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Habs’ Gallagher picks up assist as Canada beats Belarus 8-0

The Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher picked up an assist as Team Canada routed Belarus 8-0 Monday at the IIHF World Hockey Championship in Russia. Canada, the defending champions, improved to 3-0 with the victory. Ryan O’Reilly had two goals for Canada, while […]

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This Date in Habs History: May 9

May 9, 1978: Ken Dryden recorded his 10th and final career playoff shutout in a 2-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 4 of the Stanley

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Canadiens sign Artturi Lehkonen; Guy Boucher named coach of Senators

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE On the day the Ottawa Senators announced that Guy Boucher is their new head coach, Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin announced a signing of his own. And no,

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Gallagher held off scoresheet as Canada routs Hungary

The Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher didn't make the scoresheet as Team Canada pounded Hungary 7-1 Sunday to improve its record to 2-0 at the IIHF World Hockey Championship. Gallagher scored

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This Date in Habs History: May 8

May 8, 1938: Three night after losing to the Canadiens in an exhibition tour through England, the Detroit Red Wings got revenge with a 10-5 win over Montreal. May

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Habs goalie Condon backstops Team USA to victory

Canadiens goalie Mike Condon made 20 saves to backstop Team USA to a 6-3 win over Belarus Saturday at the IIHF World Hockey Championship in Russia. The U.S. lost its opening

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This Date in Habs History: May 7

May 7, 1936: At an NHL meeting in Detroit, it was announced that the Canadiens had been granted first claim on all French-Canadian amateur players in the country for a period

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Gallagher celebrates birthday by scoring winning goal for Canada against U.S.

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Brendan Gallagher celebrated his 24th birthday Friday by scoring the winning goal for Team Canada in a 5-1 victory over the United States in the opening game at

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This Date in Habs History: May 6

May 6, 1973: Ken Dryden earned his first career playoff shutout as the Canadiens beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final

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This Date in Habs History: May 5

May 5, 1938: A crowd of 8,500 turned out in Earlscourt, England to watch the Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 in the fifth game of a nine-game