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2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #9 Victor Mete

2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #9 Victor Mete

Sometimes, it might not be immediately clear why a talented prospect went lower than expected in the draft class. It could be as simple as every team having one prospect higher, or as complex as off-ice issues. But if there has been one type of prospect consistently going lower than expected, but immediately outperforming their […]

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Habs Sign KHL Star Jakub Jerabek

Habs Sign KHL Star Jakub Jerabek

As the calendar turns to May, the Montreal Canadiens confirmed that they have signed 25-year old defenceman Jakub Jerabek from the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) to a one-year contract. Jerabek was never drafted into the National Hockey League (NHL), despite a fair draft year in the Czech Republic U20 system. He has spent his entire […]

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Montreal Canadiens 2016-2017 Projected Lineup

Montreal Canadiens 2016-2017 Projected Lineup

  Marc Bergevin has been one of the most active general managers this off-season. He added a few key players that fit the style of team he’s looking for – a team that’s bigger, stronger and difficult to play against. Additions: Shea Weber, Andrew Shaw, Zach Redmond, Alexander Radulov and Al Montoya Notable Subtractions: P.K. Subban […]

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Louis Leblanc Leaving: Former Canadien Retires At Age 25

Louis Leblanc Leaving: Former Canadien Retires At Age 25

The legend that was never written.  Point-Claire’s own Louis Leblanc had his name written in the stars on 2009’s draft day in Montreal where he would be selected in the first round by the Canadiens, igniting the hope of La Belle Province bearing witness to the budding and eventual blossom of a Quebecois superstar to […]

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Alexander Radulov: Missing Piece to the Puzzle, or a Puzzling Decision?

Alexander Radulov: Missing Piece to the Puzzle, or a Puzzling Decision?

Alexander Radulov’s signing has some fans of Les Habitants thinking “Semin 2.0…?” despite what appear to be promising career stats in recent years. Second in all-time scoring in the KHL, Radulov turns 30 this Tuesday. Bergevin appears to have faith in his scoring talents going forward, signing him to a one-year, $5.75 million contract on […]

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Deja Vu All Over Again: Russian Sniper Alexander Radulov Signs With Canadiens

Deja Vu All Over Again: Russian Sniper Alexander Radulov Signs With Canadiens

Forget about dollars, terms and bargain bins for just a moment.  Remember that time the Montreal Canadiens said “Hey, you know what would bring this team character and leadership? Signing that Russian sniper… You know… Alex Whatshisface? He was good for a little while there.  What’s he been up to these days? Ah, well, give […]

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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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Where Are They Now? – Kostitsyn Brothers

Where Are They Now? – Kostitsyn Brothers

Anybody who has been a supporter of the Montreal Canadiens since at least 2010 will remember the Belarus-born brothers Andrei and Sergei Kostitsyn. The older of the siblings, Andrei, was drafted 10th overall in the 1st round of the 2003 NHL Entry draft by the Habs. Two years later at the 2005 draft, his younger […]

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Strong Start for Sekac

Strong Start for Sekac

Jiri Sekac is a member of the Montreal Canadiens 2014-15 roster to keep an  eye on. No, he is not necessarily a Calder Memorial Trophy candidate for rookie of the year but many of the better players in this league do not have that piece of hardware. The Czech-born, 22-year old currently sits tied for […]

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Switzerland’s Phil Baltisberger Goes Off on Stretcher

Switzerland’s Phil Baltisberger Goes Off on Stretcher

In the second period of the match up between Switzerland and Russia, Anatoli Golyshev lined up his opponent, Phil Baltisberger, as the Swiss blue liner was looking to accept a pass. However, Golyshev made contact with Baltisberger’s head, leaving him face down on the ice with not a whole lot of movement. The Russian forward was originally […]

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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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