Skip to main content

Key dates in Montreal Canadiens 100th anniversary season

MONTREAL - Key dates in the Montreal Canadiens 100th anniversary season:

Oct. 10 - Centennial season begins amid expections of a run for a 25th Stanley Cup.

Nov. 23 - Canadiens retire goaltending great Patrick Roy's jersey No. 33.

Jan. 17 - Habs flying with 27-11-6 record.

Jan. 25 - Host NHL all-star game, Alex Kovalev is game MVP.

Feb. 10 - Coach Guy Carbonneau takes team bowling in bid to snap slump.

Feb. 20 - Report that Sergei and Andrei Kostitsyn had hung out with a suspected gangster.

Feb. 21 - Kovalev returns after two-game banishment from team.

March 9 - Carbonneau is fired, Bob Gainey takes over as coach.

March 23 - Report that George Gillett has put team up for sale.

April 22 - Boston completes sweep of first-round playoff series.

TOP HEADLINES

Timo Meier
Play

Timo Meier Garnering Interest in the NHL Trade Market

Timo Meier is a restricted free agent after this season. The San Jose Sharks could get great value for him in a trade if other teams can afford his next salary.

Daniel Sprong
Play

Hockey Things: What Caught Our Eye (Jan. 23)

Daniel Sprong tries the Superman deke in a breakaway contest, the Kelowna Rockets go grocery shopping and the Sabres sport some youth hockey team jerseys.

Travis Konecny and Joel Farabee
Play

Philadelphia Flyers Climb Standings Into NHL's Mushy Middle

The Philadelphia Flyers face a bittersweet scenario where they're winning more games than they should be for a better draft position.