Bill Baker, who was the first Canadien involved in an NHL draft deadline deal back in 1981

Habs at NHL trade deadline: 18 deals through the years

ShareBill Baker, the first Canadien sent packing in an NHL trade-deadline transaction back in 1981. Here’s what the Canadiens have done through the decades on NHL trade deadline day. You can decide for yourselves who won or lost the deals […]

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Jack Todd: Canadiens could win the Stanley Cup

JACK TODD SPECIAL TO MONTREAL GAZETTE This coming St. Patrick’s Day, it will be 21 years since I wrote my first sports column for the Montreal Gazette. Not once in


About last night …

Your Montreal Canadiens are idle on the ides of March. It's the rest of the month they have to beware of. Beating the dreadful Leafs 4-0 at the Bell Centre

Sergei Gonchar,

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens preview: Gonchar returns to lineup for Habs

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE No more Leafs jokes: Just when things couldn’t get any weirder


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I hate to launch ALN on a negative note after a 5-2 win, but what do you suppose Marc Bergevin was thinking as he watched Jarred Tinordi play


Young Habs fan meets Tim Bozon after both fight battle with meningitis

Alex Smidt, the young Canadiens fan in Regina who has become the honourary captain of HI/O as a result of his courageous battle with meningitis, got the opportunity

Curtis McElhinney,

Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets preview: Smith-Pelly to make Habs debut; Thomas a healthy scratch

Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets

Thursday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, 7 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 Onward and upward: The Canadiens (39-16-5) opened some ground on their Atlantic Division


About last night …

I'm pitching a new nickname for the Canadiens' All-World goaltender: Carey "The Eraser" Price. Stopping 27 shots in a 5-2 win over St. Louis Tuesday night, Price rang up his

Devante Smith-Pelly,

Habs trade Jiri Sekac to Anaheim for Devante Smith-Pelly

The Canadiens announced on Tuesday morning that they have traded Jiri Sekac to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Devante Smith-Pelly. Smith-Pelly (photo above), a

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Canadiens vs. Blues preview (with video): Pacioretty named NHL’s third star of week

Canadiens vs. Blues

Tuesday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, 8 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Habs are No. 1: The offence is struggling and the