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CANADIENS DROP 2-0 EXHIBITION DECISION TO WASHINGTON SUNDAY

Joel Ward broke a scoreless tie with 1:29 remaining in the third period and Brooks Laich added an empty net goal as the Washington Capitals defeated the Canadiens 2-0 Sunday evening at the Bell Centre.  It was the first loss in four exhibition games for the Canadiens in the pre-season.  Shots on goal in the

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GALCHENYUK WILL CENTRE PACIORETTY/PARENTEAU VS. WASHINGTON

One day after he was moved back to left wing, Alex Galchenyuk will once again be back at centre Sunday night against the Washington Capitals. Galchnyuk will play the middle on what will be the Habs’ first line with Max Pacioretty and P.A. Parenteau.

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ELLER RETURNS – GALCHENYUK GOES BACK TO LEFT WING

With the return of Lars Eller to full training camp practice, Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien juggled two of his four lines during Saturday’s workout at the Brossard training facility. One of the moves sent Alex Galchenyuk back to left wing while rookie Jiri Sekac found himself practicing on a line with Eller.

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MENINGITIS SURVIVOR TIM BOZON PART OF ROOKIE FILLED LINEUP IN QUEBEC CITY

Left winger Tim Bozon will be part of a rookie filled Canadiens roster that will play the second of back-to-back games against the Colorado Avalanche Friday night in Quebec City. It will be Bozon’s first game since coming down with life threatening bacterial meningitis in early March.

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GALCHENYUK GIVES CANADIENS 3-2 OVERTIME WIN AGAINST COLORADO THURSDAY

Led by a three point performance from P.K. Subban and an overtime winner from Alex Galchenyuk, the Canadiens edged the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Thursday night at the Bell Centre. It was the Canadiens second exhibition win in their two outings. The same teams will meet in Quebec City Friday night.

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.

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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.

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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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