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What the Puck: Patrick Roy would make for a juicy soap opera with Canadiens

BRENDAN KELLY It’s Instant Karma, man. Like John Lennon sang all those years ago, on his best-ever single: “Instant Karma’s gonna get you/Gonna knock you right on the head.” The two biggest trades in the past couple of decades of… (374)

Patrick Roy resigns as coach of Colorado Avalanche

On a sweltering hot Thursday afternoon in Montreal, Patrick Roy turned up the heat on Canadiens coach Michel Therrien even more. Roy, the former Canadiens goaltender, announced he has resigned as head coach and vice-president of hockey operations with the… (374)

Shea Weber says he can’t wait for Canadiens’ home opener at Bell Centre

STU COWAN Shea Weber admits he was shocked after the Nashville Predators traded him to the Canadiens on June 29 in exchange for P.K. Subban. But now the veteran defenceman, who turns 31 on Aug. 14, says he can’t wait… (396)

Max Pacioretty confident Canadiens are a better team after off-season moves

STU COWAN Are the Canadiens a better team now that they don’t have P.K. Subban? Captain Max Pacioretty definitely thinks so — but added it’s more than just the Subban trade to Nashville in exchange for Shea Weber that has made… (21)

A Q&A with Canadiens coach Michel Therrien

STU COWAN Canadiens coach Michel Therrien looked tanned and relaxed when he arrived for his annual charity golf tournament Tuesday morning at Le Mirage in Terrebonne, a course owned by Céline Dion. He was wearing a green golf shirt with… (201)

Brendan Gallagher says Shea Weber will fit in ‘just fine’ with Canadiens

STU COWAN Brendan Gallagher won’t be joining Shea Weber at the Michel Therrien Golf Invitational Tuesday at Le Mirage in Terrebonne, but he did get to spend some time with his new Canadiens teammate recently in Kelowna, B.C. Weber will get… (289)

Shea Weber will tee it up at Michel Therrien Golf Invitational

Shea Weber will make his first appearance in Montreal as a member of the Canadiens at the Michel Therrien Golf Invitational Tuesday at Le Mirage in Terrebonne. Weber was acquired from Nashville on June 29 in the blockbuster deal that… (271)

What the Puck: Trying to solve Habs’ Jekyll-and-Hyde puzzle

BRENDAN KELLY MONTREAL GAZETTE It’s been another bad week for the Canadiens’ brass. It began Monday night with P.K. Subban ripping Habs management at a Just For Laughs gala, with the star Predators defenceman happily saying he would be drinking… (323)

P.K. Subban has letter delivered to patients at Montreal Children’s Hospital

P.K. Subban’s days with the Canadiens are over, but the defenceman isn’t going to forget the patients — and parents — he made a commitment to at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Before the start of last season, Subban made a $10-million… (689)

Shea Weber expected to attend Michel Therrien’s golf tournament on Aug. 9

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Nobody saw more of Shea Weber in action last season than Adam Vingan — and he thinks the veteran defenceman will help the Canadiens. “He’s still a very, very useful defenceman,” Vingan, who covers the Predators… (216)

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