Canadiens stink out home opener

It started festive … but that didn’t last.
The Flames outhustled a listless home team and romped to a dismayingly easy win.

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Hockey returns to Bell Centre

Lights! Camera!! Action!!! For the first time since April 26, there will be a game that means something at the Bell Centre. • Carey Price's new pink gearErik Cole


Canadiens spoil Jets party

Not exactly a warm welcome back to the NHL. Down two starters, the Canadiens romp to a 5-1 win. Three unanswered goals in the third period broke a tight game


Liveblog: Canadiens blanked in Toronto

They gave up a shortie. They lost Chris Campoli. The power-play was pathetic. On to

Montreal Canadiens' Brian Gionta scores a goal on Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Mathieu Garon during the first period of play of their NHL pre-season game at the Colisee in Quebec City

The Canadiens look ready for the opener

POSTGAME AUDIO from Pat Hickey in QC: Steve Yzerman (between periods) | Brian Gionta | Mike Cammalleri | Carey Price | P.K. Subban


Punchless Canadiens drop another one

The Tampa Bay Lightning brought an NHL lineup to the Bell Centre, including super sniper Steven Stamkos and promising rookie Brett Connolly. Each had two goals in TB's easy


HIO live-blog MIA

Personal business (my daughter's birthday, if you must know) precludes attendance at the Bruins-Canadiens rematch at the Bell Centre Monday night. I'll be there in spirit ... and will


Another L for Habs .. and a stinkeroo against THEM!

POSTGAME AUDIO: Mathieu Darche | Peter Budaj | Brian Wilsie | Scott Gomez | Jacques Martin • PREGAME AUDIO: Coach Jacques


Senators strike late

Chris F. Neil .... with the Captain in the penalty


Pacioretty, Gomez key Canadiens’ win

The Canadiens finally broke into the W column with a thrilling OT conquest of the Ottawa Senators. The Habs roared back from a 3-0 deficit keyed by two Max