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Sophomore Slump: How Does It Apply To Montreal?

Sophomore Slump: How Does It Apply To Montreal?

“It’s in the back of your mind when you’re training. You know it can happen to you.” – Brendan Gallagher   Various observations, forms of research and statistical projections have attempted to size up the slump of second year superstars but there is some x-factor, some intangible that often times enables it to wriggle free […]

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The Bash on Bean Town: Why Boston is Not a Credible Sports Town

The Bash on Bean Town: Why Boston is Not a Credible Sports Town

credit: photobucket.com   Much has been spoken of the Boston sports culture and their fans that comprise it, much of it in stark contrast to those observing it.   Bean Town prides itself on a hard work ethic and never giving up, evidenced by many unfortunate years throughout the history of so many of their […]

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Bergevin’s Battle: Has He Addressed Team Needs?

Bergevin’s Battle: Has He Addressed Team Needs?

Whether one move is made or another, chances can be banked on that it will be met with some form of debate or controversy amongst Montreal Canadiens fans.  A fan base that is so engrained with hockey education and knowledge is quick to react to any given move regarding who wears their colors and who […]

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Blake’s Bye: Geoffrion Retires

Blake’s Bye: Geoffrion Retires

“After suffering an injury in November and taking time to recover and reflect, I have decided to step away from the game of hockey for the time being.  I would like to thank Geoff Molson, Marc Bergevin, the entire Montreal Canadiens organization as well as the Hamilton Bulldogs organization for everything they have done for me. […]

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Get Us The Greek: George Parros Is Montreal Bound

Get Us The Greek: George Parros Is Montreal Bound

Starting out with a simple video preview: here This, to those unfamiliar, is George Parros.  He was the resident tough guy of the Florida Panthers until both he and his fabled mustache, the most chronicled hockey ‘stache since Lanny MacDonald, found their way to Montreal in a bargain exchange for Phillipe Lefevbre and a 7th […]

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Bergevin The Builder: Why Canadiens GM Deserves A 2013 Stanley Cup Ring

Bergevin The Builder: Why Canadiens GM Deserves A 2013 Stanley Cup Ring

Wait a minute, a Montreal Canadiens GM did get a Stanley Cup ring this year… Chicago Blackhawks scout Pierre Gauthier.   Wipe up the side of your lips… you’ve still got a dabble of puke there after reading that.   The solace taken in that fact is that due to his role within the organization […]

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Briere Leaves Broad Street: Montreal Bound

Briere Leaves Broad Street: Montreal Bound

A Quebecer that was a first round selection in his draft year, is a strong skating sniper, a power play type of forward and a playoff performer is headed to the Montreal Canadiens.   Hold on a second, a strong contingent of the people are not happy?   On paper this sounds like everything Canadiens […]

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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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Carey Price Deserves Better Than the Montreal Canadiens

It is needless to say that Carey Price is on a team that simply does not capitalize on his abilities. The Habs are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the third straight year. And while the injuries and bad calls are valid excuses for their current losing streak, there are plenty of errors […]

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