Canadiens

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TRAINING CAMP DAY TWO – Desharnais Line Dominates

The Desharnais line once again was the story of the day as the Canadiens held their second training camp scrimmage Saturday at their Brossard training facility. P.A. Parenteau scored twice and Desharnais added another in the Red Team’s 4-2 win over the White’s.

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DAY ONE HABS TRAINING CAMP – Team-A ties Team-B 3-3/Parenteau on Desharnais Line

Canadiens training camp has been divided between three teams designated A, B & C. “A” played “B” to a 3-3 tie in the opening scrimmage of the 2014 training camp Friday. The Canadiens will scrimmage Saturday and Sunday before playing their Red/White game Monday night at the Bell Centre prior to their first exhibition game Tuesday against Boston.

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ODDS & ENDS BEFORE HABS TRAINING CAMP – Tokarski, Bouillon & Lingering Free Agents

The Canadiens will have to ask waivers on Dustin Tokarski if they want to send him to Hamilton to start the first year of his two year contract. His situation leads a collection of odds and ends left over from the summer as teams enter their respective training camps this week.

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GALCHENYUK WILL AGAIN TRY OUT AT CENTRE DURING HABS CAMP

In an interview with TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin revealed that former third overall draft pick Alex Galchenyuk will be used at centre ice during training camp. Although a natural centre, Galchenyuk, who will not turn 21 until next February, has been used primarily as a left winger throughout most of his first two NHL seasons.

‘GANG OF FOUR’ WILL SUPPLY CANADIENS LEADERSHIP – No Captain This Season

At the Canadiens annual golf tournament Monday, general manager Marc Bergevin announced that the team would not be naming a captain for the coming season. Instead there will be four “alternates”. It is just the second time in history the Canadien will play a season without a named captain.

Hockey-General News

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GOALTENDER COACH VINCENT RIENDEAU NAMED ASS’T GM OF HAMILTON BULLDOGS

Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin, announced today the appointment of Vincent Riendeau as assistant general manager of the Hamilton Bulldogs. Riendeau will remain the Bulldogs’ goaltending coach and oversee the daily hockey operations.

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SASKATOON BLADES TRADE NIKITA SCHERBAK JUNIOR RIGHTS TO EVERETT SILVERTIPS

In a deal rumoured to be in the works for the last two weeks, the WHL’s Saskatoon Blades traded Canadiens first round draft choice Nikita Scherbak to the Everett Silvertips, a team based in the Seattle area.

Ryan White

RYAN WHITE SIGNS TWO-WAY PHILADELPHIA FLYERS CONTRACT

Ryan White became an unrestricted free agent when the Canadiens failed make a qualifying offer on July first. Thursday he signed a two-way one-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers. White was a third round draft pick of the Canadiens in 2006.

Defenseman Joe Finley Signs One Year Hamilton/AHL Contract

HAMILTON SIGNS 6’8″ DEFENSEMAN JOE FINLEY TO AHL CONTRACT

Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced Tuesday the Bulldogs have signed defenceman Joe Finley to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2014-2015 season.

Centre Jake Dowell Signs AHL/Hamilton Bulldogs Contract

BULLDOGS SIGN VETERAN FREE AGENT CENTRE JAKE DOWELL

The Hamilton Bulldogs have signed 29 year old centre Jake Dowell to a one year AHL contract.  The eight year pro has played 157 NHL games and 305 in the AHL.  Last season he was in the Minnesota organization, playing one game with the Wild and 57 with their Iowa farm club where he recorded

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BULLDOGS SIGN DEFENSEMAN BOBBY SHEA TO AHL/ECHL CONTRACT

TheHamilton Bulldogs have signed defenceman Bobby Shea to a one-year, two-way American Hockey League / ECHL contract for the 2014-2015 season.

T.J. Hensick Signed to One Year Hamilton Bulldogs Contract

HAMILTON BULLDOGS ADD VETERAN PRESENCE – SIGN UFA FORWARD T.J. HENSICK

The Hamilton Bulldogs have signed forward T.J. Henwick to a one year American Hockey League contract. Henwick, an unrestricted free agent, played last year for the New York Rangers Hartford Wolfpack affiliate.

Greg Pateryn - Hamilton Bulldogs

GREG PATERYN SIGNS TWO YEAR CANADIENS CONTRACT EXTENSION

  The Canadiens have signed defenceman Greg Pateryn to a two year contract extension. Pateryn was eligible to become a restricted free agent in July. Never known as an offensive threat during his collegiate years with the University of Michigan, in his second professional season, Pateryn broke through with 15 goals and 19 assists in

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