O’Byrne sent to Hamilton

The Canadiens announced right before the game on Thursday that rookie defenceman Ryan O’Byrne has been assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League.

This is likely a conditioning stint as O’Byrne continues his rec

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Price will face Maple Leafs

The Gazette's Pat Hickey was at Canadiens practice at the Bell Centre on Wednesday morning and provides this update.

Goaltender Carey Price, recently recalled from Hamilton, will get

Habs prospect Weber has fastest shot in OHL

Canadiens prospect Yannick Weber grabbed some of the headlines during the Ontario Hockey League skills competition on Tuesday with a slap shot that clocked in at

Game 54: Habs hold on to close gap on Sens

Canadiens defenceman Mark Streit celebrates with teammate Alexei Kovalev after his second-period goal on Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.
Pierre Obendrauf, Gazette

Updated by The Gazette's Kevin

Hamrlik unlikely to face Sens

The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports that Canadiens defenceman Roman Hamrlik was sent home this morning with flu-like symptoms and is unlikely to face the Senators.

If he can't play,

Habs hire former Senators scout

From Tim Wharnsby of the Globe and Mail:

The Canadiens scouting staff was strengthened recently when they hired Frank Jay. The former scouting director of the

Price recalled from Hamilton

As expected, the Canadiens have recalled goaltender Carey Price from the Hamilton Bulldogs on Monday.

He will dress for Tuesday night's game against the Ottawa Senators.

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Rangers’ Avery takes shot at Komisarek

New York Rangers pest Sean Avery is among the most hated players in the National Hockey League not only because of the way he plays, but also because

Habs prospect Pacioretty, at a glance

Thanks to Habs Inside/Out reader Mike McLaren of Richboro, Pa., who spotted the following one-page profile of Canadiens prospect Max Pacioretty of the University of Michigan in USA

Game 53: Rangers overpower Canadiens

Canadiens goalie Cristobal Huet flat on his back. Puck in his net. Say no more.
André Ringuette, NHLI via Getty Images

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