Canadiens winger Jacob de la Rose suffers 'cardiac episode'

Montreal Canadiens winger Jacob de la Rose has experienced a "cardiac episode" and will not be in the lineup for the season opener on Wednesday in Toronto against the Maple Leafs. The Canadiens said on Tuesday the 23-year-old was not cleared to travel by team doctors. He will remain in Montreal for medical evaluation. "I […]

Canadiens trade captain Max Pacioretty to Vegas

Max Pacioretty is headed to a warmer climate as the Montreal Canadiens have traded the 29-year-old captain to the Vegas Golden Knights. The left winger has been exchanged for forwards Tomáš Tatar, 27, prospect Nick Suzuki, 19, and a second-round pick in 2019. The Habs announced the trade on their website just before 1 a.m. ET. The Canadiens […]

NHL draft lottery: Sabres get 1st-overall pick, Canadiens improve to 3rd

The Buffalo Sabres will have the first overall pick in the NHL draft. The Carolina Hurricanes will pick second and the Montreal Canadiens will go third in this summer’s draft. The Ottawa Senators fell from second to fourth in the draft order, the Vancouver Canucks will go seventh and the Edmonton Oilers are No. 10. […]

Red Fisher, legendary Canadiens sportswriter, dead at age 91

Legendary hockey writer Red Fisher has died. The Montreal Gazette, where he worked the last 33 years of his career, reported on Friday that Fisher died at age 91. The Montreal native covered the Canadiens through their glory years starting in 1955. His first hockey assignment on March 17, 1955 turned out to be the […]

Hockey Night in Canada: Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens

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Blue Jackets hang on to top Canadiens in OT

Montreal Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty is tired of his team’s offence waiting until the third period to play desperate hockey. Montreal’s offence woke up in the third to salvage a point but the Columbus Blue Jackets held on for a 2-1 overtime victory on Tuesday. Game Wrap: Bobrovsky spectacular in win as Jackets sneak by […]

Canadiens place veteran Mark Streit on waivers: report

Veteran defenceman Mark Streit is suddenly the odd-man out in the Montreal Canadiens’ ongoing blue-line shuffle. A person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Canadiens placed the 39-year-old on waivers. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Canadiens have not announced the move. The […]

Gallagher, De La Rose lead Canadiens rout of Senators

The Montreal Canadiens’ first line is clicking at just the right time. Centre Jonathan Drouin and wingers Brendan Gallagher and Max Pacioretty combined for three goals and nine points as the Canadiens emphatically beat the Ottawa Senators 9-2 on Saturday in the last pre-season game for both teams. “There are 82 games and hopefully we […]

Canadiens re-sign Alex Galchenyuk to 3-year, $14.7M deal

Alex Galchenyuk agreed to a three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday and now the question is where he will play next season. The 23-year-old forward who scored 30 goals in 2015-16 has been slated to be a top-line centre since he was drafted third overall in 2012, but two coaches, Michel Therrien and […]