chabot was traded

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Hurricanes-Habs preview: Carolina making playoff run

Hurricanes vs. Canadiens

Sunday at Bell Centre, 2:30 p.m., SN, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: This is the third of four meetings between these teams

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 6

Feb. 6, 1918: Joe Malone extended his goal-scoring streak to 14 straight games (which began at the start of the NHL's first season two months earlier) with