Scrivens heads home


Today the IceCaps granted permission for Ben Scrivens to leave the team, as to be with family for remainder of the season.

Canadiens no longer in playoff spot


The Canadiens couldn't match the victory by the New Jersey Devils, and now sit outside of a playoff position.

Habs now in final playoff spot


After holding the league's best record as recently as December 3, the Montreal Canadiens now find themselves holding onto the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot.

Trudeau's Habs socks win the day


Toronto's mayor had a gift ready Justin Trudeau, in the form of a Leafs jersey. Alas, Trudeau was prepared, and immediately showed off his Habs socks. (via John Tory)

The new Prime Minister of Canada is a Habs fan


Both CTV and CBC are projecting Justin Trudeau to be the next Prime Minister of Canada. Trudeau happens to be a big Habs fans. He was at McLean's pub a few days ago watching the his favourite team play.

The Jeff Petry poutine


To be perfectly honest, I have my doubts that McDonald's can pull off a smoked meat poutine, but we'll have to give it a fair chance once it's available on Tuesday. A hat tip goes out to 25 Stanley for the picture.

Habs roster to face the Senators


The Canadiens revealed the roster set to face the Senators tonight. Several players, including Alex Semin, are getting the night off.

Lineups for tonight's IceCaps preseason game plus scratches


Here are the lineups for tonight's first AHL IceCaps preseason game. Scratches include: Daniel Carr, Darren Dietz, Ryan Johnston, Christian Thomas, Gabriel Dumont, Bud Holloway, Josiah Didier, Brandon McNally, and Ben Goss. Returning from injury, PTO Markus Eisenschmid will see his first game action of the fall. Full article from the IceCaps:

Habs lines versus the Senators


It's worth noting that Noah Juulsen will make his debut tonight. The roster sheet is via the Canadiens. Click here to see the forwards. And here to see the defensive pairings.

The Habs roster set to face the Maple Leafs


A stick tap goes out to Diane Sauvé for the roster. As was expected, the Canadiens won't have their best team on the ice tonight, as they allow several rookies an opportunity to impress, including Michael McCarron, Daniel Carr, and Tim Bozon. Click here to see the expected lines tonight.