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Petry won’t make trip to Buffalo with Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens were missing two key defencemen when they practised Thursday morning in Brossard before heading to Buffalo, where they will face the Sabres Friday night (7 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690). Jeff Petry and Nathan […]

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 11

Feb. 11, 1925: Aurèle Joliat scored a hat trick and added two assists in a 10-3 win over the visiting Ottawa Senators. Feb. 11, 1959: Jean Béliveau scored three goals and added an

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Habs Notebook: De La Rose called up from IceCaps

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE It's too bad the Canadiens didn't call Jacob De La Rose up from the AHL's St. John's IceCaps earlier on Wednesday. It would have given the media

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Serge Savard hasn’t given up on Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Former Canadiens general manager Serge Savard hasn’t given up on this season’s team. “I don’t like that people think that they’re not going to make the playoffs when

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 10

Feb. 10, 1942: Left-winger Murph Chamberlain was loaned to Brooklyn by Montreal for the loan of Red Heron. Feb. 10, 1945: The Canadiens beat Detroit 5-2 as Maurice Richard scored twice

Russia's Ivan Provorov, left, battles for the puck with Denmark's Mads Eller during first period preliminary round action in the World Junior Hockey Championships in Toronto on Friday, December 26, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Mads Eller, younger brother of Habs forward, follows in family’s hockey footsteps

Bob Duff Windsor Star Windsor Spitfires forward Mads Eller doesn't need to be reminded that he won the 2013-14 Memorial Cup with the Edmonton Oil Kings, but it's a subject

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About last night …

Ben vs. Ben turned out très bien for your Montreal Canadiens. Ben Scrivens made 37 saves – many of them as difficult as he made them look – and

MONTREAL, QUE.: FEBRUARY 7, 2016 -- Goalie Ben Scrivens of the Montreal Canadiens is congratulated by Devante Smith-Pelly and Brendan Gallagher after a shoot-out victory against the Carolina Hurricanes in an N.H.L. game at the Bell Centre in Montreal Sunday, February 7, 2016. (John Kenney / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Lightning-Canadiens preview: Bolts have been thorn in Habs’ side

Lightning vs. Canadiens

Bell Centre, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., RSE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: This rivalry has been fuelled by playoff meetings during the past two seasons. The Lightning won

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 9

Feb. 9, 1939: Toe Blake scored four goals, all assisted by Johnny Gagnon, in a 5-2 win over the visiting New York Americans. It was Blake's second career hat trick. Feb.

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Andrighetto hopes to make best of latest chance with Habs

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE If you ever need to book a flight from Montreal to St. John's — or vice-versa — Sven Andrighetto would be a good man to help