1. Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins Make Minor Deal

    Well it wasn't a deal with Florida for Jay Bouwmeester. Regardless, Montreal Canadiens GM Bob Gainey announced a trade today, acquiring defenceman T.J. Kemp from the Pittsburgh Penguins...

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  2. The Hockey Sweater: 21st Century Edition

    When it comes to holiday or birthday shopping for me, and one is ever in doubt of what to get me, one thing is certain. If it has anything to do with the Montreal Canadiens, you have a winner...

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  3. Devils-Canadiens: Poor Goaltending Spoils Montreal Rookie's Debut

    Max Pacioretty scored his first goal on his first shot in his first NHL game, but shaky goaltending and questionable defence would spoil the rookie's debut as the New Jersey Devils defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1...

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  4. Devils-Canadiens: Max Pacioretty Makes His NHL Debut Tonight

    Max Pacioretty will make his regular season debut tonight as the Canadiens look to sweep their four-game road trip in New Jersey against the Devils. Pacioretty will play on the fourth line with fellow call-up Kyle Chipchura and Steve Begin...

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  5. Canadiens-Panthers: Maxim Lapierre Does the Trick as Habs Win 5-2

    It was clear that Maxim Lapierre must have been talking to Andrei Kostitsyn over the last two days. The fourth line center matched his teammate's performance from this past Saturday, earning ...

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  6. Canadiens-Penguins: Kostitsyn's Scoring Flurry Leads to Montreal Win

    Carey Price moved his career record to 3-0 against the night's opposition, but Andrei Kostitsyn stole the show with his first career hat-trick, as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 Saturday night...

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  7. Montreal Canadiens-Pittsburgh Penguins: Habs Make Post Christmas Roster Moves

    The Montreal Canadiens have made some roster changes having returned from their Christmas roster freeze. Enforcer Georges Laraque will be placed on Injured Reserve due to his recurring groin problem...

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  8. Hurricanes-Canadiens: The Grinch Comes to Montreal

    The Grinch came to Montreal in the form of ex-Canadien Sergei Samsonov, as the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in overtime...

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  9. The Mats Sundin Saga: Another Page Turned in the New NHL

    So, Mats Sundin has finally cashed in his chips and decided that he wants to play for the Vancouver Canucks. I can almost sleep peacefully now. To be honest, I was expecting yet another "I never said that," statement to come by Friday morning...

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  10. Canadiens-Hurricanes: Carey Price Gets the Call Against Carolina

    After missing six games while nursing both the flu and a right quadriceps/knee problem, Carey Price will get the start tonight as his Montreal Canadiens host the Carolina Hurricanes...

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  11. Mike Milbury: Does a Personal Dislike for a Player Really Belong on the Air?

    It's a cold Thursday evening, and I'm propped in front of the television anticipating a good game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Montreal Canadiens on a rare regular season weekday edition of CBC's Hockey Night in Canada...

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  12. Guy Carbonneau: Jaroslav Halak to Start Against Flyers!

    Well never mind what I said in yesterday's article. Carey Price gets the night off.Montreal Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau has elected to go with backup goaltender Jaroslav Halak in game four against the Philadephia Flyers...

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  13. Canadiens-Flyers: Carey Price Looks Ahead to Game Five

    Montreal Canadiens coach Guy Carbonneau says it will be a game time decision but who's kidding who? Carey Price WILL start game four Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers...

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  14. The Key to Habs Round 2 Success: Kostopoulos, Begin and Smolinski

    Rule of thumb when playing the Montreal Canadiens in the playoffs: The little guys are just as deadly as the big name players...

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  15. Game 7: Habs and Bruins Go to the Wire

    So what edition of the Montreal Canadiens will appear tonight?Will we seen the team that dominated their rival Boston Bruins, sweeping the regular season series and putting up a 3-1 ...

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  16. Canadiens-Bruins: Montreal Look to Go Up 3-0

    After battling the Boston Bruins to an overtime victory Saturday night, the Montreal Canadiens can put themselves in a stranglehold position with a win tonight in the TD Banknorth Garden...

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  17. Montreal-Boston: Habs Strike Early to Claim Game One Vs Bruins

    An electrified Bell Centre crowd got their money's worth tonight as the home town Canadiens struck for two fast goals and never looked back in their 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins...

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  18. Canadiens-Bruins: Yeah It's Playoff Time!

    Show of hands; who saw the Montreal Canadiens atop the Eastern Conference at season’s end? After a spectacular turn around season, Les Bleu Blanc Rouge are not only back in the playoffs, but rocketed to the top of the Eastern Conference...

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  19. How the Montreal Canadiens Can Win the Stanley Cup

    Bob Gainey may have the most comfortable position as general manager for an NHL franchise right now, even after much criticism from media and fans for not getting the big fish in last summer’s sea of big name free agents...

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  20. Canadiens Roster Update: Price, Chipchura Assigned To Hamilton

    The Montreal Canadiens have sent rookie goaltender Carey Price and centre Kyle Chipchura to their AHL affiliate the Hamilton Bulldogs.For Price it is deemed a 'conditioning' assignment...

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  21. Red Wings-Canadiens: Detroit Dismantles Habs 4-1

    The night in Montreal opened with a tribute to the Original Six rivalry between the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens—but the game itself hardly lived up to the billing...

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  22. Devils 4, Canadiens 0: Brodeur Continues to Dominate Habs

    Having not won in New Jersey since 2002, the Montreal Canadiens were hoping for a fresh start against the Devils in their new arena...

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  23. All NHL Teams to Play Each Other at Least Once Beginning in 08-09

    At long last, fans in every NHL city will get to see their teams play against the entire league beginning next season. The league release: PEBBLE BEACH, Calif...

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  24. Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3: Kovalev, Price Lead Habs to Victory

    With GM John Ferguson and coach Paul Maurice under the gun in Toronto, the Maple Leafs badly needed a win against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.Unfortunately for Leafs Nation, the evening would end in a 4-3 shootout loss to their longtime rivals

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  25. Canadiens-Islanders: Habs, Steve Begin Storm New York

    Canadiens winger Steve Begin had his first two-goal game since 2004 and Cristobal Huet had a 44-save night to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on Wednesday...

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