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A lifelong Montrealer and Habs fan, my hockey knowledge - only developed in 2010 - has led me to combining my passions: Habs and writing. Follow me on Twitter @LissaHabsWriter

Habs 24CH Canceled

Habs 24CH Canceled

It’s been a tough couple of days for Habs fans. First, the news that Zack Kassian was involved in a car accident, and then the follow-up that he’s been suspended and will enter a substance abuse program. For those who are big fans of Dustin Tokarski, the news was not good, as it was announced […]

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Zack Kassian Suspended, Enters Substance Abuse Program

Zack Kassian Suspended, Enters Substance Abuse Program

As an update to our story about Zack Kassian‘s early-morning accident on Sunday, the NHL has just announced that Kassian has been placed in Stage 2 of the NHLPA Substance and Behavioral Abuse Program. What this means is that Kassian was found to have been under the influence of something based on blood tests taken […]

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Habs’ Zack Kassian: Hot Water Or Bad Luck?

Habs’ Zack Kassian: Hot Water Or Bad Luck?

The news yesterday was alarming: newly acquired Habs Zack Kassian was involved in a one-car accident in Montreal, at 6:30 in the morning. Seeing photos of the truck didn’t help; it was pretty badly damaged. Details emerged: he was not driving, but was a passenger with an 18-year-old female, the truck driven by a 20-year-old […]

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Montreal Canadiens Return To The Ice: Training Camp, Day 1

Montreal Canadiens Return To The Ice: Training Camp, Day 1

You wouldn’t have known it was a weekday morning, from the crowds of people at the Canadiens’ practice facility in Brossard. People of all ages lined up at the windows of the “fishbowl”, waiting breathlessly for their heroes to emerge for their first practice of the new season. You also wouldn’t have known we’d just […]

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P.K. Subban’s Big Heart

P.K. Subban’s Big Heart

There’s no question about it: we all know Montreal Canadiens‘ star defenseman, P.K. Subban, is an exceptional hockey player. He’s always the first one off the ice between periods or at the end of a game, in order to high-five his teammates and encourage them as they exit to the locker room. He’s always the […]

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Canadiens Make Two Big Announcements At Golf Tournament

Canadiens Make Two Big Announcements At Golf Tournament

Today was the annual Montreal Canadiens’ golf tournament fundraiser, with funds going to the Montreal Canadiens’ Children’s Foundation charity. Last year, at this tournament, it was announced that the Habs would play with no captain on the ice that season; instead, four alternates were named, and as we all know, those alternates were Max Pacioretty, […]

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Habs Players Go All Out For Charity

Habs Players Go All Out For Charity

As hard as it is for Habs fans in summer off-season, it has to be harder for the players, whose lives are defined not only by their career but by their passion for the game of hockey. But though they have earned the time off, and no one begrudges them that, they continue to show […]

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Habs: Top Five Storylines Heading Into 2015-16

Habs: Top Five Storylines Heading Into 2015-16

The Habs are still summering, but fans never do. In fact, there’s no such thing as an off-season when one is a fan of the Montreal Canadiens. We’re always talking about The Season That Was, The Season That Might Have Been, The Season That Will Be…you get the picture. And because fans, pundits and analysts […]

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A Tribute to Tomas Plekanec

As announced earlier today, Tomas Plekanec officially retired from the NHL after spending 15 years in the league; starting from the 2005-2006 season. All of his 1001 games, with the exception of 17 with Toronto, were spent with the Canadiens after being selected in the third round in 2001. In his 984 games as a […]

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