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After a long off-season, the 2011-12 NHL regular season gets underway with one of the best rivalries in all of sports, as the Toronto Maple Leafs host the Montreal Canadiens.
The original six rivals split last season's season series. The Habs won the last meeting with a 4-1 victory in the regular season finale in which captain Brian Gionta had two goals and was named first star of the game....
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Do you smell that? It's that opening night smell. The smell of puck drop and hope.
Tonight, at the ACC, the Leafs and Habs face off in the 2011/12 season opener. I'll be there, watching from the 3rd row, dreaming of an 8th place finish and a return of playoff hockey. O Reimer, My Reimer.
Here's our roster heading into tonight's game.
CANADIENS SIGN FREE AGENT JOE CALLAHAN TO A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT
MONTREAL (October 7, 2011) – Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced today the signing of free agent defenseman Joe Callahan to a one-year, two-way contract (2011-12). As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Callahan registered one assist in 27 games with the...
Canadiens assign Michael Blunden to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs
MONTREAL (October 5, 2011) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that forward Michael Blunden has been assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets in return for Ryan Russell on July 7, 2011, Blunden was held pointless in five preseason games with the Canadiens. The 24-year old...
Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced Friday the signing of free agent defenseman Joe Call...
With Marc Staal out for an indefinite amount of time while he recovers from a concussion suffered last February, the Rangers have added some depth to their blueline with the waiver claim of Jeff Woywitka, a veteran defenseman who had been in training camp with Montreal this season. The Rangers… read more.
TORONTO – The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that forward Michael Blunden has been assigned to th...
COLLINGWOOD – Toronto natives Michael Cammalleri, Chris Campoli and P.K. Subban, reflect on watching the Habs-Leafs rivalr...
Join Hockey Night in Canada Radio's Glenn Healy and Gord Stellick as they interview Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke, and ask him about the team's recent moves and up-and-coming defenceman Jake Gardiner.
After suffering playoff heartbreak last spring, Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens are optimistic they can redeem themselves in 2011-12.