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Here are the Winter Classic logos for the Bruins and Canadiens

The 2016 Winter Classic has been officially announced. Though it’s been known for quite some time that the Boston Bruins would host the Montreal Canadiens for the 2016 Winter Classic inside Gillette Stadium, the NHL made things official during a recent press conference. Perhaps the most interesting thing to come out of the press conference were the logos which will be used by...
Via Bloguin Best
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Here are the Winter Classic logos for the Bruins and Canadiens

The 2016 Winter Classic has been officially announced. Though it’s been known for quite some time that the Boston Bruins would host the Montreal Canadiens for the 2016 Winter Classic inside Gillette Stadium, the NHL made things official during a recent press conference. Perhaps the most interesting thing to come out of the press conference were the logos which will be used by...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Canadiens Winter Classic Logos Unveiled At Gillette Stadium (Photos)

The 2016 Winter Classic logo was unveiled Wednesday at Gillette Stadium, where the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens will write another chapter in their history rivalry outdoors on Jan. 1, 2016. In addition to the event logo, the Bruins and Canadiens logos also were shown for the first time. Click the link below for a photo gallery of Wednesday’s Winter Classic press conference...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Canadiens Winter Classic details announced

FOXBORO, Mass. — One of the staples of the Winter Classic spectacle is the alumni game featuring former players of the two teams involved in the outdoor game. The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens will meet in the 2016 Winter Classic on Jan. 1, 2016 at Gillette Stadium, the home of the NFL’s New England Patriots. It will be the venue for the alumni game as well, which NHL...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Auger signs with ECHL’s Brampton Beast

Chris Auger joins Brampton Beast. (Photo/Steve Gunn)The Brampton Beast have signed forward Chris Auger to a one-year deal. The Beast are the ECHL affiliate of the NHL‘s Montreal Canadiens and AHL‘s St. John’s IceCaps. Auger spent last season overseas with the Fife Flyers of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL). The Flyers are the oldest professional ice hockey team in the United...
Via Mill City Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens sign forward Alexander Semin

On Friday, the Montreal Canadiens signed UFA forward Alexander Semin to a one-year $1.1 million contract. This past summer the Carolina Hurricanes bought out the last three years of his five-year, $35 million contract. Alexander Semin is the latest “Russian Enigma” in the NHL. Playing alongside countryman and NHL superstar Alexander Ovechkin with the Washington Capitals, Semin...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens sign Alexander Semin, continue impressive offseason

The Alexander Semin sweepstakes are finally over. The Montreal Canadiens announced today they’ve signed the Russian winger to a one-year deal, which RDS’ Renaud Lavoie is reporting is worth just $1.1 million. That’s a fantastic deal for Montreal. Semin was an obvious buy-low candidate considering he’s making $2.3 million next season via his buyout with the Hurricanes. He...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens sign Alexander Semin, continue impressive offseason

The Alexander Semin sweepstakes are finally over. The Montreal Canadiens announced today they’ve signed the Russian winger to a one-year deal, which RDS’ Renaud Lavoie is reporting is worth just $1.1 million. That’s a fantastic deal for Montreal. Semin was an obvious buy-low candidate considering he’s making $2.3 million next season via his buyout with the Hurricanes. He...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Semin signs one-year deal with Canadiens

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens have signed Alexander Semin to a one-year contract for $1.1 million. The forward who once scored 40 goals with Washington has spent the last three seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes. Semin had six goals and 13 assists in 57 games last year. The Hurricanes bought out his contract July 1. Carolina owes the 31-year-old Russian $14 million over the...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Semin joins Montreal after 3 years with Carolina

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have signed Alexander Semin to a one-year contract for $1.1 million. The forward who once scored 40 goals with Washington has spent the last three seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes. Semin had six goals and 13 assists in 57 games last year. The Hurricanes bought out his contract July 1. Carolina owes the 31-year-old Russian $14 million over...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Semin signs with Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have signed Alex Semin to a one-year contract. The forward finished this season with six goals and 13 assists in 57 games for the Hurricanes. Carolina opted to buy Semin out of his remaining three years of his five-year, $35 million contract. Semin reportedly signed a one-year contract worth $1.1 million.    
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Pacioretty, Gallagher try hand at comedy

While traditionally focusing on scoring goals, Montreal Canadiens forwards Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher shifted their attention toward netting a few laughs in a video shown on the team's website.The end result? Well, let's just say that the two should keep their day jobs.With the "Seinfeld" theme in the background, Pacioretty looked a bit stiff on stage and out of his element...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens re-sign Bournival to 1-year, 2-way contract

