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

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By
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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.



ELLER INJURED – LINEUP CHANGES FOR MONDAY NIGHT SCRIMMAGE

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By
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With the lower body injury to centre Lars Eller, the Canadiens made a series of line changes in advance of their final intrasquad scrimmage Monday night at the Bell Centre. Among them, first round draft choice Nikita Scherbak will be tried on left wing beside Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher.



SASKATOON BLADES TRADE NIKITA SCHERBAK JUNIOR RIGHTS TO EVERETT SILVERTIPS

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By
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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.



CANADIENS SCRIMMAGE DAY THREE – Sekac & Andrighetto Feeling The Heat

Sep 21st, 2014 | By
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Linemates P.A. Parenteau and David Desharnais scored for the second straight game and the Reds defeated the Whites 5-2 in the third of four Canadiens pre-season scrimmage games. Of the twelve goals scored by the Reds, six have come the Desharnais-Parenteau-Pacioretty line.



TRAINING CAMP DAY TWO – Desharnais Line Dominates

Sep 20th, 2014 | By
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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.



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

Sep 19th, 2014 | By
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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.



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

Sep 17th, 2014 | By
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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.



GALCHENYUK WILL AGAIN TRY OUT AT CENTRE DURING HABS CAMP

Sep 16th, 2014 | By
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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

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

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.



SUBBAN HAS PROVEN ‘MATURITY’ TO BECOME CANADIENS CAPTAIN

Sep 13th, 2014 | By
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One of the items of business at 2014 Canadiens training camp will be the naming of a captain to succeed Brian Gionta. Among the favourites for the team honour is P.K. Subban. Like everything involving P.K., the candidacy is controversial. The naysayers question his maturity despite a summer in which he has demonstrated ability to stickhandle his way through a minefield of off-ice personal and team issues without controversy.