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August 2011

August 2011


After telling the story of his uncommon path to the Canadiens’ dressing room countless times, Mathieu Darche is ready to write the next chapter in his career.

The Chameleon

In the wild, many animals survive through an innate ability to adapt to their surroundings. For Yannick Weber, reaching the NHL has required some survival instincts of his own.

Training Day

There’s a reason Canadiens strength coach Pierre Allard understands how to get the most from his players: it takes one to know one.

Blast from the Past

No player will ever forget his first NHL game. For Craig Ludwig, the journey to reach that milestone was as memorable as the game itself.

Future Watch

Prospects hoping to suit up for the Canadiens one day know it isn’t easy. That suits Darren Dietz just fine.

The Last Word: Pedro Martinez

He arrived in Montreal a wild-throwing young right-hander and left the city a legend who would go on to become one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball history. The only Expos hurler to ever win a Cy Young Award, Pedro Martinez used his 95-plus mph fastball to terrorize hitters for 18 seasons. Never one to bite his tongue, we sat down with the 39-year-old future Hall-of-Famer to find out what place Montreal still holds in his heart.

- Read the full interview here

On the Fly

Quick hits, insider chatter, and other random facts including:
-    P.K. Subban: A Helping Hand
-    My Hometownt: Jaroslav Spacek
-    Dining out with Brian Gionta
-    Erik Cole’s Must List
-    Head to Head: Carey Price vs Vincent Price
-    You are: Pierre Gauthier

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