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About last night …

ShareAt midnight in Montreal, as Oct. 16 turns into 17, it is 17 degrees Celsius. That’s almost as weird as the hockey game. The Canadiens opened their home schedule against their bitter rivals from Boston. And a game pitting two […]

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Milan Lucic, Brendan Gallagher

Alexei Emelin in lineup, Nathan Beaulieu out for Habs against Bruins

The Boston Bruins beat the Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout Wednesday night in Detroit before flying to Montreal to face the Canadiens in their home opener Thursday

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Habs send Bournival down to Hamilton

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Wednesday that forward Michael Bournival has been assigned to the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs. Bournival did not play in the first four games

Jiri Sekac

Habs will have plenty to work on at practice

PAT HICKEY THE GAZETTE In the wake of the Canadiens’ 7-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night, alternate captain Max Pacioretty had the best — and most honest — assessment

Steven Stamkos, Carey Price

Habs get day off after blowout in Tampa

The Canadiens won't go 82-0 this season. After opening the season with three straight road wins, the wheels fell off in Tampa Monday night when the Canadiens lost 7-1

Stamkos

About last night …

Are your Montreal Canadiens as good as their 3-0 season-opening record suggested? Probably not. Are they as bad as their first lost indicated? Definitely not. So let's take the sage advice offered

Montreal Canadiens v Philadelphia Flyers

Habs looking for fourth straight win in Tampa; Plekanec NHL’s first star of week

The Canadiens wrap up their season-opening four-game road trip Monday night in Tampa when they face the Lightning (7:30 p.m., CITYM, RDS, TSN Radio 690) and will be

Montreal Canadiens v Philadelphia Flyers

A day off Sunday in Tampa for unbeaten Habs

How about those Habs! After rallying from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Flyers 4-3 in a shootout Saturday night in Philadelphia, the Canadiens headed to Tampa, where they

PAPPhilly

About last night …

Why wait till Monday? Let's give thanks now for that phenomenal comeback win in Philadelphia and for a season that's started with three come-from-behind Ws ... all on the

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Habs’ Emelin sidelined with upper-body injury

Defenceman Alexei Emelin won't be in the lineup Saturday night in Philadelphia, sidelined with an upper-body injury. Jarred Tinordi will take Emelin's spot, making his first start of