You know the NHL season is lurking around the block, if not just around the corner, when the NHL releases its pre-season schedule.
The Canadiens play eight times, including six times in seven days from their opener Sept. 17, through Sept. 23. See below for the list of all eight, and link above to the full NHL schedule.
Monday, Sept. 17: Pittsburgh Penguins at Canadiens, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 18: Pittsburgh Penguins at Canadiens, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 19: New York Islanders vs. Canadiens at Moncton, N.B., 6 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21: New York Islanders at Canadiens, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 22: Ottawa Senators at Canadiens, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 23: Boston Bruins vs. Canadiens at Halifax, N.S., 3 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 27: Boston Bruins at Canadiens, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29: Canadiens at Ottawa Senators, 7 p.m.