Episode 7: Chris Nilan and the panel weigh in on Habs’ humbling loss to Penguins, Hall of Famer Pat Burns and more

ShareFormer Canadien Chris Nilan is back on this week’s HI/O Show, joining Montreal Gazette sports editor/host Stu Cowan, columnist Jack Todd and blogger Mike Boone to discuss the latest Habs news. Among the topics discussed are the Canadiens’ humbling 4-0 […]

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Mike Weaver listed as day-to-day as Canadiens prepare to face Blues

Coming off a 4-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday night, the Canadiens pracised Wednesday morning in Brossard as they prepare to face the St. Louis Blues Thursday night at

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Game Within the Game: Lesser lights shine for Penguins as Habs focus on Crosby

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE The idea, from the outset, was to contain Sidney Crosby. Canadiens coach Michel Therrien deployed his best two-way centre, his top defensive pairing and a little jerry-rigging

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Canadiens vs. Penguins should be a dandy

Fans should be in for a treat Tuesday night as Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins come to the Bell Centre to face the Canadiens (7:30

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Carey Price named NHL’s second star as Canadiens get ready for a busy week

The Canadiens, who have won six straight games, were given the day off Monday following Sunday's 4-1 victory over the Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL announced on Monday

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Game Within the Game: Brandon Prust is Habs’ tough big brother

Following Saturday night's 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers at the Bell Centre, the Canadiens headed to Detroit, where they will face the Red Wings Sunday night (7

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Canadiens go for fifth straight win Saturday night vs. Flyers

The Canadiens will be looking to extend their winning streak to five games and goalie Carey Price will be looking for his fourth straight win when they face

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Beaulieu brings some punch to Habs’ lineup


Nathan Beaulieu played a significant — albeit limited — role in the Canadiens’ 5-1 win over the Boston Bruins Thursday night at the Bell Centre.

With the arrival

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Busy weekend for Habs with Flyers in town Saturday and road game Sunday in Detroit

The Canadiens began preparing for what will be a busy weekend when they practised Friday morning in Brossard, following Thursday night's 5-1 win over the Boston Bruins at

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Game Within the Game: Habs’ Weise strikes first and often against Bruins

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE Gregory Campbell’s gloves hadn’t quite hit the ice before a bare-fisted punch sent his head reeling sideways. It seemed to briefly detach the Boston Bruin’s brain from