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Habs’ Pacioretty practises, but not expected to play in Game 1

The Canadiens practised Tuesday morning in Brossard as they prepare for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series with the Ottawa Senators Wednesday night at the Bell Centre (7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690). Max Pacioretty, who has […]

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Dinner with Max: An enlightening look at Habs sniper Pacioretty, on the ice and off

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE NASHVILLE — For a guy with two hollow legs, Max Pacioretty is a terrific skater. I sat with the Canadiens’ leading scorer for dinner and a wide-ranging

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Tokarski will get start in goal for Canadiens vs. Jets

Canadiens vs. Jets

Thursday at Winnipeg’s MTS Centre, 8 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Let Carey do it: One complaint about the Canadiens this season has been a


HI/O Show: Habs first team in NHL to hit 100-point mark, but are they ready for playoffs?

Regular HI/O Show guest Chris Nilan was a late unhealthy scratch for this week's show, but columnist Jack Todd and Jessica Rusnak of TSN Radio 690 join Montreal Gazette

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Canadiens vs. Predators preview: Mitchell in for Malhotra; Gilbert sidelined

Canadiens vs. Predators

Tuesday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, 8 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Goaltending duel: Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne was being heralded as a Hart Trophy

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Price knocking on door of Canadiens history during season for the ages

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE Ken Dryden saw just 24 Washington Capitals shots on April 2, 1977, the Canadiens raining 42 on a shell-shocked Bernie Wolfe at the other end of

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Sharks vs. Canadiens preview: Habs’ Subban fined again for diving

Sharks vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Sharks lack bite: San Jose has a reputation for coming up short

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Hurricanes vs. Canadiens preview: Habs’ Petry has the flu

Hurricanes vs. Canadiens

Thursday at the Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Avoid the trap: There are 34 points separating the division-leading Canadiens (44-20-7) and


HI/O Show: Canadiens still have some problems that need to be fixed before the playoffs

Former Canadien Chris Nilan and columnist Jack Todd are joined by Jessica Rusnak of TSN Radio 690 on this week's HI/O Show along with Montreal Gazette sports editor/host Stu

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Canadiens vs. Panthers preview: Tokarski gets start for Habs

Canadiens vs. Panthers

Tuesday at Florida’s BB&T Center, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Different goals: While the Canadiens (43-20-7) are battling for home-ice advantage in the