Halak a valuable asset for stretch run

Goalie Jaroslav Halak has weathered the ups and downs of a season spent mostly in the AHL. Now he’s seizing his chance again with the Canadiens.
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There was anxiety, with gusts of pa

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Habs special teams are, well, special

Special teams? Add up the Canadiens' power-play goals and shorthanded goals for and then subtract the power-play goals against and shorthanded goals against and you'll find the Habs

Hockey mourns Canadiens great Ken Reardon

Updated: link to obituary notice and online guest book

Kenny Reardon
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Hockey, and the Canadiens family, have lost another longtime great with the passing

One-on-One: Lapierre still finding his place

Here is this week's One-on-One from The Gazette's Kevin Mio. 

Maxim Lapierre made an immediate impression when he was called up from the American Hockey League's Hamilton

Game 73: Halak remains perfect at Bell Centre

Canadiens' Tom Kostopoulos trips in front of Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro, as Sean Bergenheim (left) and Rob Davidson look on, during the second period Saturday night. Phil

Bench Talk: Week 6

Fighting over the moniker Beasts of the East. (THE GAZETTE/Allen McInnis)There was a lot of excitement floating around Montreal this week when the Habs

Audio: Halak starts; Carbo shakes up lines

Goaltender Jaroslav Halak, who has a 7-0 lifetime record at the Bell Centre, gets the start Saturday at home vs. the New York Islanders. Halak last started for

Countdown to the Cup, March 14

 

 

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.

Countdown to the Cup, March

Game 72: Loss plummets Habs to fifth in East

Updated at 10:34 pm with full audio

Ottawa Senators' Jason Spezza celebrates his first-period goal, his joy not impressing Canadiens goalie Carey Price.
Allen McInnis, Gazette

Journey to the Cup, March 13

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