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 start. Total domination of the Leafs. Shots were 14-3, shot […]
Canadiens vs. Maple LeafsAir 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
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
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
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
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.
STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Canadiens fans who were hoping that coach Michel Therrien will get fired are out of luck. General manager Marc Bergevin met with the team for about 20
STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Canadiens goaltender Carey Price won't be back in the lineup for another three weeks at least, and possibly a month.
Price, who has been sidelined since
Jan. 21, 1887: Former NHL goalie Georges Vézina (photo above) was born in Chicoutimi. Vézina played in the NHL from 1917-18 through 1925-26 with the Canadiens. Jan. 21, 1919: Vézina allowed