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Lightning run at Canadiens, Red Wings records impresses Bowman

Coach of historic teams credits Cooper, Vasilevskiy for much of Tampa Bay's success

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

MONTREAL -- Scotty Bowman was at the helm of two NHL teams for the ages. Today, the most successful coach in League history is an interested observer with the Tampa Bay Lightning in serious pursuit of record-setting seasons put together by two Bowman-coached teams.

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Plante legacy with Canadiens revisited as Price passes him on wins list

Hall of Famer's son meets Montreal goalie at Bell Centre celebration

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

MONTREAL -- Michel Plante almost met Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price at the 2017 NHL All-Star Game in Los Angeles, hoping then to have his Canadiens jersey signed. With both men moving in opposite directions in a busy Staples Center, that didn't happen.

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Price relishes win after passing Plante for most in Canadiens history

Defeats Red Wings for 315th victory, tops list that features eight Hockey Hall of Fame goalies

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

MONTREAL -- Carey Price pulled into the Bell Centre parking garage at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday. Two hours to the minute later, he was on the ice for warmups before the Montreal Canadiens hosted the Detroit Red Wings.

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Howell built strong bond with Gilbert, Rangers

Hockey Hall of Famer, who died Sunday, was steadying force on, off ice

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Rod Gilbert has a bottomless reservoir of memories of his late friend Harry Howell, the Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman who died Sunday at age 86.

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Lindsay was legend on, off ice for Red Wings

'Terrible Ted' lived unrivaled hockey life before giving back to sport he loved

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

I have probably seen hundreds of photos of Ted Lindsay in the uniforms of the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks, his face dripping or caked with blood, the frayed wool of his sweaters shredded by slashing sticks and clutching fists.

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Price, Plante bonded by family ties, place in history with Canadiens

Goalie greats never met, but forever linked as next record set to fall

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

MONTREAL -- Carey Price is on the doorstep of Montreal Canadiens history, and the son of the man he's about to overtake, one of the greatest goalies the game has ever known, is eager to see him step inside.

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Plante mask mold finds way to Hockey Hall of Fame

Man who would help change face of game gets place alongside Canadiens legendary goalie

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

MONTREAL -- Little did Al McKinney know his role in hockey history 60 years ago as he sat motionless in a Montreal office, his eyes covered, straws inserted in his nostrils and a plaster smeared over his face, every pore covered from his hairline to his jaw.

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Hartnell big hit in debut with Flyers alumni on eve of Stadium Series

Recently retired forward draws cheers from crowd at game against Snider Foundation team

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

PHILADELPHIA -- After 1,249 NHL games, there likely weren't too many firsts left for Scott Hartnell.

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Quakers made wrong kind of history in Philadelphia decades before Flyers

Endured brutal season after team moved from Pittsburgh

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

PHILADELPHIA -- In the century-plus life of the NHL, the 1930-31 Philadelphia Quakers are practically an asterisk, a dreadful team that played one season and set a standard of ineptitude that stood for four decades and remains the second-worst ever.

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Canadiens raise expectations in resurgent season

Not happy with one point in overtime loss to rival Maple Leafs, remain third in Atlantic

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

MONTREAL -- The sombre tones in the Montreal Canadiens' dressing room at Bell Centre on Saturday told you a great deal about the home team.

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