Latest Quebec News

Montreal Canadiens hire player agent Kent Hughes as GM

Jan. 18, 2022 14:12 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens hired player agent Kent Hughes as their general manager Tuesday, hoping he can turn around a team with the worst record in the NHL. The 51-year-old Montreal native replaces Marc Bergevin, who was fired Nov. 28 following the Canadiens' poor...

Coyotes send Canadiens to 6th straight loss, 5-2

Jan. 17, 2022 19:45 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Schmaltz and Johan Larsson each had a goal and an assist, and the Arizona Coyotes stretched the Montreal Canadiens' losing streak to six games with a 5-2 win on Monday. “We had a little something going tonight,” Schmaltz said. “We're just trying to...

Julien named coach, Doan GM of Canada's Olympic hockey team

Jan. 14, 2022 14:53 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Claude Julien was named coach of Canada's men's hockey team for the Beijing Olympics on Friday, and Shane Doan was named general manager. Doan and Julien replace St. Louis GM Doug Armstrong and Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper, who vacated their positions on the...

Kurashev, Blackhawks sink NHL-worst Canadiens in OT

Jan. 14, 2022 00:19 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Philipp Kurashev scored 2:24 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Thursday night. Montreal, a defending Stanley Cup finalist, has dropped five straight and is 1-9-3 in its past 13 games. The Canadiens are 7-24-5 overall and fell...

Quebec to lift COVID-19 curfew on Monday

Jan. 13, 2022 17:34 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec's premier said Thursday the COVID-19 curfew he imposed across the French-speaking Canadian province in December will be lifted on Monday. Premier Francois Legault said the order can be ended because health officials estimate that COVID-19-related...

Vikings GM candidates include Eagles exec Catherine Raîche

Jan. 13, 2022 13:08 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have targeted a diverse set of candidates for their general manager vacancy, including one woman: Philadelphia Eagles vice president of football operations Catherine Raîche. Two people with knowledge of the process confirmed Thursday that...

Marchand has hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 5-1

Jan. 12, 2022 22:43 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand skated around the ice, waiting for the cleanup crew to gather up the hats tossed over the glass to celebrate his fifth career hat trick. He stopped to pick up a wide-brimmed purple number that will be signed by the team, dated and added to his...

Lukas Reichel set for NHL debut with Chicago Blackhawks

Jan. 12, 2022 17:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Top prospect Lukas Reichel is slated for his NHL debut when the Chicago Blackhawks host Montreal on Thursday night. Reichel, 19, was added to Chicago's taxi squad Wednesday after he was recalled from Rockford of the American Hockey League. Interim coach Derek King...

Quebec to levy financial penalty on unvaccinated adults

Jan. 11, 2022 20:31 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — The premier of the French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec announced Tuesday that adult residents who refuse to get vaccinated against the coronavirus will be charged a financial penalty. Premier Francois Legault said not getting vaccinated leads to...

Formers Canadiens GM Bergevin joins Kings as senior advisor

Jan. 09, 2022 22:11 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin joined the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday as a senior advisor. Bergevin was fired by Montreal on Nov. 28, ending a 10-year run with the Canadiens. “I’ve enjoyed my time away, but I’m...