Three Habs nearing milestones

The first month of the 2007-08 season should be one of milestones for several Canadiens.

Newcomers Roman Hamrlik and Bryan Smolinski, as well as Alex Kovalev, will each hit the 1,000-games played mark in the early strides of the season. T

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Season packages go on sale today

The wait is nearly over. With training camp less than two weeks away, some tickets for the 2007-08 season go on sale today at noon. They include the

Forget Marleau in Montreal; forward re-ups with Sharks

As Pat Hickey said in Friday's Gazette, you can forget about seeing Patrick Marleau in a Canadiens uniform.

Marleau signed a two-year contract extension worth $12.6 million Friday,

Ex-Hab Salmelainen joins Maple Leafs

Tony Salmelainen, whom the Canadiens acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks in June for forward Sergei Samsonov before buying out his contract, joined the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday.

A look back at the 1972 Summit Series

As the Super Series between Canada and Russia heats up, here's a look back at the 1972 Summit Series between the two nations. offers some historical context

Canadiens will finish 13th, Hockey News predicts

According to The Hockey News, the Montreal Canadiens will miss the playoffs again this season, finishing 13th in the Eastern Conference. Only the Bruins and Islanders are predicted

Kovalev involved in motorcycle accident

Radio-Canada is reporting that Canadiens forward Alex Kovalev was involved in a motorcycle accident in the Gaspesie during the weekend. Fortunately, he was not seriously injured and will

Legends gather for final tribute to Sam Pollock

Canadiens greats, including former coach Scotty Bowman (left) and Dickie Moore, two Hall of Famers, gathered in the Eastern Townships yesterday for a memorial service honouring the

Behind the scenes of Sheldon Souray’s move to Edmonton

Sheldon Souray meets the Edmonton media this month.
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With four defencemen eligible for unrestricted free-agency on July 1, Canadiens general manager Bob Gainey had hard decisions

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