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This Date in Habs History: April 24

April 24, 1969: Jean Béliveau scored the only overtime playoff goal of his career at 11:28 of the second extra period for a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 to win the Stanley Cup semi-final series 4-2. […]

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This Date in Habs History: April 23

April 23, 1919: A fire burned down the Jubilee Arena, the Canadiens' home rink, and the club was forced to relocate to the Mount Royal Arena. April 23, 1978: Guy

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Will Montrealers support Baby Habs at new Laval rink?

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE St. John’s is shopping for a new hockey team. They might not want to mention to potential clubs that the Newfoundland city got hit with 49.6 centimetres of snow on

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This Date in Habs History: April 22

April 22, 1969: The Canadiens allowed a franchise-record 26 shots in the second period but still beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 in Game 5 of the Stanley

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Fucale has challenge to become Habs’ goalie of future

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — When the Canadiens selected Zach Fucale in the second round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft it looked like he would be

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This Date in Habs History: April 21

April 21, 1938: Toe Blake scored in overtime as the Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 in front of 8,000 fans in Earlscourt, England in the first of

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Bozon’s NHL dream still alive after battling meningitis

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Tim Bozon doesn’t like to look back — which is understandable considering what the St. John’s IceCaps forward has gone through. It was only

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This Date in Habs History: April 20

April 20, 1958: Bernie Geoffrion had two goals and an assist in a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the final as the Canadiens

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Bud Holloway thankful for his one game with Habs

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The St. John’s IceCaps’ Bud Holloway received a special delivery recently from the Canadiens. “I got the game puck,” Holloway said after the IceCaps

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This Date in Habs History: April 19

April 19, 1975: Ken Dryden earned his second career playoff shutout, making 37 saves in a 4-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup quarter-finals.   April 19, 1980: Michel