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2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #15-#11

2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #15-#11

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Mitch Brown’s Top 30 Habs Prospects, kicking off the top 15. This installment begins with a pair of defencemen, one close to the NHL, and one fresh from the draft. Tier #3 begins with a player who could play in the NHL next season, a deft playmaker, and […]

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Prospect Michael McNiven earns OHL Goaltender of the Year

Prospect Michael McNiven earns OHL Goaltender of the Year

Michael McNiven, 19, was named Goaltender of the Year by the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) early on Wednesday evening. The award, which is voted on by OHL coaches and general managers, has been awarded for the 30th consecutive year. Notable previous winners include: 2013-14: Alex Nedeljkovic (Plymouth Whalers) 2006-07: Steve Mason (London Knights) 2001-02: Ray Emery […]

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Habs Goalie Factory Update

Habs Goalie Factory Update

The Habs have started many elite goaltenders. Patrick Roy, Jacques Plante, Ken Dryden, Georges Vezina to name a few. There are actually so many in the Montreal Canadiens’ long history. Right now, the Habs have 5 goalies signed in the team’s system, an unsigned prospect, and a few others that are on AHL or ECHL […]

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2016 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #20-#16

2016 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #20-#16

Welcome to the fourth installment of 2016 ranking of the Montreal Canadiens top 30 prospects. This segment begins a new tier of prospects. This grouping consists of more recognizable names, higher upside players, and those more likely to make the NHL. The first goalie on the rankings begins this group of five, followed by one […]

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Midseason CHL Prospects Review

Midseason CHL Prospects Review

With all three CHL trade deadlines in the past, it’s time to examine how each of the Habs’ six CHL prospects have faired up until the halfway point of the season. No prospects were on the move this year, and all of the prospects’ teams appear to be middle-of-the-pack teams at best.   Jeremiah Addison […]

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Three Habs named to Canada-Russia Series

Three Habs named to Canada-Russia Series

In preparation for the 2015 Canadian Hockey League Canada-Russia Series, the rosters on the Canadian side have been set. The annual tournament was first held in 2003, and every year since. A team of Russian selects travel to Canada to take on the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) All-Stars, Ontario Hockey League (OHL) All-Stars, […]

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Michael McNiven Signs Canadiens Entry Level Deal

Michael McNiven Signs Canadiens Entry Level Deal

“Can’t believe the last couple weeks I’ve had.  Winning my first NHL Rookie Tournament game, getting invited to an NHL Main camp, and last but not least, I signed my first NHL ELC without being drafted in my first year.  Thank you Montreal for this opportunity and thanks to all the friends and family for […]

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Habs Headlines (Podcast): Season 2, Episode 1

  MINAS PANAGIOTAKIS / GETTY IMAGES   HabsHeadlines is making a comeback. Patrick Tallon and Drew Hardiman recorded their first podcast together following the Habs 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday night. From covering the lineup decisions, prospects, coaching staff, Marc Bergevin, and taking questions from the mailbag, you can be assured that no […]

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