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When Flames general manager Jay Feaster managed to acquire former 39-goal scorer Mike Cammalleri from the Canadiens in a deal for Rene Bourque, he put other NHL GMs on red alert.

Season of change continues in Montreal

Another day, another headline for the Montreal Canadiens. In a season marked by disappointment and curious moves, the NHL's most decorated franchise was the talk of the league again on Thursday night when news broke that Michael Cammalleri had been traded to Calgary for Rene Bourque. The teams also swapped a prospect and a pick in the deal, which Canadiens GM Pierre Gauthier...

Jets lose “the Rumble” to Sharks 2-0*

I tried. I tried my best to keep my attention on the Winnipeg Jets/San Jose Sharks game last night. As per usual, I was taking notes on my laptop, and as per usual I had Twitter open on my laptop as well. Suddenly I see that Mike Cammalleri has been pulled from the Montreal Canadiens/Boston Bruins game; it occurs to me that the Habs/Bruins tilt is on TSN, so I flipped over to see...

Out with the underachieved, in with the hope-to-achieve. Welcome back Cammalleri, we needed you.

Welcome back, Mike Cammalleri. The Flames needed you! Let the fan flags fly as we bid farewell to René Bourque in exchange for Montreal Canadiens, and former-Flame’ Mike Cammalleri, goaltender Karri Ramo and a fifth-round draft pick in the 2012 draft. This all in exchange for the struggling number 17, last year’s fifth-round draft pick Patrick Holland and a second-round draft...

Flames’ Make a Splash: Acquire Cammalleri for Bourque

By Ryan Holmer   Courtesy: Wikipedia     It’s amazing how quickly things can change. During the first period of the Flames’ – Ducks’ game, I heard news that Mike Cammalleri had been pulled from Montreal’s game against Boston. Immediately I knew he was traded; the question was where. Numerous sources stated ‘Florida’, ‘Pittsburgh’...

Bourque's role with Habs

A larger physical presence and salary cap space: The Montreal Canadiens gain both by trading Mike Cammalleri to the Calgary Flames for Rene Bourque."We have a lot of young players who have joined the club like (defenceman Raphael) Diaz, who aren't very big and we felt it was important to get bigger up front," Canadiens GM Pierre Gauthier told the Montreal Gazette. ...

Slap Shot: Canadiens Make a Dramatic Trade of Cammalleri

The Canadiens made another move in their chaotic season by trading forward Mike Cammalleri to Calgary in the middle of a game in Boston Thursday night.

Kings prevail in Cammalleri's return to Flames

Mike Richards had a goal and an assist for the Kings, who spoiled Mike Cammalleri's anticipated return to the Flames with a 4-1 victory over Calgary on Saturday night.

Bleu, Blanc Et Black Eye

The Canadiens were justified in trading Mike Cammalleri, but Stu Hackel says how they did it and his unflattering public remarks were yet another dark mark on the proud franchise.

A welcome addition

Tweet BROSSARD – The Habs are hoping to see Rene Bourque make a big impact. After hitting the ice for the third period on Thursda...

Kings' Darryl wins coaching battle of Sutter brothers

Mike Richards had a goal and an assist for the Los Angeles Kings, who spoiled Mike Cammalleri's anticipated return to the Flames with a 4-1 victory over Calgary on Saturday night.

Returns and arrivals

Tweet MONTREAL – Scott Gomez returns and Rene Bourque arrives on the morning of one of the Habs’ most important games ...

NHL Odds: Road-Weary Capitals Face New-Look Canadiens

The Eastern Conference standings are slowly starting to broaden, and teams like the Washington Capitals and Montreal Canadiens may find themselves on the outside looking in if they don’t start putting up some extended winning streaks. Get your NHL Stanley Cup futures at Bovada. The two forlorn franchises will meet for the first of four times this season on Wednesday night...

Sunday’s Three Stars: Evgeni Malkin’s 5-spot vs. Tampa Bay; Rene Bourque head shot?

No. 1 Star: Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins For all the reasons we listed earlier, Malkin's 5-point game — including a natural hat trick — in the Penguins' 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning was the performance of the day. No. 2 Star: Jason Blake, Anaheim Ducks The Ducks continue their post-"GM says everyone must go!" run with a 4-2 win at the Vancouver...
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