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2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #15-#11

2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #15-#11

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Mitch Brown’s Top 30 Habs Prospects, kicking off the top 15. This installment begins with a pair of defencemen, one close to the NHL, and one fresh from the draft. Tier #3 begins with a player who could play in the NHL next season, a deft playmaker, and […]

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2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #25-#21

2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #25-#21

Welcome back to the third installment of Mitch Brown’s Top 30 Habs Prospects, covering prospects #25 – #21. In this installment there is two overage CHL forwards, two Memorial Cup champions, and the first two goaltenders on the list. This article will discuss the odds that CHL overagers face to make the NHL, as well […]

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AHL, ECHL Affiliates Begin Cup Runs

AHL, ECHL Affiliates Begin Cup Runs

As the Montreal Canadiens focus on their own postseason, their American Hockey League (AHL) and East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) affiliates will be doing the same. For the first time since the 2010-11 season, both affiliates will play past the regular season in the same year. St. John’s IceCaps In their last season in St. […]

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Habs Goalie Factory Update

Habs Goalie Factory Update

The Habs have started many elite goaltenders. Patrick Roy, Jacques Plante, Ken Dryden, Georges Vezina to name a few. There are actually so many in the Montreal Canadiens’ long history. Right now, the Habs have 5 goalies signed in the team’s system, an unsigned prospect, and a few others that are on AHL or ECHL […]

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Condon Doesn’t Clear Waivers; He’s Off to Pittsburgh

Condon Doesn’t Clear Waivers; He’s Off to Pittsburgh

With the waiver claim announcements trickling in, Mike Condon’s name came up with his new destination. He is no longer a Montreal Canadien. He’s off to Pittsburgh to join the 2015-16 Stanley Cup Champions. Go back to around this time last year, Mike Condon just beat out Dustin Tokarski for the role behind Carey Price […]

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Habs, Brampton Beast to extend ECHL affiliation

Habs, Brampton Beast to extend ECHL affiliation

On June 3rd, Montreal Canadiens General Manager Marc Bergevin and Brampton Beast General Manager Cary Kaplan were enthusiastic to announce a new deal to extend their affiliation. Approximately a year plus a week ago today, a new partnership between the two organizations was announced on a one-year deal at Brampton City Hall in Brampton, Ontario […]

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IceCaps – Bears: A Numbers Game (Mar. 12, 2016)

IceCaps – Bears: A Numbers Game (Mar. 12, 2016)

Here are some comments and observations from the St. John’s IceCaps vs the Hershey Bears game at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. 1  A quick look at tonight’s line combos and D pairings along with injuries and scratches: Scherbak – Dumont – Holloway                                Hanley – Johnston McNally – Yogan – Friberg                                        Bennett – Ellis Bozon – MacMillan – Gregoire                                   Didier – Lernout Scott – Miceli – Ranger […]

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IceCaps – Senators: A Numbers Game (Mar. 9, 2016)

IceCaps – Senators: A Numbers Game (Mar. 9, 2016)

Here are some comments and observations from the St. John’s IceCaps vs the Binghamton Senators game at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. 1  A quick look at tonight’s line combos and D pairings along with injuries and scratches: McNally – Scherbak – Holloway                                Ellis – Dietz Hudon – Dumont – Friberg                                        Hanley – Johnston Bozon – MacMillan – Gregoire                                   Didier – Lernout Scott – Yogan – […]

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IceCaps – Senators: A Numbers Game (Mar. 8, 2016)

IceCaps – Senators: A Numbers Game (Mar. 8, 2016)

Here are some comments and observations from the St. John’s IceCaps vs the Binghamton Senators game at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. 1  A quick look at tonight’s line combos and D pairings along with injuries and scratches: McNally – Scherbak – Holloway                                Ellis – Dietz Hudon – Dumont – Friberg                                        Hanley – Johnston Bozon – MacMillan – Gregoire                                   Didier – Lernout Scott – Yogan – […]

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IceCaps – Devils: A Numbers Game (Mar. 5, 2016)

IceCaps – Devils: A Numbers Game (Mar. 5, 2016)

Here are some comments and observations from the St. John’s IceCaps vs the Albany Devils game at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. 1  A quick look at tonight’s line combos and D pairings along with injuries and scratches: McNally – Scherbak – Holloway                                Dietz – Lernout Hudon – Dumont – Friberg                                        Johnston – Didier Bozon – MacMillan – Ranger                                      Hanley – Bennett Scott – Yogan – […]

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Oh Baby: Thank You Bob Cole

Ask anyone across Canada over the last half a century to describe hockey, Canada and childhood.  Many answers might come back but only one would be correct to encapsulate a response that everyone could agree with: Saturday night, The Toronto Maple Leafs versus The Montreal Canadiens with Bob Cole in the broadcast booth to sing […]

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