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Karine Hains' Archive

Blue Line Battle Looming

September 1, 2022 - 12:50 PM ET

As rookie camp approaches, it’s time to wonder who will manage to crack the line-up this year and that question is particularly interesting when it comes to the Canadiens’ blue line with roster spots up for grabs.

What's the Hold Up on Dach?

September 2, 2022 - 12:23 PM ET

It’s September now and Kent Hughes still hasn’t signed Kirby Dach, why is that?

Fantasy Hockey Coming

September 3, 2022 - 1:25 PM ET

With the season fast approaching, most hockey fantasy guides are now out and there are a few Habs players that could be worthy picks, especially in deeper leagues.

Primeau Still Unsigned

September 4, 2022 - 1:17 PM ET

Kent Hughes still has two restricted free agents to sign before the new season kicks off; Kirby Dach, who’s been written about a lot, and Cayden Primeau.

Poulin and Canada Stay Gold

September 6, 2022 - 12:45 PM ET

One of the recent hires of the new management group, Marie-Philip Poulin, was leading Team Canada at the Women’s Worlds Championships and on Sunday, they triumphed once more over the Americans with a 2-1 regulation win.

Dach Finally Signed

September 7, 2022 - 12:48 PM ET

The Canadiens announced this morning that Kirby Dach had finally been signed to a new contract.

Primeau Signed to a New Deal

September 8, 2022 - 12:26 PM ET

After Kirby Dach yesterday, Kent Hughes has managed to sign his last remaining RFA, Cayden Primeau to a 3-year deal.

Habs Quick Hits

September 9, 2022 - 12:30 PM ET

Earlier this week Juraj Slavkosky took part in the Upper Deck Rookie showcase, someone got back on the ice yesterday and this morning we learnt that a familiar face would have a new number this season.

4 Years Ago...

September 10, 2022 - 4:43 PM ET

4 years ago today, Marc Bergevin realized one of the best transactions of his tenure.

Rookie Camp Roster Announced

September 11, 2022 - 10:42 AM ET

The Canadiens have released the list of 28 players that will attending their rookie camp and taking part in the rookie tournament.

It's Nick's Team Now

September 12, 2022 - 12:46 PM ET

The Canadiens announced at their golf tournament today that Nick Suzuki was named the 31st captain in the franchise’s history and that Joel Edmundson and Brendan Gallagher would serve as alternates.

The Sainte-Flanelle Is No Longer Sacred

September 13, 2022 - 4:35 PM ET

The Canadiens announced yesterday that RBC had become their official game jersey sponsor through a multiple year deal.

Rookie Tournament Starts Tonight

September 15, 2022 - 11:21 AM ET

The Canadiens' prospects will be taking on the Sabres prospects tonight.

In "Hainsight": Rookie Tournament off to a Good Start

September 16, 2022 - 4:52 PM ET

The Habs’ rookies might have lost the game against Buffalo’s prospects last night, but a few Canadiens made a good impression.

In Hainsight: Mesar and Beck Shine in Game 2

September 17, 2022 - 11:44 AM ET

For a second time in as many nights, the Habs prospects lost but there were still a lot of positives on display in this game against the Devils.

Habs Brunch

September 18, 2022 - 2:38 PM ET

Fancy a bit of hockey chat on Sunday morning? Look no further than the new podcast Habs Brunch on Hockey Nation Live Show's channel on Youtube.

In Hainsight: One Last Game

September 19, 2022 - 11:29 AM ET

The Habs’ rookies wrapped up their prospects challenge in Buffalo with a 7-2 win over a light version of the young Sens.

On PK Subban.

September 20, 2022 - 3:23 PM ET

At 33 years old, P.K. Subban has decided to hang them up after 13 years in the NHL.

Time to Get Down to Business

September 21, 2022 - 4:45 PM ET

The rookie camp wrapped up yesterday and 74 players are now in Brossard to kick off the main training camp with physical and medical testing.

Tough Start

September 22, 2022 - 4:44 PM ET

The season hasn’t even started, and the injury announcements are back for the Canadiens.

First Scrimmages

September 23, 2022 - 4:49 PM ET

This morning, the Canadiens held their first official scrimmage and a second one is scheduled for this afternoon at 13:00.

In Hainsight: 4 Scrimmages in...

September 24, 2022 - 7:05 PM ET

After 4 scrimmages in Brossard, there are some interesting stories developing.

The Bell Centre Was Rocking for the Red vs White Game

September 25, 2022 - 11:55 PM ET

As tradition dictates, the Canadiens kicked off their preseason with a Red vs White game at the Bell Centre.

Pregame: Canadiens vs Devils

September 26, 2022 - 4:31 PM ET

The puck will drop on the Canadiens’ preseason tonight at the Bell Centre as the Habs will take on the Devils.