MONTREAL, QUE.: FEBRUARY 11, 2016 -- Montreal Canadiens' David Desharnais, right, with teammate Max Pacioretty (67) try to put puck past goalie Ben Scrivens, during Montreal Canadiens practice at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on Thursday February 11, 2016. (Pierre Obendrauf / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Canadiens-Sabres preview: Scrivens holds hot hand in goal

Canadiens vs. Sabres First Niagara Centre, Friday, 7 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: This is the third of five meetings between these teams and they split the first two games. The Canadiens won 7-2 […]

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 12

Feb. 12, 1929: George Hainsworth recorded his 15th shutout of the season (and the 42nd of his career) in a 2-0 win over the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Feb. 12, 1929: The Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens' goalie Carey Price skates to the blue line to stand with his teammates for the singing of the national anthem before the October 27, 2015 game against the Vancouver Canucks . (Darryl Dyck/CP)

Michel Therrien calls report that Canadiens goalie Carey Price is likely done for the season ‘speculation’

By The Canadian Press Coach Michel Therrien called a report that Carey Price will miss the rest of the season “speculation” and said the Montreal Canadiens star goalie is

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Habs Notebook: Eller fills role of No. 3 centre nicely

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Lars Eller will always be known as the guy the Canadiens acquired in exchange for goalie Jaroslav Halak. He'll also be known as a former first-round

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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

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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