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Game Day Report: Sabres have had Canadiens’ number in the past

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens had the second-best record in the NHL last season (50-22-10) with 110 points, finishing only three points behind the New York Rangers (53-22-7). The Buffalo Sabres had the worst record in the league (23-51-8), […]

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Habs Notebook: ‘Just another game,’ Condon says about getting start against Sabres

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Mike Condon called it "just another game." But the Canadiens' 25-year-old rookie backup goaltender, who will start against the Sabres Friday night in Buffalo, admitted

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The Morning After: Another shutout for Carey Price — and now a baby on the way

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and his wife, Angela, are expecting their first baby. The morning after making 38 saves in a 3-0 shutout win over


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Call it synchronicity. On the night Jaro Halak made 37 saves for the 37th Shutout of his career, Carey Price stopped 38 St. Louis shots to ring up his


Game Day Report: Scott Gomez returns to Bell Centre with Blues to face Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE It will be interesting to see the reaction Scott Gomez gets from the Bell Centre fans when he takes to the ice Tuesday night

MONTREAL, QC - OCTOBER 15:  Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers tries to squeeze in between Andrei Markov #79 and goaltender Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on October 15, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Habs Notebook: Canadiens are more than The Carey Price Show this season

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens are off to their best start in franchise history at 6-0 heading into Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Blues at the Bell Centre


The Morning After: Dream comes true for young Habs fan at HI/O Summit

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE It was game that John Smidt and his son, Alex, will never forget. Alex, a 14-year-old Canadiens fan from Regina, won a life-and-death battle with meningitis that touched


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Let's begin with a brief civics lesson: Your unbeaten, league-leading, clicking-on-all-cyclinders Montreal Canadiens are idle until Tuesday night, when St. Louis visits the Bell Centre. Until the puck drops again


Game Day Report: HI/O Summit in town for Canadiens vs. Red Wings

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens will be looking for their sixth straight win to open the season Saturday night when the Detroit Red Wings visit the Bell Centre (7

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Habs Notebook: Plekanec will remain team’s highest-paid forward with two-year, $12-million deal

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Tomas Plekanec is going to remain the highest-paid forward on the Canadiens. The club announced on Friday morning that Plekanec has been signed to a two-year contract extension. The