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Plekanec Lifts Habs To A 5-1 Win Over Oilers

Plekanec Lifts Habs To A 5-1 Win Over Oilers

Plekanec Lifts Habs To A 5-1 Win Over Oilers Yes, you read that right! The Habs snapped their losing streak and won against the Edmonton Oilers in a 5-1 blowout Saturday afternoon. That feels so good to write! This is the kind of recap I love to write: everything worked in this game. It’s also […]

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Habs Beat Leafs – Is This A New Beginning?

Habs Beat Leafs – Is This A New Beginning?

Habs Beat Leafs – Is This A New Beginning? The Habs beat the Maple Leafs in a nail-biting game that ended in a shootout on Saturday night. Could this be the beginning of a comeback? Let’s face it – the Canadiens are in trouble. Out of a playoff spot, severely depleted in confidence and points, […]

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Habs Are Back In The Win Column At Last

Habs Are Back In The Win Column At Last

Habs Are Back In The Win Column At Last After what seemed like the longest 4 games in Habs history – or at least this season – the team came back on Saturday night, to win in a decisive 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators. The Canadiens showed tremendous fortitude, especially through the first 2 […]

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Habs Lose 4th In A Row – Is This A Slump?

Habs Lose 4th In A Row – Is This A Slump?

Habs Lose 4th In A Row – Is This A Slump? The Habs went into Detroit on Thursday evening to try and break a 3-game losing streak, and ended up extending it to 4. When do we use the word “slump”? I don’t believe there is a firm definition of the word, but I wouldn’t […]

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Habs Outshoot Bruins, Still Lose 3-1

Habs Outshoot Bruins, Still Lose 3-1

Habs Outshoot Bruins, Still Lose 3-1 It’s hard enough to write about the Habs losing a game; it’s harder still when they outshoot their opponent by 10 SOG. But it’s complete devastation when that opponent is the Boston Bruins. Wednesday night, the Canadiens – after 3 days of rest – came out strong against their […]

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Habs Lose To Hurricanes In Disappointing Game

Habs Lose To Hurricanes In Disappointing Game

Habs Lose To Hurricanes In Disappointing Game Considering the Montreal Canadiens are at the top of the league, and the Carolina Hurricanes are at the bottom – literally – this should not have been a difficult call; the Canadiens – especially the incredible game they played on Thursday night against the Washington Capitals – should have […]

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Habs Edged By Caps In 3-2 Loss

Habs Edged By Caps In 3-2 Loss

Habs Edged By Caps In 3-2 Loss In what was a back-and-forth scoring match, the Habs never ended up catching up, or surpassing the Capitals, and lost to Washington, 3-2. This despite massively out-shooting the Washington team. This was not a bad game at all; the Canadiens came up against a brick wall in Braden Holtby, […]

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Habs Beat Blue Jackets Despite Uneven Officiating

Habs Beat Blue Jackets Despite Uneven Officiating

Habs Beat Blue Jackets Despite Uneven Officiating I have said it in these pages – and will repeat: I am never one to blame referees for a bad loss; the Habs’ “No Excuses” extends to their fans too, or it should. That said, in Tuesday night’s game versus Columbus, Montreal came up against some inconsistent – even […]

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Habs Lose To Devils In OT In A Mirror-Image Of Previous Game

Habs Lose To Devils In OT In A Mirror-Image Of Previous Game

Habs Lose To Devils In OT In A Mirror-Image Of Previous Game There are some games that, as a hockey writer, I just don’t want to recap; those are the games that are either a blow-out loss, or the kind of loss the Habs experienced in Saturday night’s rematch with the Devils. Heartbreaking losses are […]

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Habs Come Back, Win Vs Devils In Shootout

Habs Come Back, Win Vs Devils In Shootout

Habs Come Back, Win Vs Devils In Shootout In what began as a slow, uneventful, 2-goal-deficit game, the Habs pulled out a spectacular comeback to win against the New Jersey Devils Friday night, in a shootout. It’s the first of a back-to-back, home-and-away for the Habs and Devils, and with Carey Price back on the […]

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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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