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64 players to attend the Montreal Canadiens Training Camp

PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that 64 players will participate in the 2014-15 training camp. Players will report for physicals and medical exams at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on Thursday, September 18. The first on-ice session will take place at the Bell Sports Complex on Friday, September 19, at 10 a.m. The list of players invited to training ca

Pausing to reflect

BROSSARD – After going all-out for the last five days at the Bell Sports Complex, players were quick to put their Canadiens Rookie Camp experience into perspective.Minutes after Team White registered a 5-0 victory over Team Red on Tuesday afternoon in the camp’s third and final scrimmage in as many days, prospects and invitees wasted little time sharing their thoughts on how they fared with co

Abundance of riches

LAVAL-SUR-LE-LAC – There will be no shortage of leadership inside the Canadiens’ locker room in 2014-15.On Monday, the Habs’ brass kicked off the club’s annual golf tournament at Club de golf Laval-sur-le-Lac by naming four alternate captains for the upcoming season, assigning coveted A’s to veterans Andrei Markov and Tomas Plekanec, and young guns Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban. Markov an

Growing stronger

BROSSARD – After coming up a little bit short in the fitness department during his last trip to La Belle Province back in early July, Mac Bennett returned to his alma mater with a plan.“I had my exit meeting at Development Camp [in Montreal] earlier this summer. They asked me how I thought things went. I said – “Well, I’m strong, but I’m out of shape.” They said – “You’re right. That’s exactly

Under the spotlight

BROSSARD -- Singled out by GM Marc Bergevin in July as prospects who could potentially crack the team’s Day 1 roster come October 8, a trio of Habs hopefuls are nevertheless taking the added attention at this year’s Canadiens rookie camp in stride.Case in point, up and coming Czech star Jiri Sekac, who wasted no time impressing onlookers at camp by putting up a 14.5 in the beep test, but hasn’

Live stream - Rookie camp

Thanks to, Habs fans can catch live streams of every Canadiens scrimmage from both rookie camp and training camp alike, in preparation for the upcoming season on will also live stream the Canadian Tire Red vs White scrimmage, set to take place on September 22 at the Bell Centre.Here is the Canadiens' live stream schedule for this month's rookie camp in Br

Hab at Heart - Jean-Michel Anctil

MONTREAL – When he isn’t hosting television and radio shows, comedian and presenter Jean-Michel Anctil always finds time to show his support for the Montreal Canadiens in a variety of ways. The crew caught up with the renowned humourist to learn more about his love for the CH.How long have you been a Canadiens fan?JEAN-MICHEL ANCTIL: When the Nordiques left Quebec City, it took

To hell and back

BROSSARD – To say that Tim Bozon has made a remarkable comeback would be an understatement.In joining the 43 other prospects and invitees at Canadiens Rookie Camp on Friday, Bozon accomplished something that few people thought possible about six months ago.On March 1, 2014, the 20-year-old forward was admitted to Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon where he was diagnosed with Neisseria

Guy Lapointe will be honoured on November 8

PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens will pay tribute to defenseman Guy Lapointe at an on-ice jersey retirement ceremony on November 8 as the Minnesota Wild will be at the Bell Centre for a regular season match-up.Guy Lapointe will become the 18th player in franchise history to have his jersey raised to the Bell Centre rafters alongside those of the club’s greatest legends. Over

44 players to take part in the Canadiens rookie camp

MONTREAL (September 10, 2014) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that 44 players will participate in the team’s rookie camp from September 12-16, at the Bell Sports Complex, in Brossard. The first day of camp, this coming Friday, September 12, will be dedicated to physical testing and medicals. The first on-ice session will take place on Saturday, September 13. Also included in the rooki

All for one

MONTREAL – The singing of the Canadian and American national anthems on game nights at the Bell Centre has always been something special. That was confirmed once again on Tuesday, as amateur and professional singers and vocalists of all ages and experience levels turned out in droves to showcase their musical chops before panels of judges in the Canadiens’ inaugural Talent Wanted national anth

Hab at Heart - Annakin Slayd

Having famously penned a trio of sports anthems celebrating Montreal’s teams, it’s no secret that Annakin Slayd is a Hab at Heart, and his #Habs4Life trilogy of singles has racked up over a million views online since 2010. The crew recently caught up with the local rapper to get the inside scoop on his love for all things CH, and we didn’t need to break out our rhyming dictionaries t

Quality ingredients

MONTREAL – The Canadiens’ defense corps will boast a good mix of veteran leadership and youthful enthusiasm in 2014-15.With the likes of 2013 Norris Trophy winner P.K. Subban, 14-year NHL veteran Andrei Markov, shot-blocking specialists Alexei Emelin and Mike Weaver, and newcomer Tom Gilbert in tow, Habs assistant coach J.J. Daigneault has high hopes for a contingent of rearguards that could a

