Habs’ first-round pick McCarron in better shape this season

ShareTrying to make the jump to the NHL is never easy for a young hockey player – and it’s even more difficult if you’re not in great shape. Michael McCarron learned that lesson the hard way last year. “I wasn’t […]

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Bozon at Habs’ rookie camp after battling meningitis

The focus was on Tim Bozon on the first day of the Canadiens' rookie camp Friday in Brossard. Bozon's season with the WHL's Kootenay Ice was cut

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

The 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

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


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


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


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