FILE--A bloodied Maurice (Rocket) Richard shakes hands with Boston Bruins goaltender (Sugar Jim) Henry after scoring the winning goal in Game 7 of the 1951-52 Stanley Cup semi-final series between the Canadiens and Bruins. Richard died in Montreal, Saturday, May 27, 2000 after a two-year battle with stomach cancer. (CP PHOTO/Hockey Hall of Fame)

About last night … Canadiens at Boston

It took almost 58 minutes for the teams to realize this was a Canadiens-Bruins game. And that’s when things got hairy… including a 6-on-3 man advantage for the desperate home team. From a hockey fan’s perspective, let’s hope we get more of […]

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Game Day: Mikhail Sergachev will be healthy scratch for Canadiens vs. Bruins

STU COWAN The Canadiens will make one change to their lineup for Saturday's game in Boston against the Bruins (7 p.m., CITY, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690) with Greg

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Canadiens Notebook: Alex Galchenyuk among five players to show up for optional practice

STU COWAN The Canadiens held an optional practice Friday morning in Brossard and only five players took part. It wasn't surprising to see Daniel Carr and Greg Pateryn on the


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That photo shows the game's First Star laying out a desert dog. It was one of three hits Shea Weber had in the Canadiens' 5-2 conquest of the Arizona

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Game Day Notebook: Carey Price will be in goal for Canadiens vs. Coyotes

STU COWAN Carey Price will play his first game with the Canadiens in almost 11 months Thursday night at the Bell Centre against the Arizona Coyotes (7:30 p.m., SN360,

MONTREAL, QUE.: OCTOBER  18, 2016 -- Montreal Canadiens goalie Al Montoya celebrates his shutout against the Pittsburgh Penguins with teammates David Desharnais (51) and Andrew Shaw (65) following third period NHL action in Montreal on Tuesday October 18, 2016. (Pierre Obendrauf / MONTREAL GAZETTE) ORG XMIT: 57337 - 0020

What the Puck: Are the grumbling fans back on the Habs bandwagon?

Brendan Kelly Montreal Gazette Are you back on the bandwagon yet? That’s the question du jour after the Montreal Canadiens taught the Pittsburgh Penguins a lesson Tuesday night, crushing the Stanley

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Canadiens Notebook: Carey Price likely to make season debut vs. Coyotes

STU COWAN It looks like Carey Price will make his regular-season debut with the Canadiens Thursday night when the Arizona Coyotes visit the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., SN360, RDS,


About last night …

The best goaltender in the world couldn't make the gig. Neither could the world's best skater. But the absence of Carey Price and Sidney Crosby didn't diminish the enthusiasm of

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Game Day Notebook: Daniel Carr a healthy scratch for Canadiens vs. Penguins

STU COWAN Carey Price was back on the ice for the Canadiens morning skate Tuesday in Brossard, but won't play in the home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins (7:30

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Carey Price won’t play in Canadiens’ home opener

STU COWAN Carey Price won't be in goal for the Canadiens' home opener Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., SN360, TVA Sports, TSN