MONTREAL, QUE.: APRIL 11, 2016 --  Montreal canadiens captain Max Pacioretty walks towards the team changing room at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard south of Montreal, Monday April 11, 2016, as team members clean out their lockers after failing to make the NHL playoffs.  (Phil Carpenter/MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Habs’ Pacioretty should reach out to Carbonneau

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Here’s some free advice for Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty — get in touch with Guy Carbonneau this summer. There are few people who know more about leadership and the pressures of playing in Montreal than Carbonneau, […]

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This Date in Habs History: June 5

June 5, 1993: John LeClair scored 34 seconds into overtime as the Canadiens beat the Kings 4-3 in Los Angeles in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final to

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Carbonneau, Corson think Muller is a great hire by Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Guy Carbonneau still hadn't been able to hook up with his buddy Kirk Muller as of Saturday afternoon. "We're still playing telephone tag," Carbonneau said at the

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This Date in Habs History: June 3

June 3, 1958: The Canadiens dealt defenceman Dollard St. Laurent to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for cash and future considerations.   June 3, 1981: Bob Berry became the 23rd head coach

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Canadiens hire Kirk Muller as associate coach

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Kirk is Work is coming back to Montreal. The Canadiens announced Thursday night that Kirk Muller has been hired as an associate coach. The former Canadiens

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This Date in Habs History: June 2

June 2, 1948: It was announced at the NHL's annual meeting in Montreal that the Art Ross Trophy would no longer be awarded to the most outstanding player during the

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This Date in Habs History: June 1

June 1, 1968: The Canadiens' Claude Provost became the first player to win the new Bill Masterton Trophy for “embodying the definition of perseverance and dedication to hockey.”

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Larry Robinson has high praise for Sharks’ Thornton, Burns

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Former Canadiens defenceman Larry Robinson — who is now the director of player development for the San Jose Sharks — was a guest on Chris Nilan's

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This Date in Habs History: May 31

May 31, 1961: Defenceman Doug Harvey signs with the New York Rangers as a player/coach, replacing Alf Pike. The Rangers sent Lou Fontinato to the Canadiens as compensation. May

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Former Canadien Semin staying with KHL champions

Things didn't work out for Alexander Semin last season with the Canadiens, but he did OK after returning to Russia and the KHL. After being cut by the Canadiens