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Together. A simple eight-letter word that will define the Bergevin/Therrien era in Montreal.
Changing on the Fly
Rene Bourque has learned to adapt to new surroundings his entire NHL career. His arrival in Montreal is just another chance to prove it.
His mantle may have been a little less cluttered than those of some of his fellow Habs Hall-of-Famers, yet Emile Bouchard left a legacy in Montreal that went far beyond individual.
Tattoos and Tailgates with Chuck Hughes
It makes sense that if you're going to ask a celebrity chef to prepare dishes inspired by the taste of Canadiens players, you connect with a guy whose initials are ''C.H.'' In this issue, Chuck Hughes prepares a beef tartare to Rene Bourque.
Breezy Does it
In his near two decade career in the NHL, Patrice Brisebois spanned multiple generations with the Canadiens. There isn't much the Stanley Cup champ hasn't seen over the years, so we called on the retired blue-liner and current Canadiens player development coach to share some insider info with us.
On the rise: Nathan Beaulieu
He may only be 19 years old, but Nathan Beaulieu has already amassed an impressive collection of hardware.
The Last Word: Don King
It's hard to think of boxing without immediately picturing the poetic promoter behind the fights, Don King. The colorful character has never been shy to court a little controversy in the name of marketing, helping him famously promote some of the biggest in the sport's history, from the "Rumble in the Jungle" to the "Thrilla in Manilla". When we heard the grandiloquent 80-year-old would be at the Bell Centre to promote the fight between Jean Pascal and Tavoris Cloud, we made sure to pick his brain to find out the secret behind his success. Needless to say, a few questions went a long way...
* Read the full interview here
On the Fly
Quick hits, insider chatter, and other random facts including:
- David Desharnais: Training Wheels
- My Hometown: Carey Price
- Josh Gorges' must list
- Louis Leblanc's influences
- You are... Lars Eller
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