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...

May 9th, 2016 In Canadiens Prospects, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

If the Montreal Canadiens are going to be more successful in 2016-17, at least one thing is clear: not as many St. John’s IceCap regulars can end up playing for the big team. That doesn’t mean a select few shouldn’t. To be clear, “more successful” here not only implies not blowing harder than an eight-year old on the candles of...

May 6th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

A controversial goal by Henri Richard in overtime gave the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings and the 1966 Stanley Cup. Richard bunted a puck past Red Wing goalie Roger Crozier at 2:20 of extra time as he slid towards the net and then into Crozier. Crozier felt that Richard, as the two collided, swept the puck into the...

May 4th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Montreal Canadiens are one win away from their second straight Stanley Cup after they drubbed the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 last night in Montreal. It was an all-round team effort for the Canadiens. Five players shared in the Habs’ scoring as the Red Wings had no answer for Montreal’s balanced attack. Canadiens now lead the best-of-seven final...

May 4th, 2016 In Canadiens Transactions, Montreal Canadiens, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

The NHL draft lottery is now a recent memory, so teams will start looking more seriously at what they should do with their picks at the upcoming entry draft. The 2016 NHL Entry Draft takes place in Buffalo on June 24th and 25th. The Montreal Canadiens are probably unsurprised that they'll be drafting at number nine since the odds of them moving up...

May 2nd, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Ralph Backstrom’s goal with seven and a half minutes left in the third period gave the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings yesterday afternoon in Detroit. The Montreal victory ties the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece. Crozier Hurt The loss for the Red Wings may be their costliest of the entire season....

May 2nd, 2016 In Canadiens Management, Canadiens Prospects, Canadiens Transactions, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Another disappointing night for Montreal Canadiens fans. After a painful season, Habs fans thought they should be treated with some luck. That wasn't the case. The days after the draft lottery leave more questions than answers and ultimately more uncertainty within the organization. Marc Bergevin sat in his grey suit at Sportsnet studios...

April 30th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

Welcome to Draft Lottery Day, hopeful Habs fans! This season wasn't fun for the team in red, white and blue, but the annual draft lottery can make up for some of the emotional damage that all Habs fans had to endure through it. The chances may be small, but the hope is high. The most disappointing season in the last few years can almost be...

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