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Pacioretty out next two games, “possibility” he’ll play next week

Expect Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock to bring his game face to the Bell Centre on Thursday. Dave Reginek, NHLI via Getty Images • PRACTICE UPDATE: Max Pacioretty will not play Thursday at the Bell Centre against the Detroit […]

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Max Watch, Day 2: Pacioretty out Thursday at least, Price starts vs Red Wings

The Canadiens – and their fans – will need a healthy Max Pacioretty for the playoffs. Jonathan Kozub, NHLI via Getty Images Two games until the playoffs and it's a


Habs fans holding their breath after Pacioretty’s early exit

Canadiens' Max Pacioretty is helped off Sunrise, Fla., ice Sunday night by head athletic therapist Graham Rynbend. Elliot J. Schachter, NHLI via Getty Images "Take a deep breath... and hold


About this afternoon …

Don't you just hate 5 p.m. hockey? This is going to short and, hopefully, sweet because I've got a dog to walk and a belly to fill. Your Montreal Canadiens


Early-bird special for Habs in Sunrise vs Panthers

The Florida Panthers' Rat Pack whips up the crowd in Sunrise before their March 17, 2015 game vs. the Canadiens. Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images So how many Easter


Canadiens mourn loss of legendary Elmer Lach, 97

Canadiens icon Elmer Lach, age 92 in 2010, on his neighbourhood rink in Montreal-suburban Pointe-Claire. Allen McInnis/Montreal Gazette The Canadiens lost of one of their icons on Saturday morning, 1940s


About last night …

Anyone looking forward to the playoffs? With the losers' point they salvaged against mighty New Jersey, your Montreal Canadiens have assured themselves of finishing no worse than second in

Washington's Troy Brouwer beats Habs goalie Carey Price with the shootout winner Thursday at the Bell Centre.

Quick turnaround for Habs, Devils follow Caps in back-to-back

Washington's Troy Brouwer beats Habs goalie Carey Price with the shootout winner Thursday at the Bell Centre. Pierre Obendrauf/Montreal Gazette It was fun, a little crazy, it was one point


About last night …

Hold a high-powered offence to 19 shots – 17 through three periods – and you deserve ... A point, as it turned out Thursday night at the Bell Centre. Your


Freshly minted 50-goal man Alex Ovechkin brings his Caps to town

Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin is always a treat to watch. Tonight, his Caps are at the Bell Centre to face the Canadiens. Patrick Smith/Getty Images PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE