Game 56: Senators clobber outmatched Habs

A member of the Scotiabank Place ice crew gathers up hats tossed on the ice to celebrate Jason Spezza’s three goals. And yes, that’s a Canadiens tuque among the hats she’s picked up.
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The remarkable rebirth of Alex Kovalev

Canadiens forward Alex Kovalev has been brilliant this season, the anchor on the team's first line with centreman Tomas Plekanec and fellow winger Andrei Kostitsyn.
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Hamrlik still ailing, doubtful for Senators

Canadiens defenceman Roman Hamrlik has been told by doctors today that his flu virus is contagious, so he's keeping a l-o-n-g way away from his hockey club. Don't

Habs make minor deal

The Canadiens have acquired right-winger Brett Engelhardt from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for forward Francis Lemieux, the organization announced Friday. Engelhardt, 27, played 42 games in the

PuckCast, Vol. 2, No. 16 [Podcast]

The Canadiens have gone through some highs and lows this week after having narrowed the gap on the Eastern Conference-leading Ottawa Senators to only one point after defeating

Game 55: Habs lose, Ottawa three points up

Canadiens defenceman Patrice Brisebois throws a hair-raising check on Toronto's Darcy Tucker.
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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.

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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