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Habs trade Jiri Sekac to Anaheim for Devante Smith-Pelly

The Canadiens announced on Tuesday morning that they have traded Jiri Sekac to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Devante Smith-Pelly. Smith-Pelly (photo above), a 22-year-old right-winger from Scarborough, Ont., played 54 games with the Ducks this season, scoring five […]

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Canadiens vs. Blues preview (with video): Pacioretty named NHL’s third star of week

Canadiens vs. Blues

Tuesday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, 8 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Habs are No. 1: The offence is struggling and the

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Game Within the Game: Habs’ Beaulieu playing with confidence

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE

Nathan Beaulieu catches the puck atop the Columbus Blue Jackets zone.

He takes a single stride toward the net and winds up for

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Blue Jackets vs. Canadiens preview: Galchenyuk out with the flu

Blue Jackets vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CITY, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Wrong kind of streak: The Canadiens’ last six losses have been

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Panthers vs. Canadiens preview: Tinordi in lineup for Habs

Panthers vs. Canadiens

Thursday at the Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Price gets the call: Carey Price will be back between the pipes for

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Episode 19: Does Habs GM Marc Bergevin need to make a move before NHL trade deadline?

Former Canadien Chris Nilan, columnist Jack Todd and Habs blogger Mike Boone join Montreal Gazette sports editor/host Stu Cowan on this week's HI/O Show with the big question being:

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Canadiens vs. Senators preview: Tokarski, Pateryn, Sekac in lineup for Habs

Canadiens vs. Senators

Wednesday at Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre, 7 p.m., SN, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE De-fence! De-fence! The Canadiens have gone 5-0-1 in their last six games to climb atop

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Canadiens vs. Red Wings preview: Gilbert will take Gonchar’s spot for Habs

Canadiens vs. Red Wings

Monday at Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Jockeying for  position: The Canadiens can open some ground between themselves and

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Game Within the Game: Beaulieu stands up for Gonchar

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE Sergei Gonchar twisted his body to get between Trevor Smith and the puck as it skipped its way across the ice Saturday night at the Bell

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Leafs vs. Canadiens preview: Sekac, Gilbert healthy scratches for Habs

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE No. 1 with an asterisk: The Canadiens have moved into first