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Habs have best record in NHL after Saturday’s win over Avalanche

ShareFollowing Saturday’s 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche at the Bell Centre, Canadiens coach Michel Therrien gave his players the day off Sunday. The Canadiens will be back on the ice at 11 a.m. Monday at the Bell Centre for […]

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About last night …

It's still very early in the season. The HI/O Analytics Department calculates your Montreal Canadiens have played 7.3 per cent of their 82-game schedule. That's six games. The Canadiens have won


No lineup changes expected for Habs vs. Avalanche

The Canadiens held an optional skate Saturday morning skate in Brossard ahead of Saturday night's game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Bell Centre. No lineup changes are expected

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Game Within the Game: Bruins’ Lucic fined $5,000 by NHL

The NHL announced on Friday that Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 for making an obscene gesture to Canadiens fans during Thursday night's 6-4 loss


About last night …

At midnight in Montreal, as Oct. 16 turns into 17, it is 17 degrees Celsius. That's almost as weird as the hockey game. The Canadiens opened their home schedule against

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Alexei Emelin in lineup, Nathan Beaulieu out for Habs against Bruins

The Boston Bruins beat the Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout Wednesday night in Detroit before flying to Montreal to face the Canadiens in their home opener Thursday

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Habs send Bournival down to Hamilton

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Wednesday that forward Michael Bournival has been assigned to the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs. Bournival did not play in the first four games

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Habs will have plenty to work on at practice

PAT HICKEY THE GAZETTE In the wake of the Canadiens’ 7-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night, alternate captain Max Pacioretty had the best — and most honest — assessment

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Habs get day off after blowout in Tampa

The Canadiens won't go 82-0 this season. After opening the season with three straight road wins, the wheels fell off in Tampa Monday night when the Canadiens lost 7-1


About last night …

Are your Montreal Canadiens as good as their 3-0 season-opening record suggested? Probably not. Are they as bad as their first lost indicated? Definitely not. So let's take the sage advice offered