Canadiens acquire enforcer Parros from Panthers

ShareThe Canadiens have acquired enforcer George Parros from the Florida Panthers in return for forward Philippe Lefebvre and a seventh round pick at the 2014 NHL draft (previously acquired from Florida during this year’s draft). Parros, 33, posted 1-1-2 totals in […]

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Brière agrees to two-year deal with Canadiens

The Canadiens announced on Thursday afternoon that free-agent Daniel Brière has agreed to a two-year deal with the team. Brière, who turns 36 on Oct. 6, had his contract

Waite named Habs’ goalie coach; McCarron gets taste of Montreal’s hockey fish bowl

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Thursday morning that Stéphane Waite has been hired as the team's new goaltending coach. “Stéphane Waite has over 30 years

Habs trade Danny Kristo to Rangers; Lecavalier going to Flyers

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Avalanche drafts MacKinnon No. 1; Jones drops to No. 4

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Habs ‘in back of the bus,’ but could still find a driver at draft

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Live draft chat with Pat Hickey at 2 p.m. today

Starting at 2 p.m. Friday, join The Gazette's Pat Hickey, who is in New Jersey, and other Postmedia News hockey writers as they preview Sunday's NHL draft. Right now, you can follow

HIO fans want to see Lecavalier with Habs

Judging by our latest HIO poll, Canadiens fans want to see Vincent Lecavalier in bleu-blanc-rouge. Twenty-four hours after the Tampa Bay Lightning announced they were going to

Béliveaus celebrate 60th wedding anniversary; Lightning buys out Lecavalier

All of us at HIO would like to wish Jean and Élise Béliveau a very happy diamond wedding anniversary. On June 27, 1953, the Béliveaus were married at St. Patrick’s

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