Post turkey Habs links and history tidbits

WINNIPEG, CANADA - OCTOBER 9: Andrew Ladd of the Winnipeg Jets gets tripped up by Brian Gionta of the Montreal Canadiens Sunday in Winnipeg.(Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Well the Thanksgiving/Columbus Day weekend is wrapping up. Outside of the call up of Aaron Palushaj this afternoon, it was a quiet day in the Habs camp.

Chris Boucher breaks down the Habs against the Jets

Pat Hickey on Yannick Weber returning to the blueline

Mike Boone with a review of the Habs media guide

Ted Bird on the return of hockey to Winnipeg

Dennis Kane, on how the NHL's return to Winnipeg would have been a big day for John Ferguson

A child's view of  the Habs and hockey

Rick Keene on Don Cherry

Well we traded him to get Michael Bournival, but here's Ryan O`Byrne knocking over Zdeno Chara.

 

On this day in Habs history:

A late Happy Birthday to Habs great Peter Mahovlich, who turned 65 today.

1953: Maurice Richard became the first player in NHL history to score 350 goals as the Canadiens won 4-1 over Detroit, at the Forum.

1964: Jean Beliveau was named the outstanding player in the annual NHL All Star game, when the All Stars beat the defending Stanley Cup Champion Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2.

1973: Bob Gainey played in his first NHL game, when the Canadiens beat the North Stars 5-2, in their 1973-74 season opener, in Minnesota. The victory extended the Canadiens' opening night undefeated streak to 11 straight games (8-0-3).

1987: Mats Naslund picked up five assists in the Canadiens' 6-3 win over the Sabres, at the Forum.

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