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Born in 1988. Grew up a die hard Habs fan and Jays fan. Outstanding shortstop and a great breakfast cook. Sarcasm comes naturally. Follow me on Twitter @CurtisAATH

Wednesday Ramblings: Plekanec, the PK and Desharnais

Wednesday Ramblings: Plekanec, the PK and Desharnais

Every Wednesday we’ll look at semi-established themes over the past week, developing ones, and any other plots or irregularities that jump out. Another week, another undefeated record. The Canadiens have strung together three straight victories since last week’s ramble to bring their record to an astounding 7-0-0. It was neat last week, but I believe […]

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Wednesday Ramblings: EGS Line, Gilbert, and Flash

Wednesday Ramblings: EGS Line, Gilbert, and Flash

Every Wednesday we’ll look at semi-established themes over the past week, developing ones, and any other plots or irregularities that jump out.   The Habs have started the 2015-16 regular season with a Subbang. They’ve ruined three separate home openers, defeated Bergeron’s Bruins, and provided us with giddiness. 4-0-0, that’s neat, Montreal. Allergic To The […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Quality of Competition

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Quality of Competition

Shot metrics have taken the NHL by storm this season. It’s about time All About The Habs provided a simplified version of the most predominant statistics. This will serve as a reference point for those looking to begin utilizing these metrics.   What is Quality of Competition? Quality of competition is a versatile tool used […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Corsi and Fenwick

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Corsi and Fenwick

Shot metrics have taken the NHL by storm this season. It’s about time All About The Habs provided a simplified version of the most predominant statistics. This will serve as a reference point for those looking to begin utilizing these metrics.   What is Corsi? It is a plus/minus rating or percentage obtained by simple […]

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Lars Eller: Big Strides for The Great Dane

Lars Eller: Big Strides for The Great Dane

Upon signing his 4-year, $14 million contract, Eller’s expectations greatly increased. 25 games into the 2014-2015 season, it’s hard to argue with the results   Lars Eller has always carried a little more pressure than most players in the organization, largely as a result of the way in which he was acquired. A 2007 first-round […]

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Special Teams: Habs Pathetic Powerlessplay

Special Teams: Habs Pathetic Powerlessplay

Bad news: Montreal’s powerplay is an ongoing concern. Good news: Montreal’s powerplay has been an ongoing concern to start the year before. The kicker is that it’s a relatively easy fix. If there’s one blatantly obvious sore spot in the Montreal Canadiens’ season to this point, it’s their abysmal powerplay. The Habs with the man-advantage […]

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Game Recap: Canadiens vs. Lightning; Few Thoughts

Game Recap: Canadiens vs. Lightning; Few Thoughts

Stamkos ties entire Buffalo Sabres team in shots-on-goal for the day while adding 3 goals in a rout of the Canadiens.   Recap The most prolific goal scorer over the past 4 seasons struck in a big way on Monday as the Lightning made the Canadiens look like the 1974 Washington Capitals. Victor Hedman, Ryan […]

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Habs-Caps Game Recap

Habs-Caps Game Recap

Tomas Plekanec continues his strong play in Washington as his 3rd period goal and Tokarski’s outstanding performance set the stage for Brendan Gallagher’s shootout winner. Game Recap Hello Tokarski haters. Goodbye Budaj lovers. On a penalty-filled night that was supposed to be about Barry Trotz and the 40th anniversary of Capitals hockey, it was Dustin […]

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Habs-Leafs Game Recap And A Few Thoughts

Habs-Leafs Game Recap And A Few Thoughts

Highly criticized Plekanec takes centre stage as his two goals lift the Canadiens over the Maple Leafs.   Game Recap In a game where Price was drunk, Pacioretty, Plekanec and Subban all scored goals for a Canadiens team that finally put an end to their dreadful regular season opening game losing streak. Opening the scoring […]

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Plekanec’s undervalued; Pacioretty/Desharnais’ marriage; Placing Parenteau; Predictions.

Plekanec’s undervalued; Pacioretty/Desharnais’ marriage; Placing Parenteau; Predictions.

Does Plekanec need to score 30 goals to be recognized as Montreal’s top centre? Accompanying the logjam at centre is a lot of talk about the inability to move Desharnais due to his very real and obviously important “chemistry” with Pacioretty. Added to the list of important players that begin with ‘P’, Parenteau will be […]

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Habs Headlines (Podcast): Season 2, Episode 1

  MINAS PANAGIOTAKIS / GETTY IMAGES   HabsHeadlines is making a comeback. Patrick Tallon and Drew Hardiman recorded their first podcast together following the Habs 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday night. From covering the lineup decisions, prospects, coaching staff, Marc Bergevin, and taking questions from the mailbag, you can be assured that no […]

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