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Andrei Markov has much to say, in his own quiet way

Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette All things being equal, Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov will reach two milestones in the coming season. His 54th game will be his 900th regular-season NHL match, coming in his 15th season with the only club he’s […]

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Q&A: Andrei Markov unplugged

Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette Veteran Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov, in his own words this week, on a variety of topics: Q: So how’s your tennis game? A: (Laughs) It could be better,

Noah Juulsen skates at the Canadiens development camp at the team's training facility in Brossard on July 5, 2015. (Phil Carpenter / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Canadiens, top pick Juulsen agree to deal as Habs’ summer camp concludes

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette As the Canadiens' development camp came to a close on Thursday, the players were sent home with an evaluation of their progress and a training regimen

Lukas Vejdemo skates during a scrimmage at Canadiens development camp at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (Peter McCabe / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Lukas Vejdemo’s priorities: making senior team, world juniors and the Canadiens

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette Lukas Vejdemo’s goal is to play in the National Hockey League, but the 19-year-old from Sweden is taking his development one step at a time. He’s under

First-round pick Noah Juulsen takes part in the Montreal Canadiens' development camp at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. (Dario Ayala / Montreal Gazette)

First-round pick Noah Juulsen soaks up hockey knowledge at Habs camp

Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette   It took Noah Juulsen a few days to come down out of the clouds and realize that yes, indeed, he was a member of the Canadiens

St. John's IceCaps coach Sylvain Lefebvre, left, will have NIck Carrière as one of his assistant coaches next season.    (John Mahoney/THE GAZETTE)

Nick Carrière joins head coach Lefebvre on IceCaps staff

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced the appointment of Nick Carrière as an assistant coach with the St. John's IceCaps of the American Hockey League, the Canadiens' top farm team. Carrière,

of the Union College Dutchmen  of the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Hockey Championship Game at Wells Fargo Center on April 12, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Union College Dutchmen defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers 7-4 to win the national title.

Canadiens prospect Carr draws comparisons to Gallagher

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette There must be something in the water in Edmonton because Daniel Carr plays hockey with the same determination as fellow Edmontonian Brendan Gallagher. Carr, who was signed

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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

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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