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Which is more dangerous, wearing a burqa to a Donald Trump rally or playing defence for your Montreal Canadiens? I’m going with the latter. In the first case, what’s the worst-case scenario? You might get spat upon or jostled before […]

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Jaromir Jagr

Habs vs. Panthers preview: Jagr is the man in Florida

Canadiens vs. Panthers

Saturday, BB&T Arena, 7 p.m., SN, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690


The matchup: The Canadiens are out of the playoffs, but

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Canadiens a different team with Gallagher in lineup

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Brendan Gallagher has missed 29 games this season due to injuries, but he still ranks third on the Canadiens in goals with 18. That says a lot

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This Date in Habs History: April 2

April 2, 1946: Jim Peters scored the winning goal at 16:55 of overtime as the Canadiens beat the visiting Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup

St. Cloud State goalie Charlie Lindgren (35) swats at a shot by Ferris State forward Andrew Mayer (19) during the first period of an NCAA men's hockey West Regional semifinal game in St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, March 26, 2016. The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms with free-agent goaltender Lindgren of the St. Cloud State Huskies on a two-year, two-way contract. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Ann Heisenfelt

Canadiens roots runs deep for Lindgren

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette TAMPA, Fla. — Goaltender Charlie Lindgren will be ordering a new helmet but, for the time being, his current helmet fits right in. Lindgren, who signed a

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This Date in Habs History: April 1

April 1, 1919: The final game for the 1919 Stanley Cup championship was cancelled because of an epidemic of influenza sweeping America. It remains the only time in its


About last night …

A triumphant night was nearly marred by what might have been a tragic incident in the hours preceding the game. Taking advantage of 30-degree weather in Tampa, Patrick V. Hickey

MONTREAL, QUE.: MARCH 25, 2016-- Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban is followed by Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais through a drill during a team practice at the Bell Sports Complex in Montreal on Friday March 25, 2016. (Allen McInnis / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Canadiens-Lightning preview: Subban to miss 10th straight game with sore neck

Canadiens vs. Lightning

Amalie Arena, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: This Lightning is battling for first place in the Atlantic Division. The Bolts are tied in

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This Date in Habs History: March 31

March 31, 1927: Howie Morenz scored at 12:05 of overtime as the Canadiens beat the Montreal Maroons 1-0 in the first Stanley Cup playoff OT game ever played. Rookie George Hainsworth

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Goalie Scrivens headed to IceCaps after clearing waivers

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Ben Scrivens's NHL career could be over at age 29. The Canadiens put Scrivens on waivers at noon Wednesday after signing free-agent goalie Charlie Lindgren out of