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Henri Richard dies at 84, won NHL-record 11 Cup titles with Canadiens
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Henri Richard dies at 84, won NHL-record 11 Cup titles with Canadiens
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National Hockey League

Montreal - Mar. 7, 2020: Henri Richard, who played on 11 Stanley Cup-winning teams, more than anyone in NHL history, before earning induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 84. Richard lived the last years of his life in a care home in Laval, Quebec, north of Montreal, as his Alzheimer's disease worsened. FULL STORY



Boychuk out for Islanders after 90-stitch cut to eyelid
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Boychuk out for Islanders after 90-stitch cut to eyelid
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National Hockey League

Long Island - Mar. 5, 2020: Johnny Boychuk had no damage to his eye, but the New York Islanders defenseman required 90 stitches to close a cut to his eyelid after taking a skate to the face during the third period of a 6-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. Johnny Boychuk is OK," Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello said Wednesday. FULL STORY



Julien to return as Canadiens coach next season: report
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Julien to return as Canadiens coach next season: report
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National Hockey League

Montreal - Mar. 4, 2020: Claude Julien will return as coach of the Montreal Canadiens next season, general manager Marc Bergevin said Tuesday, RDS reported. "Claude will coach the team in October, November and December, as well," Bergevin said at the general managers meetings in Boca Raton, Florida. FULL STORY



Kovalchuk traded to Capitals by Canadiens
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Kovalchuk traded to Capitals by Canadiens
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National Hockey League

Montreal - Feb. 24, 2020: Ilya Kovalchuk was traded to the Washington Capitals by the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. Kovalchuk signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Canadiens on Jan. 3. The 36-year-old forward has 22 points (nine goals, 13 assists) in 39 games this season, including 13 points in 22 games with Montreal. FULL STORY



Blues acquire Scandella from Montreal
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Blues acquire Scandella from Montreal
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St. Louis Blues

St. Louis - Feb. 18, 2020: St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the team has acquired defenseman Marco Scandella from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a second-round pick in 2020 and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021. FULL STORY



SNAPSHOT - Price winningest goaltender in Habs History
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SNAPSHOT - Price winningest goaltender in Habs History
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Stoney Point - Mar. 13, 2019: Last night, Carey Price made 20 saves in a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings to become the winningest goaltender in Montreal Canadiens franchise history. Price now has 315 career wins, surpassing Jacques Plante who finished his career with 314. FULL STORY



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Spits' Addison signs with Montreal Canadiens
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Mar. 24, 2017: Windsor Spitfires overage forward Jeremiah Addison has inked a three-year, entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens, the team announced today. Addison, 20, was Montreal's 7th round pick (207th overall) in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. FULL STORY



Maple Leafs lose in opener despite playing
Maple Leafs lose in opener despite playing 'the right way'
Rob McPhee
HometownHockey.ca

Toronto - Oct. 8, 2015: As the NHL regular season kicked off at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the Leafs and Canadiens went head to head. For the first time in half a decade the Leafs wouldn't have superstar Phil Kessel on the team to try and help score on Hab's net minder Carey Price. With that task left to the likes of Nazem Kadri, James van Riemsdyk and Joffrey Lupul, the Leafs struggled in their first game of the season. Dion Phaneuf, Morgan Rielly and Jake Gardiner all impressed on the blue line, however Jonathan Bernier left some large question marks in net. The Toronto Maple Leafs have a long season in front of them with lots of questions that need answering. FULL STORY



Semin signs one year deal with Canadiens
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Semin signs one year deal with Canadiens
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National Hockey League

Montreal - Jul. 24, 2015: Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year contract (2015-16) with free agent forward Alexander Semin. Semin, 31, played 57 games with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2014-15, recording 19 points (6 goals, 13 assists). The 6'02'', 209 lbs right winger served 32 penalty minutes and averaged 15:55 of ice time per game. FULL STORY



Habs beat Maple Leafs, Phaneuf plays final game as a Leaf?
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Habs beat Maple Leafs, Phaneuf plays final game as a Leaf?
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Stoney Point - Apr. 12, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs finished their regular season last night with a 4-3 shootout loss against the Montreal Canadiens. Based on his comments to the media after the lopsided loss earlier in the week to the Columbus Blue Jackets, it appears that captain Dion Phaneuf has likely played his last game in a Leafs uniform. FULL STORY



Canadiens, Rangers, Lightning can clinch Thursday
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Canadiens, Rangers, Lightning can clinch Thursday
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National Hockey League

New York - Mar. 26, 2015: The Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday can become the first three teams to clinch spots in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Canadiens, who have a League-leading 100 points, will clinch a playoff spot if they defeat the Winnipeg Jets (8 p.m. ET; RDS, SNE, TSN3) in regulation or overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks defeat the Boston Bruins (7 p.m. ET; NHLN-US, TVA Sports, PRIME, NESN) in any fashion, or if the Bruins defeat the Ducks in a shootout. FULL STORY



