Canadiens cut Nikita Scherbak while Brendan Gallagher takes a spot on No. 1 line

Nikita Scherbak, the Canadiens’ first-round pick (26th overall) at the 2014 draft, still isn’t ready to make the jump to the NHL. Scherbak was among three players the Canadiens released from training camp on Sunday, a day after their pre-season […]

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Canadiens Notebook: Defenceman Victor Mete fitting in nicely so far at training camp

STU COWAN At the end of every Canadiens practice, one player is selected to go to the middle of the centre-ice circle to lead the team stretch. After Friday's first

Post-game Notebook: Young Canadiens players making cuts easier after team falls to 0-3

STU COWAN Make it three straight defeats for the Canadiens to start the pre-season after a 4-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils Thursday night at the Bell Centre. It's

Game Day: Canadiens’ Carey Price will make second straight pre-season start vs. Devils

STU COWAN Carey Price will start in goal for the second straight night when the Canadiens play the New Jersey Devils Thursday at the Bell Centre in pre-season action

Post-game Notebook: Jonathan Drouin picks up an assist, but Canadiens lose 4-2 to Capitals

STU COWAN The Canadiens are 0-2! That might be the reaction of some Habs fanatics following the Canadiens' 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals Wednesday night at the Bell Centre. The

Game Day: A ‘special night’ for Canadiens’ Jonathan Drouin at Bell Centre

STU COWAN Jonathan Drouin doesn't have any game-day superstitions. "I go to sleep when I get back (home)," Drouin said after the Canadiens' morning skate Wednesday in Brossard. "I like

Jonathan Drouin set to make his pre-season debut with Canadiens

Canadiens fans can expect to get their first look at Jonathan Drouin in NHL pre-season action Wednesday night when the Washington Capitals visit the Bell Centre (7 p.m.,

Canadiens lose pre-season opener 3-2 to Bruins

The Canadiens blew a 2-0 lead and lost 3-2 to the Boston Bruins Monday night in Quebec City in their first pre-season game of the year. Brendan Gallagher and

Jonathan Drouin not in lineup for Canadiens’ first pre-season game

Fans will have to wait to get their first look at newcomer Jonathan Drouin in a Canadiens uniform. The Canadiens will play their first of eight pre-season games Monday

Tomas Plekanec and Charles Hudon shine at Canadiens’ Red vs. White scrimmage

STU COWAN Tomas Plekanec seemed to have found his scoring touch with help from Charles Hudon as the Canadiens played their annual Red vs. White scrimmage Sunday afternoon at