Detroit Red Wings Chris Chelios is one of the seniors of the NHL.

This Date in Habs History: Jan. 25

Jan. 25, 1940: The Canadiens ended their team-record, seven-game home losing streak with a 2-2 tie against the New York Americans. Jan. 25, 1962: Defenceman Chris Chelios (photo above) was born in Chicago. Chelios played in the NHL from 1983-84 to 2009-10 with Montreal, […]

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Alex Galchenyuk: A centre or a winger?

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Is Alex Galchenyuk's future with the Canadiens as a centre or a winger? Before the start of the season, Canadiens general manager Marc

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Former Canadien Tinordi plays 15:39 in debut with Coyotes; Kassian looking good with Oilers

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Former Canadiens defenceman Jarred Tinordi made his debut with the Arizona Coyotes Saturday night, logging 15:39 of ice time in a 3-2 win over

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This Date in Habs History: Jan. 24

Jan. 24, 1928: George Hainsworth recorded his 21st career shutout, Howie Morenz scored twice and added three assists, and Arthur Gagné got his first career hat trick (scoring four


About last night …

The game in Toronto Saturday night was the Canadiens season in microcosm. So perhaps we should be encouraged by the happy ending. The first period corresponded to the Canadiens' 9-0

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Canadiens-Leafs preview: Original Six rivals firing blanks

Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs

Air Canada Centre, Saturday, 7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: This is the oldest rivalry in the NHL and the latest

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This Date in Habs History: Jan. 23

Jan. 23, 1918: The Canadiens lost their first home game 4-3 against Ottawa at Montreal's Jubilee Arena. Jan. 23, 1943: Toe Blake scored two goals and added two assists in a 5-5

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Commentary: Canadiens coach Therrien looks like a new man after vote of confidence from GM Bergevin

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Michel Therrien insists that the vote of confidence he received from general manager Marc Bergevin on Thursday didn't have any affect on the way he does his

Michel Therrien

Practice Notebook: Canadiens work on the power play before heading to Toronto to face Leafs

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens practised Friday morning in Brossard before heading to Toronto, where they will face the Maple Leafs Saturday night (7 p.m., CBC, TVA Sports, TSN

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This Date in Habs History: Jan. 22

Jan. 22, 1931: George Hainsworth recorded his 56th career shutout in a 3-0 win over Ottawa. Jan. 22, 1958: Jacques Plante earned his 33rd career shutout in a 2-0 win over Toronto.  Jan.