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Fatherhood, growing maturity contribute to Pacioretty's blossoming leadership

If you’re looking to find the root of Max Pacioretty’s blossoming leadership on the Canadiens, you’d do well to start in a Connecticut maternity ward just before Christmas last year. 1,586 more words

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Jack Todd: Saku Koivu was a Habs hero from a different era

During that outpouring of affection for Saku Koivu Thursday night, it occurred to me that perhaps we have this retired number thing all wrong.

Until this week, I would have agreed with the majority opinion, which seems to be that the Canadiens should not retire Koivu’s number — even though our careers roughly overlapped and I covered almost everything that happened to Koivu here, good and bad. 796 more words

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We arrived home from the arena last night after watching my daughter’s team lose a well-fought battle against their arch-rivals.  Nonetheless, the girls and their parents could not have been more proud as our fatigued team of 7…

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In the Habs Room: Game ends with Pacioretty in hospital

When the game was on the line Thursday night, the Canadiens’ trigger man was in the Montreal General Hospital undergoing tests.

Max Pacioretty had to be helped off the ice after he was pushed into the boards by Anaheim’s Clayton Stoner at 4:20 of the third period. 544 more words

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Habs Game Report: Win streak ends on Captain K night

The skinny: On a night when Saku Koivu was guaranteed that his team would win, his last team, the Anaheim Ducks, edged his first team, the Canadiens, 2-1 Thursday night at the Bell Centre. 465 more words

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Habs celebrate career of popular former captain Koivu

From the day he was drafted by the Canadiens in June 1993 until the day in July 2009 that he signed as a free agent with the Anaheim Ducks, Saku Koivu was a member of the Habs for 16 years and five days. 1,141 more words

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