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Dave Stubbs: Remembering retired Sheldon Souray's remarkable time – on and off the ice – in Montreal

Retirement has come for former Canadien Sheldon Souray with less noise than his legendary slap shot, the big defenceman slipping quietly into post-hockey life when his contract with the Anaheim Ducks expired on June 30. 2,002 more words

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Getting to know... Finland

Feature photo by Peter Porai-Koshits via Wikimedia Commons

The IBU World Championships are off and running (well, skiing, actually) in Kontiolahti, Finland.

Biathlon Canada posted a tweet with this video that takes viewers through the 2.5 kilometre loop. 466 more words


Diplomatic Dispatches: Suomi, Selänne, and Sisu

One of the great things that makes Washington among the most vibrant places in America to live…are the non-Americans living here.

Specifically, we’re talking about DC’s huge international and diplomatic community that extends into just about every aspect of life here – government, development and economics, media, restaurants, the social scene, you name it. 1,334 more words

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Canadiens owner Geoff Molson reflects on emotional month

“It was a beautiful storm,” Geoff Molson says today of the rage of winter that blasted the Dec. 10 funeral of the iconic Jean Béliveau. 1,123 more words

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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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