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Scherbak, McCarron take spotlight at Canadiens development camp

PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Does Nikita Scherbak have a shot at being in the Canadiens’ lineup when they open the 2015-16 season on Oct. 7 in Toronto? How about Michael McCarron? Last week, Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin said both […]

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Prust shocked by trade, excited about future

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE Brandon Prust was lying on a bed in Rome around 8 p.m. local time on July 1, an eye on Twitter to follow the comings and

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brandon Prust (8) exchanges blows with Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic (17) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Sunday, March 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Habs GM Bergevin made a good move getting Kassian for Prust

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Being a general manager in the National Hockey League is not an easy job, especially in a salary-cap world. GMs are forced to make tough decisions and

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin answers questions during a press conference at Bell Sports Complex on July 2, 2015 in Brossard. (Marie-France Coallier / THE GAZETTE)

New Canadien Zack Kassian a youngster with upside, GM Bergevin says

Pat Hickey The Gazette   The question of character was front and centre as Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin discussed his decision to trade Brandon Prust for Zack Kassian. Kassian is younger

Canadiens' Christian Thomas, left, celebrates his second-period goal against the Boston Bruins with teammates Greg Pateryn and Nick Sorkin during preseason game in Montreal in September. (John Mahoney  / THE GAZETTE)

Habs, forward Thomas agree on two-way contract

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Thursday morning that forward Christian Thomas has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with the team. Thomas, 23, played 18 games with the

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Canadiens acquire Zack Kassian and draft pick from Canucks in exchange for Brandon Prust

Maripier Morin, Brandon Prust's new fiancée, has seen her biggest fear come true. Morin, a French TV personality in Quebec, became engaged to the hockey player last month

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Canadiens invite 43 players to development camp

The Canadiens announced on Wednesday that 43 players have been invited to their development camp slated for July 5-9 at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard. All five players

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Habs sign Brian Flynn to two-year contract

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin announced on Tuesday that the club has agreed to terms with forward Brian Flynn on a new two-year contract running through the

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Is free-agent winger Frolik on Canadiens’ radar?

PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE General manager Marc Bergevin has a little more cash to spend when the NHL free-agent frenzy opens on Wednesday. He also has another position to fill after

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Canadiens buy out P.A. Parenteau’s contract

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin made it official Monday, announcing that the team has bought out the contract of P.A. Parenteau. The 32-year-old forward was under contract with the club