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Practice Notebook: Habs claim Paul Byron off waivers, send Jacob De La Rose down to AHL’s IceCaps

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE When Marc Bergevin was asked about Jacob De La Rose following Monday’s practice in Brossard, the Canadiens GM said: “He’s on the team. He’s part of our group of forwards.” Not for long. The Canadiens will have […]

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Practice Notebook: Kassian enters NHL substance-abuse program; Condon, Tinordi make the cut


When Brendan Gallagher (photo above) first joined the Canadiens for the 2012-13 season, GM Marc Bergevin had him live with veteran


Habs’ Kassian has broken nose, foot; Tokarski placed on waivers

The Canadiens hit the ice just before 11 a.m. for practice Monday in Brossard and there was no sign of Zack Kassian, who was involved in an early

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The Morning After: Kassian involved in early-morning accident; Fleischmann gets one-year contract

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens wrapped up their pre-season schedule with a 5-4 loss to the Senators Saturday night in Ottawa and were given the day off on Sunday.

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Practice Notebook: Smith-Pelly can start singing — To the left, to the left

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Beyoncé had a hit song titled Irreplaceable, which includes these lyrics: To the left, to the left To the left, to the left To the left, to the left Everything

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The Morning After: Therrien says score wasn’t important after 5-2 loss to Senators

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens lost 5-2 to the Ottawa Senators Thursday night at the Bell Centre, but in his post-game news conference Michel Therrien insisted the score wasn't

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Pacioretty, Juulsen will make pre-season debuts with Habs against Senators

The Canadiens released their roster for Thursday night's game against the Ottawa Senators (7:30 p.m., RDS2, TSN Radio 690) just after the players hit the ice for morning


HI/O Show returns: Check out Episode 1 of a new season with Chris Nilan, Jack Todd and Mike Boone on the panel

It was a busy summer for Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin with lots of news to catch up on, including Max Pacioretty being voted captain by his teammates, the

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Pacioretty will be in Canadiens lineup Thursday night against Senators

New Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty  has a history of recovering incredibly fast from injuries, and it looks like he's going to do it again. Pacioretty, who suffered a fractured

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Canadiens send Scherbak down to AHL IceCaps

After recovering from a lower-body injury, Nikita Scherbak finally got into his first preseason game with the Canadiens in Monday night's 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins