About last night … Canadiens swamp New Jersey 5-2

Apologies in advance for a truncated ALN, peeps: A ridiculous hour-long first period has put the Ol’ Blogger in jeopardy of missing the last bus home to the ‘burbs. So I’m just gonna bang out a few scattershot thoughts and get […]

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New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens

Game Day: Canadiens’ Phillip Danault sick, misses morning skate

STU COWAN With Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais already out for 6-8 weeks with knee injuries, the Canadiens were also missing Phillip Danault and Greg Pateryn when they hit

Alex Galchenyuk #27 of the Montreal Canadiens skates during the NHL game against the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre on November 8, 2016 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2.  (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 672869373

HI/O Show: Will long-term loss of Galchenyuk end Habs’ Stanley Cup hopes?

With the long-term loss of centre Alex Galchenyuk, can the Canadiens still contend for the Stanley Cup?

On this week's Hockey Inside/Out Show at, our panellists — CBC

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Canadiens announce Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais are both out for 6-8 weeks

STU COWAN After all the rumours and speculation last season about how long Carey Price would be out with his "lower-body" injury, the Canadiens came clean Wednesday afternoon, announcing that

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Canadiens send Mark Barberio, Charles Hudon back to the AHL

The Canadiens were given the day off Wednesday after wrapping up their five-game road trip with a 3-2 overtime loss in St. Louis Tuesday night, but Mark Barberio


About last night … Blues rally, edge Canadiens 3-2 in OT

Who are the haters going to rag on now that David Desharnais is injured? DD was a third-period casualty of the Canadiens' 3-2 Overtime loss in St. Louis Tuesday night. Desharnais

Montreal Canadiens v Chicago Blackhawks

Game Day: Al Montoya gets start in goal for Canadiens vs. Blues

STU COWAN ST. LOUIS — Al Montoya will be in goal for the Canadiens Tuesday night when they wrap up their five-game road trip in St. Louis against the

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Canadiens’ Alex Galchenyuk is out indefinitely with lower-body injury

STU COWAN ST. LOUIS — The Canadiens delivered some bad news to their fans Monday afternoon with the announcement that Alex Galchenyuk is out indefinitely.

"Alex Galchenyuk suffered a


About this afternoon … Canadiens beat L.A. 5-4 in Shootout

To quote a favourite formulation of the great Red Fisher: Take a deep breath and hold it. Paul Byron's Shootout goal won a 5-4 wild one in Los Angeles

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal at 7:28 of the first period against the Calgary Flames at the Barclays Center on November 28, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders star Tavares would help solve Canadiens’ centre-ice dilemma

Brendan Kelly Montreal Gazette Habs fans are a lot more upbeat about Marc Bergevin these days, in sharp contrast to last season when his lack of reaction to the Canadiens’