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Canadiens Re-up Blunden for Another Year, Buyout Kaberle

Canadiens Re-up Blunden for Another Year, Buyout Kaberle

The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Mike Blunden to a new one-year, two-way deal. Per RDS’ Renaud Lavoie, it is for $550, 000. After being dealt to the Canadiens on July 7th, 2011 for Ryan Russell, Blunden has become an important player down in Hamilton for the Bulldogs and a decent call up for the Habs. […]

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Compliance Cap-italizing Canadiens: Buyout Bait Montreal Bound?

Compliance Cap-italizing Canadiens: Buyout Bait Montreal Bound?

As the post-season dwindles down, fewer teams are able to consider the cup and more teams are looking towards making the moves necessary so as to not be singing the summertime blues.  In years previous from 2006 onwards, the NHL’s salary cap became less of an obstacle as it increased in size but this year […]

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Tin Man Tinordi: Fearless

Tin Man Tinordi: Fearless

Defence isn’t the most hot button subject in the city of Montreal and seldom has it ever been as such.  However, it has been a pressing issue in recent years, subject to holes in the unit.  Obstacles, be they modest and minor or glaring a burning hole into the team itself, have come up in […]

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Habby Halpern

Habby Halpern

  Words fit for description: Humble, outspoken, veteran, Tootsie Roll.   …Okay, maybe that last one was added by Steve Ott.   Jeff Halpern kept in touch with many of his former Canadiens colleagues in the brief time that he spent away from Montreal and was noted as being visibly happy with his return to […]

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Keeping Colby? – Expectations Abound

Keeping Colby? – Expectations Abound

Typically the consideration of a contract renewal for members of any given sports team is primarily based on statistics with other details only playing roles within certain limitations. However, we’re looking down a ways in the depth of the roster for the Canadiens at a relatively new face that maybe not all of Montreal has […]

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Well, That Was Fun! A Brief Retrospect of the 2012-2013 Season

Well, That Was Fun! A Brief Retrospect of the 2012-2013 Season

Well, that is it. With the  6-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators in game 5, the Montreal Canadiens have completed their run for the 2012-2013 season. But let me say, this was an unbelievable year. Disappointing towards the end, yes, but all in all, very pleasing. It was a great season to be a supporter […]

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The Montreal Canadiens Way: How the Canadiens Are Going to Beat the Senators

The Montreal Canadiens Way: How the Canadiens Are Going to Beat the Senators

So what is going on with our Habs? An NHL 2nd seeded team losing to an AHL club? How are we going to get over this? How can we get past that 6-1 loss? Simple: We are the Montreal Canadiens. We must play the Montreal Canadiens way. Our 24 Stanley Cups, didn’t fall off the […]

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Time To Experiment?

Time To Experiment?

The Montreal Canadiens have clinched a post-season spot with their victory tonight against the Buffalo Sabres 5-1. Now that they are assured of making the playoffs, is it time to experiment? I think so. David Desharnais is not having a great season, some would say he’s not worth the money he was given when the […]

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Welcome Back Jeff Halpern

Welcome Back Jeff Halpern

Earlier today the Canadiens claimed 36 year old Jeff Halpern off waivers from the New York Rangers. He will be paid 700k and is a UFA at the end of the year. Habs fans will remember Halpern from the 2010-2011 campaign when he put up 11 goals and 15 assists in 72 games for the […]

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The Ryder-Cole swap: What each will bring to their respective teams — and the Pros and Cons

The Ryder-Cole swap: What each will bring to their respective teams — and the Pros and Cons

  Many were shocked to come home around 6:45 PM and find out that Erik Cole had been traded to the Dallas Stars for former Canadien, Michael Ryder. Immediately everyone was caught with their pants down asked themselves: why was this deal done? “Ryder? The former Hab who should have won the Calder Trophy in […]

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Canadiens Re-Up Charles Hudon For One Year

Early this morning, the Canadiens announced that they signed Charles Hudon to a one-year, one-way contract ($800,000). Just like his fellow teammates Armia and Lehkonen, he avoided going to arbitration. His date set for August 2nd. This will be Hudon’s fourth season with the Montreal Canadiens having played his first professional season during the 2014-15 […]

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