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Former Montreal Canadiens player and head coach Mario Tremblay is facing drunk-driving charges.
The five-time Stanley Cup champion was arrested for impaired driving and refusing to take a breathalyzer test back in January in Mascouche Que. Tremblay plead not guilty to the charge on June 18 reports TVA Sports.
According to the charge filed against Tremblay of which QMI Agency obtained a copy on Jan. 25 “around 10:09 p.m. (the accused) illegally operated a motor vehicle of make 2013 Toyota Venza… while his ability to operate the vehicle was impaired by the effects of alcohol or a drug.”
The 56-year-old’s next court appearance has been set for Aug. 28 in Mascouche a town north of Montreal to arrange a date for his trial to commence.
In 852 regular-season games over 12 seasons in the NHL all with the Canadiens Tremblay scored 258 goals and 326 assists for 584 points.
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from Annie Fowler of the Tri-City Herald,
Pucks were ringing off the boards Wednesday morning at Toyota Arena. They don’t have the same musical tone as wedding bells, but by week’s end, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will have heard them both.
It’s a busy week for Price, who will marry Kennewick native Angela Webber on Saturday, then leave Sunday for the...
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Former Penguins defenseman Douglas Murray has finally found a new home. Murray, also known as “Crankshaft,” signed a one-year deal with the Montreal Canadiens worth $1.5 million. The 33 year-old became an unrestricted free agent on July 5th after spending last season with the San Jose Sharks and Penguins. In 15 postseason games with Pittsburgh...
There is no offseason for the Toronto-Montreal rivalry.
Toronto Transit Commission workers rejected a proposed design of their new uniforms because the color scheme was too similar to that of the Montreal Canadiens, according to the National Post.
The uniform, which includes red, white and blue striped golf shirts and a red cap, have received a significant amount of backlash, and...
The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenseman Douglas Murray to a one-year deal worth 1.5 million dollars.
Low-risk signing of a veteran player who can manage between 12-17 minutes a night. Helps the team deal with not having Alexei Emelin for an extended period at the beginning of the season.
Naturally, critics of this move will point to his rating against...
The Montreal Canadiens have reached an agreement in principle with free agent defenceman Douglas Murray on a one-year contract.
The 33-year-old Swede split last season between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins scoring one goal and adding five assists in 43 games.
In eight NHL seasons with the Sharks and Penguins Murray has registered seven goals and 55 assists.
It’s August which means the pool of news in the NHL is fairly shallow. While some would say this gives us a chance to focus on other sports, I say that each passing day is simply one day closer to the start of hockey season. This makes it somewhat refreshing when someone gives us a blog-worthy story to fill up our pool and for us to dive on in without fear of injury or death.