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Game Day Report: Canadiens looking to make history with fifth straight win to start season

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens could make history Thursday night in their home opener at the Bell Centre against the New York Rangers (7:30 p.m., SN360, RDS, TSN Radio 690). The Canadiens have never started a season with five […]

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Max Pacioretty

Habs Notebook: Captain’s ‘C’ looking good on Max Pacioretty

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE After starting the season 4-0 for the first time since 1977-78, the Canadiens will play their home opener Thursday night at the Bell Centre against the

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The Morning After: Habs getting more bang from their bucks than Penguins

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The NHL salary cap for this season is $71.4 million. The key, obviously, is to spend that money wisely and the Canadiens appear to be doing a good


About last night …

Shall we begin with a stroll down memory lane? In the team's long and (mostly) glorious history, your Montreal Canadiens have won their first four games of the season

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Game Day Report: Penguins looking for their first win against unbeaten Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Penguins will be looking for their first win of the season when they take on the Canadiens Tuesday night in Pittsburgh (7 p.m., CITYM, RDS,

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The Morning After: Habs goalie Condon gets souvenir puck after picking up his first NHL win

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE When Canadiens coach Michel Therrien announced last Friday that Mike Condon would get the start in goal Sunday night in Ottawa, he


About last night …

Three games on the road. Three wins, by a cumulative 10-4 score. On the second Monday in October, let us give thanks for what looks like a pretty darned good

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The Morning After: Little rest for Habs before taking on Senators Sunday night

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens didn't have much time to celebrate after Saturday night's 4-2 win over the Bruins in Boston. The Habs had to pack their bags quickly afterwards


About last night …

We'll know much more about the Montreal Canadiens by about 10 o'clock Sunday night. Three hours earlier, two undefeated teams will take to the ice at the Canadian Tire

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Habs Notebook: Fasten your chinstraps for Bruins, Senators this weekend

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE There's nothing like the Canadiens-Bruins rivalry — but Habs-Senators might one day come close. So Habs fans are in for a bonus this weekend with the Canadiens playing