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Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens preview: Gonchar returns to lineup for Habs

ShareMaple Leafs vs. Canadiens Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE No more Leafs jokes: Just when things couldn’t get any weirder in Toronto, the Maple Leafs (25-31-5) arrive in […]

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Young Habs fan meets Tim Bozon after both fight battle with meningitis

Alex Smidt, the young Canadiens fan in Regina who has become the honourary captain of HI/O as a result of his courageous battle with meningitis, got the opportunity

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Episode 20: Panel weighs in on the Jiri Sekac trade for Devante Smith-Pelly

Do you agree with GM Marc Bergevin's decision on Tuesday to trade Jiri Sekac to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Devante Smith-Pelly? Fans voting on that poll question

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Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets preview: Smith-Pelly to make Habs debut; Thomas a healthy scratch

Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets

Thursday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, 7 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 Onward and upward: The Canadiens (39-16-5) opened some ground on their Atlantic Division

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Habs trade Jiri Sekac to Anaheim for Devante Smith-Pelly

The Canadiens announced on Tuesday morning that they have traded Jiri Sekac to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Devante Smith-Pelly. Smith-Pelly (photo above), a

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Canadiens vs. Blues preview (with video): Pacioretty named NHL’s third star of week

Canadiens vs. Blues

Tuesday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, 8 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Habs are No. 1: The offence is struggling and the

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Game Within the Game: Habs’ Beaulieu playing with confidence

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Nathan Beaulieu catches the puck atop the Columbus Blue Jackets zone.

He takes a single stride toward the net and winds up for

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Blue Jackets vs. Canadiens preview: Galchenyuk out with the flu

Blue Jackets vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CITY, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Wrong kind of streak: The Canadiens’ last six losses have been

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Panthers vs. Canadiens preview: Tinordi in lineup for Habs

Panthers vs. Canadiens

Thursday at the Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Price gets the call: Carey Price will be back between the pipes for

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Episode 19: Does Habs GM Marc Bergevin need to make a move before NHL trade deadline?

Former Canadien Chris Nilan, columnist Jack Todd and Habs blogger Mike Boone join Montreal Gazette sports editor/host Stu Cowan on this week's HI/O Show with the big question being: