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Jean Beliveau with Gordie Howe (DAVID BIER, CLUB DE HOCKEY CANADIEN)

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Price and Subban Impress Team Canada General Manager

No added incentive was needed for the Montreal Canadiens as they emerged from their week long Christmas break to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday night, but two of […]

by · December 29, 2013 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Center-Ice: Where the Stanley Cup is Presented

Center-Ice: Where the Stanley Cup is Presented

           As we have seen from championship teams in the past, talent at the center-ice position is probably the most conclusive on-ice credential that is representative […]

by · December 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Montreal’s French Canadian Nightmare

Pressure is one reason why big name players regularly pass on the Montreal Canadiens. This summer, Daniel Briere wasn’t one of them.

by · December 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Free Agents, Montreal Canadiens
The Pierre Gauthier Era in Montreal

The Pierre Gauthier Era in Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens recently faced the St. Louis Blues, making it the fourth head to head battle of former Canadiens crease-mates Jaroslav Halak and Carey Price. Halak vs Price was […]

Michel Therrien - new Habs bench boss (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

A Note on the Montreal Canadiens Line Juggling

Following the Montreal Canadiens’ line combinations is like tracing a single thread through a tangle of yarn.  On any given shift, after any given power play or any given penalty […]

by · December 18, 2013 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Video: Montreal Canadiens’ Prospects at the 2014 WJC

  There is no better international tournament to showcase hockey’s future than the IIHF World Junior Championships. Along with this year’s Heritage Classic and Olympic Winter Games, enthusiasts across the […]

Zach Fucale is the top ranked goaltender for the NHL Entry Draft  [photo: David Chan]

Canadiens Prospect Zach Fucale Will Fix Canada’s World Junior Goaltending Problem

Montreal Canadiens prospect Zach Fucale will be the backbone of the Canadian entry at the upcoming World Junior Championships, a team that will be in search of their first Gold […]

by · December 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens, Prospects
Michael Grabner, Andrew MacDonald, and Colin McDonald illustrate Garth Snow's moves perfectly as they are the perfect mix of waiver-wire pick-ups, low-risk free agent signings, and home grown talent that have worked out very well for New York. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Tonight is a Must Win for the Islanders

When a team has just 9 wins and find themselves in last place of their division, fans may think it’s silly to call one particular game a “must win.” But […]

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Canadiens Following Blueprint of Recent Stanley Cup Winners

Thanks to an incredible 10-1-2 record over the past thirteen games, and a big win over their hated rival Boston Bruins on Thursday night, the Montreal Canadiens currently find themselves […]

by · December 7, 2013 · 1 comment · Montreal Canadiens
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Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins Rivalry is Still Strong

The Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins have a storied rivalry — one that might be the best in the history of the NHL. Now in 2013, nothing has changed.

by · December 5, 2013 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Will the Habs Set Their Mark on Markov?

By Ari Grief (@HabsFanLeafLand) It’s common knowledge that Marc Bergevin will have his hands full this coming offseason, no matter what fate awaits the 2013-14 Montreal Canadiens. Obviously, his first priority […]

by · December 5, 2013 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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P.K. Subban Belongs on Team Canada

The biggest complaint, if we can call it that, I’ve come across against Subban is that he’s a risk-taker; something that Team Canada head coach Mike Babcock emphasized when he was questioned during a recent visit to Montreal.

by · November 30, 2013 · 2 comments · Montreal Canadiens, Olympics