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Vegas claim Alexei Emelin in expansion draft

Vegas claim Alexei Emelin in expansion draft

The Vegas Golden Knights have officially announced Alexei Emelin as their expansion draft selection from the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens left Emelin unprotected on their list which had to be submitted to the National Hockey League (NHL) by 5:00pm ET last Saturday. Protected List Instead, the Canadiens elected to protect Carey Price (G), Jordie Benn […]

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Game Five Recap: Rangers 3 Canadiens 2 OT

Game Five Recap: Rangers 3 Canadiens 2 OT

Coming off an unlucky loss in The Big Apple, the Canadiens were poised to push the Rangers to the brink of elimination with a win at the Bell Centre Thursday night. But once again, their strong start in the first period, was unsustainable.  Les boys came out flying in the first period, as per usual. […]

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Defensive Depth: Who’s In The Top-6 Going Into Game One?

Defensive Depth: Who’s In The Top-6 Going Into Game One?

After a busy trade deadline of adding stability at the back-end, we now get to see if that depth will pay dividends for the Montreal Canadiens. Looking at the depth chart, the Habs have, in my opinion, 9 NHL-calibre defencemen that can be of use. The likes of the lineup locks; Shea Weber, Andrei Markov, […]

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Alexei Emelin: A Negative Difference Maker

Alexei Emelin: A Negative Difference Maker

When we look at “difference makers” on the ice, we often look for those who can be a game changer when their team needs it the most. This could be a shutdown center shutting down the opposing goal scorer, a goal scorer scoring at the right moment, or a goalie making that one extra save […]

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Canadiens Trade Pateryn For Benn

Canadiens Trade Pateryn For Benn

Legend has it there is a prolific scorer down in the Lone Star State, a former Art Ross winner that has been identified as one of the biggest cogs in an ultra high scoring machine.  A guy that…   Damn it, this charade cannot be kept up any longer.   That incredibly talented guy? Well, […]

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Habs Edged Rangers In Entertaining, Emotional Game

Habs Edged Rangers In Entertaining, Emotional Game

Habs Edged Rangers In Entertaining, Emotional Game The Habs edged the Rangers in an entertaining, emotional game filled with excitement and controversy, Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Andrew Shaw and Alex Galchenyuk returned to the line-up, after being sidelined with injuries. Shaw played only the first period, due to a penalty and game misconduct […]

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Rare Home Loss For Habs, Falling 2-1 in OT To The Bruins

Rare Home Loss For Habs, Falling 2-1 in OT To The Bruins

Rare Home Loss For Habs, Falling 2-1 in OT To The Bruins In a rare home loss for the Habs, and a rare loss to the Bruins on home ice, they were edged out 2-1 in overtime Monday night. It was a game filled with events, physical and hockey-related, and was a typical rivalry between […]

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Marc Bergevin Is Looking For a Top-4 D-man, But Who’s Available?

Marc Bergevin Is Looking For a Top-4 D-man, But Who’s Available?

As reported by Nick Kypreos and Sportsnet last week, Marc Bergevin and the Habs are currently looking to bolster their blue line even more as they are searching for a top-4 defenceman. The Canadiens have started the season 8-0-1, with a +17 goal difference and are leading the league with only 14 goals against. This […]

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Extension Achieved: Mark Barberio Signs for Two Years

Extension Achieved: Mark Barberio Signs for Two Years

The Montreal Canadiens have announced the extension of blue liner Mark Barberio to a two-year, one-way contract. His cap hit is set at $750, 000 (earning $800k in year one, $700k in year two) which is a fantastic deal for Montreal and comes in at great value. Barberio was signed as free agent heading into the […]

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Canada wins 2016 IIHF World Championship

Canada wins 2016 IIHF World Championship

Canada defends their world title after defeating Finland 2-0 in the gold medal game at the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Russia on Sunday. This victory earns Canada its second consecutive gold medal; 26th all time, only one behind Russia and Soviet Union all-time for a combined 27 gold medals (Soviet Union – 22, Russia […]

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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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