Former Canadien Rivet still a leader, in San Jose

While the Canadiens were winning back-to-back games Friday and Saturday, former Montreal defenceman Craig Rivet’s San Jose Sharks were dropping two straight. Still a leader in the dressing room, if one on the other side of the continent, Rivet cal

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Large Price, sniper Markov turn tide for red-hot Habs

Canadiens goaltender Carey Price tried to make himself as large as possible during a record shootout, and Andrei Markov used his "secret" backhand to win it. The Gazette's

Game 10: Markov wins it for Habs in marathon shootout

Canadiens hero Andrei Markov celebrates his game-winning, shootout goal tonight vs. Pittsburgh.
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Audio: And now a quick word from Sid the Kid

Pat Hickey sends along these words from the scrummed Sidney Crosby after today's pregame morning skate. Clip runs

Detailed Canadiens scoring, game by game

Through last night's 7-4 victory over Carolina in Raleigh, N.C.:

Helmet’s off to Kovy for 1,000 games, 800 points

Congratuiations to Canadiens forward Alex Kovalev, who last night scored the 800th point of his NHL career – in his 1,000th game.

Alex Kovalev accepts the congratulations of teammate

Game 9: Plekanec leads Habs to 7-4 win over Canes

Tomas Plekanec celebrates his first goal tonight. His two-goal, two-assist performance is the best of his NHL career.
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Montreal takes on Chicago for NHL’s best jersey

CBS Sports is conducting a Sweater Showdown and the Canadiens jersey has reached the final against the Chicago Blackhawks.

To reach the final, the CH defeated Columbus, Calgary

Bégin will face Hurricanes; no lineup changes

The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports from Raleigh that forward Steve Bégin will be in the lineup tonight when the Canadiens take on the Carolina Hurricanes. That means there

Back-to-back series spells trouble for Habs

The Gazette's Pat Hickey writes that the Canadiens embark on their first back-to-back series of the season tonight as they take on the Carolina Hurricanes before travelling