Posted January 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
The last-place Montreal Canadiens are ringing in the New Year with a fight - teammates P.K. Subban and Tomas Plekanec exchanged punches during practice Monday. The two clashed during a one-on-one drill. Both dropped their gloves and threw punches until Josh Gorges and others stepped in. No big punches landed and neither player was hurt. Both players stayed on the ice as practice resumed. The Canadiens went 1-5-0 on a road trip that ended with a 3-2 loss in Florida on Saturday. They have one win in their last nine games. Their next game is Wednesday at home against Winnipeg.

Barch ejected for racial slur

Panthers forward Krys Barch was ejected on Saturday night during a game against the Canadiens when he reportedly used a racial slur against P.K. Subban.

P.K. Subban, Tomas Plekanec Drop the Gloves During Canadiens' Practice (Video)

The Monteal Canadiens are sitting in last place in the Northeast Division, and apparently that has a few players a bit on edge. During Monday's practice, defenseman P.K. Subban and center Tomas Plekanec dropped the gloves after clashing during a one-on-one drill, reports. The "fight" was far from intense, but it's still interesting to see teammates mix...

Plekanec, Subban Exchange Punches At Practice

((HT: HabsInsideOutVideos))It normally happens when teams aren't doing well...And if you add the dynamic of struggle and an aggressive sport, you get what happened at Montreal Canadiens practice this morning...PK Subban and Tomas Plekanec going at it...Subban, not a surprise... Plekanec, a surprise...Here's Plekanec talking about it- since Subban is already trying not to...

Krys Barch Uses Racial Slur Against P.K. Subban, Gets Ejected For Comments

Florida Panthers forward Krys Barch WENT TOO FAR, Saturday night, as he directed a racial slur towards a Montreal Canadiens player.It's being reported by the Miami Herald that Barch was given a misconduct after the dustup at the end of the first period in Florida's 3-2 win against Montreal. The newspaper is citing an unknown official who claims that linesman Darren...

Panthers RW Barch utters slur at P.K. Subban

Florida Panthers right wing Krys Barch was ejected from Saturday's game against the Montreal Canadiens after he was overheard directing a racial slur at P.K. Subban. Linesman Darren Gibbs heard Barch utter the slur towards Subban, who is black, during a scrum near the end of the first period. General manager Dale Tallon did not have a comment on the incident, according to the...

Last-place Canadiens fight during practice

The last-place Montreal Canadiens are ringing in the New Year with a fight _ teammates P.K. Subban and Tomas Plekanec exchanged punches during practice Monday.

Montreal Extends Gorges For 6 Years

MONTREAL—Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced Sunday the signing of defenseman Josh Gorges to a six-year contract extension (2012-13 to 2017-18). As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Gorges, 27, one of the team’s assistant captains since the start of the 2011-12 season, played in the Canadiens’ 39 games this season...

A year after they wouldn’t, Canadiens sign Gorges long-term

As everyone knows, New Year's Eve is a day to spend with someone you love, and clearly, Bob Gainey ascribes to this notion. Judging from Sunday's announcement, the Montreal Canadiens GM spent the day with defenseman Josh Gorges, hammering out the final details on a brand new, long-term contract. If you're sitting there saying, "That's silly, Bob Gainey doesn...

Canadiens sign D Gorges to six-year extension

The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenseman Josh Gorges to a six-year contract extension.

Report: Panthers Barch Ejected After Slur

((HT: NHL/FSFlorida))Here we go again...This is the only sport that seems to have this continually disappointing angle to its machismo...The Florida Panthers enforcer Krys Barch was apparently ejected from the Montreal Canadiens game last night after an alleged racial slur to the Habs' PK Subban.The dust-up is at the :55 second mark...According to FOSG Pierre LeBrun, linesman...
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