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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 1

Feb. 1, 1919: Georges Vézina recorded his second career NHL shutout in a 10-0 win over the visiting Toronto Arenas. Feb. 1, 1936: Toe Blake was traded from the Montreal Maroons to the Canadiens. Feb. 1, 1947: New York Rangers goalie Chuck Rayner made […]

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2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game - Western Conference Semifinal

John Scott named MVP of All-Star Game

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Maybe the Canadiens could use John Scott after all. Scott's Pacific Division team won the All-Star Game three-on-three tournament Sunday night, beating the Atlantic Division

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Canadiens call up Andrighetto and Lessio from AHL

The Canadiens announced on Sunday afternoon that they have called up forwards Sven Andrighetto and Lucas Lessio from the AHL's St. John's Ice

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This Date in Habs History: Jan. 31

Jan. 31, 1920: Georges Vézina allowed 11 goals to tie a record as the Canadiens lost 11-3 to Ottawa. Jan. 31, 1923: The Canadiens beat Hamilton 5-4 in the first penalty-free game in NHL

2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skill Competition - Honda NHL Breakaway Challenge

Habs’ Subban wins All-Star Breakaway Challenge; Bettman puts his spin on John Scott saga

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE P.K. Subban showed off his Moves like Jagr and it was good enough for the Canadiens defenceman to win the Breakaway Challenge at the NHL

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‘I got to do what I got to do,’ Habs’ Galchenyuk says

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE When the Canadiens selected Alex Galchenyuk with the No. 3 overall pick at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft they were hoping he could become the

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This Date in Habs History: Jan. 30

Jan. 30, 1918: Joe Malone extended his goal-scoring streak to 12 games (which began with the NHL's first game six weeks earlier), scoring four times in a 5-2 win in Ottawa. Jan.

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No all-star vacation for Canadiens’ Gallagher


Brendan Gallagher wasn't making any vacation plans to sit on a beach somewhere during the Canadiens' six-day all-star break. “I’m not going anywhere,"

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This Date in Habs History: Jan. 29

Jan. 29, 1955: Rookie goaltender Jacques Plante recorded his ninth shutout in a 4-0 win over the Boston Bruins at the Forum. Jan. 29, 1966: Henri Richard scored a goal and

2016 NHL All-Star Arrivals

Commentary: John Scott proves he really is an all-star

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE If you didn't already think that John Scott should take part in Sunday's NHL All-Star Game in Nashville, you probably will if you read his