About last night …

I hate to launch ALN on a negative note after a 5-2 win, but what do you suppose Marc Bergevin was thinking as he watched Jarred Tinordi play against Columbus? A couple guesses: “Man, I hope Sergei is ready for […]

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Young Habs fan meets Tim Bozon after both fight battle with meningitis

Alex Smidt, the young Canadiens fan in Regina who has become the honourary captain of HI/O as a result of his courageous battle with meningitis, got the opportunity

Curtis McElhinney,

Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets preview: Smith-Pelly to make Habs debut; Thomas a healthy scratch

Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets

Thursday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, 7 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 Onward and upward: The Canadiens (39-16-5) opened some ground on their Atlantic Division


About last night …

I'm pitching a new nickname for the Canadiens' All-World goaltender: Carey "The Eraser" Price. Stopping 27 shots in a 5-2 win over St. Louis Tuesday night, Price rang up his

Devante Smith-Pelly,

Habs trade Jiri Sekac to Anaheim for Devante Smith-Pelly

The Canadiens announced on Tuesday morning that they have traded Jiri Sekac to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Devante Smith-Pelly. Smith-Pelly (photo above), a

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Canadiens vs. Blues preview (with video): Pacioretty named NHL’s third star of week

Canadiens vs. Blues

Tuesday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, 8 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Habs are No. 1: The offence is struggling and the

Nathan Beaulieu, Max Pacioretty,

Game Within the Game: Habs’ Beaulieu playing with confidence


Nathan Beaulieu catches the puck atop the Columbus Blue Jackets zone.

He takes a single stride toward the net and winds up for


About last night …

Here's the key stat (courtesy of the lads on TSN 690) to take away from the Canadiens 3-1 conquest of Columbus: Nathan Beaulieu played more minutes than Andrei Markov. It

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Blue Jackets vs. Canadiens preview: Galchenyuk out with the flu

Blue Jackets vs. Canadiens

Saturday at the Bell Centre, 7 p.m., CITY, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE Wrong kind of streak: The Canadiens’ last six losses have been


About last night …

Facing a Florida team fighting for a playoff spot, your Montreal Canadiens – who will be playing hockey in late April – had a defence corps that included three