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Game Day Report: Habs call up Holloway from AHL; Smith-Pelly out with lower-body injury

  STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The earliest flight in the morning from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Montreal is at 5 a.m. Forwards Sven Andrighetto and Bud Holloway both learned that this weekend. The Canadiens announced Sunday morning that Holloway has […]

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Habs Notebook: Therrien won’t name lineup yet after Andrighetto called up from AHL

  STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens called up Sven Andrighetto from the AHL's St. John's IceCaps following Friday night's 5-3 win over the New York Islanders in Brooklyn,


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Know who had a really good game in Brooklyn? Michel Therrien. I can hear the howls of derision. The kindly old coach has his HIO detractors ... which must hurt Therrien terribly. But your

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Game Day Report: Carey Price back in goal for Canadiens against Islanders

  STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The highlight of the game for Canadiens fans at the Bell Centre Thursday night might have come early in the third period — with the Habs


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Late-breaking news: Carey to the rescue. Dustin Tokarski has been sent to St. John's, and Carey Price will start against the Islanders Friday night in Brooklyn. Is there an NHL

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Game Day Report: Captain Pacioretty stands up for Semin

  STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Alexander Semin will be a healthy scratch for the Canadiens when they face the Arizona Coyotes Thursday night at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m.,

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Habs Notebook: Price takes part in full practice; Mitchell promoted from fourth line

  STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The good news for Canadiens fans is that Carey Price took part in a full practice Wednesday morning in Brossard. The bad news

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Habs Notebook: A CHaracter comeback for Canadiens against Canucks

  STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE After scoring the winning goal in a 4-3 overtime victory over the Vancouver Canucks Monday night at the Bell Centre, David Desharnais was standing


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Circle November 16 on the calendar and jot down the final score: 4-3 in Overtime. It is still early. Very early: 19 games into an 82-game regular-season schedule. That qualifier notwithstanding,

Montreal Canadiens' goalie Carey Price skates to the blue line to stand with his teammates for the singing of the national anthem before the October 27, 2015 game against the Vancouver Canucks . (Darryl Dyck/CP)

Game Day Report: Still too early to talk about comeback for Habs’ Carey Price

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens held an optional morning skate in Brossard ahead of Monday night's game against the Vancouver Canucks at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS,