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Former Canadien Semin staying with KHL champions

Things didn’t work out for Alexander Semin last season with the Canadiens, but he did OK after returning to Russia and the KHL. After being cut by the Canadiens in December and clearing NHL waivers, Semin signed with Metallurg Magnitogorsk, where he […]

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This Date in Habs History: May 29

May 29, 1973: The Canadiens traded defenceman Bob Murdoch and forward Randy Rota to the Los Angeles Kings in return for a 1974 first-round draft pick.  The Canadiens would use that pick

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This Date in Habs History: May 28

May 28, 1974: The NHL Amateur Draft was held in Montreal with the Washington Capitals using the No. 1 overall pick to select Greg Joly. The defenceman would go

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Subban won’t be part of Team Canada at World Cup

P.K. Subban will not be part of Team Canada for the World Cup of Hockey, which begins Sept. 17 in Toronto. Team Canada named the final seven players to

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Emelin joins Markov on Team Russia for World Cup

Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov will have a familiar face with him on Team Russia for the World Cup of Hockey, which begins on Sept. 17 in Toronto Markov was among

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This Date in Habs History: May 27

May 27, 2000: Canadiens Hall of Famer Maurice (Rocket) Richard died after battling cancer at age 78. More than 115,000 people would pay their respects at the Bell Centre

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Gallagher-Marchand ‘bromance’ ends with gold medal for Canada

The "bromance" between Brendan Gallagher and Brad Marchand isn't officially over yet, but it will be once the puck drops on the 2016-17 NHL season. The Canadiens' Gallagher and the

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Bud Holloway headed to Moscow to play in KHL

It looks like Bud Holloway's NHL career will consist of one game played with the Canadiens this season. Holloway has signed a two-year contract with CSKA Moskva in the

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This Date in Habs History: May 26

May 27, 1997: Alain Vigneault was hired to become the 25th head coach in Canadiens history. Vigneault replaced Mario Tremblay, who resigned after the team was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs

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This Date in Habs History: May 25

May 25, 1978: The Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final to win their third straight championship and the 21st in franchise history. Mario