Latendresse promoted to first line

Guillaume Latendresse
Up with Koivu, Higgins

Pat Hickey reports from practice that the Canadiens have a new top line for tomorrow’s game in Toronto vs. the Maple Leafs: Saku Koivu centring Christopher Higgins an

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Carbo grows desperate in search for offence

There are hundreds of different line combinations and Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau used at least 15 of them during Saturday night's 3-0 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

Triple bypass a flesh wound for one tough Dolly

Former Canadiens defenceman Dollard St. Laurent in the classic team publicity shot of the 1950s.
David Bier, Gazette files

They'll tell you that today's NHL players are tough,

One-on-one: Smolinski happy with Habs

Bryan Smolinski battles Isles' Bruno Gervais along the boards.
Jim McIsaac, Getty Images

In this week's one-on-one, The Gazette's Kevin Mio talks to Canadiens centre Bryan Smolinski, signed by

Game 23: Sabres blank, sweep Canadiens

Sabres' Thomas Vanek crashes the crease of Canadiens' Cristobal Huet during tonight's first period.
John Mahoney, Gazette

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Game 22: Phantom trip lifts Sabres over Habs

Canadiens' Steve Bégin is in hot pursuit of the puck.
Dave Sandford, Getty Images

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CBC’s the fifth estate studies Gainey tragedy

Image courtesy gaineyfoundation.com

CBC news release:

It’s been almost a year since that awful night, December 8, 2006, when hockey

Price takes his show on the road – again

The Gazette's Pat Hickey writes that Canadiens rookie goaltender Carey Price will make his eighth start of the season tonight, but it will be his sixth on the

Sabres looking to build on winning streak

The Buffalo Sabres have won back-to-back games for the first time in a month and will look to double that streak as they take on the Canadiens in

Canadiens great Tom Johnson dies at 79

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Tom Johnson, remembered here by The Gazette's Red Fisher, at a National Hockey League function last June