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Breaking It Down: Montreal Canadiens vs. Ottawa Senators

With the playoffs here and the matchups previewed, it’s time to dig in a little more. This time we’re looking at the Montreal Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators. It’s something that we don’t see very often, but this all-Canadian matchup is finally upon us. The Canadiens enter the series with the Northeast Division title and […]

Ryan White Suspended Five Games

Ryan White has been suspended for five games for his hit on Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Kent Huskins. The Montreal Canadien now stands tied with Patrick Kaleta of the Buffalo Sabres with the longest suspension of this abbreviated season. The incident took place on Monday and White received a game misconduct as well as fight major […]

Habs Trade Cole to Stars for Ryder, Draft Pick

Michael Ryder is back in the fold in Montreal after the Canadiens traded Erik Cole to the Dallas Stars for the former Hab. The Canadiens also acquired a third round draft pick. The Habs are currently sitting in first place in the Eastern Conference, so they’re obviously looking to pad things up a bit and […]

Blake Geoffrion: “I’m Doing Everything I Can to Get Back”

Blake Geoffrion is not retiring. The 25-year-old Plantation, Florida native stepped in front of the media on Wednesday ahead of Montreal’s game against the Boston Bruins to address the fallout from a serious injury he suffered when playing for the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs during the NHL lockout. Geoffrion was hit by J.P. Cote of the […]

Habs Sign Subban to Two-Year Contract

The Montreal Canadiens have inked defenceman P.K. Subban to a two-year contract worth $5.75 million. Subban missed the first two games of this abbreviated season while he was negotiating his new contract as a restricted free agent. The new deal puts an end to the rumours around possible offer sheets and trades involving 23-year-old blueliner. […]

Habs Send Gomez Home for Summer Buyout

The Montreal Canadiens will be heading into this abbreviated season without one Scott Gomez. General manager Marc Bergevin has sent the forward home for the season and will allow his club to buy out Gomez’s contract in the summer, clearing out a whopping $7.3 million in cap space for next year. This scenario is known […]

Habs Sign Carey Price to Six Year Deal

The Montreal Canadiens have signed goaltender Carey Price to a six year deal worth $39 million. The deal not only gives the Habs a solid goalie, it means that Price was more than happy to subject himself to one of the harshest fanbases in the NHL when it comes to goalies. Perhaps only the Vancouver […]

Michel Therrien Back In Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that Michel Therrien is back in the fold as their new head coach. Therrien, of course, served as the head coach of the Habs from 2000 to 2003. He was hired by new Montreal GM Marc Bergevin and is now the sixth man to be given a second shot behind the […]

Rick Dudley Joins Montreal Management Team

Exercised out of his contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Rick Dudley now finds himself as the new assistant general manager of the Montreal Canadiens. Dudley joined the Leafs as the director of player personnel last June after being shown the door out of the Atlanta Thrashers when they moved to Winnipeg. He is considered […]

Habs Named Marc Bergevin as GM

The Montreal Canadiens have a new general manager: Marc Bergevin. Bergevin comes with a solid reputation from the Chicago Blackhawks front office and was a pretty darn good scout to boot. At 46, he’ll be the 17th GM for the Canadiens. He received a five year contract from Geoff Molson and seems to preach team concepts […]

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