Lapierre, O’Byrne recalled; Grabovski sent down

The Canadiens today announced that they have recalled forward Maxim Lapierre and defenceman Ryan O’Byrne from the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League.

The team also announced that Mikhail Grabovski has been sent to Hamil

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Where’s a Montreal cop when you need one?

A smoke bomb billows at the Forum on March 17, 1955, touching off the Richard Riot.
David Bier, Montreal Canadiens, via virtualmuseum.ca

On March 17, 1955, with the Detroit

Opinion: Old rivals head in opposite directions

The Canadiens honoured their rivalry with the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night, but Roy MacGregor of the Globe and Mail writes that the game was no contest.

He

Markov’s play a concern

The Gazette's Pat Hickey wonders what has happened to Andrei Markov? The Canadiens' No. 1 defenceman has been struggling lately, and head coach Guy Carbonneau is

Game 27: Red Wings drop sagging Canadiens

Legends of the NHL's Original Six era – Detroit's Gordie Howe (left) and Canadiens' Jean Béliveau – take part in tonight's ceremonial opening faceoff.
Pierre Obendrauf, Gazette

PuckCast Vol. 2, No. 10 [Podcast]

Most of us are back for Inside/Out's PuckCast No. 10 of the season, featuring Gazette sportswriter Dave Stubbs, I/O blogger Mike Boone and moderator Kevin Mio. We've sent the

Remembering Gordie’s greatness in song

Verdun, Que., singer and songwriter Bob Davies presents Detroit Red Wings legend Gordie Howe with a 78 rpm demo copy of Gordie Howe (Is The Greatest Of Them

Huet, Markov maintain all-star vote leads

Canadiens goaltender Cristobal Huet and defenceman Andrei Markov continue to be the top vote-getters at their positions in balloting for the Eastern Conference all-star team. Captain Saku Koivu

Lines for tomorrow

If you go by the alignments at an early-afternoon practice in Verdun today, it's Saku Koivu centring Christopher Higgins and Mark Streit, Tomas Plekanec and Alex Kovalev reunited

Canadiens celebrate rivalry with Red Wings

Tuesday's Canadiens-Detroit Red Wings game will be preceded by a tribute to the 81-year rivalry between the two Original Six clubs.

The Red Wings are expected to be