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Canadiens vs. Ducks preview: Parenteau, Malhotra healthy scratches

Canadiens vs. Ducks Wednesday at Anaheim’s Honda Center, 10 p.m., SN, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE No excuses: Tired legs after a long plane ride. A three-hour time change. A sense of relief after the NHL trade deadline […]

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Jack Todd: Canadiens could win the Stanley Cup

JACK TODD SPECIAL TO MONTREAL GAZETTE This coming St. Patrick’s Day, it will be 21 years since I wrote my first sports column for the Montreal Gazette. Not once in

Sergei Gonchar,

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens preview: Gonchar returns to lineup 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 more Leafs jokes: Just when things couldn’t get any weirder

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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

Curtis McElhinney,

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

Devante Smith-Pelly,

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

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE

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