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-Smolins

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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.
Bruce Bennett, Getty Images

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

Kovalev wants to do more at even strength

The Gazette's Pat Hickey writes that Alex Kovalev is on pace for a 30-goal season, something he has not done since the 2002-03 season, but the talented Russian

Audio: Happy voices from the dressing room

The Gazette's Pat Hickey found a pretty upbeat group of players in the Canadiens dressing room after practice today, 15 hours after the Habs had beaten the Toronto

Game 24: Canadiens beat Leafs 4-3 in shootout

Canadiens goalie Carey Price (left) accepts congratulations from teammate Cristobal Huet after Price's impressive performance.
Mike Cassese, Reuters

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Mental preparation for our Leafs fans

Come on, you know you're out there. David Henderson, president of chillcasting.com, sends this along through Gazette sports editor Stu Cowan. It's recorded