National anthem singer & In-game host auditions

September 9: National anthem singer auditions- Open to all- Auditions begin at 9:00 a.m.- Bell Centre main entrance The ideal anthem singer:- Available on game nights -- both weekdays and weekends -- from September to June- No instruments; the anthem is performed a capella- Solo, or in a group of four (4) or less September 10: In-game host auditions- Open to all - Auditions

Summer workhorse

MONTREAL – While most players might put their feet up for a week or two after the season comes to an end, Tomas Plekanec instead prefers to get right back to work.After suiting up for 81 of 82 regular season games and all 17 of the Canadiens’ postseason tilts in 2013-14, the last thing Plekanec wanted to do in June was kick back and relax. “I took a little bit of time off from workouts an

Fans invited to attend the Canadian Tire Red vs White scrimmage at the Bell Centre

PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL – 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 drin

Canadiens on Sportsnet

PRESS RELEASEMONTREAL - 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 comb

Former Canadiens defenseman Carol Vadnais has passed away

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 Devi

Hab at Heart - Mikaël Kingsbury

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 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:

Pool Party!

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

Pacioretty ready to become a leader on evolving Habs - When Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin traded defenseman Josh Gorges and allowed captain Brian Gionta to leave as a free agent, he made it clear that it was time for the team's young veterans to assume the duties the two team leaders would leave behind.That message has been received loud and clear by last season's leading scorer. Forward Max Pacioretty sees his rol

Short but sweet

MONTREAL – In the midst of wrapping up the shortest summer of his NHL career, Dale Weise is chomping at the bit to start his first full season in bleu-blanc-rouge. Three months removed from a postseason run that saw the 26-year-old play a key role in the Canadiens’ push to within two wins of reaching the Stanley Cup Final, Weise is doing everything in his power to ready himself for the inevita

The Iron Man

MONTREAL – It should come as no surprise that Habs players are among the fittest in the NHL. It’s not often, after all, that a team can count on an Iron Man in its ranks.Since becoming the Canadiens’ strength and conditioning coach in 2010, Pierre Allard has worked tirelessly at getting players into peak physical condition for the moment they jump onto the ice. A coach who takes the idea of pr

Hab at Heart - Jean-Marc Généreux

Whenever we think of Jean-Marc Généreux, three things immediately come to mind: energy, dancing, and more dancing. But when he’s not busy shaking a leg, the feather-footed judge of So You Think You Can Dance Canada is also a diehard Canadiens fan, always finding the time in his jam-packed schedule to follow his team from any of the four corners of the globe. So when the crew caught u

On the road with Mike Weaver

Perhaps the best way to get to know someone is to take a road trip with him. Some conversation, a little music and a long stretch of asphalt can form an enduring bond between travel companions. Settle in and buckle up; we’re hitting the road with Mike Weaver.Leaving from Montreal, what would be your destination for a road trip?It would have to be Florida. My family is based down there. I wen

Canadiens' five questions

MONTREAL -- In each of the two seasons since Marc Bergevin took over as general manager and Michel Therrien as coach of the Montreal Canadiens, they have made a significant leap forward.Two years ago, the Canadiens went from last place in the Eastern Conference to winning their division before bowing out in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Last season, the Canadiens finished third

2013 draft class leads Canadiens' top 10 prospects

NEW YORK -- There may come a time when the Montreal Canadiens will look back on the 2013 NHL Draft with great pride, knowing the organization hit the jackpot.Five of the eight players picked that weekend are considered high-end prospects expected to have an impact with the big club in very short order. Canadiens director of player development Martin Lapointe singled out two players from that 2

Canadiens' Galchenyuk poised for breakout season

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens went through one of the worst seasons in franchise history in 2011-12, but the reward was the chance to select Alex Galchenyuk with the No. 3 pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, who was hired seven weeks prior to that draft, never had any doubts about Galchenyuk's potential to become an impact player in the League despite a tor

Near miss leads to greater expectations for Canadiens

NEW YORK -- continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout August.The Montreal Canadiens entered the 2013-14 season coming off an impressive turnaround, jumping from last place in the Eastern Conference to the second seed in the East in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Canadiens were eliminated in five games in the first

NHL announces changes to Draft Lottery format

NEW YORK ( - The National Hockey League announced today changes to its Draft Lottery, a weighted system implemented and utilized to determine the order of selection in the first round of the NHL Draft for the 14 Clubs not qualifying for the Stanley Cup Playoffs (or the Clubs that have acquired the first-round drafting positions of those non-playoff teams).These changes will be phased i News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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