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Fans invited to atte…
Posted 10 hours ago

PRESS RELEASE
MONTREAL (September 2, 2014) – In preparation for the team’s preseason schedule, the Canadiens and Canadian Tire are pleased to invite all fans to attend the Canadian Tire Red vs White scrimmage on Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Bell Centre. The puck drop is set for 7 p.m. with the Bell Centre doors to open at 5:30 p.m. All fans attending the game will enjoy a free hot dog with chips and a soft drink or a water bottle.

To attend this intra-squad game, the general public can visit participating Canadian Tire stores throughout Quebec and ask for…

Canadiens on Sportsn…
Posted 11 hours ago

PRESS RELEASE

MONTREAL – Habs fans will see every play, every save, and every goal of every period for the next three seasons as Sportsnet today announced it has reached a three-year broadcast rights agreement with the Montreal Canadiens, becoming the official English-language regional television rights holder.

The new agreement begins this season and includes 42 regional games. When combined with the national package of 40 Canadiens games, the NHL on Sportsnet will deliver to fans all 82 regular season games across nine channels including CBC, City, Sportsnet (East, Ontario, West, and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360 and FX Canada. The…

Former Canadiens def…
Posted 3 days ago

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens are saddened by the passing of former NHL defenseman Carol Vadnais at age 68.

A 16-year NHL veteran, Carol Vadnais began his career in Montreal with the Canadiens in 1966. Two years later, in 1967-68 he helped the Canadiens win the Stanley Cup. Vadnais would also suit up with the California Seals, the Boston Bruins, the New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils. In 1,087 regular season NHL games, he tallied 587 points, including 169 goals. Vadnais also etched his name on the Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins in 1972.

Following a playing career which…

Hab at Heart – Mikaë…
Posted 4 days ago

If he’s not on his skis hitting the slopes, then you can probably bet Mikaël Kingsbury is hitting up the Bell Centre instead, always managing to find the time in his busy schedule to cheer on his favorite team. The canadiens.com crew recently caught up with the Olympic silver medalist to get the inside scoop on his love for all things CH.

When did you first become a Habs fan?
MIKAËL KINGSBURY: I’ve been a fan since I was a kid. I would have even liked to play hockey but I was already skiing during the winter and playing baseball during the…

Pool Party!
Posted 6 days ago

MONTREAL — Coming off one of the city’s shortest summers since ‘93 thanks to a lengthy playoff run that ended just shy of June, we’ll forgive Habs fans if it feels like swimming pool season has turned into hockey pool season in a hurry.

But with training camp now less than a month away, we’re already eager to trade-in our Speedos for stat sheets – just like we have every year over the last six seasons – to offer fans a quick look at what the ‘experts’ have been saying about the 2014-15 edition of the Canadiens.

Armed with five magazines in…