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Kristo For Christian: Breaking Down The Deal

Kristo For Christian: Breaking Down The Deal

Even for a couple current minor leaguers, this is a major league transaction that took place on Tuesday between the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens.  In attempt to balance out if there was a winner in this trade (though we may not truly know the answer for years to come)  a look has been […]

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Kaberle Close Up

Kaberle Close Up

In a follow up to a previous report here on the site, a deeper look shall be taken at the compliance buyout of Tomas Kaberle.   His story began in 1996, heading into the NHL entry draft where he would come out a long shot eighth round pick at the 204th overall selection; a kid […]

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Teaming With Toronto: Rivals Render Rookies In World Juniors Collective Hosting

Teaming With Toronto: Rivals Render Rookies In World Juniors Collective Hosting

The most storied cities in Canadian hockey will never see eye-to-eye but in the years of 2015 and 2017 the hockey world will witness the two long-standing foes play co-hosts to the IIHF’s World Juniors.   One might ask why this tournament means so much to residents of both cities, Canadians across the map and […]

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How Ya Like Me Now? PK Subban: Norris Trophy Winner

How Ya Like Me Now? PK Subban: Norris Trophy Winner

Far too many times the Montreal Canadiens see their talent and management passed over for awards or even nominations but with numerous nominations this year, they would surely break their dry spell.  Brendan Gallagher, Calder nominee, played with more heart and consistent production than anyone else this year (perhaps not only amongst league rookies but […]

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Compliance Cap-italizing Canadiens: Buyout Bait Montreal Bound?

Compliance Cap-italizing Canadiens: Buyout Bait Montreal Bound?

As the post-season dwindles down, fewer teams are able to consider the cup and more teams are looking towards making the moves necessary so as to not be singing the summertime blues.  In years previous from 2006 onwards, the NHL’s salary cap became less of an obstacle as it increased in size but this year […]

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Tin Man Tinordi: Fearless

Tin Man Tinordi: Fearless

Defence isn’t the most hot button subject in the city of Montreal and seldom has it ever been as such.  However, it has been a pressing issue in recent years, subject to holes in the unit.  Obstacles, be they modest and minor or glaring a burning hole into the team itself, have come up in […]

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Habby Halpern

Habby Halpern

  Words fit for description: Humble, outspoken, veteran, Tootsie Roll.   …Okay, maybe that last one was added by Steve Ott.   Jeff Halpern kept in touch with many of his former Canadiens colleagues in the brief time that he spent away from Montreal and was noted as being visibly happy with his return to […]

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Keeping Colby? – Expectations Abound

Keeping Colby? – Expectations Abound

Typically the consideration of a contract renewal for members of any given sports team is primarily based on statistics with other details only playing roles within certain limitations. However, we’re looking down a ways in the depth of the roster for the Canadiens at a relatively new face that maybe not all of Montreal has […]

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Attacking Down The Middle

Attacking Down The Middle

First off, hi, I’m the new kid on the beat.  In a short span of time I’ve been contemplating how to best usher in my first post for this site as I want to get onto this right away and do as any supporter of any professional sports team would or should and then the […]

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Draft Recap: Habs Stock Up On Defense

This year’s NHL draft has come and gone in a blink of an eye. Scouts and their organizations prepare for so long for a two-day event, hoping to walk away with the future of their teams in their quest for the ultimate goal, the Stanley Cup. The Canadiens came into Vancouver with a goal to […]

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