Habs taking no chances with flu bug

From Atlanta, The Gazette’s Pat Hickey sends this note:

The Canadiens are doing everything they can to avoid a recurrence of the gastro-intestinal problems that ran through the dressing room at this time last year. On at least two occa

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PuckCast, Vol. 2, No. 13 [Podcast]

The Canadiens head into Atlanta tomorrow night with two wins in three games on their four-game road trip, not the perfect record coach Guy Carbonneau was after, but

Lines set in Atlanta

Here's a report from The Gazette's Pat Hickey on how the lines were set up at practice today in Atlanta.

First line: Andrei Kostitsyn, Plekanec, Kovalev

Second line: Higgins, Koivu,

Limping Brisebois can’t answer Isles bell

From The Gazette's Pat Hickey in Uniondale:

Patrice Brisebois gave his best effort to stay in the Canadiens lineup, but the veteran defenceman faced up to reality after yesterday's

Game 45: Habs beat Isles with better N.Y. effort

Updated Wednesday 6 a.m. with new links

Canadiens' Tomas Plekanec heads up ice on a 2-on-1 break with defenceman Andrei Markov. Plekanec scored on the rush.
Mike Stobe

Higgins, Komisarek in New York spotlight

Canadiens teammates Christopher Higgins and Mike Komisarek,  fellow Long Islanders, are featured today in the New York Times as the team prepared to

Brisebois will miss game vs. Isles

The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports from Long Island that defenceman Patrice Brisebois will not play against the new York Islanders. He took a puck off the inside of

50th anniversary for trailblazing O’Ree

When he played for the Boston Bruins against the Canadiens in Montreal on Jan. 18,
1958, Willie O’Ree became the first black

Habs aiming to rebound vs. Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -  "You can look at it two different ways," Canadiens captain Saku Koivu said during yesterday's day off, the Canadiens' 4-1

Legendary goalie Hall’s many links to Montreal

Young Detroit Red Wings goaler Glenn Hall stops Canadiens centreman Jean Béliveau from in close during an early 1950s game at the Forum.
David Bier, Gazette files

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