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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. 30, 1924: Billy Boucher scored twice and added two assists in a 5-2 […]

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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

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‘We have to work twice as hard to score one goal,” Canadiens’ Plekanec says

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE What a difference three months make. On Oct. 16, the Canadiens signed Tomas Plekanec to a two-year, $12-million contract extension that runs through the

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This Date in Habs History: Jan. 28

Jan. 28, 1918: Joe Malone extended his goal-scoring streak to 11 straight games (which began with the NHL's inaugural game six weeks earlier) when he scored his 25th of

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Canadiens season hits low point with fans booing Subban

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Whether P.K. Subban admits it or not, the Canadiens' season hit a low point with Tuesday night's 5-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. "I don't

Michel Therrien

‘The process’ simply isn’t working for Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Michel Therrien's favourite two words are: "the process." But "the process" simply isn't working for the Canadiens and the odds of this team making


‘Knuckles’ Nilan drops the gloves on Canadiens coach Michel Therrien

Following back-to-back losses to the Columbus Blue Jackets — the worst team in the NHL — former Canadien Chris Nilan of TSN Radio 690 drops the gloves

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This Date in Habs History: Jan. 27

Jan. 27, 1945: Elmer Lach scored a goal and added four assists in an 11-3 win over the visiting Boston Bruins. Jan. 27, 1951: Jean Béliveau, wearing No. 20, beat Chicago netminder