Fond farewell to sportswriting legend

Milt Dunnell turned 100 on Christmas Eve, 2005.
Courtesy Richard Lautens, Toronto Star

Toronto sportswriting legend Milt Dunnell – a legend well beyond that city’s borders, in fact – died in his sleep last night

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Game 40: Canadiens shock Lightning 6-3

Michael Ryder celebrates Alex Kovalev's first-period goal. Ryder would score two of his own tonight.
Christinne Muschi, Reuters

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Former Hab Samsonov now an IceHog

Sergei Samsonov, who flamed out as a high-profile free-agent signing in Montreal, today was demoted by the Chicago Blackhawks to their AHL affiliate, the Rockford

Kovalev wins Molson Cup in December

Canadiens right-winger Alex Kovalev has been awarded the December portion of the Molson Cup. It's the second straight month he has won the award.

Kovalev scored four goals and

Walking wounded are skating

Patrice Brisebois
Cleared for action

The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports that defenceman Patrice Brisebois and forwards Steve Bégin and Bryan Smolinski were on the ice at Canadiens' practice

Youth movement serves Habs well

The youngsters on the Canadiens are paving the way for a bright future for the club, The Gazette's Pat Hickey writes today in a

Locke reassigned to AHL Bulldogs

It was the NHL debut that wasn't. The Canadiens today reassigned forward Corey Locke to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League,

Boone on today’s Winter Classic

Not a blog, but a comment or two from a man seeking football. Here here to see Mike's take on the

Fisher: Habs vs. Red Army, New Year’s Eve ’75

Game ticket ($15!) courtesy Erle Schneidman, canadiensmemorabilia.com

Since it's been brought up by visitors to Habs Inside/Out, I've retrieved a feature senior Gazette hockey writer

Haunted by the ghost of Howie Morenz

Earl Seibert
Hall of Famer has never gotten his due
Photo courtesy www.beehivehockey.com

It's been 70 years since the tragic