O’Byrne confident he can help Habs

Canadiens defensive prospect Ryan O’Byrne hopes his size and rugged play will convince management to keep him with the club this season.

“This team doesn’t have a lot of size and I’m hoping that will work in my favour,” the 6-foot-5, 238-

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Sticking to the plan

The Gazette's Pat Hickey writes that for this year's rookie camp, the Canadiens brought in a stickhandling coach to help the prospects with the finer points of manipulating

Sacrilege at the film festival … and in Toronto, no less

Photo courtesy George Pimentel/WireImage for TIFFG


So here is actor and Lord of the Rink Viggo Mortensen, second from right, at a press conference at the Toronto

NHL previews the Canadiens

Here's how the NHL is previewing the Canadiens in a preseason media package distributed today.



Follow the Canadiens, and others, on RDS

Here is the RDS telecast schedule as released by the NHL.






Full NHL exhibition-game schedule

As if 82 games and the playoffs (hopefully) aren't enough, the Canadiens dive into the exhibition game pool precisely four days after training camp begins. Below is the

Niinimaa signs with HC Davos

Former Canadiens defenceman Janne Niinimaa will not be playing in the NHL this season after signing a deal with Switzerland's HC Davos.

Béliveau statue unveiled in Longueuil

Jean Béliveau is one of the most recognizable legends in Canadiens' history and the city of Longueuil, on Montreal's South Shore, recently unveiled a statue in honour of

Inside/Out embarks on its sophomore season

From Monday's Montreal Gazette:

It has long been suggested that the Canadiens are a year-round obsession in Montreal, and in fact wherever the team’s fans crop up worldwide to

‘Fossil’ Finn fighting for a Canadiens job

Janne Lahti is the oldest player in the Canadiens' rookie camp, but the 25-year-old feels this is the right time to make his first stab at a National