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Golden finish to season for Habs’ Gallagher

The Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher had a golden finish to what was an injury-plagued season for him as Team Canada beat Finland 2-0 Sunday in the championship game at the IIHF World Hockey Championship in Russia. Gallagher had only 7:22 of ice… (162)

This Date in Habs History: May 23

May 23, 1978: Serge Savard had three assists in a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final to take a 3-2 series lead. (Source: Carl Lavigne/Montreal Canadiens. Photo: Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images)… (4)

This Date in Habs History: May 22

May 22, 1970: Canadiens general manager Sam Pollock traded 23-year-old rookie Ernie Hicke and Montreal’s first-round pick at the 1970 NHL draft (Chris Oddleifson) to Oakland in exchange for François Lacombe, the Seals’ first-round pick in 1971 and cash. The Seals… (203)

This Date in Habs History: May 21

May 21, 1979: The Canadiens beat the New York Rangers 4-1 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final to win the series 4-1 and earn their fourth straight championship and the 22nd in franchise history.  May 21, 1989: The Canadiens lost… (95)

John Scott becomes an actor in Hockey — The Musical

John Scott — who probably played his final NHL game last season with the Canadiens — made a celebrity cameo appearance Thursday night at The City Theatre in Detroit as part of Hockey — The Musical, which made its world premiere. Hockey… (67)

This Date in Habs History: May 20

May 20, 1983: Jacques Laperrière and Jacques Lemaire were named assistant coaches with the Canadiens under head coach Bob Berry and Jacques Plante was named goaltending coach.  May 20, 1986: The Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 in Game 3 of the Stanley… (146)

This Date in Habs History: May 19

May 19, 1979: Serge Savard scored at 7:25 of overtime for a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final at Madison Square Garden as the Canadiens took a 3-1 series lead. May… (130)

Canadiens’ Subban keeping busy during off-season

The Canadiens’ P.K. Subban is keeping busy during the off-season. Subban, who grew up in Toronto and is a big basketball fan, was sitting courtside in Cleveland Tuesday night (photo above) as the Raptors lost 115-84 to Lebron James and… (126)

Prospect Reway agrees to three-year deal with Habs

The Canadiens announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with forward Martin Reway on a three-year, two-way contract running through the 2018-19 season. The Canadiens selected the 5-foot-9, 173-pounder from Prague in the fourth round (116th overall) at… (68)

This Date in Habs History: May 18

May 18, 1971: Henri Richard scored two goals in a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final as the Canadiens won their 16th championship in franchise history. It was also the last game… (57)

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