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Hab at heart: André …
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André Ducharme, a key member of Rock et Belles Oreilles (RBO), was part of a group that left a mark on the Quebec television scene that is reminiscent of the dominance displayed by the Montreal Canadiens teams of the 1980’s. We sat down with the talented comedian – who remains an integral part of the Quebec media landscape today – to learn more about his passion for hockey and the Canadiens.

How long have you been a Habs fan?

I’m nearly 55-years-old, so I can clearly remember the dominant Canadiens teams of the late 1960’s and the early 1970’s. However, since…

The call of a nation
Posted 2 days ago

MONTREAL – Alexei Emelin received another vote of confidence from the brain trust of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia.

After being left out of the list detailing the first 16 players named to Team Russia for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey back on March 2nd, Emelin can breathe a little easier after hearing his name called as one of seven players added to bolster Russia’s roster on Friday morning.

“It’s always an honor to be picked for the national team,” said Emelin, “I’m very happy to have the opportunity to represent my country.”

The Habs hard-hitting rearguard joins a…

Presentation of the …
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PRESS RELEASE

MONTREAL (May 27, 2016) – On May 29, the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation and the YM-YWHA in collaboration with National Bank are presenting the fifth edition of the Hockey de Rue – Together for the Kids street hockey tournament. The event, which has already raised over $1 million since its inception, will benefit underprivileged kids and will once again include the participation of the Montreal Canadiens Alumni in a Legends game, in addition to Habs team mascot Youppi! For the third year, with the help of corporate sponsors, seven youth teams from the BLEU BLANC BOUGE communities will play…

Road to the NHL: Mik…
Posted 4 days ago

MONTREAL – Mike Condon’s road to the NHL was long and winding, but key pit stops helped to pave his way to hockey’s highest ranks.

As someone who’s had to prove himself time and again throughout his career, the 26-year-old knows how close he came to seeing his NHL dreams disappear with every unexpected twist and turn. Perhaps that’s why the soon-to-be sophomore netminder is so quick to make certain that he doesn’t take people like John McNamara – one of his former coaches in Belmont, MA – for granted.

“John was an enormous part of my road to the NHL.…

After the Gold Rush
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After the Gold rush

MONTREAL – Brendan Gallagher will remember spring 2016 for a long, long time.

While an untimely ending to the 2015-16 season left a bitter taste in the mouths of many of the players in the Canadiens dressing room, the Habs fearless forward was given the chance to extend his season thanks to an invitation to represent Canada at the 2016 World Hockey Championship in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia.

“It was an incredible experience to be able to head overseas and surround myself with so many great players. I learnt so much just from watching the guys…