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Canadiens Game Day: Brendan Gallagher ‘close’ to a return, Therrien confirms

With practice time at a premium, head coach Michel Therrien used the morning skate prior to Tuesday’s game against the Avalanche for a full practice, The session was highlighted by the appearance of Brendan Gallagher shooting pucks for the first […]

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MONTREAL, QUE.: FEBRUARY  4, 2017 -- Montreal Canadiens Max Pacioretty lifts the stick of  Washington Capitals Matt Niskanen during third period of National Hockey League game in Montreal Saturday February 4, 2017. (John Mahoney / MONTREAL GAZETTE) ORG XMIT: 58058 - 4820

Is Pacioretty underappreciated in Montreal?

Brendan Kelly Montreal Gazette Max Pacioretty just can’t get no love in this town. Respect, yes. Genuine affection, not so much. It’s a weird thing. The Montreal Canadiens' captain has one of


About this afternoon (truncated Super Bowl edition) … Canadiens lose 1-0 to Oilers in Shootout

A Super Bowl Special edition of ALN. Meaning the Ol' Blogger is writing a few sentences about the game and then slipping away to slug beers and watch football. Was


BONUS: Barring catastrophe, Habs a lock for the playoffs

https://youtu.be/e4t_TERNOig Here's a bonus segment from this week's HI/O

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Canadiens Notebook: Andrew Shaw named team ambassador for You Can Play

STU COWAN On Thursday, the NHL announced it has partnered with You Can Play, a nonprofit organization that supports the LGBTQ community and fights homophobia in sports. An


About last night … Canadiens lose 3-1 in Philly

It's the oldest and truest sports cliché: You can't win 'em all. But for the kind of $$$ NHL players make, they should at least show up for 'em

MONTREAL, QUE.: DECEMBER  22, 2016 -- Montreal Canadiens Mark Barberio lines up for a face off during second period of National Hockey League game against the Minnesota Wild in Montreal Thursday December 22, 2016. (John Mahoney / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Canadiens Game Day: Avalanche plucks Mark Barberio off waivers

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette PHILADELPHIA — Mark Barberio's run with the Canadiens came to end on Thursday when the Colorado Avalanche claimed the defenceman off waivers. The West Island native was caught

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Canadiens Notebook: Alex Galchenyuk will return to lineup vs. Flyers

STU COWAN Things are looking pretty good for the Canadiens these days and they got more good news Wednesday when Alex Galchenyuk practised with the team in Brossard and


About last night … Canadiens smoke Sabres 5-2

Shall we start with nitpicking? We shall ... because the essence of the Internet is endless whining about everything. The Canadiens should have played a bit harder to get Carey

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Game Day: David Desharnais and Andrei Markov will return to lineup vs. Sabres

STU COWAN The Canadiens hit the ice for an 11 a.m. skate Tuesday in Brossard and afterwards coach Michel Therrien confirmed that defenceman Andrei Markov and forward David Desharnais