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Price vs Halak, Who Won?

Price vs Halak, Who Won?

The month of December brought a lot of traffic down memory lane for the Montreal Canadiens. On December 9th, the Habs honored the passing of Jean Béliveau, and on the 18th , it was time for Saku Koivu to […]

Dick Duff

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Habs Acquire Dick Duff

Montreal Canadiens general manager Sam Pollock, in his first year on the job and faced with the prospect of being without left winger Gilles Tremblay for the rest of the […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Brandon Prust makes playing the Habs much more difficult than in past years (Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

Brandon Prust: The New Age Enforcer

When you picture an enforcer, you will probably conjure up an image likely consisting of a big guy who can’t skate, bloodied knuckles, missing teeth and a rearranged nose. In […]

by · December 21, 2014 · 3 comments · Montreal Canadiens
(Eric Bolte-USA TODAY)

Is Montreal Canadiens Forward Max Pacioretty a Superhero?

There may not be anything superhuman about Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty, but that may only be because mutants in the Marvel Comics universe—like Wolverine of the X-Men—are of the […]

by · December 21, 2014 · 4 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Oh if only Carey Price had played.... (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

Are Referees Calling Habs Games Differently?

It’s poor sportsmanship to blame the referees after a loss. For most fans blown calls are greeted as insults. A personal affront to their existence. Reacting accordingly. Shouting, cursing, finger […]

by · December 20, 2014 · 26 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Gilles Tremblay

50 Years Ago in Hockey – A Bad Break for Gilles Tremblay

A busy news day with lots going on in the hockey world.  Montreal and Toronto tied 2-2 last night at the Forum in Montreal as  a key member of the Habs […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Saku Koivu (Image: French Kheldar

Saku Koivu’s Tumultuous Career With The Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens will honor their former captain Saku Koivu before their game against the Anaheim Ducks.  The Finnish star was the centrepiece of the Montreal Canadiens for more than a […]

(Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

Canadiens Need Their First Line to Keep Producing

‘’I used to never score a goal, maybe I’ll go back to my old ways.’’ Standing in front of his stall for post-game interviews, Max Pacioretty was coming off a […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
(Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Deserves to Be Montreal’s Next Captain?

With the midway mark of the season fast approaching, I thought it would be interesting to look at the leadership of the Montreal Canadiens so far this year. With four […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Claude Provost

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Habs Come Back, Rangers Rant

With the National Hockey League taking a couple of days off, and yesterday’s report covering the Russia – Canada exhibition game, today we’ll go over Sunday’s NHL games and report on […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Sven Andrighetto is off to a nice start for the Huskies

Should Sven Andrighetto Stay with Montreal Canadiens?

Who knew mounting injuries would translate into such a feel-good story for the Montreal Canadiens, with recent call-up Sven Andrighetto notching points in his first three NHL games? Most recently […]

by · December 13, 2014 · 4 comments · Montreal Canadiens
(Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

Jean Béliveau’s Funeral: Through The Eyes of A 21 Year-Old

A lot has been written and said about Jean Béliveau over the last week and a half, but nothing can be compared to what took place on Wednesday afternoon at […]