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Canadiens benefit from Blackhawks annual dismantling, acquire A…

Canadiens benefit from Blackhawks annual dismantling, acquire Andrew Shaw in trade

thehockeynews.com yahoo.com NHL.com Updated 3 hours ago
BUFFALO – In what has become an annual event, the Chicago Blackhawks have done a summer dismantling of their team in an effort to fit their roster under the salary cap. Along with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Montreal Canadiens are the beneficiaries. An…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and more

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…
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  • Could P.K. Subban actually get traded at the NHL draft?

    Could P.K. Subban actually get traded at the NHL draft?

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com NHL.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO – If you thought Dougie Hamilton getting traded at the draft last year was a monumental event, how would you react if P.K. Subban were moved by the Montreal Canadiens? That is not to say it will happen at the draft tomorrow, or ever, but if you’…
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  • Carey Price says he’s 100 percent healthy, will be ready for Wo…

    Carey Price says he’s 100 percent healthy, will be ready for World Cup

    thehockeynews.com Jun 22 (2 days ago)
    The last time Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price saw NHL action was Nov. 25. The next time he sees a similar level of competition, he’ll be facing off against some of the world’s top talent at the best-on-best World Cup of Hockey. Price, 28, had …
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  • Defenceman Barberio agrees to two-year, one-way contract with C…

    Defenceman Barberio agrees to two-year, one-way contract with Canadiens

    NHL.com Jun 13
    MONTREAL - Defenceman Mark Barberio has agreed to a two-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens, the NHL club announced Monday. It is a one-way contract, reportedly worth US$1.5 million, so he will get the same salary in the NHL or if he is...
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  • Canadiens sign forward Sven Andrighetto to one-year contract

    Canadiens sign forward Sven Andrighetto to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jun 11
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens signed forward Sven Andrighetto to a one-year contact on Saturday. The 23-year-old had seven goals and 17 points in 44 games last season for the Canadiens. Andrighetto added 10 goals and 13 assists in 26 g...
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  • Report: One team told ‘flat-out’ that P.K. Subban won’t be trad…

    Report: One team told ‘flat-out’ that P.K. Subban won’t be traded

    You may have heard by now the P.K. Subban, the star Montreal Canadiens defenseman, has a no-movement clause kicking in July 1. That clause will prevent Subban from being dealt to any team he doesn’t choose to be traded to, which means if the Montreal Ca…
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  • Canadiens legend Lafleur calls Burns’, Thornton’s beards ‘a dis…

    Canadiens legend Lafleur calls Burns’, Thornton’s beards ‘a disgrace for hockey’

    Beards have become as synonymous with playoff hockey as lengthy overtimes and the Stanley Cup, but Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur thinks San Jose Sharks stars Brent Burns and Joe Thornton are going a bit too far with their facial hair. While at t…
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  • Day after leaving Blues, Muller joins Canadiens as associate co…

    Day after leaving Blues, Muller joins Canadiens as associate coach

    News came Wednesday that Kirk Muller turned down a one-year deal to remain an assistant coach with the St. Louis Blues, and it didn’t take long for Muller to land a new gig. The Montreal Canadiens announced Thursday evening that they have brought Muller…
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  • Canadiens sign gifted Slovak forward Reway to three-year contra…

    Canadiens sign gifted Slovak forward Reway to three-year contract

    NHL.com May 18
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that playmaking forward Martin Reway has signed a three-year contract with the club. The five-foot-nine Reway, drafted 116th overall in 2013 by Montreal, split last season between Sparta P...
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  • Habs defenceman P.K. Subban to host comedy gala at Just for Lau…

    Habs defenceman P.K. Subban to host comedy gala at Just for Laughs in Montreal

    NHL.com May 18
    MONTREAL - NHL all-star P.K. Subban is stickhandling a new role: comedy host. The Montreal Canadiens defenceman is teaming up with the Just For Laughs Festival for the "P.K. Subban's All-Star Comedy Gala" on Aug. 1 in Montreal. Proceeds ra...
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  • Canadiens' Condon, U.S. blank France at worlds

    Canadiens' Condon, U.S. blank France at worlds

    ESPN.com May 12
    Canadiens' Condon, U.S. blank France at worlds
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  • Capitals will be back – and they’ll win a Stanley Cup someday

    Capitals will be back – and they’ll win a Stanley Cup someday

    Tuesday night was a terrible night to be a Washington Capitals fan. Wednesday will be an even worse day to be one. And the coming days, both in the short- and long-term in the off-season, will be tinged with regret and lamentations about what might have…
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  • Canadiens, Bruins to play pre-season game in Quebec City

    Canadiens, Bruins to play pre-season game in Quebec City

    There’s not yet any official word on whether or not an expansion team will be granted to Quebec City for the 2017-18 season, but NHL hockey will be played at the Videotron Centre as early as next season. The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that the…
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  • Canadiens sign forward Artturi Lehkonen to three-year contract

    Canadiens sign forward Artturi Lehkonen to three-year contract

    NHL.com May 8
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens signed forward Artturi Lehkonen to a three-year, two-way contact on Sunday. The 20-year-old Finland native scored 16 goals and 17 assists in 49 games this season with HC Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League. ...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is friendship with P.K. Subban enough to lure St…

    Rumor Roundup: Is friendship with P.K. Subban enough to lure Steven Stamkos to Montreal?

    If center Steven Stamkos fails to re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lightning this summer, it’s assumed the Toronto Maple Leafs will be his destination of choice via free agency. However, he could entertain an offer from another major Canadian franchise. In an…
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  • Prospect Need to Know: Cliff Pu is making London a nightmare

    Prospect Need to Know: Cliff Pu is making London a nightmare

    The world under-18s are going full-bore in North Dakota right now and there is some fantastic talent assembled. Sure, Russia’s under-18s were pulled out because of a drug scandal, but youngsters such as Klim Kostin and Andrei Svechnikov just get to make…
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  • It might be a good idea for Eugene Melnyk to, you know, shut up…

    It might be a good idea for Eugene Melnyk to, you know, shut up a little bit

    Before the Boston Bruins announced Thursday that Claude Julien will be coming back next season – he might want to freshen up that resume though, you know, just in case – it was assumed that it were let go that he’d instantly head to the top of the list …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Canadiens not trying to trade Subban, but he’s n…

    Rumor Roundup: Canadiens not trying to trade Subban, but he’s not untouchable

    Monday was locker clean-out day for the 14 NHL teams that failed to qualify for the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs. It was also time for some general managers and players to field questions from the media regarding their off-season plans. Montreal Canadiens …
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  • Video - Canadiens Blank Hurricanes 00:53

    Canadiens Blank Hurricanes

    Mar 19
    Carey Price had 31 saves in the Canadiens' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Canadiens Beat Panthers 01:21

    Canadiens Beat Panthers

    Mar 17
    Jacob De La Rose had a goal and an assist in Montreal's 3-2 win over Florida.
  • Video - Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past Habs 01:22

    Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past Habs

    Mar 16
    Steven Stamkos scored two goals in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Canadiens.