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Carey Price is 100 percent healthy, injury ‘no longer a concern…

Carey Price is 100 percent healthy, injury ‘no longer a concern,’ says goalie coach

thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 22 (3 days ago)
It’s been almost exactly eight months since Carey Price last stepped on the ice for an NHL game, but the Montreal Canadiens will absolutely be ready for action come the World Cup of Hockey, according to Habs goalie coach Stephane Waite. Waite told RDS.c…
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  • Prust ready to earn spot in training camp — here are five other…

    Prust ready to earn spot in training camp — here are five others who could go the same route

    thehockeynews.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    After the way things started in Montreal for Zack Kassian, it would have been hard to imagine that it was he who would have had the better season following an off-season trade between the Canadiens and Canucks that sent Brandon Prust to Vancouver. Howev…
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  • So is Shea Weber actually an ‘average’ NHL defenseman?

    So is Shea Weber actually an ‘average’ NHL defenseman?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    Some things in life are not terribly fair. And in the case of the P.K. Subban trade, much of the trade has become a referendum on the merits of Shea Weber. Last I checked, Weber didn’t ask to be traded to one of the most hockey-mad cities on the planet …
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  • Are NHL teams moving away from analytics?

    Are NHL teams moving away from analytics?

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Jul 19 (6 days ago)
    Predators Matt Pfeffer is the analytics consultant who argued against the P.K. Subban trade and was subsequently let go by the Montreal Canadiens. And while “I was against the Subban for Shea Weber trade” isn’t exactly “I voted against the war in Iraq” …
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  • P.K. Subban hits Nashville, sings Johnny Cash at Tootsie’s (Vid…

    P.K. Subban hits Nashville, sings Johnny Cash at Tootsie’s (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 17
    Subban, via Predators (Ed. Note: Montreal Canadiens fans, you may want to sit this post out, for your own mental wellbeing.) P.K. Subban arrived in Nashville on Sunday. Boy, did he. According to the Nashville Predators, Subban flew into the airport on S…
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  • Subban denies problems with teammates, says memories with Canad…

    Subban denies problems with teammates, says memories with Canadiens are all good

    There may never be a clearcut, simple answer as to why the Canadiens felt it best to trade P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators in a blockbuster deal that brought Shea Weber to Montreal, but Subban said he doesn’t believe that it had anything to do wi…
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  • Canadiens continue to show hockey's analytics problem (Trending…

    Canadiens continue to show hockey's analytics problem (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Jul 15
    Getty Images On Wednesday night, it came out the the Montreal Canadiens had parted ways with the analytics expert they’d hired at the start of last season. Matt Pfeffer, who has worked with NHL teams in the past, is well-regarded in the hockey numbers c…
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  • Bridge contracts disappear as more teams lock up talented young…

    Bridge contracts disappear as more teams lock up talented young players

    NHL.com Jul 13
    Few teams today would dare try what the Montreal Canadiens did with P.K. Subban in the winter of 2013. So-called "bridge contracts," like the two-year agreement Subban inked with his now former team in Montreal, are disappearing as more teams...
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  • Why frontrunner George McPhee would be the best choice for Las …

    Why frontrunner George McPhee would be the best choice for Las Vegas

    The Las Vegas expansion franchise will name the first GM in its history Wednesday, and while it appears that owner Bill Foley has scanned the hockey world interviewing candidates, things keep circling back to two prominent hockey names – Montreal Canadi…
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  • Canadiens to move AHL club from St. John’s to Laval, fans will …

    Canadiens to move AHL club from St. John’s to Laval, fans will name team

    It has become increasingly common for NHL clubs to bring their AHL affiliate closer to home, and the Montreal Canadiens will be the most recent example of a parent club bringing their farm team to the same region. The Canadiens announced Monday that the…
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  • Canadiens’ Bergevin has ‘moved on’ from Subban trade, Weber wil…

    Canadiens’ Bergevin has ‘moved on’ from Subban trade, Weber will wear ‘A’ in Montreal

    It was a trade so unexpected it required a double-take when the news broke, but Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin says he’s ready to move on now that the dust has settled on the deal that sent P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators for Shea Weber. In …
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  • Canadiens sign forward Phillip Danault to two-year contract

    Canadiens sign forward Phillip Danault to two-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 5
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Phillip Danault to a two-year contract extension. Danault appeared in 21 games with the Canadiens last season after coming over from Chicago in a trade. He scored three goals and added two...
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  • Angry Montreal Canadiens fan returns team jersey after Subban t…

    Angry Montreal Canadiens fan returns team jersey after Subban trade

    ESPN.com Jul 1
    Angry Montreal Canadiens fan returns team jersey after Subban trade
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  • Winners and Losers from Day 1 of the free agent frenzy

    Winners and Losers from Day 1 of the free agent frenzy

    Contractual obligations force your trusty correspondent to declare the definitive list of winners and losers from the first day of free agency at a time before the ink is dry on all of the contracts. Who knows who won the day? After all, Thomas Vanek ha…
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  • Canadiens land 2016 free agency’s boom-bust guy in Alexander Ra…

    Canadiens land 2016 free agency’s boom-bust guy in Alexander Radulov

    Let’s agree on one thing: Alexander Radulov in hockey-mad Montreal should be interesting. Will inking Radulov to a one-year, $5.75-million contract go down as a stroke of genius for Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin? Or will it be another ill-fated tire kick, …
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  • Canadiens sign first-round pick Mikhail Sergachev to entry-leve…

    Canadiens sign first-round pick Mikhail Sergachev to entry-level deal

    NHL.com Jul 1
    MONTREAL - Mikhail Sergachev has signed his first professional contract. The 18-year-old defenceman and ninth-overall pick at last week's NHL draft signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Montreal Canadiens on Friday. Sergachev led ...
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  • Some Habs fans upset with Subban trade, say he will also be mis…

    Some Habs fans upset with Subban trade, say he will also be missed off the ice

    NHL.com Jun 30
    MONTREAL - The day after the blockbuster trade that sent the immensely popular P.K. Subban to Nashville, some Montreal Canadiens fans were expressing disappointment about losing more than just a hockey player. When news of the deal broke Wedn...
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  • Everything is happening: Recapping the craziest 53 minutes the …

    Everything is happening: Recapping the craziest 53 minutes the NHL has seen in years

    During a 2011 NHL playoff game between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, iconic ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ play-by-play man Bob Cole exclaimed ‘Everything is happening!” during a frantic series of play. It has become a go-to saying for hockey fans…
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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.