1. 5 Likeliest First-Round Playoff Matchups for the Montreal Canadiens in 2014

    The Montreal Canadiens are currently third in the Atlantic Division ahead of the 2014 playoffs. With the Habs owning a 38-26-7 record and 11 games remaining in their regular season, a lot can still happen...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 4 months ago 5,316 reads 2 comments

  2. Why the Florida Panthers Reacquiring Roberto Luongo Was the Wrong Move

    As great of a story Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo ’s homecoming is now, all signs point to it not standing the test of time and eventually only disappointing...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 1,626 reads 0 comments

  3. Top 5 Ways the Montreal Canadiens Can Get Back on Track Before 2014 Playoffs

    Three straight losses have dropped the Montreal Canadiens down to a wild-card spot as they prep for the 2014 playoffs...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 1,531 reads 11 comments

  4. 5 Reasons the Montreal Canadiens Are Suddenly Eastern Conference Contenders

    You wouldn’t know it to look at them, decisive losers of two straight since the 2014 trade deadline came and went, but the Montreal Canadiens are now legitimate Eastern Conference contenders...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 2,742 reads 9 comments

  5. 5 Reasons New York Islanders General Manager Garth Snow Should Be Fired

    New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow should not be fired for sending All-tar Thomas Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens this past trade deadline...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 8,568 reads 55 comments

  6. Will Olympics Performance Quiet Montreal Canadiens Goalie Carey Price's Critics?

    While his current stint on injured reserve isn ’t exactly disproving the theory, Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price is nonetheless poised to put the myth of a post-Olympics hangover to bed...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 3,491 reads 7 comments

  7. Should the Montreal Canadiens Be Buyers at the 2013-14 Trade Deadline?

    Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has a difficult question to ask himself as the 2013-14 season’s trade deadline approaches, namely whether his team can realistically compete for the Stanley Cup...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 5,170 reads 11 comments

  8. 5 Realistic Targets at the Trade Deadline for the Columbus Blue Jackets

    The first priority for the Columbus Blue Jackets ahead of the 2014 trade deadline is to determine whether they’re buyers or sellers...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 2,245 reads 16 comments

  9. Have the Olympics Hurt P.K. Subban's Contract Situation with Montreal Canadiens?

    As goalie Carey Price plays out a critical part in Canadian hockey history on the international stage at the Winter Olympics, Montreal Canadiens teammate P.K...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 23,133 reads 46 comments

  10. Breaking Down Montreal Canadien Carey Price's Vezina Trophy Chances in 2013-14

    As all of Canada waits to find out who will start Sunday against Finland at the Sochi Olympics, one has to believe the easy answer would be to go with the goalie who actually has ...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 5 months ago 2,712 reads 4 comments

  11. Should the Minnesota Wild Trade for Pending UFA Thomas Vanek?

    Most everyone kind of assumes New York Islanders forward and pending unrestricted free agent Thomas Vanek will sign with the Minnesota Wild come the 2013-14 NHL offseason...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 6,775 reads 18 comments

  12. What Role Will Recently Acquired Dale Weise Play for the Montreal Canadiens?

    Coincidentally enough, former Montreal Canadiens forward Steve Begin was in attendance at the Bell Centre last Tuesday night to witness the Habs debut of Dale Weise ...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 3,742 reads 18 comments

  13. What Are the Minnesota Wild's Best Options in Goal with Josh Harding Out?

    Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has officially been out with multiple sclerosis medication issues since January 2—a full month—perhaps prompting a difficult decision on general manager Chuck Fletcher’s part...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 7,890 reads 14 comments

  14. 5 Reasons Montreal Canadiens Are Still a Playoff Team Despite Recent Skid

    The Montreal Canadiens may still have a long way to go to reach their full potential, but the end of a horrific four-game losing streak is a good place to start en route to clinching a playoff berth this 2013-14 season...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 1,981 reads 3 comments

  15. Pros and Cons of Matt Stajan's Extension with Calgary Flames

    By signing Matt Stajan to a four-year, $12.5 million extension last week, the Calgary Flames locked up a key member of their team...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 1,824 reads 2 comments

  16. Montreal Canadiens' 5 Biggest Needs Ahead of the Olympic Break

    As the Sochi Olympics approach, the Montreal Canadiens are clearly in dire need of some rest, coincidentally enough just like they were heading into the holiday break...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 5,907 reads 15 comments

  17. Breaking Down Devan Dubnyk's Role with Nashville Predators

    Size is an undeniable asset to goaltenders, and now the Nashville Predators have two that are 6’5” or taller, but unfortunately, one is injured and the other is Devan Dubnyk ...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 2,321 reads 8 comments

  18. Montreal Canadiens Rumors: Why Daniel Briere Won't Be Sent to New Jersey Devils

    While the Montreal Canadiens would surely like to get rid of Daniel Briere , believing the New Jersey Devils would be willing trade partners is overly optimistic at this point...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 7,938 reads 15 comments

  19. What the Ottawa Senators Must Do to Make the Playoffs in 2013-14

    Currently out of the playoff picture, the Ottawa Senators are ironically in a better position right now than they were last year as the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 6 months ago 1,284 reads 5 comments

  20. How the Montreal Canadiens Must Adjust Without Alex Galchenyuk

    With upstart forward Alex Galchenyuk out for the next six weeks with a broken hand, the Montreal Canadiens inconsistent offense becomes that much more of a dilemma that needs to be addressed…that and so much else...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 7 months ago 2,931 reads 12 comments

  21. 5 Montreal Canadiens Who Should Be on the Trading Block

    All has been relatively quiet on the trade front so far this season, but every team still has their share of players on the trading block they’d like to rid themselves of, with the Montreal Canadiens being no exception...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 7 months ago 8,811 reads 23 comments

  22. Is It Too Early to Call the Anaheim Ducks Stanley Cup Favorites?

    It’s ironic how in their first season after losing the “Mighty” from their team name, the Anaheim Ducks won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 7 months ago 3,556 reads 25 comments

  23. 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Montreal Canadiens

    While the holiday break is officially over for NHL players, the New Year is still a few days away, and the Montreal Canadiens can definitely take that time to reflect on possible resolutions for 2014...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 7 months ago 1,814 reads 16 comments

  24. How the St. Louis Blues Stack Up Against the NHL's Elite Teams

    The ironically named St. Louis Blues enter the 2013 Christmas break with a lot to be happy about, just six points behind the first-place Anaheim Ducks with three games in hand (24-7-5)...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 7 months ago 5,905 reads 62 comments

  25. Top 5 Things the Montreal Canadiens Should Wish for This Christmas

    The holiday season is upon us, and the Montreal Canadiens are entering it relatively impressively, holding down one of the Atlantic Division’s top three spots...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 7 months ago 2,896 reads 4 comments