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Habs Send Tokarski to Ducks; Acquire Friberg

Habs Send Tokarski to Ducks; Acquire Friberg

The Canadiens announced that they have dealt goaltender Dustin Tokarski to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for winger Max Friberg. It’s not quite the deal fans were asking for, especially after what went down yesterday with the Flyers/Kings as well as the Blue Jackets/Predators, but it indicates that Marc Bergevin is working the phones. With […]

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Is Dustin Tokarski St. John’s Bound?

Is Dustin Tokarski St. John’s Bound?

It is interesting how the mighty can fall. In two years, you can go from an absolute hero to scapegoat. In professional hockey cities, especially Montreal, this is nothing new. It seems like yesterday that the main man in Montreal went down, and a new hero had to arise. That hero being Dustin Tokarski, and his […]

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“Carey Price Syndrome”

“Carey Price Syndrome”

Based on last night’s results against the Jets, a lot of fans are furious at Dustin Tokarski. He didn’t perform well, that is not up for debate. However, throughout this season people have been saying absolutely terrible things about the young back up, who on most nights, plays exactly as he should – like an […]

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Notes From The Dog Pound: Bulldogs – IceCaps (Dec. 17)

Notes From The Dog Pound: Bulldogs – IceCaps (Dec. 17)

Here are some comments and observations from the Hamilton Bulldogs vs. St. John’s Icecap game at the Coliseum formerly know as Copps on December 17, 2014. 1  A quick look at last night’s line combos and D pairings in the warm up: Bowman – Hudon – Thomas Nevins – Bakker – Macenauer Carr – Dumont – Hensick Sorkin – Dowell – Crisp Bennett […]

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Player Profile: Peter Budaj

Player Profile: Peter Budaj

  Peter Budaj has been the backup goalie in Montreal for 3 seasons now, and he has been solid, reliable and a leader for each one. Since his arrival on July 1st 2011, Budaj has done all that can be asked out of a back-up. In a Montreal uniform he has a very respectable 23-16-9 […]

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Slovakia Selects Budaj for Olympics

Slovakia Selects Budaj for Olympics

With the Olympic rosters being announced, Slovakia goes with some familiar faces to Canadiens fans. In goal, they have current back up goalie Peter Budaj as well as former netminder and playoff hero, Jaroslav Halak. In addition, ex-Hab Marcel Hossa, brother to Marian, will be suiting up for Slovakia also. Budaj, 31, has represented his […]

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Habs vs Sens, Game on!

Habs vs Sens, Game on!

Yes fans, the Montreal Canadiens are in the playoffs, even taking the division after Sunday night’s loss of the Boston Bruins at the hands of the Ottawa Senators. The Sens are who the Habs will be playing come this Thursday in round one of the post-season. Restaurants and bars will be full, friends will be […]

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Where Does the Blame Lie?

Where Does the Blame Lie?

I am here to discuss the elephant in the room that is the recent struggles of the Montreal Canadiens. Over the course of a long, grueling season of hockey, a team is bound to stumble at least once. Successful teams are the ones who battle through adversity and come out victorious, but to achieve such a feat […]

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Carey Price Deserves Better Than the Montreal Canadiens

It is needless to say that Carey Price is on a team that simply does not capitalize on his abilities. The Habs are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the third straight year. And while the injuries and bad calls are valid excuses for their current losing streak, there are plenty of errors […]

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