Game Day Report: HI/O Summit in town for Canadiens vs. Red Wings

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens will be looking for their sixth straight win to open the season Saturday night when the Detroit Red Wings visit the Bell Centre (7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690). And it’s a […]

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Habs Notebook: Plekanec will remain team’s highest-paid forward with two-year, $12-million deal

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Tomas Plekanec is going to remain the highest-paid forward on the Canadiens. The club announced on Friday morning that Plekanec has been signed to a two-year contract extension. The

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Game Day Report: Canadiens looking to make history with fifth straight win to start season

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens could make history Thursday night in their home opener at the Bell Centre against the New York Rangers (7:30 p.m., SN360, RDS, TSN Radio

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Habs Notebook: Captain’s ‘C’ looking good on Max Pacioretty

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE After starting the season 4-0 for the first time since 1977-78, the Canadiens will play their home opener Thursday night at the Bell Centre against the


HI/O Show Episode 3: How about those Habs! First 4-0 start since 1977-78 as HI/O Summit comes to town

The Canadiens got off to a 4-0 start for the first time since 1977-78 and for the first time ever won four straight road games to start a

Montreal Canadiens v Pittsburgh Penguins

The Morning After: Habs getting more bang from their bucks than Penguins

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The NHL salary cap for this season is $71.4 million. The key, obviously, is to spend that money wisely and the Canadiens appear to be doing a good

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Game Day Report: Penguins looking for their first win against unbeaten Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Penguins will be looking for their first win of the season when they take on the Canadiens Tuesday night in Pittsburgh (7 p.m., CITYM, RDS,

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The Morning After: Habs goalie Condon gets souvenir puck after picking up his first NHL win

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE When Canadiens coach Michel Therrien announced last Friday that Mike Condon would get the start in goal Sunday night in Ottawa, he

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The Morning After: Little rest for Habs before taking on Senators Sunday night

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens didn't have much time to celebrate after Saturday night's 4-2 win over the Bruins in Boston. The Habs had to pack their bags quickly afterwards

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Habs Notebook: Fasten your chinstraps for Bruins, Senators this weekend

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE There's nothing like the Canadiens-Bruins rivalry — but Habs-Senators might one day come close. So Habs fans are in for a bonus this weekend with the Canadiens playing