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Kovalev and the Canadiens: The Perfect Match
Andrei Markov – Bidding Farewell to The General
Canadiens’ Top-20 Goal Scorers All-Time
Remembering the Canadiens’ 2010 Playoff Run
Greatest Canadien to Wear Each Jersey Number
Montreal Canadiens: A Decade of Statistics
Habs’ Retired Jerseys – Story of a Famed Franchise
Serge Savard: Memories of a Hall of Fame Career
Remembering the Habs’ 2014 Playoff Run
The Habs 50 Goal Scorers
The 1909 Montreal Canadiens
Mats Naslunds’ 1985-86 Season
Montreal Canadiens Trivia
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A Chat with Dick Irvin Jr.
The Montreal Forum
Guy Lafleur
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Hart to Hart: The Habs’ Hart-Winning Goalies of the 2000s
Top 3 All-Time Canadiens Goaltenders
Is Michael McNiven the Future?
Jacques Plante: The Man In the Fiberglass Mask
Gump Worsley

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Canadiens’ 5 Best Draft Picks 1990-99
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4 Late-Round Draft Steals
Top 5 Draft Picks in the Bergevin Era
2017 1st Round Pick – Ryan Poehling
Myth of the Habs Early Drafting Success

Top 5 Canadiens Trades in the Bergevin Era
GM Showdown: Bergevin vs. Gauthier
GM Showdown: Bergevin vs. Gainey
GM Showdown: Bergevin vs. Savard
GM Showdown: Bergevin vs. Houle

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Revisiting the Golden Knights' Trade for Max Pacioretty

Revisiting the Golden Knights' Trade for Max Pacioretty

January 15th, 2021 Out of the four major sports in North America, hockey is definitely the most exciting. With its combination of stamina, tenacity and skill, hockey players seem to be the ultimate athletes. This exciting game has captured the hearts of millions around the world, with an estimated 70 countries...
Canadiens’ Alexander Romanov Ready to Thrive in Montreal Spotlight

Canadiens’ Alexander Romanov Ready to Thrive in Montreal Spotlight

January 15th, 2021 To say that Alexander Romanov has passed every test with flying colors since signing his entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens last summer would be an understatement. To say that he has come as advertised and then some would also be pointing out the obvious. It’s hard to recall a...

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January 11th, 2021
Canadiens Prospects

It’s easy to look back with regret in retrospect. After having seen yet another first-round pick switch organizations, with defenseman Noah Juulsen having just been claimed off waivers, the Montreal Canadiens may be on the verge of second-guessing themselves. They shouldn't. Canadiens Take a Chance Truth be told, if there was ever going to be a season in which Juulsen would have slipped through, it probably would have been this one. With so many teams experiencing cap trouble, the Canadiens included to the point that coach Claude Julien said at a training-camp presser they’d only be able to keep 21 players, the argument is the Habs were right to try. There had been a theoretical alternative. It involved having Paul Byron help form the Canadiens’ taxi squad and waiving him instead. Considering Byron’s $3.4 million cap hit and the fourth-line role he is projected to play (beside Jake Evans and Artturi...
January 11th, 2021
Toronto Maple Leafs

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, expect a huge amount of players to hit the waiver wire today. one story to watch out of Florida might be what’s going on with Keith Yandle. Will he continue his Iron Man streak? What is the story with Brad Marchand's injury? Is he ready to return or did he try to come back too soon? The Edmonton Oilers may be concerned about their goaltending depth and the Toronto Maple Leafs third line center experiment with Pierre Engvall seems to be over. NHL Changes LTIR Rules Last Minute As per a report by TSN's Frank Seravalli on Monday morning, the NHL has informed teams that if any changes are made to the submitted Tuesday rosters on Wednesday (for LTIR purposes), it will count as if they were originally submitted on Tuesday. This could pose some issues for teams who were going to wait to the very last minute to move players to maximize their LTIR cap savings. The reasoning...
January 11th, 2021
Montreal Canadiens

In this week’s Montreal Canadiens News & Rumors rundown, we’ll break down waiver moves, Pierre-Luc Dubois trade rumors, standings predictions, Order of Canada awards, Guy Lapointe's return to health and more. Standings Predictions Evolving Wild, an account that is an offshoot of Evolving Hockey, which builds its predictive models using advanced statistics, made a prediction for the standings this season. Surprising to some, they have the Montreal Canadiens finishing first in the North Division.  One stat that jumps out in this prediction is that there is only a 10-point spread between first and sixth place in the division. While the prediction may not come true exactly as laid out, this does point to just how tight of a race the North Division is likely to be. Any team that suffers an injury to a star player could be in trouble. That’s where depth comes into play. Brain Wilde of Global News, who...
January 10th, 2021
Canadiens Prospects

Today’s edition of “Prospects News & Rumors” has a Canadian flair to it as we look at three young players who are hopefully going to make an impact in the home country of hockey. The Ottawa Senators got a first-hand look at the top prospect in their system this morning. A future sniper in Toronto showed why Maple Leafs fans are excited. Finally, a recent Montreal Canadiens draft pick continues to tear it up in the United States Hockey League (USHL). Stuetzle Takes the Ice in Ottawa After spending a few days in quarantine following the World Junior Championship, Tim Stuetzle finally joined his Senators teammates for practice on Sunday morning. He showed up bright and early before putting on his No. 18 sweater for the first time and taking to the ice. “I was very excited just getting here and getting to know all the boys,” Stuetzle told TSN 1200 in Ottawa this morning. “I am looking forward to...

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Howie Morenz: Hockey Royalty

This article was originally written in June, 2010. When the University of Wisconsin’s Blake Geoffrion won the 2010 Hobey Baker Memorial Award for college hockey’s best player, he was the new Crown Prince of NCAA Hockey. Like a champion thoroughbred racehorse, Blake’s hockey blood lines... September 21st, 2020

Maurice "Rocket" Richard: More than Just a Game

Perhaps one of the most revolutionary players to ever play the game of hockey, Maurice Richard brought hockey in Montreal to an elite level and set the bar high for every generation to come. Richard overcame nearly every level of adversity to become the greatest hockey player of his generation and... August 4th, 2020

The Montreal Forum 1908-1996

The Old Forum in Montreal -- Opening night, November 9, 1908, was a sensation and all 3,000 pairs of roller skates available for rental saw extensive use as thousands of Montrealers came to wander through, gawk at or try out the facilities at what was hyped in the press as “the largest, finest... July 20th, 2020