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. The winger signed a one-year, two-way contract.
As the Super Series between Canada and Russia heats up, here's a look back at the 1972 Summit Series between the two nations.
1972summitseries.com offers some historical context
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
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
Sheldon Souray meets the Edmonton media this month.
Andy Devlin, nhl.oilers.com
With four defencemen eligible for unrestricted free-agency on July 1, Canadiens general manager Bob Gainey had hard decisions
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
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
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
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Sam Pollock, the general manager whose Canadiens won nine Stanley Cups and eight regular-season championships during his 14 years at