Game 51: Alexander the GR8 lights it up

Alexander Ovechkin celebrates one his four goals on Thursday night.
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Lafleur arrested, released

Canadiens legeng Guy Lafleur turned himself into police Thursday afternoon, a day earlier then planned. Lafleur presented himself at a St. Leonard police station around 3:30 and was

Lafleur plans Friday surrender to police

Guy Lafleur plans to surrender to Montreal police Friday morning, in response to an arrest warrant issued Wednesday for the Canadiens Hall of Famer.

Lafleur,

Kovalev’s thumb is fine

For those of you still holding your breath, Canadiens' flashy forward Alex Kovalev suffered no damage to speak of after being dinged in the right thumb by a

PuckCast, Vol. 2, No. 15 [Podcast]

Where were we before we were so rudely interrupted by the NHL All-Star break. Right. The Canadiens had just rallied for an improbable, impressive come-from-behind victory over the

Game 50: Huet, Habs blank Caps, Ovechkin 4-0

Links updated Wednesday at 6:58 am

Canadiens' Sergei Kostitsyn converts a Tomas Plekanec pass for a first-period goal against Washington Capitals goalie Brent Johnson.
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Habs scholarship program benefits amateurs

The Canadiens this evening announced a $100,000 investment over a three-year period to support the initiatives of the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence and create the

New mindset for Habs moving forward

Canadiens defenceman Mike Komisarek knocks down Devils winger Brian Gionta during their game last week in Newark, N.J.
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The Gazette's Pat Hickey writes that

All-Star Game’s rich/sorry history in Montreal

Canadiens' Henri Richard (right) in the 1956 All-Star Game at the Forum, his first of 10, against Detroit goalie Terry Sawchuk and Rangers defenceman Bill Gadsby.
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Markov scores in his first All-Star Game

Updated with new photos Sunday 10:45 pm

Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov had a goal in his first NHL All-Star Game, and a victory to show for his efforts.

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