Montreal Canadiens

This Date in Habs History: March 31

March 31, 1927: Howie Morenz scored at 12:05 of overtime as the Canadiens beat the Montreal Maroons 1-0 in the first Stanley Cup playoff OT game ever played. Rookie George Hainsworth recorded his first playoff shutout. March 31, 1960: Jacques Plante recorded his second […]

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Goalie Scrivens headed to IceCaps after clearing waivers

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Ben Scrivens's NHL career could be over at age 29. The Canadiens put Scrivens on waivers at noon Wednesday after signing free-agent goalie Charlie Lindgren out of


This Date in Habs History: March 30

March 30, 1916: The Canadiens won their first Stanley Cup, defeating Portland 3-2 in the best-of-five final. Each Canadiens player received $238 for the victory. March 30, 1919: The Canadiens’ Odie


Lack of veteran leadership hurt Canadiens this season

The Canadiens have had a lot of problems this season, including injuries and the medical team's inability to correctly diagnose how long goalie Carey Price would be out

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Canadiens sign free-agent goalie Charlie Lindgren

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens have a new goalie. The club announced on Wednesday morning that free-agent goalie Charlie Lindgren has agreed to a two-year, two-way contract. The 22-year-old played

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This Date in Habs History: March 29

March 29, 1919: The Canadiens defeated Seattle 4-3 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final. The Canadiens scored three times in the third period to tie the game then

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Habs’ Subban won’t play again vs. Red Wings

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE P.K. Subban took part in Monday's practice in Brossard — even working on the first power-play unit — but he's still not ready to return to

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This Date in Habs History: March 28

March 28, 1930: The Canadiens and New York Rangers set a record for the longest overtime played at 68 minutes and 52 seconds with the Canadiens' Gus Rivers scoring the winner in a 2-1

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Condon Habs’ nominee for Bill Masterton Trophy

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is presented to the NHL player "who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey." Perserverance is a good

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Time for Habs to give youngsters more ice time

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention with Saturday night's 5-2 loss to the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre. Maybe that means coach Michel