No. 1 for Chipchura: Not exactly what he imagined

The Canadiens drafted Kyle Chipchura in 2004, knowing they were getting a centreman who before too long would make a name for himself in the NHL. On Saturday, Chipper scored his first goal, 3 1/2 games into his NHL career. It wasn’t exactly what h

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Game 7: Hamrlik lifts Habs to season’s first home victory

You can't say he doesn't backcheck: Canadiens centre Tomas Plekanec dives across goaltender Cristobal Huet to keep a Buffalo shot out of the Montreal goal.
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Tonight’s Game in Photos

Photos of tonight's game vs. The Buffalo Sabres from the camera of Gazette photographer Tyrel Featherstone

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Cristobal Huet and Canadiens Roman Hamrlik fight to keep Buffalo

Koivu accepts Clancy Trophy for humanitarian work

Canadiens captain Saku Koivu accepted the NHL's King Clancy Memorial Trophy before tonight's game in recognition of his leadership qualities on and off the ice, and the humanitarian

Habs Fan Summit arrives; join us today for the fun

From Jay Weiss:

When we first started talking back in July about getting together for a game, I put up HabsFanSummit.com to handle the logistics.

I added a countdown

Remembering Rocket Richard’s historic 500th goal

Friday is the 50th anniversary of Canadiens legend Maurice (Rocket) Richard's historic 500th goal, the first time an NHL player reached this magical plateau. Our friends in

One too many mistakes costs Habs

The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports from Ottawa after Thursday night's game that the Canadiens put up a good fight against the Senators, but they fell behind early

Game 6: Canadiens put up a fight but fall 4-3 to Senators

Canadiens' Guillaume Latendresse (second from left) is congratulated on his first-period goal by (from left) Roman Hamrlik, Tomas Plekanec and Tom Kostopoulos.
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Tonight’s Game In Photos

“Photos of tonight’s game vs. the Ottawa Senators from the camera of the Ottawa Citizen's Jean Levac.



Dany Heatley of the Ottawa Senators in the offensive zone

Kovalev faults media for time-out comment flap

It's the media's fault, Alex Kovalev says, for the latest controversy in which the Russian is embroiled. By reporting his time-out comments Tuesday night, Kovalev said today,