Montreal Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber blocks a centering pass during second period of National Hockey League game against the Vancouver Canucks in Montreal Wednesday November 2, 2016.  His defence partner Alexei Emelin is at right.   (John Mahoney / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Predators GM David Poile has no regrets as Weber makes return

NASHVILLE — “Not good.” That was Nashville Predators general manager David Poile’s reaction when asked how he felt about his team facing Canadiens defenceman — and former Predators captain — Shea Weber Tuesday night. But Poile made it very clear that he doesn’t […]

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Canadiens Notebook: Goalie Al Montoya gets two-year contract extension

STU COWAN Canadiens backup goalie Al Montoya received a New Year's gift on Monday when the club announced he has agreed to a two-year contract extension that runs

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 29: P.K. Subban #76 of the Nashville Predators cools during a time out against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on November 29, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 672870447

P.K. Subban won’t face Canadiens, might miss rest of season with back injury

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette NASHVILLE — Defenceman P.K. Subban will be not be in the lineup when the Nashville Predators play the Canadiens Tuesday (8 p.m., RSE, RDS, TSN 690


About last night … Pittsburgh needs OT to edge Canadiens 4-3

A truncated ALN, peeps. On a freezing cold night in Montreal, my daughter shlepped out to the 'burbs to spend New Year's Eve with her old man. So I'm going

Team Canada's goalkeeper Zach Fucale in action during the game between HK Dinamo Minsk and Team Canada at the 90th Spengler Cup ice hockey tournament in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP) ORG XMIT: LON821

Canadiens goalie prospect Zach Fucale helps send Canada into Spengler Cup final

CANADIAN PRESS DAVOS, Switzerland — Canada coach Luke Richardson had his players concentrate on special teams in their lone practice before the 2016 Spengler Cup, and that focus has


About last night … Canadiens beat Panthers 3-2 in OT

Man, did they EVER need that one! Can you imagine the auld lang sighin'  if the Canadiens limped into Pittsburgh on New Years Eve carrying a season-long four-game losing streak? Thanks


HI/O Show Bonus: Talking hockey with Adam’s grandmother

The Hockey Inside/Out Show is taking a two-week holiday break and will return with a new episode on Thursday, Jan. 12. In the meantime, check out one


About last night … Canadiens drop 4-3 heartbreaker to Tampa Bay

Who's your pick for Goat of the Game? Shea Weber wasn't great in Tampa Bay Wednesday night. His turnover led to Tyler Johnson's first goal, erasing a 1-0 Canadiens

MONTREAL, QUE.: October 01, 2015 -- Montreal Canadiens Zack Kassian waits for a pass during National Hockey League pre-season game against the Ottawa Senators in Montreal Thursday October 01, 2015. (John Mahoney / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Former Canadien Zack Kassian puts his life back on track with Oilers

Terry Jones Edmonton Journal EDMONTON — One year ago today, Zack Kassian walked out of a substance abuse treatment facility in Southern California. He was immediately dispatched to just about

MONTREAL, QUE.: DECEMBER  22, 2016 -- Montreal Canadiens Brendan Gallagher shoots the puck as Minnesota Wild Jonas Broidin tries to get in the way as Wild's Eric Staal trails during third
 period of National Hockey League game in Montreal Thursday December 22, 2016. (John Mahoney / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Canadiens game day: Gallagher joins top line in Tampa

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette Tampa, Fla. — Coach Michel Therrien unveiled some new lines as the Canadiens resumed practising Tuesday at Amalie Arena. Brendan Gallagher replaces Alex Radulov on the top