Bench Talk: Week 9

This city is about to explode.

You can feel it when walking down the street. You can smell it in the air. You can hear it in bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. The city is hockey.

Conversations drift from the ma

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Audio: Stewart in vs. Leafs, D’Agostini returned

As the Canadiens prepare for tomorrow's 82nd and final game of the regular season, at home vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs:

The only lineup change for the Canadiens after

Another Bell Centre healthy scratch

French-Canadian comedian Louis-José Houde, booked to perform at the Bell Centre next Friday and Saturday, has been scratched from the arena bill. Seems another tenant of the building

Practice update, audio to come

They've got the basketball court down on the floor of the Bell Centre, the Harlem Globetrotters in town tonight. So the Canadiens took their practice show to nearby

Countdown to the Cup, April 4

 

 

The National Hockey League's daily Countdown to the Cup release, breaking down the playoff races, possible matchups, a few key individual statistics and more. Check here

Game 81: Habs win to keep pace with Pens

Canadiens' offensive hero Bryan Smolinski, the game's first star, works the puck near Buffalo goalie Ryan Miller.
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Maclean’s studies ‘curse’ of Leafs

Worth a note, even if it's a free ad for Maclean's magazine... 

God hates the blue and white – at least, that’s what the citizens of Leafs Nation would

Countdown to the Cup, April 3

 

 

The National Hockey League's daily Countdown to the Cup release, breaking down the playoff races, possible matchups, a few key individual statistics and more. Check here

Ryder, Grabovski out, D’Agostini in tonight

A bad leg – an injury not specifically defined by the Canadiens – will keep Michael Ryder out of tonight's game vs. the Buffalo Sabres, as will the

One year later, a very different wait

An idle thought from the Bell Centre, awaiting the start of this morning's game-day skate for the Canadiens:

Last season, the Habs sat on the final day of the