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SIGNING: Subban Inks 8yr/$72M Deal; $9M Cap Hit Per Annum

AUGUST 2, 2014 — MONTREAL – It might’ve taken a little bit longer than expected, but P.K. Subban will be calling La Belle Province his hockey home through at least the 2021-22 NHL campaign. On Saturday, general manager Marc Bergevin announced that the Canadiens had agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension with the 25-year-old rearguard that will ...Full Article

Avalanche Trades Parenteau to Canadiens for Briere

JUNE 30, 2014 — DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche announced today that the club has acquired forward Daniel Brierein exchange for forward P.A. Parenteau and a fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Briere, ...Full Article

Guy Lafleur Calls Out Pacioretty, Vanek

One of the Montreal Canadiens’ living legends, Guy Lafleur, told Yanick Poisson of the French language newspaper La Presse that “Settling” for a “Good” season is not enough, and ...Full Article

Rangers to Stanley Cup Final: Moore Scores; Lundqvist Shutout

MAY 29, 2014 — NEW YORK — The New York Rangers advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years Thursday night after a 1-0 victory over the ...Full Article

Bourque Hat Trick Powers Canadiens

MAY 27, 2014 — The Montreal Canadiens staved off elimination powered by a Rene Bourque hat trick Tuesday night in a 7-4 victory over the New York Rangers at the ...Full Article

Rangers topple Canadiens 3-2 in OT; One win from Cup Final

MAY 25, 2014 — Martin St. Louis scored at 6:02 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a commanding 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference final. With one ...Full Article

Rangers 3 Canadiens 1 | Eastern Conference Final Game 2

MAY 19, 2014 — Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien gambled big and lost Monday night.  In the wake of the news that Habs goalie Carey Price was lost for the ...Full Article

Habs Lose Price to Injury

MAY19, 2014 –During their morning skate today, six skaters were absent from the Montreal Canadiens’ optional workout: Daniel Briere, Dale Weise, Brendan Gallagher, Max Pacioretty, David Desharnais and Carey ...Full Article

Eastern Conference Final – Battle of Will

Though the first game has been played of this series, with the New York Rangers giving the Montreal Canadiens a serious drumming, as anyone who has watched playoff hockey ...Full Article

Lucic Tarnished Own Reputation

MAY 15, 2014 — Milan Lucic has always been known as a tough player who can score, a very valuable member of the top line on a great Boston ...Full Article

“Death, Taxes, and First Penalty in Montreal”

MAY 5, 2014 — The Boston Bruins seem to take a certain resolve in coming from behind; despite the many years it takes off the lives of their fans. ...Full Article

Canadiens and Bruins Create Emotional Storms

MAY 5, 2014 — The rivalry between the Boston Bruins and the Montréal Canadiens traces back to the Original Six era. There have been a lot of face offs, ...Full Article

Round 2 Preview: Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens | Stanley Cup Playoffs

MAY 1, 2014 — Starting tonight, the Bruins and Canadiens, Original Six rivals, face each other for the 34th time in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, a record among North ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens

This one looks to be tightly drawn, as two Atlantic Division foes clash with Tampa Bay holding home ice advantage. For the Montreal Canadiens, it’s time to win its ...Full Article

Hall, Varlamov, Pacioretty NHL 3 Stars

NEW YORK (April 7, 2014) – Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov and Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Zero Tolerance on Hookings Not Head Shots

APRIL 3, 2014 – BOSTON – On Tuesday night, Montréal Canadiens Douglas Murray received a match penalty and was ejected for his elbow to the head on Tampa Bay ...Full Article

Price, Lehtonen & Iginla NHL 3 Stars

FEBRUARY 10, 2014 — NEW YORK — Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen and Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Canucks Acquire Swiss Olympian Raphael Diaz from Canadiens

FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — VANCOUVER — Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have acquired defenceman Raphael Diaz from Montreal in exchange ...Full Article

P.K. Subban Is Lining Up A Monster Deal

DECEMBER 4, 2013 — In recent days reports have surfaced indicating that the Montreal Canadiens are interested in giving their young James Norris Memorial Trophy-winning defenseman, P.K. Subban, a ...Full Article

Malkin, Pacioretty, Dubnyk NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NOVEMBER 25, 2013 — NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty and Edmonton Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Ovechkin, Eller, Fleury NHL 3 Stars of the Week

OCTOBER 7, 2013 — NEW YORK — Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin, Montreal Canadiens center Lars Eller and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Red Recaps July in the NHL

Good day, eh.  I hope your summer’s as hot as Paulina Gretzky in a bikini.  I love summer because we Canadians switch to ball hockey and that means the ...Full Article

Busy First Day in Montreal for New Canadien Parros by Graham Neysmith

August 1, 2013 – MONTREAL — One of the Montreal Canadiens’ biggest offseason acquisitions spent his first day in the city Tuesday. George Parros was acquired from the Florida ...Full Article

Briere Signs 2yrs./$8M Deal with Canadiens

JULY 5, 2013 — HOCKEYTALK NEWS — Daniel Briere, who signed an 8yr/$52M deal with the Flyers in 2007 only to be bought out last week, signed a 2yr/$8M ...Full Article

Subban Wins Norris

CHICAGO (June 15, 2013) — P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens has won the James Norris Memorial Trophy for 2012-13, awarded to the defenseman demonstrating “the greatest all-around ability ...Full Article

Letang, Subban & Suter Norris Trophy Nominees (Best Defenseman)

NEW YORK (May 7, 2013) — Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins, P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens and Ryan Suter of the Minnesota Wild are the three finalists ...Full Article

Shanahan Gets it Right: White Gets 5 Games for Check to Head

In this instance, we have an example of one of Brendan Shanahan’s better moments as the league’s chief disciplinarian. Ryan White’s hit was and still is perfectly acceptable in ...Full Article

Kings Trade D Davis Drewiske to Canadiens for 5th Rd 2013 Pick

APRIL 3, 2013 — LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have acquired a fifth-round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman ...Full Article

3 Stars, March: Crosby, Subban, Bobrovsky / Week: Lupul, Niemi, Hall

NEW YORK (April 1, 2013) – Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban and Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky have been named the NHL’s “Three ...Full Article

Dallas Trades Ryder to Montreal for Cole

FEBRUARY 26, 2013 — FRISCO, Texas – Dallas Stars General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk announced today that the club has acquired forward Erik Cole from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange ...Full Article

Return of the Rink Rant

I enjoy looking at how something is written,  listening to what isn’t said, coming to my own conclusions and then sharing them with you… I’m a ponderer.  I also ...Full Article