Habs will retire Guy Lapointe’s No. 5 on Nov. 8 at Bell Centre

ShareThe Canadiens announced on Friday that they will retire No. 5 in honour of Hall of Fame defenceman Guy Lapointe on Nov. 8 before a game against the Minnesota Wild at the Bell Centre. Lapointe now works as the coordinator […]

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Odds against a Habs rookie cracking lineup this season

The Canadiens rookie camp opens Friday morning in Brossard with 41 players going through off-ice physicals and fitness testing before hitting the ice for the first time on

AUDIO: Former Habs captain Saku Koivu announces his retirement

AUDIO: Saku Koivu in conversation with The Gazette's Dave Stubbs (27 minutes) Former Canadiens captain Saku Koivu officially announced his retirement on Wednesday after playing

Habs rookie camp starts Friday with 44 players taking part

The Canadiens announced on Wednesday that 44 players - including Nikita Scherbak (photo above), the team's first-round draft pick this year - will take part in

Desharnais hopes to play on line with Gallagher, Pacioretty

Canadiens centre David Desharnais hopes to start the 2014-15 season on a line with Brendan Gallagher and Max Pacioretty. “We finished the season with Gally and I enjoy playing

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Martin Brodeur could be a good fit with Habs: Damphousse

Former Canadiens captain Vincent Damphousse thinks veteran goaltender Martin Brodeur could be a good fit with the Canadiens as a backup to Carey Price while bringing some leadership

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Habs’ Price ranked third-best goalie in league by NHL.com

With NHL training camps set to open this month, NHL.com has been ranking the best 14 players in the league at each position. When it comes to goaltenders, the

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Updated: Habs icon Jean Béliveau recovering from pneumonia

Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau is recovering at home from a bout of pneumonia. Béliveau's wife, Élise, told The Gazette's Dave Stubbs on Sunday morning that recent Internet reports

Martin Brodeur would take backup job with Habs if offered

After spending 21 seasons with the New Jersey Devils, future Hall of Fame goalie Martin Brodeur is still looking for a job for the 2014-15 campaign. And

Clearing up the Habs’ TV picture

For Canadiens fans who are still confused about how they can watch all 82 Habs games on TV this season, here's an update: PAT HICKEY THE GAZETTE Ever since Rogers outbid