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THW NHL Draft guru calls 2014 Swiss draft prospect Noah Rod a hybrid of Brendan Gallagher, Chris Kelly and Chris Kunitz. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Brendan Gallagher Shouldn’t Be Montreal Canadiens Captain

Every team needs at least one Brendan Gallagher. They just don’t need him to be captain. Especially not the Montreal Canadiens.   What Guy Lafleur Actually Said Clearly, the only […]

by · May 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens Forward Andrei Kostitsyn (Resolute/wikimedia)

Should the Habs Bring Back Andrei Kostitsyn?

There has been recent speculation that former Montreal Canadien and Nashville Predator Andrei Kostitsyn is looking to make a return to the NHL after three seasons in the KHL. Kostitsyn […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Habs GM Marc Bergevin has put together a good up-and-coming team in Montreal. (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

Bergevin Always Gets His Man, Will Now Seek Proven Goal Scorer

When Marc Bergevin landed his first job as an NHL general manager, his Montreal Canadiens team was coming off one of their most disappointing seasons in the 103 year history […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Where Would Montreal Canadiens Forward Tomas Plekanec Land?

It’s not just the heart of the postseason, but the rumor season as well, with Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec allegedly on his way out of town along with a […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
There's no doubting what Phil Kessel could bring to the Islanders, but would it be worth it for Garth Snow to bring in such a figure into New York's dressing room? (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

5 Potential Phil Kessel Trade Destinations

I think the Leafs have to trade Phil Kessel. It doesn’t matter who their coach is or whether or not Kessel has ever even been put in a position to […]

Tomas Plekanec needs to setp up his game to help Montreal stay alive. (Icon SMI)

5 Biggest Montreal Canadiens Bargaining Chips

It remains to be seen if the Montreal Canadiens will be among the main player-movers and roster-shakers this offseason. In theory, though, there’s no shortage of players they’d be targeting. […]

by · May 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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The Argument for the Habs to Keep Jeff Petry

No doubt one of Montreal’s biggest problems this past season was scoring. The Habs had four players with 20 or more goals on the team but the lack of offense […]

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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5 Dream Montreal Canadiens Trade Scenarios

While there are no doubt free agents the Montreal Canadiens are currently targeting, few if any would perfectly fill the team’s dire need for top-line offense. That isn’t to suggest […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Zach Fucale might just be the first goalie selected at this year's NHL Draft. [photo: David Chan]

Fucale Looks To Put Cherry On Top of Incredible Junior Career

When the Lewiston Maineiacs QMJHL franchise folded in the summer of 2011, a dispersal draft was held to spread their players around the league. Instead of taking a player off […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Canadiens Must Pass On Petry, Pay Price For Sniper Instead

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin made one of the best trades at this year’s trade deadline when he sent 2nd and 4th round picks to the Edmonton Oilers in […]

by · May 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
1965 Stanley Cup Celebration

50 Years Ago in Hockey – 64-65 Post-Mortem: Canadiens

If one were to write a book about the 1964-65 season, the chapter on the Montreal Canadiens would have to be titled “Return to Glory’.  What started out as a […]

Mike Green (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Potential Montreal Canadiens Free Agency Targets

Everyone knows Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has made re-signing unrestricted-free-agent-defenseman Jeff Petry a priority. However, no one really does if a deal will get done or not. With […]

by · May 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens