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Huet joins Markov on top of All-Star voting

Cristobal Huet has joined Andrei Markov as the top vote-getter in their respective positions in the Eastern Conference during fan voting for the 2008 NHL All-Star Game.

Huet received

PuckCast Vol 2, No. 9 [Podcast]

It's PuckCast No. 9 of the season, featuring Gazette sportswriters Pat Hickey and Dave Stubbs, I/O blogger Mike Boone and moderator Kevin Mio. On this week's menu: the

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:

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

Look here for game photos.

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CBC’s the fifth estate studies Gainey tragedy

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