Habs vs Preds: Rinne outduels Price in OT thriller
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Habs vs Preds: Rinne outduels Price in OT thriller
Mitch Melnick
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Montreal - Mar. 25, 2015: On a night in which Carey Price and Pekka Rinne squared off in a head-to-head battle of the league's top two netminders, it was rookie Filip Forseberg who stole the spotlight with the overtime winner, in the Nashville Predators 3-2 come from behind victory over the Montreal Canadiens. FULL STORY



If the NHL Playoffs started today...
If the NHL Playoffs started today...
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Stoney Point - Mar. 14, 2015: If the 2014-15 NHL Playoffs started today, there would be some pretty interesting match-ups. Five of the six Original Six teams would have a ticket to the dance - while Leafs Nation will be focused on the lottery. The playoffs will also see three Canadian teams competing for Lord Stanley's cup. The Nashville Predators have had a great season under Head Coach Peter Laviolette. Their reward is drawing the Chicago Blackhawks in round one. Over in the East, the Montreal Canadiens would draw original six rivals the Boston Bruins. FULL STORY



Iginla to Montreal Canadiens?  Screenshot makes you wonder...
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Iginla to Montreal Canadiens? Screenshot makes you wonder...
Staff
HometownHockey.ca

Montreal - Mar. 2, 2015: Were the Montreal Canadiens interested in acquiring Jarome Iginla as part of today’s NHL Trade Deadline? This screenshot was taken on the Montreal Canadiens website today at 3:15 pm. Is the trade call still to be processed? Was it a deal that was in the works? FULL STORY



Oilers: Life without Jeff Petry
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Oilers: Life without Jeff Petry
Rob Soria
HometownHockey.ca

Edmonton - Mar. 2, 2015: While it was bound to happen, it certainly did not make the trading of Jeff Petry any easier to stomach. To make matters worse, the return the Edmonton Oilers were able to pry out of the Montreal Canadiens for the pending unrestricted free agent was something which will not help this organization in any way shape or form over the next few years. FULL STORY



Canadiens acquire Jeff Petry from the Oilers
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Canadiens acquire Jeff Petry from the Oilers
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National Hockey League

Edmonton - Mar. 2, 2015: The Montreal Canadiens acquired defenseman Jeff Petry from the Edmonton Oilers on Monday for a second- and a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Petry, 27, has four goals and 15 points in 59 games this season. A second-round pick (No. 45) by the Oilers in the 2006 NHL Draft, he has 17 goals and 74 points in 295 NHL games. FULL STORY



Habs acquire Flynn from Sabres
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Habs acquire Flynn from Sabres
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Montreal Canadiens

Montreal - Mar. 2, 2015: Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Monday the acquisition of forward Brian Flynn from the Buffalo Sabres, in return for a fifth round draft pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Flynn, 26, recorded 17 points (5 goals and 22 assists) in 54 regular season games with the Sabres in 2014-2015 averaging 15:33 of ice time per game. He served eight penalty minutes and had 23 shots on goal. FULL STORY



Maple Leafs shutout for 7th time this season
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Maple Leafs shutout for 7th time this season
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Stoney Point - Mar. 1, 2015: Carey Price continued his strong play for the Montreal Canadiens, as he and his team shutout the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 at the Bell Centre in Montreal. It was the seventh time this season that the Maple Leafs were shutout. Toronto’s road trip continues this evening as they travel to Washington to take on the Capitals in the weekly Hometown Hockey game. It is unclear how many players on the current roster will continue on with the team to south Florida as the NHL Trade deadline is Monday March 2nd at 3:00 pm. FULL STORY



Habs: Tinordi needs to learn how to protect himself
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Habs: Tinordi needs to learn how to protect himself
Mitch Melnick
TSN 690 and MitchMelnick.com

Montreal - Feb. 22, 2015: Jarred Tinordi displayed a lot of courage. But after leaving the ice with a bloody mouth he returned to the game with a full face mask. And he won't/can't fight with that on. Dear Brandon: It's Brian from CTV. I was wondering if you could do me a favour and teach Jarred how to protect himself better. Thanks. — BrianWilde (@BWildeCTV) February 22, 2015 FULL STORY



Oilers: Swedes To The Rescue
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Oilers: Swedes To The Rescue
Rob Soria
HometownHockey.ca

Edmonton - Feb. 13, 2015: While the Edmonton Oilers looked to be headed for their third loss in four tries on the current six game road trip on Thursday night in Montreal, a last second third period goal from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins allowed the duo of Oscar Klefbom and Anton Lander to play the role of heroes in a thrilling come from behind 4-3 OT victory over the Eastern Conference leading Canadiens. FULL STORY



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