Happy 83rd birthday to Habs legend Jean Béliveau

ShareHappy birthday to Canadiens living legend Jean Béliveau, who turned 83 on Sunday. Back in 2005, as Red Fisher prepared for his 50th season covering the Canadiens, he wrote a feature series for The Gazette ranking the 10 best players […]

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Carol Vadnais in a 1986 file photo (Gazette files)

Former Hab Carol Vadnais dead at age 68

Former Canadien Carol Vadnais died Sunday morning at age 68 after a battle with cancer. Vadnais, a defenceman, played for the Montreal Junior Canadiens before making his

Familiar faces on Sportsnet’s NHL broadcast team

Sportsnet announced its complete broadcast team for the 2014-15 NHL season on Thursday with several familiar faces joining the network as it takes over the national broadcast rights

Cournoyer speaks about vacant Habs captaincy

Former Canadiens captain Yvan Cournoyer says the Habs shouldn’t rush into naming a new captain to replace Brian Gionta. “Maybe it’s too rushed to have a captain named before

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Stubbs is all wet (don’t say it) for ALS research

Challenged by TSN's John Lu, The Gazette and Hockey Inside/Out's Dave Stubbs meets the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Valois Park Pool in Pointe-Claire. Stubbs challenges future CFL commissioner

Will 2015 be the year Habs end Stanley Cup drought?

It has been 21 years - and counting - since the Canadiens last won the Stanley Cup. They came within two wins of making it to the Stanley Cup

‘So far, so good,’ Habs’ Price says about offseason training

It has been a busy summer for Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, but he got to take a break on his birthday when he turned 27 last Saturday.
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Habs will play eight preseason games in 13 days; Kovalev criticizes Subban

The NHL released its complete preseason schedule on Tuesday with 105 games slated over a 15-day span, starting on Sunday, Sept. 21. Preseason games will be played in a

Markov as next Habs captain?

One of the biggest offseason questions for Canadiens fans is who will be the team's next captain? Columnist Jack Todd believes that Andrei Markov is a fine candidate to

Bozon looking forward to Habs’ rookie camp after battling meningitis

Tim Bozon received an invitation this week to the Canadiens’ rookie camp next month and is confident he’ll be there after battling meningitis. Bozon, who was selected by Montreal