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The Captain is Heating Up; Should the Habs Trade Him?

The Captain is Heating Up; Should the Habs Trade Him?

As the February trade deadline nears, the rumors begin to appear. Now, of course Montreal’s captain Max Pacioretty’s name is at the front of the line. He was in a horrible dry spell for a huge portion of the opening months of the season, however, he has hit stride as of late. Trading your captain […]

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How Much Does Chemistry Cost in the NHL?

How Much Does Chemistry Cost in the NHL?

  How much does chemistry cost in the NHL?   As you all know, you can have top players out on the ice but if they do not have any chemistry, you will not get results. With anywhere from $7.5 to $9.5 million available depending the rosterand IR, the Montreal Canadiens may have to look […]

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A Good Coach is Key to Habs Success

A Good Coach is Key to Habs Success

A team is only as good as its coach. If a team believes in their coach, it will buy into his system and play to win. If there is incentive and reward, they will excel and try to impress. It’s every owner’s dream to have this happen. If a team doesn’t believe in its coach […]

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An Open Letter to Thomas Vanek

An Open Letter to Thomas Vanek

Dear Mr. Vanek, As a life long lover, supporter and follower of the Bleu, Blanc et Rouge, I’d like to welcome you to the most storied franchise in the history of professional sports. Becoming a member of the Canadiens, is a special honor, and you will soon see what a real hockey city is like. […]

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Behind the Star

Behind the Star

The life of an NHL back up goalie is not a glamorous one, but for some it’s a claim to fame. Throughout history there have been great goalies that day-in and day-out back stop our favourite teams. When a star goalie goes down or needs a night off during a rigorous NHL season the #2 […]

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The New George in Town

The New George in Town

After a year of speculation, and some credible information, there is a new enforcer named George in Montreal. After giving up very little in prospect Philippe Lefebvre and a 7th round draft pick, the Canadiens acquired the services of one, NHL tough guy and former Stanley Cup winner George Parros. This is a very welcomed […]

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Ryder 2.0: Beast Mode

Ryder 2.0: Beast Mode

The beast from Bonavista, NL has torn up the ice lately for the Habs. At 198 lbs and standing 6ft tall, Michael Ryder has made his second coming very noticeable. Ryder was originally drafted 216th overall in the 1998 entry draft by the Montreal Canadiens. He played with the Habs until the end of the […]

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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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