September 16th, 2016 In International Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, World Cup 0 comments

On Thursday, September 15th all eight teams involved in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey gathered at the Air Canada Centre for Media Day ahead of Saturday's tournament kick-off. Most players from each team attended Media Day to fulfil their team and tournament obligations. Among the NHL teams represented at the World Cup, the Montreal Canadiens...

September 14th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

It’s important to note Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien only reportedly claimed Max Pacioretty is the worst captain in team history earlier this summer at a golf tournament. Reported by veteran reporter Michel Villeneuve, the story has some legs and has really only served to stir the pot ahead of the new Habs season. Is...

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

It admittedly may be too early in the season to assign blame for a failed Montreal Canadiens campaign, it having not started yet and all. However, that hasn’t stopped captain Max Pacioretty from picking up right where he left off… in someone’s doghouse. This time it’s U.S. coach John Tortorella’s at the World Cup of hockey, who,...

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

When Patrick Roy resigned from the Colorado Avalanche, the idea that Montreal head coach Michel Therrien could eventually be replaced by Roy was brought up. In many ways, Roy being the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens would be a bad move. Between his less than stellar coaching at times, his need for control and the fact it would cause a media...

September 13th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, Previews and Predictions, Top Stories 0 comments

After starting the 2015-16 season 9-0-0, no one in the hockey world would have predicted that the Canadiens would finish the campaign with a .500 record and miss the playoffs. Unfortunately for Canadiens fans, that's exactly what happened. The Habs started off the season red-hot. Everything was clicking -- goal scoring, defensive play and most...

September 12th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, News 0 comments

Montreal Canadiens prospect Martin Reway could miss the 2016-17 season due to a heart condition. The Montreal Canadiens announced last week that Reway would be missing their upcoming training camp, but the sad reality is that the condition he's dealing with is severe enough that it could cost the 21-year-old the coming season. The Canadiens...

September 12th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, News 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens have named the team's AHL affiliate after one of the franchise's most legendary players. The Club de hockey Rocket de Laval, or, in English, Laval Rocket, will begin play at the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec in the 2017-18 season. The Rocket is the well-known nickname of Maurice Richard— the Canadiens forward who was...

September 8th, 2016 In Canadiens Prospects, Montreal Canadiens, News 0 comments

Montreal Canadiens prospect Martin Reway has been hospitalized in Slovakia to receive treatment for a virus and will miss training camp, the team announced on Thursday. Reway, 21, was drafted by the Canadiens 116th overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the team earlier this summer. Shortly...

September 8th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, World Cup 0 comments

It was almost a year ago, when the Montreal Canadiens opened up the NHL season with a historic 9-0 run. They looked unstoppable. Carey Price picked up right where he left off from his MVP campaign. P.K. Subban was leading the way on the blueline. Everything was clicking. But then, it all came crashing down. What appeared to be shaping up as a...

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