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Stu Cowan: How much of a risk did Canadiens know they were taking with Kassian?

The Canadiens knew they were taking a risk when they acquired Zack Kassian from the Vancouver Canucks this summer.

But how much did they know? 1,111 more words


Truck in Kassian crash has links to dealership owned by son of former Rizzuto associate

The vehicle Zack Kassian was in when it crashed and injured the new member of the Montreal Canadiens appears to be tied to a company owned by the son of a man who had close ties to late mob boss Vito Rizzuto. 674 more words

Local News

Dave Stubbs: Habs-Leafs resume season-opening rivalry on crowded Toronto sports calendar

TORONTO — Here, then, is the Queen City’s professional sports calendar for this week:

The Maple Leafs face the Canadiens at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday to open the 2015-16 NHL season, the home team arriving with a new head coach, largely new front office and renewed hopes of making the playoffs, for which it has qualified just once during the past 10 seasons. 835 more words

Montreal Canadiens

Zack In Trouble

Sad news to hear that former Canuck Zack Kassian got into a car accident in the early morning hours in Montreal.

Zack Kassian Enters Rehab after early morning car accident… 69 more words

Jack Todd: Expectations high for Canadiens — with or without Kassian

Whatever Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin and coach Michel Therrien had in mind for the opening of the season, it’s safe to say this isn’t it. 1,015 more words


NHL admits cocaine use among players is on the rise

On Monday, Rick Westhead of TSN reported that the NHL is in talks with the NHLPA to add cocaine and other drugs to the list of banned substances that it regularly monitors. 763 more words


LaSalle's Zack Kassian enters substance abuse program

Pat Hickey

Montreal Gazette

Zack Kassian’s early-morning car accident is proving to be costly.

The LaSalle native and former Spitfire is in a pile of trouble with Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, who said Monday the accident showed a lack of character and judgment. 811 more words