Post Tagged with: "Guy Carbonneau"

Bobby Clarke's million dollar smile

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
Mats Sundin (Flickr/Hakan Dahlstrom)

How the Hall of Fame Should Elect Players

Last week’s induction ceremony at the Hockey Hall of Fame saw an elite group of players granted entrance to the hall, as Joe Sakic, Adam Oates, Pavel Bure, and Mats […]

by · November 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens, News/Commentary
Optimistic Marc Crawford.(photo by/Wikipedia)

Top Candidates for the Montreal Canadiens Head Coach Position

Now that Bob Hartley has been officially hired by the Calgary Flames to coach for his good friend and current general manager Jay Feaster, and not for the Montreal Canadiens […]

by · May 31, 2012 · 10 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Carey Price

Montreal Canadiens Jacques Martin Cheats the Habs with “The System”

I’m pretty sure that if you managed to catch any of the the Montreal Canadiens game against the New York Rangers, you’ll have one of two opinions. But that’s going […]

by · January 16, 2011 · 10 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Boston Bruins: Has Claude Julien Lost His Team?

Boston Bruins: Has Claude Julien Lost His Team?

Since Claude Julien was hired as coach of the Boston Bruins in June 2007, the Bruins have gone from basement dwellers to Stanley Cup contenders. Making the playoffs for three consecutive years, and reaching the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals in back-to-back years for the first time since 1992.

But coming off of the now infamous playoff collapse against the Philadelphia Flyers, the Bruins needed to make a statement in the regular season. They needed to prove that they were tough, they were resilient, and that they were ready to compete for hockey’s greatest prize. So far this year, it looks like just another Claude Julien era Bruins team.

by · December 20, 2010 · 6 comments · Boston Bruins, NHL Rumors
Eastern Coaching Wildfire Hits Montreal; Eastern Playoff Picture

Eastern Coaching Wildfire Hits Montreal; Eastern Playoff Picture

Montreal head coach Guy Carbonneau is the latest coach to get hit with the great wildfire of justice sweeping even the NHL’s elite teams. This season the trend though has been a mainly eastern phenomenon with 6 of the 15 teams making changes at the head coaching position since the season. The lone western supporter of the fad sweeping the hockey nation seems to be the Chicago Blackhawks that started the whole thing back in October. Eastern teams that noticed the success that Chicago had after switching out Savard decided to do the same in order to inspire their teams to play better.

Are the Habs contenders at the break?

Are the Habs contenders at the break?

The Montreal Canadiens hit the All-Star break on a low after mailing in their final two games, but that shouldn’t take away from some very encouraging signs shown in the […]

by · January 22, 2009 · 1 comment · Montreal Canadiens