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This Date in Habs History: June 15

June 15, 1978: The NHL draft was held in Montreal with the Minnesota North Stars taking Bobby Smith with the No. 1 overall pick. The Canadiens took Danny Geoffrion (No. 8) and Dave Hunter (No. 17) with their two first-round picks. June […]

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This Date in Habs History: June 14

June 14, 1966: The New York Rangers obtained Red Berenson from the Canadiens in exchange for Garry Peters and minor-leaguer Ted Taylor. June 14, 1974: The Canadiens obtained Glen Sather from

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Canadiens listed at 20-1 odds to win Stanley Cup

The day after the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup, the Bodog betting website came out Monday with its odds for next season and the Canadiens are

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Habs agree on two-year contract with Barberio

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Mark Barberio can continue to enjoy his mother's home cooking. The 26-year-old defenceman, who grew up in Kirkland on the West Island of Montreal, has agreed to


This Date in Habs History: June 13

June 13 1961: The Canadiens traded Doug Harvey (photo above) to the New York Rangers in exchange for Lou Fontinato.  June 13, 1966: The NHL announced the newest members

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This Date in Habs History: June 12

June 12, 1969: The Canadiens selected Réjean Houle (photo above) with the No. 1 overall pick at the NHL Amateur Draft in Montreal. June 12, 1979: The Hockey Hall

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Andrighetto agrees to one-year deal with Habs

General manager Marc Bergevin has announced that the Canadiens and Sven Andrighetto have agreed to terms on a one-year, one-way contract. According to generalfanager.com, Andrighetto's deal is


This Date in Habs History: June 11

June 11, 1969: At the annual NHL Interleague Draft, the Chicago Blackhawks claimed rookie goalie Tony Esposito from the Canadiens for $25,000. On the same day, the Canadiens acquired Chuck

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This Date in Habs History: June 10

June 10, 1964: The Toronto Maple Leafs selected Dickie Moore from the Canadiens and goaltender Terry Sawchuk from the Detroit Red Wings in the annual NHL Intra-League Draft. June 10, 1970: The


R.I.P., Mr. Hockey — Gordie Howe dead at age 88

Mr. Hockey is sadly gone.

Gordie Howe died Friday at age 88. The Hall of Famer played 32 seasons of pro hockey and won the NHL scoring title and MVP