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Primeau: Plastic pollution in the ocean 'hits close to home'

The Habs goaltending prospect and his friends are organizing an ocean cleanup in New Jersey this weekend

by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - If you follow Canadiens goaltending prospect Cayden Primeau on social media - be it Twitter or Instagram - you will surely have seen his many posts about plastic waste and pollution in the ocean by now. Primeau and his friends have started an environmental awareness brand, Braving Blue, and are organizing an ocean cleanup in Margate City, NJ on June 15. We caught up with the 19-year-old netminder to find out more about the initiative and why it's important to him.

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Anderson: From a hug with Price to fundraising with Mr. Gretzky

After touching the hearts of millions with the video of his encounter with Carey Price, Anderson Whitehead is now busy earning praise from a certain Walter Gretzky

by Pierre-Antoine Mercier, translated by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - Not many people can boast about getting the world's most comforting hug from Carey Price as well as a guided tour of the childhood home of none other than Wayne Gretzky.

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Montreal Canadiens hold their annual food drive

The initiative takes place this Saturday afternoon around the Bell Centre

by Montreal Canadiens @CanadiensMTL / News release

MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens will hold their annual food drive this Saturday, March 23 and invite Montrealers and fans who will be attending the game to bring non-perishable food items to the Bell Centre. In an effort to raise awareness and fight against food insecurity among toddlers the Montreal Canadiens are joining the Great Food Drive for Children, and appeal to the generosity of the public by asking for products essential for the healthy development of babies and toddlers, such as infant formula, baby puree, disposable diapers and wet wipes. The donations collected will then be given to Moisson Montréal, who will help distribute the resources to families in need in Greater Montreal.

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Clark Smith on Sam Smith: 'He's a light. He's a gift.'

Sam Smith signed a contract with the Canadiens on Monday, before hitting the ice with his hockey heroes at the Bell Sports Complex

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

BROSSARD - The events of June 7, 2018 will forever be seared in the mind of young Sam Smith.

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An unforgettable moment

"It made me forget my sadness, and my anger, and made me very happy."

by Pierre-Antoine Mercier and Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - Some things in life are bigger than hockey.

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Domi: An ally and a friend

The Habs' leading scorer has been outspoken in his support of the LGBTQ+ community

by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - Max Domi has never shied away from supporting the LGBTQ+ community, be it in the hockey world or elsewhere.

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Weber, Maguire share beautiful friendship

The bond between Shea Weber and Mike Maguire is special in more ways than one

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

NASHVILLE - When Shea Weber returns to Music City, setting aside some quality time for Mike Maguire is always a top priority.

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Price: Keeping a special tradition going

Carey Price hosted three deserving kids on Wednesday as part of his involvement with the Breakfast Club of Canada

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - The Canadiens enjoyed a well-deserved day off on Wednesday, but that couldn't keep Carey Price away from the Bell Sports Complex.

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Canadiens and the FAEQ award bursaries to 29 young student-athletes

They each receive a $1,500 scholarship

by Montreal Canadiens @CanadiensMTL / News release

MONTREAL - For the 12th consecutive year, the Montreal Canadiens are teaming up with the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ) to reward the next generation in women's and men's hockey. Tonight, prior to the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Anaheim Ducks at the Bell Centre, 29 of Quebec's most promising hockey student-athletes each received a $1,500 scholarship from the team's general manager, Marc Bergevin.

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Richardson: 'It's all about having a conversation'

The Habs will be sporting purple "Do It For Daron" dress socks on Wednesday night as part of the Hockey Talks initiative at the Bell Centre

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - Back in October, assistant coach Luke Richardson revealed that he "probably [has] more purple in [his] wardrobe than any man in North America."

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