Coming Monday: Souray on leaving the Canadiens

Former Canadiens defenceman Sheldon Souray is eager to return to hockey after a busy summer that saw him undergo shoulder surgery, welcome a new daughter into the world and sign a five-year, $27-million unrestricted free-agent contract with the Ed

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Gainey recalls Mr. Pollock, who welcomed him to the NHL

Canadiens general manager Bob Gainey's NHL journey was put on the rails by the late Sam Pollock, who drafted him as the Habs' first pick (No. 8

Trader Sam built legendary Canadiens dynasties

The late Sam Pollock's managerial prowess built many of the NHL's greatest clubs.

The Hockey Hall of Fame's website offers a nice look at the Canadiens dynasty of

Sam Pollock, Canadiens’ brilliant former GM, dies at 81

Updated at 10:25 pm

Sam Pollock
Gazette file photo

Sam Pollock, the general manager whose Canadiens won nine Stanley Cups and eight regular-season championships during his 14 years at

Baseball great Lasorda loves his Montreal hockey

Baseball Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda was exposed to some great hockey while pitching for the International League's Montreal Royals in the 1950s, the farm club of

Canadiens’ 2007-08 schedule, ready to print

Below is the Canadiens' 2007-08 regular-season schedule, suitable for printing.

Canadiens play six pre-season games in seven days

You know the NHL season is lurking around the block, if not just around the corner, when the NHL releases its pre-season schedule.

The Canadiens play eight times,

Plekanec will feel at home, again, in Canadiens’ No. 14

Here is Tomas Plekanec's No. 14 Hamilton Bulldogs jersey, worn before he settled in with the Canadiens.

From today's Gazette, on Plekanec switching to uniform No. 14 from No.

Looking back at Roch Carrier’s beloved Hockey Sweater

Roch Carrier
A genius of his craft

Any serious Montreal Canadiens fan knows, and loves, novelist and and short-story writer Roch Carrier's timeless 1979 classic The Hockey Sweater.


Canadiens’ official all-time sweater-number list

Because you asked: Courtesy of the Canadiens' 2006-07 media guide, here is the team's official list of sweater numbers through the years. These seven pages from the guide