Habs win Betts

Canadiens forward David Desharnais tries to check Blair Betts at the Wells Fargo Center in...

Canadiens forward David Desharnais tries to check Blair Betts at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Penn., Jan. 25, 2011. (PAUL BERESWILL/Getty Images/AFP)

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The Montreal Canadiens claimed Blair Betts, a solid faceoff man, off waivers Wednesday from the Philadelphia Flyers.

Betts, 31, had five goals and seven assists in 75 games last season, his second with the Flyers.

The 6-foot-3, 210-pound Edmonton native has 41 goals and 37 assists 477 career games with the Calgary Flames, New York Rangers and Flyers.


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