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HABS REWARD DARCHE WITH ONE-YEAR DEAL


One of the hardest-working guys in (NHL) showbiz has been rewarded for his efforts.  The Canadiens have signed Mathieu Darche to a new one-year contract that will pay him a reported $700,000.  The deal follows a 2010-2011 season which saw the … Continue reading

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LIKE IT OR NOT, KOSTITSYN BACK FOR ANOTHER SEASON


One of the many balls that Pierre Gauthier is juggling these days fell into his lap today with word that the Habs’ General Manager has signed potential restricted free agent Andrei Kostitsyn to a one-year deal. Habs fans, I’m sure, … Continue reading

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HABS SOFT-PEDDLE CARBO’S NEW DEAL


On a wind-swept day in the Laurentian mountains, Montreal Canadiens general manager Bob Gainey held court just outside the St. Jovite arena while, inside, the Habs were putting the finishing touches on two days’ worth of scrimmages. It was then … Continue reading

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AND THEN THERE WERE 32


Defenceman Yannick Weber and forwards Max Pacioretty and Ben Maxwell were among the players to survive the first-round of cuts as the Montreal Canadiens sent a total of 18 players packing this morning. PK Subban and Olivier Fortier were sent … Continue reading

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KOVALEV-LANG CHEMISTRY EXPERIMENT PUT ON HOLD


Alex Kovalev and Robert Lang, linemates in Pittsburgh, will have to wait another day before they can skate together in a game as members of the Montreal Canadiens. Kovalev did not take part in a morning skate at Verdun prior … Continue reading

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CANADIENS FALL 8-3 TO B’S IN PRE-SEASON OPENER


Forget the final score. The one thing that should concern Habs‘ fans the most, following the team’s 8-3 setback to the Boston Bruins in Halifax in last night’s pre-season opener, is the fact that defenceman Roman Hamrlik finished the game on the sidelines. Hamrlik left the contest … Continue reading

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LARAQUE AND KOIVU TO MISS PRESEASON OPENER MONDAY IN HALIFAX


Georges Laraque will have to wait for another day to make his debut with the Montreal Canadiens. Both Laraque and Team Captain Saku Koivu were kept off skates today as the Canadiens wrapped up two days of workouts in Pierrefonds … Continue reading

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