About last night … Islanders beat Canadiens 3-0

Thursday night at the Bell Centre, the Greiss was right. OK, that was horrid. But a bad hockey team deserves worse puns. And on the evidence of their 3-0 loss to the mighty Islanders, the Montreal Canadiens are a very bad hockey […]

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Game Day: Canadiens’ Claude Julien set to coach his 1,000th NHL game

STU COWAN Claude Julien will coach in his 1,000th NHL regular-season game Thursday night at the Bell Centre against the New York Islanders (7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio


About last night … Byron Shootout goal sinks Rangers 3-2

Paul Byron, who was born in Ottawa and played his junior hockey there – kept the surging Senators out of first place. The not-so-surging Canadiens maintained their tenuous hold on


Canadiens Game Day: Pateryn in, Nesterov out as Habs take on Rangers

Greg Pateryn, who has been a healthy scratch for six of the past eight games, will return to the Canadiens’ lineup for Tuesday’s game against the


Michel Therrien mishandled Canadiens goalies | HI/O Bonus What was Michel Therrien’s biggest shortcoming as Canadiens coach? Our panel has a few thoughts on

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Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien runs fast-paced Monday practice in Brossard

STU COWAN The Canadiens were back on the ice at 11 a.m. Monday in Brossard for a very, very fast-paced and physical practice under new head coach Claude Julien. The

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Canadiens Notebook: Phillip Danault back at centre on No. 1 line

STU COWAN The Canadiens held their annual open public practice Sunday morning at the Bell Centre, which is normally just a fun, fan-friendly event.  But with the team coming off


About this afternoon … Jets beat Canadiens 3-1

There's an expression in French: Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose. En anglais: The more things change, the more they remain the same. Let's hope not – because on the

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Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien puts Alex Galchenyuk back on No. 1 line

STU COWAN New Canadiens coach Claude Julien stepped on the ice for the first time in Brossard at 4:16 p.m. Friday, about two minutes after his players started skating


Canadiens players tuned out Therrien at end | HI/O show Bonus

Was Michel Therrien was getting the most out of his roster? Our panel breaks down what lead to his