Habs hoping Christmas doesn’t come early

In each of the last two seasons, the Canadiens have started to slide down the standings around the holidays,

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One-on-one: Gritty Bégin a fan favourite

Canadiens' Steve Bégin credits his dad for encouraging him when he was young and his wife for helping him when he became a professional hockey player. Dave Sandford, Getty

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Game 26: Canadiens Bonked, fall in shootout

Former Canadien Radek Bonk (helmeted, facing camera) celebrates his game-tying goal.
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Carbo’s wacky world of line changes

OK, fans, let's hear your thoughts on tonight's lines as pencilled out by Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau:

First line: Higgins-Plekanec-Kovalev
Second line: Kostitsyn-Grabovski-Ryder
Third line: Streit-Koivu-Smolinski
Fourth line:

Bégin, Kostopoulos scratched for Predators

Bracing for the speed of the Nashville Predators, Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau scratches forwards Steve Bégin and Tom Kostopoulos and inserts forward Mikhail Grabovski

Kovalev wins Molson Cup for November

Canadiens forward Alex Kovalev is the winner of the Molson Cup player-of-the-month for November, based on three-star selection voting.

Kovalev wins Molson Cup for

Game 25: Devils whip Canadiens – as usual

Three down, one to go: New Jersey Devils' Brian Gionta watches Zach Parisé's third goal of the game enter the Canadiens net.
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NHL governors approve more logical schedule

What!! Two FEWER games against the Sabres next season?

The league release:

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – The National Hockey League’s Board of Governors today approved a scheduling matrix which

Price will face the Devils

Canadiens coach Guy Carbonneau has confirmed rookie goaltender Carey Price will start Friday at New Jersey.

It marks the second time this season Price has played back-to-back