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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, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Jeff Petry.

Montreal Canadiens 2016-2017 Projected Lineup

Montreal Canadiens 2016-2017 Projected Lineup

  Marc Bergevin has been one of the most active general managers this off-season. He added a few key players that fit the style of team he’s looking for – a team that’s bigger, stronger and difficult to play against. Additions: Shea Weber, Andrew Shaw, Zach Redmond, Alexander Radulov and Al Montoya Notable Subtractions: P.K. Subban […]

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Lars Eller staying, Desharnais being shopped

Lars Eller staying, Desharnais being shopped

(Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) With nearly four hours remaining on deadline day, Richard Labbé of LaPresse and TSN insider Darren Dregger both confirmed that they spoke to Lars Eller’s agent Kevin Epp regarding his place in Montreal. According to reports, Marc Bergevin informed the 26 year old that he will not be moved today. #Habs L.Eller has […]

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Farewell Michel, Bonjour Boucher

Farewell Michel, Bonjour Boucher

After Randy Cunneyworth was practically run out of Montreal since he didn’t speak French, Marc Bergevin found himself in a position to hire a new head coach. The available coaches who spoke French at the time were quite slim. The three popular names who were thrown out there were Bob Hartley, who was available at the time, […]

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Lines/News From Habs Practice

Lines/News From Habs Practice

                  This morning at Habs practice, the defencemen were the first on the ice. #Habs On travaille sur l'avantage numérique ce matin. Les défenseurs sont Markov, Subban, Beaulieu et Barberio. Pas de Petry — Guillaume Lefrançois (@glefrancoisLP) January 8, 2016 This morning, Andrei Markov, Nathan Beaulieu, P.K. […]

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Could Jonathan Drouin Land in Montreal?

Could Jonathan Drouin Land in Montreal?

About halfway through the 1st frame of the Canadiens vs Devils game, CTV’s Brian Wilde caused fans to go into a panic with this tweet: BREAKING: HABS CH I can confirm from a strong source the Habs are aggressively pursuing Drouin. — BrianWilde (@BWildeCTV) January 7, 2016 Following Wilde’s Drouin bomb, Eric Engels of Sportsnet said this: […]

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Carey Price’s Injury Still Persists

Carey Price’s Injury Still Persists

Bench boss Michel Therrien met with the media today following the Habs practice held at the Bell Sports Complex. When asked about the status of goaltender Carey Price, Michel Therrien said this: "Carey Price's rehab is going well, but he is not ready to get back on the ice just yet." – Michel Therrien — Canadiens Montréal […]

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Dale Weise Injured, Andrighetto Called up

Dale Weise Injured, Andrighetto Called up

Right winger Dale Weise will miss the next two-to-three weeks with an upper-body injury he suffered vs the Boston Bruins at the Winter Classic. Roughly three minutes into the second period, Weise received a cross check from Bostons’ Kevin Miller. Shortly after, he was hit in the arm from a point shot. Dale Weise is […]

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Has Wayne Simmonds Been Traded to Montreal?

Has Wayne Simmonds Been Traded to Montreal?

Yesterday, Marc-Erie bouchard of Radio Canada tweeted that General Manager Marc Bergevin made a deal with the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Wayne Simmonds. Due to the holiday roster freeze, the trade wouldn’t go through until after December 27th.   Simmonds is having an impressive start to the 2015-2016 campaign. Throughout 34 games, the 6’2″ right […]

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Sven Andrighetto: A Stabilizing Presence

Sven Andrighetto: A Stabilizing Presence

With Alexander Semin and Torrey Mitchell injured, Sven Andrighetto was recalled from AHL’s St John’s IceCaps. He has been playing on Alex Galchenyuk’s wing and is making a name for himself. Below I have looked at different scenarios as to why Lars Eller and Galchenyuk struggled earlier on this season and how the addition of Andrighetto has […]

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Montreal Canadiens: de la Rose Ready for NHL

Montreal Canadiens: de la Rose Ready for NHL

It was announced last week on October 6th that rookie Jacob de la Rose had been-assigned to St. John’s. This move occurred shortly after the Canadiens claimed speedy Calgary Flames’ 4th liner Paul Byron off waivers. This move doesn’t sit well with me and below you will find out why. Last season, when centre Lars […]

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In Defence of Jonathan Drouin

                                                                                    (Jonathan Drouin: Photo by TVA Sports) The Montreal Canadiens have slipped out the […]

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