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Trade Deadline: Toronto Takes Tomas Plekanec

Trade Deadline: Toronto Takes Tomas Plekanec

Question: What could be slightly less appealing than being thrown screaming from a helicopter? Answer: Watching a career long player for your favorite team being traded to your biggest rival.   Tomas Plekanec has been dealt off ahead of the trade deadline to the only team that he will not hit 1,000 career regular season […]

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Canadiens drop 6 straight ahead of four game homestand

Canadiens drop 6 straight ahead of four game homestand

With their loss at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night, the Montreal Canadiens have lost their sixth consecutive game to mark their second longest losing streak of the 2017-18 season. Troubling enough, this is the third time this season that the Habs have suffered a losing streak of five or more games (7: Oct. […]

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Trade Talk: Tomas Plekanec

Trade Talk: Tomas Plekanec

There may not be a player that has better embodied the Montreal Canadiens –for better or worse– over the last 15 years than Tomas Plekanec.   Before, Tomas was overly skilled and undersized.  He was mobile and productive but lacking in physicality and would throw the puck away to avoid being hit (certainly a helping […]

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The Captain is Heating Up; Should the Habs Trade Him?

The Captain is Heating Up; Should the Habs Trade Him?

As the February trade deadline nears, the rumors begin to appear. Now, of course Montreal’s captain Max Pacioretty’s name is at the front of the line. He was in a horrible dry spell for a huge portion of the opening months of the season, however, he has hit stride as of late. Trading your captain […]

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How Much Does Chemistry Cost in the NHL?

How Much Does Chemistry Cost in the NHL?

  How much does chemistry cost in the NHL?   As you all know, you can have top players out on the ice but if they do not have any chemistry, you will not get results. With anywhere from $7.5 to $9.5 million available depending the rosterand IR, the Montreal Canadiens may have to look […]

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Learning on the Fly

Learning on the Fly

2017-18 Season to Date To say that the 2017-18 season has been a roller-coaster ride for the Habs would be a vast understatement. From an underwhelming off-season which saw a virtual complete overhaul of the team’s defensive corpse to the lack of scoring, this has been a disappointing season to date. The positive thing for […]

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Unleash Galchenyuk – How #27 can save the season

Unleash Galchenyuk – How #27 can save the season

Alex Galchenyuk, now 23 years old and in his sixth NHL season, has had his ups and downs during his career with the Montreal Canadiens. Galchenyuk, a promising young talent that was taken 3rd overall in the 2012 draft has consistently found himself in the coach’s doghouse throughout his career. Despite scoring 30 goals two […]

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Royalty Gets Their Torrey: Mitchell Traded To LA Kings

Royalty Gets Their Torrey: Mitchell Traded To LA Kings

Torrey Mitchell’s dream of playing for the Montreal Canadiens has come to an abrupt end but with Mitchell being traded to the Los Angeles Kings, his dream of playing for the Stanley Cup may just come to fruition at this rate.  The Kings are obviously looking to bolster their depth and maybe, just maybe, there is […]

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State Of The Franchise Address: Canadiens Questionable Start

State Of The Franchise Address: Canadiens Questionable Start

My fellow observers,   It has come to the attention of many that the Canadiens 2017-18 season thus far has been a tumultuous one.  Losses, many undeserved but others earned; victories, narrow in measure and grand in doing little more than raising additional questions.  What we have here is failure to sustain a franchise’s strengths […]

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Evans, Poehling start strong in college hockey season

Evans, Poehling start strong in college hockey season

Montreal Canadiens prospects Jake Evans and Ryan Poehling have begun the 2017-18 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s division I ice hockey season off to a strong start south of the border. Jake Evans (Toronto, ON) was drafted in the seventh round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft as the 207th overall pick by the […]

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Canadiens drop 6 straight ahead of four game homestand

With their loss at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night, the Montreal Canadiens have lost their sixth consecutive game to mark their second longest losing streak of the 2017-18 season. Troubling enough, this is the third time this season that the Habs have suffered a losing streak of five or more games (7: Oct. […]

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