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A season to remember
Posted 15 hours ago

MONTREAL – Everything just seemed to come together for Dale Weise during the 2014-15 campaign.

The 26-year-old enjoyed the most productive year of his NHL career to date, registering career highs with 10 goals, 19 assists, 29 points and a plus-21 differential in 79 regular season games, before embarking on another notable postseason run that included a clutch performance in Round 1 against Ottawa.

“It really was an incredible year for me, personally. I’m extremely proud of the year I had. Coming into the season after that long playoff run, I was excited. I didn’t really know what role I’d play on…

The Brampton Beast A…
Posted 1 day ago

PRESS RELEASE

BRAMPTON — The Brampton Beast, proud members of the ECHL, are excited to announce the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League and St. John’s Ice Caps of the American Hockey League as their NHL and AHL affiliates.

The Beast, who will be entering their third year of operations in the fall, were without a major league affiliate in their inaugural ECHL season, and finding the right partner was a major priority for the team this summer.

“Montreal is the most iconic franchise in the NHL,” said Beast President and General Manager Cary Kaplan. “They have also shown a virtually unparalleled…

IceCaps Unveil New L…
Posted 2 days ago

PRESS RELEASE

ST. JOHN’S – The St. John’s IceCaps unveiled Thursday their new primary logo for the team’s first season as the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, during an event at Mile One Centre.

The logo is a revised version of the IceCaps original crest and features the red, white and blue colours of the Canadiens. The new logo is part of an overall re-brand for the IceCaps to reflect a new era for the club.

“This is another historic moment for the IceCaps, as we launch an exciting new look and strengthen our partnership with the legendary Montreal…

The Montreal Canadie…
Posted 2 days ago

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens introduced the recipients of the Guy Lafleur Awards of Excellence and Merit for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday. The awards are presented annually to hockey players at the amateur level who best combined hockey performances with academic excellence.

The program was introduced in 1985 with the objective of encouraging sports and academic excellence for players competing in all three major amateur hockey leagues in the province of Quebec; the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), member schools of the Canadian Interuniversity Sports in Quebec (CIS) and the Quebec Junior Hockey League (QJHL). Honorees are selected…

Vaughn Karpan named …
Posted 2 days ago

PRESS RELEASE

MONTRÉAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, announced on Wednesday the appointment of Vaughn Karpan as director of professional scouting.

The 2015-16 season will be Karpan’s 11th season with the Canadiens organization, having previously served as amateur scout from 2005 to 2010 (five years), and the past five seasons as professional scout. Karpan, 53, also worked with the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes organization for 13 years, including five seasons as director of amateur scouting, from 2000 to 2005.

A native of The Pas, Manitoba, Vaughn Karpan played with Canada’s men national hockey team from 1983 to 1988, competing at the Olympic…