Montreal for Sport-Lovers

Montreal for Sport-Lovers

When you think of Montreal, your mind might automatically think of the different varieties of poutine, the astonishing amount of delis offering smoked meat delights or simply Mount Royal, the symbol of Montreal with its stunning walking trails and view point which offers a sublime perspective of the city. What people might not think of…

Montreal Canadiens standardize their home game start times

Montreal Canadiens standardize their home game start times

The Montreal Canadiens announced today some changes to their schedule for weeknight games at the Bell Centre. Starting with the 2019-20 season, all games – with the exception of matinee games scheduled as part of special events such as Family Weekend – will now be scheduled for 7 p.m., just like Saturday night games. This…

Carey Price earns Molson Cup honour for January

Carey Price earns Molson Cup honour for January

Goaltender Carey Price is the Molson Cup recipient for the month of January. Habs netminder was tied for most shutouts in the League for the month with two Price was selected first star of the game twice (on January 3 against Vancouver and January 14 at Boston), second star on three occasions (January 7 versus Minnesota, January 12 against…

Montreal Canadiens Mira Puppy needs a name
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Montreal Canadiens Mira Puppy needs a name

Always committed to giving back to its community, the Montreal Canadiens are teaming up with the Mira Foundation to become a foster family to a Saint-Pierre Labernese puppy for one year. The organization will be responsible to socializing the puppy under Mira’s standards to become a future guide dog or service dog. Mira pursues the…

Tomas Plekanec placed on waivers

Tomas Plekanec placed on waivers

Canadiens will part ways on mutual agreement with the 36-year-old forward Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced today that Tomas Plekanec will be placed on unconditional waivers at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, for the purpose of terminating his contract. Tomas Plekanec has played a total of 1,001 career regular season games in the NHL, including…

Shea Weber Captain of Montreal Canadiens
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Shea Weber Captain of Montreal Canadiens

Shea Weber Captain of Montreal Canadiens – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that defenseman Shea Weber has been appointed the 30th captain in franchise history. The decision was made by the club’s hockey management. Shea Weber is preparing for his 14th NHL season in 2018-19, his third with the Canadiens. He was an alternate captain in…

Montreal Canadiens sign three year deal with Josh Brook
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Montreal Canadiens sign three year deal with Josh Brook

Montreal Canadiens General Manager Marc Bergevin, announced today that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry level contract (2018-19 to 2020-21) with defenseman Josh Brook. The 6’01’’ and 187 lbs defenseman recorded 32 points (3 goals, 29 assists) in 45 games with the WHL’s Moose Jaw Warriors in 2017-18. Brook, 19, ranked…

Over 15,000 tickets sold for Canadiens / Canadian Tire scrimmage

Over 15,000 tickets sold for Canadiens / Canadian Tire scrimmage

Canadiens / Canadian Tire scrimmage – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that more than 15,000 tickets have already been sold for their annual Canadiens / Canadian Tire scrimmage Red vs White scrimmage, which occurs this Sunday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. at the Bell Centre. Doors for the event will open at 11 a.m. with…

Max Pacioretty traded
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Max Pacioretty traded

Max Pacioretty traded – Montreal Canadiens general manager, Marc Bergevin, announced tonight that the Club has acquired forwards Tomas Tatar and Nick Suzuki, and Columbus’ second round pick in 2019 (previously acquired) from the Vegas Golden Knights, in return for Max Pacioretty. Tatar, 27, appeared in 82 games with the Detroit Red Wings and the…

30 players to participate in the Canadiens’ 2018 rookie camp
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30 players to participate in the Canadiens’ 2018 rookie camp

Canadiens’ 2018 rookie camp – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that 30 players will participate in the team’s rookie camp, from September 6-12. The Canadiens and the Laval Rocket will host this year’s annual Rookie Showdown, from September 7-9 at Place Bell, in Laval. The Canadiens’ 2018 rookie camp Showdown will feature prospects from three…

Montreal Canadiens acquired forward Hunter Shinkaruk  from Calgary in return for Kerby Rychel

Montreal Canadiens acquired forward Hunter Shinkaruk from Calgary in return for Kerby Rychel

Hunter Shinkaruk registered 17 goals and 32 points in 63 games with the AHL’s Stockton Heat last season MONTREAL – General manager Marc Bergevin announced on Monday that the Canadiens have acquired forward Hunter Shinkaruk from the Calgary Flames in exchange for Kerby Rychel. A 23-year-old Calgary native, Shinkaruk spent last season with the Flames’…