About last night …

ShareShall we accentuate the positive? Despite blowing leads twice and losing in OT to one of the worst teams in the NHL, your Montreal Canadiens are first in the Eastern Conference. A point was all the Canadiens needed to finally […]

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Oilers vs. Canadiens preview: Tokarski will start in goal for Habs

Oilers vs. Canadiens

Thursday at the Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The Price is right: For the first time in his career, Carey Price

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Game Within the Game: Desharnais a goal-scoring ghost

CHRISTOPHER CURTIS MONTREAL GAZETTE On a good night — or even a bad one — David Desharnais is like a ghost, barely visible as he floats across the ice. Invisibility may


About last night …

Ho-hum, another regular-season series sweep. Sunday, your Montreal Canadiens recorded their fourth win in as many games against Boston. Tuesday night, it was Philadelphia's turn. David Desharnais's overtime goal gave

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Flyers vs. Canadiens preview: de la Rose will centre Habs’ fourth line

Flyers vs. Canadiens

Tuesday at the Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Tough challenge: This marks the start of a three-game homestand for the Canadiens against

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Former Habs coach Claude Ruel dies at age 76

Former Canadiens coach Claude Ruel has died at age 76. François Gagnon of RDS reported that Ruel was found in an elevator at his Longueuil residence early Monday morning.


About last night …

Is Dale Weise a Top Six NHL forward? On the strength of the weekend's performances, the answer is an emphatic Yes. On Saturday at the Bell Centre, Weise had two goals

Loui Eriksson, Max Pacioretty

Canadiens vs. Bruins preview: It will be Price vs. Rask

Canadiens vs. Bruins

Sunday at TD Garden, 7:30 p.m., SN, RDS, TSN Radio 690


No brother act: It ended up being too much to ask for. A possible


About last night …

To paraphrase the Shirelles classic: Will you still love them tomorrow? Fans' affection for their Montreal Canadiens peaked on Saturday night. New jersey visited the Bell Centre; and after

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Devils vs. Canadiens preview

Devils vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CITY, TVA SPORTS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE You can’t win them all: That was coach Michel Therrien’s outlook after