May 24th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, News 0 comments

Reports have been floating around for a days about the possibility that the Montreal Canadiens were close to luring KHL standout, and World Championship leading scorer, Vadim Shipachyov out of his SKA sweater and into a Habs jersey. After a 60-point season with SKA St. Petersburg, his best in his eight-year KHL career, the 29-year-old led the...

May 19th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

In absolute terms, the 2015-16 Montreal Canadiens were awful. Their 82 points masked how they were actually six games under .500, scored 15 goals less than they gave up and actually started the season a perfect 9-0 (going 29-38-6 the rest of the way). In other words, after hitting rock bottom they can only go up. Here are three ways (of...

May 19th, 2016 In Canadiens Prospects, Canadiens Transactions, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

With the Montreal Canadiens signing forward Martin Reway to an entry-level contract, he became the last member of the team's 2013 draft class to sign a deal. The decision to sign him is an interesting one considering rumours of attitude problems and his supposed lack of a defensive game, two things that go against what the Habs are looking for in...

May 18th, 2016 In Canadiens Prospects, Montreal Canadiens, News 0 comments

After a disappointing season last year that left the Montreal Canadiens on the outside of the NHL’s playoff picture, the team announced Wednesday that they had signed Slovak Martin Reway to a three-year deal. Reway, who was drafted by Montreal 116th overall in 2013, spent last season split between the Czech league and Fribourg-Gotteron of the...

May 18th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

This past season didn't go exactly according to plan for the Montreal Canadiens. The team struggled mightily after a team record-breaking start to the season. With so much negativity surrounding the team over the last while, let's take a look at the bright side of things. The Habs this year weren't that different from the team that made it to the...

May 12th, 2016 In Canadiens Management, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Just like that, Bruce Boudreau and Guy Boucher—the proverbial killer ‘B’s of the coaching world, at least to many Habs fans—were snatched up. That has left the Montreal Canadiens with slim pickings. Slim Pickings The pickings were slim to begin with in all honesty. In one corner, you had a coach with all kinds of regular-season...

May 10th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Long Read, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

Remember the Montreal Canadiens? I know, you're trying to forget. The 2015-16 Habs' season was essentially the result of everything going wrong and nobody fixing anything. As we turn the page towards the future of the organization, let's take one final look at the disappointing year that was. Here are the final grades for the Habs players that...

May 9th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

With the Montreal Canadiens set to pick at ninth overall (barring a trade), there are a lot of intriguing options for the Habs to consider when it's their turn to select. After the top three, the rankings for each player vary as some players could be ranked as high as four on some lists while other scouts rank them outside of the top ten. The Habs...

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