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Brandon Prust (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Don’t Blame Players for Fighting, Blame the Game

As you might have read by now, on February 3rd, Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust contributed an article to The Players’ Tribune explaining his role as an NHL enforcer. The […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Subban for the Norris?

It goes against pretty much all Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban stands for, but he is quietly putting together a very solid season. So much so, that he is technically […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 2 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Why Phil Kessel Is Exactly What the Habs Need

As usual, ’tis the season for discussing potential trade targets.  If last year’s trade deadline proves anything, it’s that no one has a clue about how things will play out!  […]

Sekac is still an unknown in terms of his NHL skill level. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Tape2Tape Trading: Who Wins the Sekac/Smith-Pelly Trade?

As the March 2 NHL Trade Deadline draws closer, smaller pieces are starting to change hands. In one of the more recent moves, Marc Bergevin and the Montreal Canadiens shipped […]

Sekac is still an unknown in terms of his NHL skill level. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

First Domino Falls in Ducks Deadline Plans

With less than a week to go until the NHL Trade Deadline, the Anaheim Ducks made what many are calling a “hockey trade.” It was a straight up deal with […]

Smith-Pelly out of the WJHC with a broken foot (John Cordes/Icon SMI)

Smith-Pelly the First of Many Canadiens Trades… Right?

It’s almost like the Montreal Canadiens gave up a lottery ticket for tomorrow’s draw for a bag of nuts at the convenience store counter when they traded away forward Jiri […]

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Montreal Canadiens Make First Move on the Trade Market, Week Before Deadline

The festivities are officially underway. The last week before the NHL trade deadline will give hockey fans more speculations and unexpected twists than an M. Night Shyamaladingdong movie, only this […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Devante Smith-Pelly could be a good piece for the Canadiens playoff push. (Anne-Marie Sorvin-US PRESSWIRE)

Habs Acquire Devante Smith-Pelly in Exchange for Jiri Sekac

With the NHL’s trade deadline coming up in less than a week, GM Marc Bergevin got an early start by acquiring winger Devante Smith-Pelly from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange […]

Christian Thomas explodes for 9 points in two games to earn OHL player of the week (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Taking a Look at Christian Thomas

In July 2013, GM Marc Bergevin traded prospect Danny Kristo to the New York Rangers in exchange for another prospect in Christian Thomas. At the time, the trade made little […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Montreal Canadiens: Time to Panic?

Injuries are mounting, once-padded leads over divisional rivals have dwindled, and stats aside from save percentage and goals against hint at the first-place Montreal Canadiens being nothing more than paper […]

by · February 21, 2015 · 12 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Jarred Tinordi (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

Can The Montreal Canadiens Rely On Jarred Tinordi?

It was supposed to be a quiet game, barely above an exhibition. The first place Montreal Canadiens were taking on the 11th place Ottawa Senators. With no real animosity and […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 4 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Patrick Roy was a rookie goaltender with a killer instinct when he won the Stanley Cup for the Canadiens in 1986.

Carey Price or Patrick Roy?

If Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price keeps this up, he may achieve something Hockey Hall-of-Famer Patrick Roy never could: Win a Hart Memorial Trophy. Of course, the lack of an […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens