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Canadiens add two scouts

The Canadiens announced the hirings Monday afternoon of Eric Crawford (above), as a pro scout for the organization, and Dave Starman as NCAA scout. The announcement comes as the Habs prepare for their training camp and preseason schedule. Crawford was most […]

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Canadiens legend Larry Robinson is one of a handful of Habs alumni taking part in a charity poker tournament Friday and Saturday in Kahnawake. (Marie-France Coallier/ MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Canadiens icon Robinson relieved after putting cancer scare behind him

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE Larry Robinson had his share of bumps, bruises and stitches through his 1,738-game professional career. The Hall of Fame defenceman mostly recalls having had his nose broken

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Classy Brière led by example in short stint with Habs

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE It was a terrific photo on the cover of the September/October 2013 edition of Canadiens Magazine — newly acquired Daniel Brière in full uniform, beaming as

Canadiens' Torrey Mitchell chats with his father Steve at his home in Greenfield Park on Friday, August 14, 2015. (Allen McInnis / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

A happy Habs homecoming for Greenfield Park’s Torrey Mitchell

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Steve Mitchell and his wife, Sheila, were asleep in bed one cold winter morning more than 20 years ago at their home in Greenfield Park when

Torrey Mitchell shone during the playoffs with one goal and four assists in 12 games to go along with a plus-4 rating, while averaging 12:30 of ice time.
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Habs have ‘really good locker room,’ NHL veteran Mitchell says

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Torrey Mitchell could have tested the National Hockey League's free-agent market on July 1, but the opportunity to stay home for three more years and play

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Former Hab Josh Gorges looking forward to new season with Sabres

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE It is with great enthusiasm, a rebuilt knee and no rear-view mirror that Buffalo Sabres defenceman Josh Gorges is preparing for the 2015-16 season. And after the

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A final walk through Canadiens Hall of Fame

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE Ten thousand square feet of remarkable Canadiens history is soon to be gone forever. It was in January 2010, five weeks after the Canadiens turned 100, that

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Bob Fillion, who was oldest living Canadien, dies at age 95

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE Canadiens forward Bob Fillion, a two-time Stanley Cup champion who died Thursday at age 95, was more than a decent two-way checking winger. He was a terrific

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Therrien says coaching Semin will be a ‘challenge’

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Michel Therrien looked like a lot of Montrealers who are on vacation at this time of the year when he met with the media at his annual

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Habs’ Gallagher anxious for new season to start

DAVE STUBBS MONTREAL GAZETTE The final siren was still echoing in Tampa Bay’s Amalie Arena on May 12, the handshakes not yet begun, when Brendan Gallagher was thinking about