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IceCaps’ Scherbak doesn’t look ready for Habs yet

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The most eye-catching statistic for Nikita Scherbak this season with the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps is not a good one. Minus-26. That number would easily win you a green jacket at The […]

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Andrew Abbott the seventh player for AHL IceCaps

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Nobody in Newfoundland loves the St. John’s IceCaps more than Andrew Abbott. “I wouldn’t even be able to think about what he would

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This Date in Habs History: April 18

April 18, 1959: The Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 in Game 5 to win their fourth consecutive Stanley Cup (photo above). Rookie Ralph Backstrom had a

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Former Habs goalie Charlie Hodge dies at age 82

The Canadiens announced Sunday that former goalie Charlie Hodge, who was part of six Stanley Cup teams with Montreal in the 1950s and '60s, died Saturday at age 82. The

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This Date in Habs History: April 17

April 17, 1958: Maurice Richard scored 5:45 into overtime for a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final as the Canadiens

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IceCaps win their final game, hand out end-of-season awards

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Captain Gabriel Dumont was named the MVP of the St. John's IceCaps before the start of their final AHL game of the

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This date in Habs History: April 16

April 16, 1953: Elmer Lach scored at 1:22 of overtime as the Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 in Game 5 of the final series to win the

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Mike McCarron the only bright spot in IceCaps loss

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The St. John's IceCaps looked a lot like the Canadiens Friday night, unable to put the puck in the net in a

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IceCaps players have different reactions when they get call from Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE ST. JOHN'S, NL — Sylvain Lefebvre says the part he enjoys most about being an AHL coach is telling a kid that he's getting called up

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This Date in Habs History: April 14

April 14, 1931: The Canadiens defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 at the Forum to win the Stanley Cup and become only the second NHL team to win it in consecutive seasons.