August 13th, 2016 In Canadiens Management, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

It’s easy to say the P.K. Subban trade will be considered a success following a Stanley Cup championship within the next few years. However, winning it all, especially for this Montreal Canadiens team, will be easier said than done. Ends Justify the Means? You may hate the trade with every ounce of your being, but you can’t really argue...

August 11th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

It’s not completely surprising Montreal Canadiens defenseman Nathan Beaulieu would speak out against analytics following the acquisition of Shea Weber. https://twitter.com/EricEngels/status/763049909318713345 After all, he does play for a team that seemed to actively decide to drop analytics by the wayside when they made the P.K. Subban...

August 10th, 2016 In Canadiens Goaltending, Montreal Canadiens, News 0 comments

Montreal Canadiens superstar goalie Carey Price kicked off the 2015-16 season playing just like he did in 2014-15, at an incredibly high level. Unfortunately for both him and the team, his year was put to an abrupt end due to a season-ending MCL injury after just 12 starts. Montreal Canadiens goalie coach Stephane Waite revealed this week...

August 10th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, News, Top Stories 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens took a risk in free agency, signing the controversial and talented Russian forward Alexander Radulov. It was a move that excited some fans and perturbed others, given his patchy history with the Nashville Predators. Montreal captain Max Pacioretty appears to fall in the camp that believes the risk could pay huge...

August 9th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Shea Weber arrived in Montreal on Monday for the first time since being traded to the Montreal Canadiens for P.K. Subban on June 29. After arriving to the Canadiens' practice facility in Brossard, it was not long before Weber tried on the bleu, blanc et rouge for the first time. During the morning, Weber participated in an off-ice workout and...

August 7th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, News, St Louis Blues 0 comments

When David Perron signed a two-year, $7.5 million contract with the St. Louis Blues this off-season, it seemed fitting. Perron was originally drafted by the Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft before being traded to the Edmonton Oilers, and subsequently being traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim Ducks. A homecoming of...

August 7th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

It’s time to come to the realization that playing for the Montreal Canadiens doesn’t hold the luster it used to. https://twitter.com/JohnLuTSNMtl/status/748965009590521856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The Case of David Perron The above statement isn’t just in regard to everyday NHL players, but Quebec natives as well, many of whom grew up...

August 5th, 2016 In Canadiens Management, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

In case it wasn’t clear, the Montreal Canadiens do not need to go after every French-speaking free agent out there, especially not a 34-year-old Antoine Vermette. He may very well be open to the idea, but it would be a bad one for the Habs. Best Years Behind Vermette Indeed, Vermette is no longer the top-six forward who could put up 50-60...

August 1st, 2016 In Long Read, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens may have just found their new lightning rod for criticism in captain Max Pacioretty, with the media’s old one freshly traded away. P.K. Subban: We Hardly Knew You P.K. Subban was always a polarizing figure in Montreal and around the NHL. That hasn’t really changed much following the trade, even if he’s out of...

July 30th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

The enduring image Montreal Canadiens fans have of Brendan Gallagher is him parked in front of the net battling with the opposing goalie and defencemen, getting crosschecked and rag dolled only to bounce back up with a big smile on his face. However, Habs fans will soon be seeing double as forward Andrew Shaw will be making his debut this fall...

July 29th, 2016 In Canadiens Management, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

It’s been an interesting Montreal Canadiens offseason, filled with many unexpected twists and turns. Maybe fans will have better luck predicting how this coming 2016-17 campaign turns out. Many might have been able to predict that changes were coming care of general manager Marc Bergevin. However, few could have foreseen the significance...

July 29th, 2016 In Canadiens Prospects, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

When the Montreal Canadiens stepped up to the podium at the 2016 NHL draft and announced that Windsor Spitfires defenceman Mikhail Sergachev was their pick, the Habs made a very important add for their future. Montreal's prospect pool has a plethora of defencemen but prior to Sergachev's addition, it lacked that high ceiling top pairing player....

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