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A Tribute to Tomas Plekanec

A Tribute to Tomas Plekanec

As announced earlier today, Tomas Plekanec officially retired from the NHL after spending 15 years in the league; starting from the 2005-2006 season. All of his 1001 games, with the exception of 17 with Toronto, were spent with the Canadiens after being selected in the third round in 2001. In his 984 games as a […]

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Review: Max Pacioretty’s 1st Year as Captain

Review: Max Pacioretty’s 1st Year as Captain

With less than a month left in the regular season, the Montreal Canadiens are all but mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. The smell of post-season hockey will most likely be absent this spring in the city that bleeds bleu, blanc et rouge. Naturally, fans and pundits have turned to the factors contributing to the team’s […]

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Farewell, Saku

Farewell, Saku

39-year old former captain of the Montreal Canadiens – Saku Koivu has announced his retirement from the National Hockey League early Wednesday. Koivu was selected 21st overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. A draft which saw players like Saku Koivu, Jason Arnott, Paul Kariya, Chris Pronger, Darcy Tucker among others enter the National Hockey […]

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Former Habs Captain Saku Koivu Hits New Milestone

Former Habs Captain Saku Koivu Hits New Milestone

It does not matter how much time has passed since Saku Koivu has left the Montreal Canadiens. The former captain is still loved by fans and that has been shown on numerous occasions since he signed with the Anaheim Ducks back on July 8th, 2009. The most recent moment was when the Ducks played at […]

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Congratulations Saku Koivu

Congratulations Saku Koivu

Last night with 4 seconds left in the Stars-Ducks game, Saku Koivu shoveled the puck up to Andrew Cogliano who put the puck into an empty net. That was Koivu’s 24th point this year, and his 800th career point. Saku’s career started in 1995 with the Canadiens and got 45 points in his rookie year. […]

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Oh Baby: Thank You Bob Cole

Ask anyone across Canada over the last half a century to describe hockey, Canada and childhood.  Many answers might come back but only one would be correct to encapsulate a response that everyone could agree with: Saturday night, The Toronto Maple Leafs versus The Montreal Canadiens with Bob Cole in the broadcast booth to sing […]

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