Behind the masks of Huet, Price

The NHL’s media relations department has put together a fun package looking at goaltenders’ masks, and why they look as they do. Too much to upload here in its entirety, but look below for the masks of Canadiens’ Cristobal Huet and Carey Price.

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O’Byrne shrugs off nerves in impressive debut

Habs' Ryan O'Byrne had two assists in his NHL debut Thursday.
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The Gazette's Herb Zurkowsky writes that Canadiens defenceman Ryan O'Byrne made

Game 28: Canadiens snap losing streak

Bruin sandwich: Canadiens' Maxim Lapierre crunches Bruins' Glen Metropolit between goaltender Carey Price in Boston Thursday night.

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Ryder, Brisebois, Gorges scratched tonight

Defenceman Ryan O'Byrne earned two assists in his impressive NHL debut tonight.
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Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau is making underachieving forward Michael Ryder and

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

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