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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

Nikita Scherbak, Michael McCarron Lift Habs To 5-3 Win Vs Leafs

Nikita Scherbak, Michael McCarron Lift Habs To 5-3 Win Vs Leafs

Nikita Scherbak, Michael McCarron Lift Habs To 5-3 Win Vs Leafs Nikita Scherbak and Michael McCarron lifted the Habs to a 5-3 win over the Leafs in Toronto Saturday night as they each scored their season’s first NHL goals. The two rookies had fellow rookie Artturi Lehkonen join them in the goal-scoring circle, with Max […]

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Championship Games Should Not Be Decided By Shootouts

Championship Games Should Not Be Decided By Shootouts

The 2017 edition of the IIHF World Junior Championship tournament is in the bag (my colleague, Zachary Ellis, has written it up here) and Team USA battled it out with Team Canada for the Gold. This was a game for the ages: a lead by Canada, lost to a USA tie not once, but twice […]

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Max Pacioretty Scores Twice In OT Win Vs. Stars

Max Pacioretty Scores Twice In OT Win Vs. Stars

Max Pacioretty Scores Twice In OT Win Vs. Stars Max Pacioretty scored twice, including the overtime winner, as the Habs beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 Wednesday night in Dallas. The game started with an opening goal by Nathan Beaulieu, at the halfway point of the first period, when Phillip Danault‘s pass found his stick as […]

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Shea Weber Scores In Emotional Winning Return To Nashville

Shea Weber Scores In Emotional Winning Return To Nashville

Shea Weber Scores In Emotional Winning Return To Nashville Shea Weber scored the game-tying goal and Max Pacioretty got the game winner in an OT victory Tuesday evening, as the Habs played against Weber’s former team in Nashville. It was an emotional return, with the Predators paying tribute to their former captain in a video […]

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Brendan Gallagher Scores As Habs Win In OT Vs Panthers

Brendan Gallagher Scores As Habs Win In OT Vs Panthers

Brendan Gallagher Scores As Habs Win In OT Vs Panthers Brendan Gallagher scored late in the 3rd period to force overtime in Florida Thursday evening, while Phillip Danault‘s OT winner gave the Habs the victory. In a game that had too many penalties taken, not enough offense generated, solid goaltending on both ends, and a […]

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Habs Blow 2-goal Lead, Lose To Bolts In OT

Habs Blow 2-goal Lead, Lose To Bolts In OT

Habs Blow 2-goal Lead, Lose To Bolts In OT The Habs blew a 2-goal lead late in the third period, losing in overtime to the Bolts, 4-3, Wednesday evening in Tampa Bay. The game started with a strong Canadiens team scoring first, and despite the Lightning’s equalizer in the first, they scored 2 more to […]

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Habs Dominate In 5-1 Win vs Ducks

Habs Dominate In 5-1 Win vs Ducks

Habs Dominate In 5-1 Win vs Ducks The Habs dominated for a full 60 minutes at the Bell Centre Tuesday evening, when they beat the Anaheim Ducks in a 5-1 routing. Brendan Gallagher managed to set the tone early, when he collided with Ducks goaltender Jonathan Bernier, and got the Ducks riled up to the […]

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Carey Price Pulled, Habs Lose To Sharks 4-2

Carey Price Pulled, Habs Lose To Sharks 4-2

Carey Price Pulled, Habs Lose To Sharks 4-2 Carey Price was pulled, and the Habs fell short of a win at the Bell Centre Friday night, when the Sharks beat them 4-2. The game was not a pretty one, whether you were watching, in attendance, or listening. Or even just following it on Twitter. The […]

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Rare Home Loss For Habs, Falling 2-1 in OT To The Bruins

Rare Home Loss For Habs, Falling 2-1 in OT To The Bruins

Rare Home Loss For Habs, Falling 2-1 in OT To The Bruins In a rare home loss for the Habs, and a rare loss to the Bruins on home ice, they were edged out 2-1 in overtime Monday night. It was a game filled with events, physical and hockey-related, and was a typical rivalry between […]

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Pacioretty’s Four-Goal Night Lifts Habs To Victory Vs Avs

Pacioretty’s Four-Goal Night Lifts Habs To Victory Vs Avs

Pacioretty’s Four-Goal Night Lifts Habs To Victory Vs Avs Max Pacioretty‘s four-goal night (plus an assist) helped the Habs win 10-1 over the Avalanche Saturday night at the Bell Centre. The game was an exciting, even giddy demonstration of what happens when the entire team plays for the entire 60 minutes. That kind of dominant […]

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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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