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Rob has been blogging about the Habs since 2011 at MontrealHockeyTalk.com and can usually be heard before every Canadiens games on the MHT Pregame Show.

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Recent Articles by Rob

Would the Montreal Canadiens’ Number One Line Please Stand Up

Would the Montreal Canadiens’ Number One Line Please Stand Up

After finishing dead last in the Eastern Conference two seasons ago, the Canadiens bounced back in spectacular fashion claiming top spot last year in the now defunct Northeast Division. Along with a Norris-winning […]

by · September 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
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Habs Send a Draft Day Message to Fans: Size Matters

  When the Canucks selected Hunter Shinkaruk with the 24th overall pick, Habs GM Marc Bergevin and top scout Trevor Timmins gave each other a celebratory fist bump, they were […]

by · July 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, NHL Entry Draft
P.K. Subban (Eric Bolte-US PRESSWIRE)

PK Subban’s Norris Trophy Win

To all who believed in me & helped me get to this point in my career #merci! Je suis excite pour l’annee prochaine! pic.twitter.com/9AzrdRNSHp — P.K. Subban (@PKSubban1) June 16, […]

by · June 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
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Battle-weary Canadiens Stumble out of the Playoffs

The Habs were in dire straits late in Game 5 Thursday night, going into the third period trailing 3-1 in both the game and the series. Forget the fact that […]

by · May 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators
Lars Eller - Aftermath of the  Gryba hit. (Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

Lars Eller Injury Will Weigh Heavy on Canadiens

A raucous capacity crowd at the Bell Centre was stunned to silence late in the second period as a pool of blood collected on the ice, gushing from the nose […]

by · May 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators
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Canadiens vs. Senators: Will Price-Anderson Matchup Define the Series?

With the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators set to meet in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time ever, what should fans expect from the series? Although the […]

by · April 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators
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Montreal Canadiens Need More from Captain Brian Gionta

The playoffs are right around the corner, and although the Canadiens have had a stellar season thus far, there is still some room for improvement. The Habs have relied on […]

by · April 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
Jarome Iginla (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Were the Montreal Canadiens Trade Deadline Losers?

The Montreal Canadiens didn’t make the Jarome Iginla shortlist, they didn’t land future Hall-of-Famer Jaromir Jagr either. There was talk that perhaps the team was interested in Ryan Clowe, but […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
Carey Price, among the league's best (Icon SMI)

Canadiens Have One Last Test Before the Trade Deadline

The NHL trade deadline is just over a week away, but before the Habs reach it they’ll have a chance to measure themselves against their toughest competition in the Eastern […]

by · March 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Carey Price is one of the favourites for 2014(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Habs Midterm Report – Grading the Canadiens’ Defense/Goalies

The Montreal Canadiens have made tremendous strides since last season and enter the second half of this year firing on all cylinders. Montreal’s defense, led by Andrei Markov, Josh Gorges […]

by · March 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
Brandon Prust ready to block a shot (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Brandon Prust Earns Top Marks: Habs Midterm Report – Forwards

The Canadiens are just past the midway point of the season and the team has looked absolutely fantastic so far. The Habs are currently third in the league in goals […]

by · March 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
It’s Time to Include the Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Conversation

It’s Time to Include the Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Conversation

With the season nearing the halfway point, the cream of the NHL has started to rise to the top presenting us with a group of clear favorites to hoist the […]

by · March 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens