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2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #6 Charlie Lindgren

2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #6 Charlie Lindgren

Undoubtedly the IceCaps’ MVP this season, Lindgren solidified himself as a top prospect in the organization. The AHL All-Star was superhuman throughout his first 20 games, inconsistent through January and February, but superhuman once more to close out the season. In addition to grabbing two NHL wins, it was an interesting case study on the […]

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A preview of the 2017-18 Montreal Canadiens

A preview of the 2017-18 Montreal Canadiens

Ahh, August is here and the countdown to hockey season begins. With pre-season hockey on the horizon, the time has come for some preliminary line predictions/opinions from yours truly. The following will be sorted into three groups, forwards, defence and goalies. So sit down, get comfortable, and pour yourself a drink. This one is gonna […]

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Montreal Canadiens: Let’s Talk About Loyalty

Montreal Canadiens: Let’s Talk About Loyalty

  On July 2nd, 2017, Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin said in regards to Alex Radulov’s contract negotiations, “If you want loyalty, buy a dog”. In essence, Bergevin is correct. Hockey players are human, and they will ask for what they deserve, as well as what the free agent market determines they are worth. The Radulov […]

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Elite Frölunda system develops Lehkonen, Ikonen

Elite Frölunda system develops Lehkonen, Ikonen

Montreal Canadiens draft picks Artturi Lehkonen and Joni Ikonen both share something in common. Lehkonen has recently graduated from the Frölunda Hockey Club system and Ikonen is currently developing in it. Also, Max Friberg, who captained the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate last season will head overseas to play for the club for the 2017-18 season. […]

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Alex Galchenyuk Contract Extension: 3 More Years Of Affordable Offence

Alex Galchenyuk Contract Extension: 3 More Years Of Affordable Offence

Certainty continues to show more and more of its lovable mug to the Canadiens with the contract extension for Alex Galchenyuk just drying its ink, showing to be for three seasons at an average annual value of $4,900,000.   Before sides can wage any potential war between “he had a great season” versus “and then […]

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Ales Hemsky signed at 1 year, 1 million

Ales Hemsky signed at 1 year, 1 million

The Montreal Canadiens ended the Canada Day long weekend with the signing of Ales Hemsky to a one-year, one-way contract worth one-million dollars. Ales Hemsky Age: 33 Birthplace: Pardubice, Czech Republic Position: Right Wing Height: 6’0″ Weight: 185 2016-17 Statistics: 4 goals, 3 assists in 15 games   The 33-year old came to North America […]

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Old Buds, New Friends: Byron Froese, Peter Holland Sign With Montreal

Old Buds, New Friends: Byron Froese, Peter Holland Sign With Montreal

Death, taxes and Marc Bergevin finding more fringe 4th line players.  Two guys have found themselves in recent years likely repeating the mantra: “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.”   Byron Froese and Peter Holland have done just that.   These guys always seemed to be scratching at the cusp of something.  Granted, they […]

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Burnaby Bruiser: Karl Alzner Bell Centre Bound

Burnaby Bruiser: Karl Alzner Bell Centre Bound

There was a defenceman out there on the free agency market standing 6’3, weighing in at 219 pounds, plays a steady and sensible but outdated style of defence while somewhat lacking mobility and offensive skill.  Who jumped all over him and threw a five year term at him before the market even officially opened? If […]

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Canadiens Welcome Seven New Prospects

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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2017 NHL Draft: 1st Round

2017 NHL Draft: 1st Round

The 2017 NHL Draft began off on Friday night at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Round number one of the draft took place tonight, with rounds two through seven on Saturday. The Montreal Canadiens used their 25th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft to select Ryan Poehling. Further down in the article at […]

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2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #6 Charlie Lindgren

Undoubtedly the IceCaps’ MVP this season, Lindgren solidified himself as a top prospect in the organization. The AHL All-Star was superhuman throughout his first 20 games, inconsistent through January and February, but superhuman once more to close out the season. In addition to grabbing two NHL wins, it was an interesting case study on the […]

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