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A lifelong Habs fan, Patrick enjoys watching Montreal Canadiens Games on RDS with his father. He inherited his love for the team from his father and his grandfather. His favourite players are Arturri Lehkonen, Alex Galchenyuk and Nathan Beaulieu.

Habs Headlines (Podcast): Season 2, Episode 1

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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Despite Lineup Holes, Future Looks Bright for Canadiens

Despite Lineup Holes, Future Looks Bright for Canadiens

  (Photo by Vincent Ethier/IconSportswire via Getty Images) Just 11 games into the NHL season, one of the biggest surprises this season is the early success of the Montreal Canadiens; a team seemingly destined to have yet another lottery year in hopes for another top-ten (or top five) pick in the 2019 draft. Not many […]

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Deadweight Acquisitions Stunting Prospect Growth

Deadweight Acquisitions Stunting Prospect Growth

    One thing general manager Marc Bergevin has been adamant about since the beginning of his tenure in Montreal is that you can never have too much depth. Well, he’s wrong; there is such a thing as too much depth. Given Montreal’s situation on defence and their bottom six, the amount of depth signings/trades […]

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OPINION: Think twice before trading Galchenyuk

OPINION: Think twice before trading Galchenyuk

Alex Galchenyuk (Photo by Jay Kopinski/Icon Sportswire) After blue chipper Mikhail Sergachev was shipped off to Tampa for left winger Jonathan Drouin, much has been talked about regarding the future of Canadiens’ forward Alex Galchenyuk. The rumblings heard around the league are that Marc Bergevin is looking to move a forward piece for a puck […]

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Game Five Recap: Rangers 3 Canadiens 2 OT

Game Five Recap: Rangers 3 Canadiens 2 OT

Coming off an unlucky loss in The Big Apple, the Canadiens were poised to push the Rangers to the brink of elimination with a win at the Bell Centre Thursday night. But once again, their strong start in the first period, was unsustainable.  Les boys came out flying in the first period, as per usual. […]

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Game Four Recap: Rangers 2 Canadiens 1

Game Four Recap: Rangers 2 Canadiens 1

The Canadiens were up 2-1 in the series heading into Broadway for game four of their best of seven series. Coming off of a dominant 3-1 victory on Sunday, people were curious to see if they could carry that type of play into game four.  The first period turned out as expected. The Rangers were playing […]

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Game Three Recap: Canadiens 3 Rangers 1

Game Three Recap: Canadiens 3 Rangers 1

  Coming off an exhilarating 4-3 overtime win Friday night, the Canadiens headed into Broadway looking to take their first lead of the series. Did the tweaks and changes Claude Julien made help the team? The first period was all Montreal. Alex Galchenyuk took back his natural centre post (on the third line) with Artturi Lehkonen […]

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Game Two Recap: Canadiens 4 Rangers 3 OT

Game Two Recap: Canadiens 4 Rangers 3 OT

  The talk surrounding The Montreal Canadiens after a 2-0 Rangers win in game one had fans all saying the same thing; “The  Canadiens can’t score”. I don’t disagree, but comparing the two teams, the Habs have the advantage in almost every category. I expected the goals to come in game two, and they did […]

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Game One Recap: Rangers 2 – Canadiens 0

Game One Recap: Rangers 2 – Canadiens 0

The New York Rangers are facing the Montreal Canadiens in a playoff series for the 16th time in franchise history. New York has won eight of 15 all-time playoff series against the Canadiens.  The Canadiens swept the 2016-2017 season series versus the Rangers going 3-0. How did they match up in game one? I think […]

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Alexei Emelin: A Negative Difference Maker

Alexei Emelin: A Negative Difference Maker

When we look at “difference makers” on the ice, we often look for those who can be a game changer when their team needs it the most. This could be a shutdown center shutting down the opposing goal scorer, a goal scorer scoring at the right moment, or a goalie making that one extra save […]

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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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