Let’s get physical: Habs open training camp

ShareThe Canadiens officially opened training camp Thursday in Brossard with players going through medical and physical testing, including the dreaded beep test. The Gazette’s Christopher Curtis describes the beep test as “the most Orwellian of physical examinations” with players running […]

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Bouillon an insurance policy at Habs’ training camp

Veteran defenceman Francis Bouillon will be among the 64 players in Brossard Thursday morning when the Canadiens open training camp with players undergoing physical and medical

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Habs’ rookie camp wraps up as Scherbak gets in scrimmage

The Canadiens' rookie camp wrapped up Tuesday in Brossard with a final scrimmage as Team White beat Team Red 5-0. Fans attending the scrimmage got their first look at

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Habs will go with four alternate captains this season

The Canadiens announced at their annual golf tournament Monday morning at Laval-sur-le-Lac that they won't have a captain for the 2014-15 season, instead going with four alternate captains. The

Bozon scores goal in Habs’ rookie scrimmage

Tim Bozon, who almost died earlier this year from meningitis, scored a goal for the winning Team White in a 3-2 victory over Team Red during an intra-squad

Habs’ first-round pick McCarron in better shape this season

Trying to make the jump to the NHL is never easy for a young hockey player - and it's even more difficult if you're not in great shape.

Bozon at Habs’ rookie camp after battling meningitis

The focus was on Tim Bozon on the first day of the Canadiens' rookie camp Friday in Brossard. Bozon's season with the WHL's Kootenay Ice was cut

Habs will retire Guy Lapointe’s No. 5 on Nov. 8 at Bell Centre

The Canadiens announced on Friday that they will retire No. 5 in honour of Hall of Fame defenceman Guy Lapointe on Nov. 8 before a game

Odds against a Habs rookie cracking lineup this season

The Canadiens rookie camp opens Friday morning in Brossard with 41 players going through off-ice physicals and fitness testing before hitting the ice for the first time on

AUDIO: Former Habs captain Saku Koivu announces his retirement

AUDIO: Saku Koivu in conversation with The Gazette's Dave Stubbs (27 minutes) Former Canadiens captain Saku Koivu officially announced his retirement on Wednesday after playing