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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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The New and Improved Lineup of the Montreal Canadiens

The New and Improved Lineup of the Montreal Canadiens

*Forwards rankings in stats are among forwards only and defencemen’s ranking in stats are among defencemen only *All stats are from 5 on 5 hockey (from Stats.HockeyAnalysis.com and War-on-Ice) During our current and sad time when the Habs are desperate for goals and wins, I’ve decided to dig deep into the stats and analyze our entire lineup […]

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Why The Average Fan is Naïve and Ignorant

Why The Average Fan is Naïve and Ignorant

Two Peas in a Pod If you talk about advanced hockey analytics, you’re inevitably going to be told to “just watch the games” instead of looking at “useless” numbers. Although I think those people are foolish, I’ll be the first to admit that advanced analytics do have their issues. The problem is that most people […]

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Habs Playoff Analysis – The Advanced Stats

Habs Playoff Analysis – The Advanced Stats

As we all know, the Habs got eliminated in 6 games by the Lightning. After Montreal’s disappointing loss, it’s time to look at the playoffs as a whole. Why couldn’t they score? How did they lose? Which players performed? Who fell short? Time to find out. Note: All statistics ONLY include teams that made at least […]

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Patrick Sharp – A Statistical Approach

Patrick Sharp – A Statistical Approach

Patrick Sharp has been one of the many names associated with the Montreal Canadiens as of late. With his annual cap hit of 5.9M for two more seasons, many fans are hesitant for Marc Bergevin to try and acquire him. Sharp only has 10G and 21A this season, leaving him ranked at 133rd in points. […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Quality of Competition

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Quality of Competition

Shot metrics have taken the NHL by storm this season. It’s about time All About The Habs provided a simplified version of the most predominant statistics. This will serve as a reference point for those looking to begin utilizing these metrics.   What is Quality of Competition? Quality of competition is a versatile tool used […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Corsi and Fenwick

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Corsi and Fenwick

Shot metrics have taken the NHL by storm this season. It’s about time All About The Habs provided a simplified version of the most predominant statistics. This will serve as a reference point for those looking to begin utilizing these metrics.   What is Corsi? It is a plus/minus rating or percentage obtained by simple […]

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Canadiens Welcome Seven New Prospects

The 2017 NHL Entry Draft has completed and the Montreal Canadiens selected seven players over the weekend. Four players from the Western Hockey League (WHL), one from NCAA hockey, one from the United States Hockey League (USHL) and one from the Swedish Hockey League. Below is a brief biography on the newest additions to the […]

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