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Tanguay earns first segment of Molson Cup

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

MONTREAL - Left-winger Alex Tanguay is the Molson Cup Player of the Month for October. Tanguay, acquired from the Calgary Flames last June, wins the first Molson Cup segment of the 2008-2009 season.

Tanguay amassed 14 points in the Molson Cup standings in October, by virtue of two first star
selections, one second star and another third star selection. He finished ahead of teammates Carey Price and Andrei Markov, who collected 11 and 6 points respectively.

Tanguay netted a team-high six goals in nine games in October and led the Canadiens with 11 points, tied with Andrei Markov. The Ste-Justine, Quebec native also led the team with three power-play goals while posting a plus-7 rating.

Tanguay will be presented with the Molson Cup during a ceremony prior to game against the Ottawa Senators on November 11 at the Bell Centre.
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