1. Guillaume Latendresse Signs One-Year Deal with Canadiens

    Official Press release from the Montreal Canadiens follows: Jul 15, 2009, 1:00 PM EDT PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL—Canadiens General Manager Bob Gainey announced Wednesday the signing ...

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  2. Montreal Canadiens-Washington Capitals at the Big Owe?

    Above is Montreal's Olympic Stadium with its permanent roof. The retractable one failed. The Globe and Mail reports that the Montreal Canadiens will play host to the Washington Capitals at Olympic Stadium...

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  3. Roger Tambellini Wins Gretzky Classic; Gretzky Speaks on Tour, Sponsors

    Wayne Gretzky's second annual Nationwide Tour golf tournament finished Sunday with Roger Tambellini earning the victory with a 20-under 265 score, taking the $144,018 prize purse and the coveted Gretzky champion's ring...

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  4. Roger Tambellini Leads The Wayne Gretzky Classic After Three Rounds

    Roger Tambellini continued his rock-solid performance at the Ford Wayne Gretzky Classic with a 66 in the third round of play – a score five under par. He is at 18 under for the event and leads by two shots over South African Garth Mulroy...

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  5. Darren Pang Joins The St. Louis Blues TV Team (With Interview)

    Former NHL goalie Darren Pang will join John Kelly as color analyst for the St. Louis Blues. "It's his knowledge, communication skills, all that stuff," said Blues President John Davidson ...

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  6. One one One: Kirk Muller on the Montreal Canadiens

    had a great opportunity to talk with Montreal Canadiens’ assistant coach this week after he finished his second round at the Ford Wayne Gretzky Classic in Thornbury, Ontario...

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  7. The Montreal Canadiens: Who Will Lead Them?

    Well, the Montreal Canadiens roster officially got trimmed by one more player. Despite a “rally of the masses” on Sunday afternoon at the Bell Centre, Canadiens General ...

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  8. Montreal Canadiens Prospects Attending Development Camp This Week

    The Montreal Canadiens will hold their annual development camp from July 6 to 12. Forty prospects will ascend on the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard made up of 25 forwards, 10 defensemen and five goalies...

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  9. Teemu Selanne Will Retire After the 2009-2010 NHL Season

    The upcoming 2009-2010 NHL season will be the last for Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne. The 39-year-old winger told Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat that he is an old man in a young man's game...

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  10. Mike Komisarek: From fan fave to the most hated

    What a difference a few short months can make, eh? Just a year ago, Mike Komisarek was one of the most popular members of the Montreal Canadiens...

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  11. Montreal Canadiens Offer Contracts To Komisarek, Kovalev, RFAs

    With the 2009 NHL Entry Draft behind him, Montreal Canadiens general manager Bob Gainey is on the free agent hunt now. According to RDS, the Canadiens have made a contract offer to potential unrestricted free agent Alex Kovalev...

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  12. Montreal Canadiens Draft For The Future

    The Montreal Canadiens wrapped up this year's Entry Draft and seem to be happy with what they managed to pick up. Although a "big splash" blockbuster deal for Vincent Lecavalier never arose, GM Bob Gainey got the man he wanted in the draft...

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  13. Centering in on the Montreal Canadiens' First-Round Pick

    With just under 24 hours to go before the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Habs GM Bob Gainey is busy reviewing scouting reports and evaluations before making that key announcement on Friday...

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  14. Montreal Canadiens-Tampa Bay Lightning: Deal Will Depend on Islanders' Pick

    T-minus 47 hours and counting until the start of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. As team general managers and staff from all thirty teams, as well as top prospects expected to go in the ...

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  15. Father's Day Walk Raises Over $750K For Prostate Cancer Research

    They came in all ages, sizes, genders and nationalities. This past Sunday, over 7000 Canadians across the country gathered for the annual Safeway Father's Day Walk/Run for prostate cancer research...

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  16. Georges Laraque Urges Canadian PM to Stop Seal Hunt

    For those of you who have visited Habs’ tough guy Georges Laraque’s website, you are likely well aware of his devotion to PETA. On Wednesday, Mr. Laraque appealed to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to stop the annual seal hunt...

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  17. Guy Lafleur Gets One-Year Suspended Sentence, Fine

    Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur has been given a one-year suspended sentence, fined $100, and ordered to donate $10,000 to charity for giving contradictory testimony during his son's 2007 bail hearing...

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  18. State of New Jersey To Declare Martin Brodeur Day

    Though he's not up for a Hart or Vezina Trophy this season, but Martin Brodeur will be receiving an award on Thursday. In a joint resolution of the New Jersey senate and general assembly, June 18th has been declared “Martin Brodeur Day...

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  19. Todd Richards Get His NHL Coaching Shot With the Minnesota Wild

    Well they always say that those who cannot do, should teach. Apparently that’s the advice Todd Richards took after his NHL playing career failed to take off. It was announced today that he is the new head coach of the Minnesota Wild...

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  20. Cancer Survivors in the Sports World

    It's a disease that has touched pretty much everyone in the world in one way or another. Either yourself, someone you know, or someone they know is afflicted in someway with this dreadful disease...

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  21. Alexei Yemelin to the Habs: “Nyet this Year"

    It looks like negotiations between the Montreal Canadiens and their blue-chip Russian prospect, Alexei Yemelin, have broken off. According to RueFrontenac...

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  22. Latest Toronto Expansion Proposal will seal Balsillie's fate.

    I’m sure that Gary Bettman’s office gets several proposals on a weekly, if not daily, basis to buy an existing or future NHL team...

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  23. Non-Shocker of the Week: Tony Granato Fired as Avalanche Coach

    Well you'd be lying if you said you didn't see this coming. After having its worst record since moving from Quebec, the Colorado Avalanche officially parted ways with coach Tony Granato Wednesday...

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  24. Jacques Martin Hired As Montreal Canadiens Head Coach

    The Montreal Canadiens have begun a new direction with their coaching staff. In a press conference this afternoon, general manager Bob Gainey introduced Jacques Martin as the team's new head coach...

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  25. Patrick Roy Turns Down Colorado Avalanche Coaching Job

    Patrick Roy has put a couple of coaching rumours to rest, for now. The Hall-of-Fame goaltender held a press conference in Quebec City on Wednesday to announce that he will be staying on as head coach of the QMJHL's Quebec Remparts...

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