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Hab at Heart – Rachi…
Posted 17 hours ago

MONTREAL – Rachid Badouri has made his mark in every facet of the entertainment industry. Whether in theatre, television or film, Badouri has been successful at everything he’s undertaken. While he’s often on tour around Quebec, or entertaining folks in Europe, Badouri still manages to keep up with the Canadiens throughout the season. The canadiens.com crew caught up with the Quebec-based comedian to learn more about his love for the CH.

Have you been a Canadiens fan for a long time?

RACHID BADOURI: I’ve been a fan for a while. I remember the Stanley Cup win back in 1993 very well. I…

An unforgettable exp…
Posted 18 hours ago

BROSSARD – There was no shortage of excitement at the Bell Sports Complex over the past four weeks, as boys and girls at the Canadiens Hockey School honed their skills and met some of their hockey idols along the way.

Over 600 Novice to Bantam level players from all over the world convened at the South Shore facility during the eighth annual summer program to develop all areas of their game, including skating, puck handling, shooting, and off-ice strength and conditioning.

If the Canadiens Hockey School experience will forever hold a special place in the minds of kids on site, the same…

Canadiens agree to t…
Posted 2 days ago

MONTREAL – General manager Marc Bergevin announced on Thursday that the Canadiens have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with forward Lars Eller through the 2017-18 campaign.

“We are very pleased to have agreed upon a long term agreement with Lars Eller. He is an important part of our group of young veterans. He has a tremendous work ethic and a great attitude. He is the type of player you can rely on for his play at both ends of the rink,” offered Bergevin. “Lars can play big minutes against the opponents’ top players and still be an offensive threat.…

Bozon on comeback tr…
Posted 2 days ago

NHL.com – With 20 goals in his previous 22 games, Kootenay Ice forward Tim Bozon was playing so well that nobody paid much attention when his nose suddenly started bleeding during warm-ups for his Western Hockey League game against the Saskatoon Blades on Feb. 28.

The Montreal Canadiens’ third-round pick (No. 64) in the 2012 NHL Draft scored late in the first period to spark Kootenay’s comeback from a two-goal deficit for a 4-2 win.

The next morning Bozon was rushed to a hospital and placed in a medically induced coma.

Five months removed from a bout with a severe form of…

Simply brilliant
Posted 3 days ago

MONTREAL – If many Canadiens fans weren’t familiar with Dustin Tokarski a few months ago, it’s safe to say they are now.

After Carey Price was injured in Game 1 of the series against the New York Rangers, the general consensus was that the Canadiens’ chances of reaching the Stanley Cup Finals were slim.

It was at that very moment that Tokarski made his presence felt, taking on the incredible challenge that came with filling in for Price, who was coming off the best season of his career both with the Canadiens and on the international stage, guiding Team Canada to…