1. Should Martin Brodeur Retire at the End of the 2013-14 Season?

    New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur ’s 2013-14 season has been representative of a roller coaster so far, complete with all the rust and loose screws you’d expect from a ride that’s been around for more than 20 years...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 7 months ago 3,648 reads 59 comments

  2. Should the Montreal Canadiens Re-Sign Free-Agent Defenseman Andrei Markov?

    With defensemen P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov forming one of the more potent defensive duos in the NHL this season, it stands to reason that the Montreal Canadiens will want to retain both pending free agents come the end of 2013-14...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 8 months ago 1,835 reads 8 comments

  3. Islanders Trade Rumors: Why Ryan Miller Isn't the Right Fit for New York

    No longer satisfied with the play of a once-elite, 30-plus goaltender on the downswing in Evgeni Nabokov , the New York Islanders are apparently vying for the services of another ...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 8 months ago 5,061 reads 35 comments

  4. Why Canada Must Put P.K. Subban on the Roster for 2014 Winter Olympics

    One would think the answer to the question as to whether or not Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban should represent Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics is pretty simple...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 8 months ago 3,296 reads 8 comments

  5. Montreal Canadiens Trade Rumors: Why Montreal Must Keep Max Pacioretty

    For the record, Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty is not being actively shopped, but that doesn’t make his name popping up in trade rumors sound any less like a fairy tale...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 8 months ago 6,141 reads 19 comments

  6. 5 Reasons the Montreal Canadiens Should Be Thankful This 2013-14 Season

    This Thanksgiving the Montreal Canadiens have a lot for which to be thankful. Granted, Canadian Thanksgiving was mid-October, at which point the Habs were right in the middle of ...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 8 months ago 1,521 reads 11 comments

  7. Montreal Canadiens' Report Card at the Quarter Mark of 2013-14 Season

    At 12-9-2, the Montreal Canadiens find themselves in playoff position just past the quarter mark of the 2013-14 season, which speaks to a successful start in a lot of ways...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 8 months ago 1,909 reads 12 comments

  8. What Should Montreal Canadiens Do About Struggling Center David Desharnais?

    The sad truth surrounding struggling Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais ’ 2013-14 season is the stat line of the game in which he made most of an impact read zeros nearly all the way across...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 8 months ago 2,085 reads 12 comments

  9. 5 Areas the Montreal Canadiens Need to Improve During 2013-14 Season

    In the midst of a three-game points streak, things are currently looking pretty rosy for the Montreal Canadiens this 2013-14 season...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 8 months ago 1,717 reads 12 comments

  10. 5 Realistic Keys to a Successful 2013-14 Season for the Montreal Canadiens

    It’s hard to define a successful season, especially for the 2013-14 Montreal Canadiens . Few analysts were able to make heads or tails of their 2012-13 season, after all...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 1,509 reads 7 comments

  11. Montreal Canadiens' 5 Biggest Reasons to Stay Optimistic in 2013-14 Season

    After starting out the year rather impressively at 5-2, the Montreal Canadiens have gone a terrible 3-6-1 over the last 10 games. With 65 games remaining, however, there’s plenty of time for the Habs to right the ship...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 2,709 reads 7 comments

  12. Pros and Cons of Alexei Emelin's 4-Year Deal with the Montreal Canadiens

    As Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin inches closer to a late 2013 return from a knee injury, he at least no longer needs to worry about his longer-term future thanks to a new four-year, $16...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 1,683 reads 6 comments

  13. Why Montreal Canadiens Should Keep Louis Leblanc in the NHL

    With Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty set to return this weekend, there’s a very good chance either Mike Blunden or Louis Leblanc will be sent down to the Hamilton Bulldogs as a result...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 3,492 reads 12 comments

  14. 5 Lineup Changes the Montreal Canadiens Should Consider

    The Montreal Canadiens appear to be back on track. After starting the season at 5-2, the Habs went through a mini 1-3 slump...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 4,044 reads 32 comments

  15. Strengths and Weaknesses of Montreal Canadiens' Top 5 Defensive Prospects

    The Montreal Canadiens ’ blue line has sustained a lot of injuries this young season, but the team’s impressive amount of defensive prospects (many of whom are just plain impressive) are making the most of a bad situation...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 2,381 reads 5 comments

  16. 5 Ways 2013-14 Montreal Canadiens Have Improved Since 2012-13 Season

    Currently 5-4, just one game off last season’s shocking 6-3 start, the 2013-14 Montreal Canadiens are surprising so-called experts yet again...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 1,461 reads 6 comments

  17. How the Montreal Canadiens Must Adjust While Max Pacioretty Is Sidelined

    The Montreal Canadiens and Max Pacioretty have been here before, the latter currently injured with a strained hamstring and the Habs now forced to find a way to deal. History suggests, though, it shouldn’t end up being that big of one...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 1,793 reads 5 comments

  18. Who Is Montreal Canadiens' Future No. 1 Center: Lars Eller or Alex Galchenyuk?

    Under normal circumstances, most teams would be ecstatic that their two best centers are playing high-quality hockey at the same time, just as Lars Eller and Alex Galchenyuk are for the Montreal Canadiens ...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 9 months ago 2,293 reads 10 comments

  19. The 5 Montreal Canadiens Most Important to a Successful 2013-14 Season

    The Montreal Canadiens have no shortage of talent this 2013-14 season, but success is still far from guaranteed...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 10 months ago 1,913 reads 4 comments

  20. 5 Positive Signs from Start of Montreal Canadiens 2013-14 Season

    Looking at the Montreal Canadiens ’ start to the 2013-14 season, it’s easy to feel a bit worried...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 10 months ago 1,424 reads 5 comments

  21. 5 Ramifications from Injury to Montreal Canadiens Enforcer George Parros

    When the Montreal Canadiens acquired George Parros last July, many hoped he’d make a huge impact with the Habs right away. Just not like this.....

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 10 months ago 6,544 reads 24 comments

  22. Breaking Down the Montreal Canadiens' 2013-14 Season Opening-Day Roster

    Even though they’re starting the 2013-14 season with several players on the shelf, the Montreal Canadiens are actually poised to ice a stronger lineup on opening night Tuesday as a result...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 10 months ago 3,605 reads 8 comments

  23. The 5 Biggest Surprises at Montreal Canadiens 2013-14 Training Camp So Far

    With the 2013-14 regular season set to begin October 1, the Montreal Canadiens training camp is quickly winding down almost as fast as it began. In spite of the speedy turnaround, there still was no shortage of surprises to be had by Habs fans...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 10 months ago 3,152 reads 5 comments

  24. Montreal Canadiens' 5 Worst Contracts for 2013-14 Season

    While the Montreal Canadiens boast several notable bargains for the upcoming 2013-14 season , they also have some pretty bad contracts on the books as well...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 10 months ago 5,422 reads 21 comments

  25. Montreal Canadiens' Biggest Bargains for the 2013-14 Season

    Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin gets his share of flak for bad deals currently on the books for the 2013-14 season, but he has also proven quite adept at making the odd great bargain...

    Ryan Szporer Written by Ryan Szporer about 10 months ago 1,534 reads 8 comments