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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 6

Feb. 6, 1918: Joe Malone extended his goal-scoring streak to 14 straight games (which began at the start of the NHL’s first season two months earlier) with his 35th goal in a 6-3 loss at Ottawa.  Feb. 6, 1943: Elmer Lach (photo […]

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Habs’ Weise looking forward to afternoon games

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE When the doors to the Canadiens' locker room opened after Friday's practice in Brossard, Dale Weise was sitting at his stall. Weise is almost always there to speak

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Habs Practice Notebook: Scrivens will start against Oilers; twin girls for John Scott

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Edmonton Oilers are on a roll, winning their last two games with rookie sensation Connor McDavid back in the lineup after missing 37 games with a broken

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 5

Feb. 5, 1969: Jean Béliveau scored his 16th career hat trick and added an assist in a 6-4 win over the Black Hawks in Chicago. Feb. 5, 1953: Maurice Richard scored a goal and

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Commentary: Canadiens fans deserve better answers from Therrien

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Canadiens coach Michel Therrien doesn't like to be second-guessed. After Wednesday night's 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres at the Bell Centre, Mitch Gallo of TSN

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‘Same thing,’ the only update on Carey Price’s injury (with video)

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE More than two months after being sidelined for the second time this season with the same "lower-body" injury, Canadiens goalie Carey Price was still walking with

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 4

Feb. 4, 1928: The Canadiens' George Hainsworth and the Maroons' Clint Benedict battled to a 0-0 tie. It was the 22nd career shutout for Hainsworth and the 45th for


About last night …

As the siren sounded – accompanied by a faint chorus of boos from fans who had stuck around – Ron Reusch dropped by my press box seat and

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Sabres-Canadiens preview: Condon back in goal to face Sabres and Eichel

Sabres vs. Canadiens

Bell Centre, Wednesday, 7 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: This is only the second of five games between these Atlantic Division teams.

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This Date in Habs History: Feb. 3

Feb. 3, 1951: Maurice Richard scored his 17th career hat trick and added an assist in a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins at the Forum. Feb. 3, 1973: Rookie defenceman Larry Robinson