This Date in Habs History: May 23

May 23, 1978: Serge Savard had three assists in a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final to take a 3-2 series lead. (Source: Carl Lavigne/Montreal Canadiens. Photo: Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images) […]

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This Date in Habs History: May 22

May 22, 1970: Canadiens general manager Sam Pollock traded 23-year-old rookie Ernie Hicke and Montreal's first-round pick at the 1970 NHL draft (Chris Oddleifson) to Oakland in exchange


This Date in Habs History: May 21

May 21, 1979: The Canadiens beat the New York Rangers 4-1 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final to win the series 4-1 and earn their fourth straight


John Scott becomes an actor in Hockey — The Musical

John Scott — who probably played his final NHL game last season with the Canadiens — made a celebrity cameo appearance Thursday night at The City Theatre in Detroit


This Date in Habs History: May 20

May 20, 1983: Jacques Laperrière and Jacques Lemaire were named assistant coaches with the Canadiens under head coach Bob Berry and Jacques Plante was named goaltending coach.  May 20, 1986: The Canadiens

April 27, 1984 -Larry Robinson of The Montreal Canadiens./ Gazette Files ( City- Lynn Farrell request)

This Date in Habs History: May 19

May 19, 1979: Serge Savard scored at 7:25 of overtime for a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final at


Canadiens’ Subban keeping busy during off-season

The Canadiens' P.K. Subban is keeping busy during the off-season. Subban, who grew up in Toronto and is a big basketball fan, was sitting courtside in Cleveland Tuesday night


Prospect Reway agrees to three-year deal with Habs

The Canadiens announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with forward Martin Reway on a three-year, two-way contract running through the 2018-19 season. The Canadiens


This Date in Habs History: May 18

May 18, 1971: Henri Richard scored two goals in a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final as the Canadiens won


This Date in Habs History: May 17

May 17, 1979: Ken Dryden became the first goalie in NHL history to record a point in the Stanley Cup final when he earned an assist on a goal