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July 1 signings around the Atlantic Division

July 1 signings around the Atlantic Division

On Canada Day, as is the case every year, the National Hockey League’s free agent period re-opened and free agent frenzy was a crazy one. Led by the Toronto Maple Leafs winning the John Tavares sweepstakes and the Montreal Canadiens bringing back Tomas Plekanec who is at 998 career games, many teams added pieces for […]

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Habs acquire Deslauriers, Baun

Habs acquire Deslauriers, Baun

The Montreal Canadiens have used the National Hockey League’s opening day to make two minor trades. Both deals – with the Buffalo Sabres and Chicago Blackhawks are meant to help the Laval Rocket, Montreal’s American Hockey League affiliate. Earlier on in the day, the Habs dealt Zach Redmond to the Sabres in exchange for Nicolas […]

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Habs Trade Nathan Beaulieu

Habs Trade Nathan Beaulieu

The Canadiens acquire BUF’s 3rd-round pick (68) in 2017 , in return for N. Beaulieu. — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) June 17, 2017 The Montreal Canadiens announce a trade involving Nathan Beaulieu just over an hour before the 3:00pm ET league-wide trade freeze (excluding Vegas). The Habs have traded Beaulieu within the Atlantic Division to the […]

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Poor Officiating Adds To Habs Loss In Buffalo

Poor Officiating Adds To Habs Loss In Buffalo

Poor Officiating Adds To Habs Loss In Buffalo The Habs lost to the Buffalo Sabres Friday night, after having won 3 in a row for the first time since the end of November. What made it worse was the officiating which can be credited with the Sabres win (or blamed for the Habs loss). Caveat: […]

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Di Stefano’s Beef: Same Old Story

Di Stefano’s Beef: Same Old Story

After such an impressive start, sporting an undefeated 9-0-0 start prior to the match against the Canucks, not many had Vancouver being the team to end the streak. Vancouver had yet to win at home in 5 games prior to the tilt against Montreal and the Habs were coming off of two days rest. Last […]

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Habs Make History Again With 8th Win

Habs Make History Again With 8th Win

The Habs make history once again, becoming the first team since 1975 to win 8 consecutive games at the start of a season. Ironically, the team they beat on Friday night was the last one to achieve said accomplishment. The Canadiens showed incredible skill on Friday night as they beat the Buffalo Sabres with a […]

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NHL Regular Season Predictions: Eastern Conference

NHL Regular Season Predictions: Eastern Conference

Predictions, predictions… some will seem crazy to you but here we go for the Eastern Conference: Metropolitan: Washington Captials – I’m not sure there is an adjective in the English language to describe how lethal this offense truly is. If the thought of TJ Oshie on a line with Alex Ovechkin doesn’t make you giddy, […]

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Daniel Briere Retires: Mr. Playoffs Rides Off Into The Sunset

Daniel Briere Retires: Mr. Playoffs Rides Off Into The Sunset

“After taking a few weeks to think about it, it’s time to hang them up and spend a little more time at home with the family.  I’ve been very, very fortunate to have a chance to play with some great organizations but at this point the family becomes a priority.” – Daniel Briere   Well […]

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Habs Acquire Zack Kassian

Habs Acquire Zack Kassian

Not long after announcing the contract extension of Greg Pateryn, the Montreal Canadiens acquire Zack Kassian and a 5th round pick (2016) from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Brandon Prust. Zack Kassian Position: Right Wing Age: 24 Birthplace: Windsor, ON, Canada Height: 6’3″ Weight: 209 Drafted: 1st Round (13th Overall) – Buffalo Sabres / […]

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Flyin’ Brian’s Flynntastic Deal

Flyin’ Brian’s Flynntastic Deal

There are not many teams around the National Hockey League paying only $950,000 per season for a guy that averages half a point per playoff game in his big league career but for the next two years the Montreal Canadiens are going to be one of them.   Nearly 27 year old Lynnfield, Massachusetts native Brian […]

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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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