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Canadiens vs. Red Wings preview: Gilbert will take Gonchar’s spot for Habs

ShareCanadiens vs. Red Wings Monday at Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Jockeying for  position: The Canadiens can open some ground between themselves and the third-place Red Wings in the Atlantic Division […]

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Game Within the Game: Beaulieu stands up for Gonchar

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE Sergei Gonchar twisted his body to get between Trevor Smith and the puck as it skipped its way across the ice Saturday night at the Bell

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Leafs vs. Canadiens preview: Sekac, Gilbert healthy scratches for Habs

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE No. 1 with an asterisk: The Canadiens have moved into first

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Episode 18: Remembering Claude Ruel, sharing Habs coaching stories — including Michel Therrien’s ‘lucky suit’ — and more with Michael Farber

Michael Farber of Sports Illustrated and TSN joins regular panel guests Chris Nilan and Jack Todd on this week's HI/O Show, along with Montreal Gazette sports editor/host Stu

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Oilers vs. Canadiens preview: Tokarski will start in goal for Habs

Oilers vs. Canadiens

Thursday at the Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The Price is right: For the first time in his career, Carey Price

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Game Within the Game: Desharnais a goal-scoring ghost

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE On a good night — or even a bad one — David Desharnais is like a ghost, barely visible as he floats across the ice. Invisibility may

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Flyers vs. Canadiens preview: de la Rose will centre Habs’ fourth line

Flyers vs. Canadiens

Tuesday at the Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Tough challenge: This marks the start of a three-game homestand for the Canadiens against

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Former Habs coach Claude Ruel dies at age 76

Former Canadiens coach Claude Ruel has died at age 76. François Gagnon of RDS reported that Ruel was found in an elevator at his Longueuil residence early Monday morning.

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Canadiens vs. Bruins preview: It will be Price vs. Rask

Canadiens vs. Bruins

Sunday at TD Garden, 7:30 p.m., SN, RDS, TSN Radio 690

PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE

No brother act: It ended up being too much to ask for. A possible

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Devils vs. Canadiens preview

Devils vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CITY, TVA SPORTS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE You can’t win them all: That was coach Michel Therrien’s outlook after