1. Canada Opens WJHC With a Win.

    Team Canada Jr. opened their tournament with a very solid performance, a 3-0 victory over the Czech Republic.John Tavares didn't waste any time in showcasing his skills, scoring twice during ...

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  2. World Jr. Hockey Championships: Team Canada Begins Title Defense

    Team Canada begin play in the World Junior Hockey Championships today, with a game against the host Czech Republic. Canada is chasing a fourth consecutive gold medal.Canadian goaltender Jonathan Bernier should see plenty of action during the tournament...

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  3. Canadiens-Stars: Habs Completely Dominated

    The Montreal Canadiens haven't won a game on December 23rd since 1945.Mike Ribeiro and the Dallas Stars helped keep the curse alive Sunday, as Ribeiro scored a goal and added two assists in a 4-1 Dallas victory...

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  4. Best of 2007: Best Sports Picture

    A picture is worth a thousand words, right? My vote for the best sports picture of 2007 goes to Getty Images for their shot of Lewis Hamilton at the Shanghai Grand Prix...

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  5. Best of 2007: Montreal Learns to Fight

    Some will mark the year 2007 as the beginning of a new boxing era in Montreal. A city mainly known for its hockey club has begun to turn out world-class fighters...

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  6. Canadiens-Thrashers: Habs Play Better...and Lose

    The Montreal Canadiens are having a bizarre season.One night the Habs play awful and win; the next night they play better and lose...

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  7. Canadiens-Capitals: Opportunistic Habs Prevail on the Road

    Despite a very ordinary effort, the Montreal Canadiens won the first game of their six-game road trip, 5-2 over the Washington Capitals.The two heroes for the Habs were goaltender Cristobal Huet and Guillaume Latendresse...

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  8. Is Islanders Chris Simon's 30 Game Suspension Long Enough?

    The NHL verdict has been laid down, as Chris Simon's actions last Saturday will be penalized with a record setting 30 games. This is already Simon's 7th career NHL suspension...

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  9. Canadiens-Panthers: Habs Comeback Too Little, Too Late

    The Montreal Canadiens waited too long to find their fire on Tuesday night, allowing the Florida Panthers to escape the Bell Centre with a 3-2 victory.The Habs were nowhere to be found during the first two periods...

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  10. Canadiens-Maple Leafs: New-Look Habs Snap Home Skid

    The Montreal Canadiens won a second consecutive game for the first time in a long time on Saturday, snapping a six-game home drought in a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.The Habs owe it all to their new first line...

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  11. Canadiens-Flyers: Habs Win Again Away from Bell Centre

    The Montreal Canadiens played another solid game away from their home ice Thursday night, disposing of the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1.Montreal lit the lamp three times during the second period. Mark Streit scored twice for the Habs...

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  12. Canadiens-Lightning: Habs Close in on Futility Record

    The Montreal Canadiens suffered their sixth home loss in a row on Tuesday night, falling 3-2 via shootout to the Tampa Bay Lightning.A seventh straight defeat on Saturday would tie a franchise record that dates back to 1935...

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  13. Joachim Alcine Retains WBA Title

    Yesterday at the Bell centre in front of 14,902 boxing fans, Montreal's own Joachim Alcine (30-0-0, 19 KOs) defended his WBA world title for the first time against Alfonso Mosqueria...

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  14. Canadiens-Bruins: Habs Get a Win in Boston

    The Montreal Canadiens made it four wins in a row against the Boston Bruins in '07-'08, notching a 4-2 victory on Thursday night in Boston.Going back to last season, the Habs have won their last seven meetings with the Bruins...

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  15. Canadiens-Predators: Time for a Fire Sale in Montreal

    The Montreal Canadiens were fortunate to lead the red-hot Nashville Predators 4-1 late in the third period on Saturday—but once again the Habs made the mistake of switching to cruise-control...

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  16. Sabres-Canadiens: Habs Outworked Again

    The Montreal Canadiens had every reason to be up for Saturday's matchup against the Buffalo Sabres at the Bell Centre, as they looked to avenge the dubious penalty call that cost them Friday's game...

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  17. Andrei Markov: The Eastern Conference Fan Favorite

    The first results from fan voting for the upcoming NHL All-Star game were published yesterday and Montreal's Andrei Markov is leading all Eastern Conference defensemen right now...

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  18. Larry Robinson Immortalized

    Larry Robinson, one of the greatest defensive players to ever wear the Montreal Canadiens jersey, was honored tonight, as his famous number 19 was raised to the ceiling of the Bell Centre...

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  19. Canadiens Say the Bell Centre Has Lost Value

    The home of the Montreal Canadiens, the Bell Centre, has lost near to the three quarters of his value according to an expert evaluator from the hockey club...

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  20. With Or Without You: Canadiens Thrive Sans Sheldon Souray

    Heading into the new NHL season, many critics thought the Montreal power play would suffer after losing pointman Sheldon Souray to the Edmonton Oilers over the summer. To their dismay, nothing has changed...

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  21. Canadiens-Senators: Ottawa Secures First Place in the East

    The Montreal Canadiens traveled to Ottawa today for an important game with the first-place Senators.After a surprising start, the Habs trailed the Sens by five points in the standings...

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  22. Hot Habs: Carey Price Halts the Marching Penguins

    The Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to four games Saturday night with a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.The game was decided by a lengthy shootout...

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  23. Canadiens-Hurricanes: Habs on a Roll

    The Montreal Canadiens played a very solid game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.The Habs atoned for a humbling loss to the Canes at the Bell Centre in Montreal two weeks ago by scoring five first-period goals, en route to a 7-4 win...

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  24. Lucian Bute by TKO

    We witnessed a world-class fight with a happy ending tonight at the Bell centre.Lucian Bute (21-0-0 17 KOs) originally from Romania, now settled in Montreal since 4 years already answered ...

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  25. Jesse Boulerice Fallout: A More Constructive Penalty

    In three decades of hockey fandom, I've noted an increasing number of hits to the head in the NHL. Even the nature of the hits has changed—where once attacks came from elbows, ...

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