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. The winger signed a one-year, two-way contract.

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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.

1972summitseries.com 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.
Andy Devlin, nhl.oilers.com

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

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