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5 Montreal-Vegas connections

A look at some of the sports and entertainment history shared by Montreal and Vegas

by Steven Nechay @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

5 MTL-Vegas connections

Five Montreal-Vegas connections

The Canadiens play in Vegas for the first time in franchise history on Saturday, but the two cities already share a bit of history

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As the Habs get set to visit the Golden Knights on Saturday for the first time, it turns out Vegas is not such uncharted territory for Montreal after all. Here's a look at five Montreal-Vegas connections which existed long before the NHL's newest club made its debut in 2017.

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Deslauriers scores, suffers celebration malfunction

Nicolas Deslauriers takes a tumble while celebrating Tuesday's opening goal against the Avalanche

by Steven Nechay @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL -- Breakout success isn't without its pitfalls -- or its actual falls, for that matter.

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Embracing a challenge of another kind

A group of Habs has incorporated solving puzzles into their daily routine

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - The Canadiens' South Shore clinic - a.k.a. "The Chop Shop" - isn't just a place of healing for the inevitable aches and pains that players suffer from during a long season. 

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Forget something, Jonathan?

Jonathan Drouin had an equipment mishap that caught everyone's attention at practice on Tuesday

by Vincent Régis. Translated by Matt Cudzinowski. @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

BROSSARD - It's safe to say Jonathan Drouin won't soon forget what happened to him at practice on Tuesday.

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When the Habs meet an expansion club...

A look at the Canadiens' record since the early 90s when facing an expansion team for the first time

by Vincent Régis, translated by Steven Nechay @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - With a first-ever game against the Vegas Golden Knights in store for Tuesday night at the Bell Centre, the team at canadiens.com did a little digging to compile the Habs' record when welcoming expansion clubs to the NHL.

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Chalk another one up for The Rocket

Maurice Richard is credited with a new assist after the NHL digitized its game sheets going all the way back to 1917-18

by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - The Canadiens' regular season may only be set to begin on Thursday, but the club has already recorded a new assist.

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You can now add a Habs logo to your hockey tweets with #GoHabsGo

NHL and Twitter unveil 31 unique emoji hashtags linked to team logos

by Steven Nechay @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

It's been trending 82-plus nights a year since @CanadiensMTL first joined Twitter in 2009, but now it's official.

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Make your picks!

A round-up of the predictions being made by leading hockey pool magazines heading into the 2017-18 season

by Vincent Régis, translated by Steven Nechay @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

As hockey season nears -- and with pool season in full swing -- canadiens.com took a look at what the "experts" are saying when it comes to the Habs in 2017-18.

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Brendan's beloved Bengals

If the Cincinnati Bengals win on Sunday, Brendan Gallagher will be the first to let you know on Twitter… but only after the game is over

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - On any given Sunday during the NFL season, Brendan Gallagher is paying extra close attention to his favorite team - the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Carey Price rated best goaltender in NHL 18

Weber and Pacioretty likewise figure among the game's Top 10 defensemen and LWs

by Steven Nechay CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

It turns out eCarey Price is just as talented between the pipes as the real deal.

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