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Habs Add Depth with Mark Barberio Signing

Habs Add Depth with Mark Barberio Signing

The Montreal Canadiens have announced the signing of blue liner Mark Barberio on a one-year, two-way deal worth $600, 000 at the NHL level. Barberio, 25, was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 6th round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the Norfolk Admirals and Syracuse Crunch of the AHL over […]

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Tim Bozon Makes Triumphant Return

Tim Bozon Makes Triumphant Return

At this time last year Tim Bozon had just retaken the ice for the first time since becoming ill with meningitis. A year later, Bozon completed one of junior hockey’s rarest feats, four consecutive thirty-goal seasons. Bozon recorded an assist in his first game back, and in the month of November posted nine goals and […]

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Michael McCarron Becomes Two-way Force

Michael McCarron Becomes Two-way Force

What a difference a year makes. Just two seasons ago, Michael McCarron was a third liner on the London Knights. A year goes by, and McCarron finishes his junior career as one of the OHL’s elite two-way forwards and a Memorial Cup champion. The 6’06” centre began the year on the London Knights’ top line, […]

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Short but Sweet Season for Jérémy Grégoire

Short but Sweet Season for Jérémy Grégoire

The 2014-2015 campaign didn’t look like it was going to amount to much for Jérémy Grégoire. Grégoire, the captain of Baie-Comeau, suffered a wrist injury, sidelining him for more than half the season. Furthermore, B-C traded away former 40-goal scorer Valentin Zykov, a top-four defender in Alexis Vanier, and role player Bokondji Imama Despite the […]

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IceCaps sign Josiah Didier to One-Year Contract

IceCaps sign Josiah Didier to One-Year Contract

Marc Bergevin announced this morning the signing of Josiah Didier to a one-year AHL contract. The 6’03” defender wrapped up his four-year NCAA career this past season and then headed to the Hamilton Bulldogs, where he performed admirably on a decimated ‘Dogs blue line. Didier, a fourth round pick of the Canadiens in 2011, is […]

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Another Spectacular Season for Nikita Scherbak

Another Spectacular Season for Nikita Scherbak

It was a dominant start to the 2014-2015 campaign for Nikita Scherbak. The 26th overall selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft went pointless just three times in his first 35 games, piling up 19 goals and 34 assists in the process. He recorded three points in his Silvertips debut, tallied in his first WHL […]

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Brett Lernout’s Progression Leaps Forward

Brett Lernout’s Progression Leaps Forward

It took Brett Lernout until his 18-year-old season to finally breakout at the WHL level. That 2013-2014 breakout campaign led to Lernout having his name called 73rd overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. This past season, Lernout took another gigantic leap forward. The 6’04” defender nearly doubled his totals posted year previous, with 14 […]

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Habs Ink Dumont and Ellis to New Deals

Habs Ink Dumont and Ellis to New Deals

The Montreal Canadiens announced today that they have signed both forward Gabriel Dumont and rearguard Morgan Ellis to one-year, two-way deals that are worth $575,000 each. Dumont, 24 (25 in October), was drafted by the Canadiens in the 5th round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He’s a gritty and energetic forward that can play centre […]

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New ECHL Affiliate: Brampton Beast

New ECHL Affiliate: Brampton Beast

The Montreal Canadiens (NHL) and Brampton Beast (ECHL) have announced a new parternship this evening at the Brampton City Hall. This is not the first affiliation change this off-season as the Canadiens relocated their American Hockey League affiliate Hamilton Bulldogs to St. John’s where they will begin play next season. The Habs previously shared an […]

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2015 Review: Habs 2014 Draft Picks

2015 Review: Habs 2014 Draft Picks

Nikita Scherbak Position: Right Wing Age: 19 Height: 6’1″ Weight: 174 Birthplace: Moscow, Russia Team: Everett Silvertips (WHL) Drafted: MTL – 1st Round (26th Overall) / 2014 NHL Draft Nikita Scherbak was traded from the Saskatoon Blades to the Everett Silvertips to begin the 2014-15 Western Hockey League season. In 2013-14, Scherbak lead the Blades […]

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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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