MONTREAL (AP) Forward Michael Bournival agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Bournival played 29 games with the Canadiens last season with three goals and two assists. Bournival had three goals and six assists in 12 games with the American Hockey League's Hamilton Bulldogs. He's played 89 regular-season games in the NHL,...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Andrei Markov answers anonymous questions from his teammates

What happens when the Montreal Gazette plans an interview with Andrei Markov and they allow his teammates to anonymously submit all of the questions? You get an interview which has “Are you paid extra to babysit Alex Galchenyuk?” and “Did you know P.K. still thinks about that kiss?” as questions. What’s better: the absurd questions or Markov’s unwavering, unbreakable...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Andrei Markov answers anonymous questions from his teammates

What happens when the Montreal Gazette plans an interview with Andrei Markov and they allow his teammates to anonymously submit all of the questions? You get an interview which has “Are you paid extra to babysit Alex Galchenyuk?” and “Did you know P.K. still thinks about that kiss?” as questions. What’s better: the absurd questions or Markov’s unwavering, unbreakable...
Via Bloguin Best
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens star Pacioretty injures knee during 'off-ice workout'

MONTREAL -- Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty has a knee injury and could miss most of the preseason. The Canadiens said on Friday that Pacioretty is expected to need 12 weeks to recover, so he will likely miss a large portion of training camp. Montreal's first regular-season game is Oct. 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The injury occurred on Thursday during an off-ice...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty Suffers Knee Injury In Workout, Will Miss 12 Weeks

MONTREAL — Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty has a knee injury and could miss most of the preseason. The Canadiens said on Friday that Pacioretty is expected to need 12 weeks to recover, so he will likely miss a large portion of training camp. Montreal’s first regular-season game is Oct. 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The injury occurred on Thursday during an off-ice workout...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens star Pacioretty injures knee

MONTREAL (AP) Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty has a knee injury and could miss most of the preseason. The Canadiens said on Friday that Pacioretty is expected to need 12 weeks to recover, so he will likely miss a large portion of training camp. Montreal's first regular-season game is Oct. 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The injury occurred on Thursday during an off...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal's P.K. Subban might be having the best summer in the NHL

It's always nice to have a summer vacation, and it seems like it's extra nice to vacation like Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The All-Star blue-liner signed an eight-year, $72 million contract last summer with the Canadiens, and this summer, he has been gallivanting around the French Riviera. Subban is kindly giving fans (and fellow players) a sneak peek at his first...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tax troubles hindering Canadiens' free agency attempts

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin was regarded throughout the league at the trade deadline as a player acquisition wizard, as he landed one of the highest-regarded trade targets of the season in defenseman Jeff Petry, but Bergevin has been quiet so far this offseason. NHL insider Elliotte Friedman had some insight into why the Canadiens have not added much to the team yet this summer,...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Armstrong says playing with Kessel was ‘frustrating’

Former Toronto Maple Leafs forward Colby Armstrong had choice words about old teammate Phil Kessel. Speaking to Sportsnet 590 (H/T to theScore’s Ian McLaren for transcribing), Armstrong said being the American sniper’s teammate was a bit frustrating. We all see what he does: He skates fast to the puck, he shoots the puck, he can make things happen. But when the game’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Armstrong says playing with Phil Kessel was ‘frustrating’

Former Toronto Maple Leafs forward Colby Armstrong had choice words about old teammate Phil Kessel. Speaking to Sportsnet 590 (H/T to theScore’s Ian McLaren for transcribing), Armstrong said being the American sniper’s teammate was a bit frustrating. We all see what he does: He skates fast to the puck, he shoots the puck, he can make things happen. But when the game’s on...
Via Bloguin Best
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens are the strongest sports brand in Canada

Which sports team has the strongest brand in Canada? If you said the Toronto Maple Leafs you’re not only wrong, but you also clearly didn’t read the title of this article. According to a recent survey by Insightrix Research, the Montreal Canadiens lead the way when it comes to brand recognition, brand perception and popularity. The Maple Leafs finished in the second spot,...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo calls Carey Price the world’s greatest goalie

Roberto Luongo’s Twitter account is a constant source of entertainment. This proved true once again when a fan asked for a birthday wish from the world’s greatest goaltender. Here’s the request from the fan: It sure would be nice to get a Happy Birthday from the world's greatest goalie! @strombone1 — Njerí Sims (@NJ_Artist14) July 7, 2015 And Luongo passed on the request...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks acquire Prust from Canadiens for Kassian, draft pick

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Vancouver Canucks have traded Zack Kassian and a 2016 fifth-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens for Brandon Prust on Wednesday. Kassian, 24, has a year left on his contract at a cap hit of $1.75 million. Prust, 31, has a year left at a cap hit of $2.5 million. Kassian has 35 goals and 31 assists in 198 games with the Canucks and Buffalo Sabres...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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