Post Tagged with: "Bob Gainey"

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Top 10 All-Time Underrated Habs

Some players get all the acclaim. Others go about their business in the shadows, preferring to let the P.K. Subbans of the world grab the spotlight. You know — the […]

The History of the Eighth Overall Draft Pick

The History of the Eighth Overall Draft Pick

With the 2013 NHL Entry Draft rapidly approaching, at the end of the month, the clock continues to tick on the Buffalo Sabres. While they may not technically be on […]

by · June 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, Hockey History, NHL Entry Draft
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Elite Eight: The Best Defensive Forwards in Hockey History

To many, high scoring, firewagon hockey carries the highest degree of entertainment. While others, this author included, prefer the bite-your-nails-to-the-knuckle closeness of a hard fought, tactically masterful, defensive battle. Though […]

by · February 19, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History
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Lockout Benefits: Texas Stars Edition

The promise of a fresh CBA has kickstarted a hockey player diaspora from the four corners of the earth back to the NHL, triggering the kind of migratory processing not […]

by · January 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Dallas Stars
The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Forwards

The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Forwards

Part 1 –  The Defensemen Part 2 –  The Forwards Part 3 –  The Goalies The NHL has a long and storied existence. Legendary teams, lines and players serve as […]

by · December 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
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2007 NHL Draft: The 16 Defensemen Selected Before PK Subban

As a hockey fan, have you ever wondered what would have happened if your team had drafted a certain player instead of another? Like in 2000, when the New York […]

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Quotes of the Week: Legendary Canadiens

This week, a short collection of quotes by and about some of the great Montreal Canadiens–and some of the greatest ever to play the game. The Rocket put me in […]

by · July 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Dallas Stars Regroup in Offseason

Dallas Stars Regroup in Offseason

After coming up short for a fourth-straight season, the Dallas Stars look to find their bearings during this offseason and gear-up for a playoff run in 2012-2013.

by · May 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, News/Commentary
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Build your own team of former Montreal Canadiens players

Now that we’ve reached the yearly Christmas break hiatus, it’s an appropriate time to look at the Montreal Canadiens situation and wonder why things have turned out so badly for […]

by · December 23, 2011 · 1 comment · Montreal Canadiens
Josh Gorges is clearly exhausted which hurts the penalty kill (Icon SMI)

Josh Gorges Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Deep in the majestic mountains of Kelowna, British Columbia lives a humble giant. Twenty-six years old, prime of his career, rehabilitated knee, and passion for the game. Josh Gorges wakes […]

by · July 23, 2011 · 4 comments · Humor, Montreal Canadiens
The Lone Star Skate: Improbable (But True) Stories of Texas's Hockey Heroes

Book Review – Lone Star Skate

The Lone Star Skate: Improbable (But True) Stories of Texas’s Hockey Heroes By Glenn Hart and Rusty Burson.  (2011, Austin, TX: Bridgeway Books. Hardcover. Pp. 180. $39.95 US. ISBN 978-1-934454-38-1) […]

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Hard-Working Habs Have Heart and Soul

The trick in beating your opponents is by playing a more intense brand of hockey, something the Canadiens do regularly…

by · February 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens