Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk beats Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier in the shootout with Saturday's game-winning goal./Craig Abel, NHLI via Getty Images

Habs, Senators set to renew their young playoff hostilities

Canadiens’ Alex Galchenyuk beats Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier Saturday night with the game-winning goal in a shootout. Craig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images • AFTERNOON UPDATE: Canadiens sign Mark MacMillan to a two-year entry-level contract. PAT HICKEY Montreal Gazette TORONTO – […]

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About last night …

Would it be too pretentious to begin with a T.S. Eliot quote? No, not "April is the cruellest month." With the playoffs looming, your Montreal Canadiens have had a good

Montreal Canadiens v Toronto Maple Leafs

Game No. 82: Habs meet Leafs, then let the real fun begin

Toronto's David Clarkson was in close quarters with Canadiens goalie Carey Price during NHL season-opener game action on October 8, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre. Habs won 4-3. Graig Abel/NHLI

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Close shave for record-setting Habs goalie Carey Price

Canadiens goalie Carey Price is a shaving-cream mess after having been "pied" by defenceman Alexei Emelin on Thursday at the Bell Centre. Allen McInnis/Montreal Gazette Canadiens goalie Carey Price was

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About last night …

Here's the $64,000 question – for which I don't have a 64-cent answer: Should the Canadiens rest Carey Price on Saturday night? They need one point to clinch first place

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Red Wings bring their playoff chase to Bell Centre vs Habs

Detroit coach Sid Abel with Red Wings superstar Gordie Howe at the Montreal Forum on Nov. 27, 1965 with the stick and puck Mr. Hockey used to score

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Pacioretty out next two games, “possibility” he’ll play next week

Expect Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock to bring his game face to the Bell Centre on Thursday. Dave Reginek, NHLI via Getty Images • PRACTICE UPDATE: Max Pacioretty will

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Max Watch, Day 2: Pacioretty out Thursday at least, Price starts vs Red Wings

The Canadiens – and their fans – will need a healthy Max Pacioretty for the playoffs. Jonathan Kozub, NHLI via Getty Images Two games until the playoffs and it's a

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Habs fans holding their breath after Pacioretty’s early exit

Canadiens' Max Pacioretty is helped off Sunrise, Fla., ice Sunday night by head athletic therapist Graham Rynbend. Elliot J. Schachter, NHLI via Getty Images "Take a deep breath... and hold

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About this afternoon …

Don't you just hate 5 p.m. hockey? This is going to short and, hopefully, sweet because I've got a dog to walk and a belly to fill. Your Montreal Canadiens