1. Oh the Drama: A Proud Bob Gainey Resigns from his Duties

    Oh the drama! Bob Gainey resigns as general manager. His reason for jumping overboard? He wants to play the piano. No, seriously, Gainey felt he did not have the motivation to stay for another long term deal...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 4 years ago 790 reads 9 comments

  2. The Number One Conundrum: Halak Vs. Price

    Since making his way to the NHL a few years ago, Jaroslav Halak has progressed at a steady pace. And at this point, Halak is starting to show the league that his development has surpassed Carey ...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 4 years ago 953 reads 7 comments

  3. Mix and Match: A World Junior Championship Mashup

    So the New Year's festivities are over and hockey is going full swing. This year, we fans have the pleasure of getting a condensed hockey schedule thanks to the Olympics. For die-hard hockey fans, it’s the best time of year...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 4 years ago 193 reads 2 comments

  4. Canadiens and Wild Suffer the Same Problem: Farm Team Development.

    A lot of teams in the NHL still have a hard time finding and drafting the right prospect. Or maybe it’s simply because they don’t have the tools to make them grow into stars? There ...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 5 years ago 404 reads 4 comments

  5. Montreal Canadiens: Doubt Setting In or Simple Slow Start?

    The Montreal Canadiens have reached the quarter of the season. That said, general manager Bob Gainey must be nervous and anxiously waiting for his summer spending spree come together...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 5 years ago 279 reads 1 comments

  6. Lost Sheep: The Story of Andrei Kostitsyn

    Andrei, since arriving to North America a few years ago, has felt like a "lost cause." Lots of people agree and as many don’t...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 5 years ago 504 reads 6 comments

  7. Montreal Canadiens Prospects: The Shape of Things to Come (Euro Edition)

    The Canadiens first overall pick of 2009 made the crowd jump up and roar : LOUIS LOUIS LOUIS as Louis Leblanc was being selected. Same thing hapenned when Gabriel Dumont's name popped up...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 5 years ago 483 reads 0 comments

  8. Montreal Canadiens: Time to Let Them Rebuild Once and For All

    Something has been bothering me for a few years now, and I don’t care that we’re not even ten games into the season…I’m pressing the panic button. My panic button...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 5 years ago 444 reads 15 comments

  9. Just Grow Up Already: Sergei Kostitsyn Deserting the Montreal Canadiens

    Now, first of all, let me just say I'm not the kind of writer to go out and report rumours as facts or write casual articles that have no "meat" around them. But I feel this article is "needed" in this case...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 5 years ago 543 reads 7 comments

  10. It's Time For NHL Eastern Conference Predictions Again!

    Predictions, predictions, predictions. Yes, it’s time to try and determine the rankings again. Every year, before season starts, fans devour every bit of predictions they can get and, of ...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 5 years ago 326 reads 10 comments

  11. New Faces, New Questions: My "New" Montreal Canadiens Review

    Well. Gainey must be sweating right now for two reasons. First, he's never been so active on the free agent market and has to be trying to catch his breath right now. Second, he just took a huge risk by spending 107M$ on four players over five years...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about 5 years ago 784 reads 8 comments

  12. Montreal Canadiens Fans or "How to destroy a young career"

    This is my own opinion. Feel free to disagree of course. What happened last night with the Habs was the result of an entire season of disappointment. But what I want to say here has nothing to do with player performances...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 5 years ago 509 reads 8 comments

  13. Who's Good, Who's Bad? Montreal Canadiens Annual Review

    The year is over and I'm sure management in Montreal have a lot of questions. What a circus this year was, more than it usually is! Strange accusations, players under-performing, criticism, trade rumours...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 5 years ago 237 reads 1 comments

  14. NHL Rookie Mid-term Report Cards

    Now that half the season is done, let's evaluate how the rookies have been doing. Is anyone failing at this point?! Steve Mason Grade: A+Steve is still going strong! I'm pretty impressed with ...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 5 years ago 282 reads 11 comments

  15. The Time Has Come! My Montreal Canadiens Mid-Season Awards!

    Inspired by other awards handed out by our colleagues here at on Bleachers Report who hand out mid-season award, I wanted to give out my own awards to the players of my favorite team...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 5 years ago 155 reads 7 comments

  16. Ice Cold: NHL Players Who Have the Offseason Flu?

    First of all, let me just say this is for fun and shouldn’t be taken too seriously. I have no grief against any of the players mentioned.Something has been happening in the last few years...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 5 years ago 681 reads 4 comments

  17. NHL Wish List for 2009: What Teams Should Be Thankful for...

    San Jose Sharks The Sharks have been contenders for years now. Is it finally their time? I hope so. They work hard, they have a great roster and an impeccable system. Joe Thornton is the perfect set-up man for kids like Setoguchi...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about over 5 years ago 324 reads 7 comments

  18. NHL Late-Round Draft Picks Always Full of Surprises (Part Three)

    Okay, allow me to introduce you all two more of these over-achieving athletes that became so useful for their respective teams. This will be an all-European section...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 6 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  19. NHL Late-Round Draft Picks Always Full of Surprises (Part Two)

    All right! I have a lot more underrated players to mention. Special mention: Before I continue, I wanted to give a shout out to Matt D’Agostini. He’s a rookie, a sixth-round pick on the Montreal Canadiens roster right now...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 6 years ago 473 reads 4 comments

  20. NHL Late Round Draft Picks are Always Full of Surprises (Part One)

    Some of you have probably seen my articles on underachievers in the NHL. It's really not that hard to point out those who didn’t make it, those who should’ve been good, but never ...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 6 years ago 638 reads 13 comments

  21. Great NHL Underachievers: Jason Bonsignore

    Did you think there were only three underachievers to talk about? Certainly not! I’m far from done with these articles! So here is another that many might’ve forgotten about, ...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 6 years ago 2,422 reads 7 comments

  22. NHL Trades That Shocked the League, Part III

    In 2005, Boston traded center Joe Thornton to San Jose Sharks for Wayne Primeau, Brad Stuart, and Marco Sturm. This one was such a shocker...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 6 years ago 543 reads 1 comments

  23. NHL Trades That Shocked the League, Part II

    And now for part two! In 1995, Montreal trades Mike Keane and Patrick Roy to Colorado for Andrei Kovalenko, Martin Rucinsky and Jocelyn Thibault...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 6 years ago 591 reads 8 comments

  24. NHL Trades That Shocked the League, Part I

    I know, there are lots of trades that have us scratching our heads, and lead us wondering what they were thinking. Sometimes the reason of a trade is obvious and, at least, solves a problem for the respective teams...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 6 years ago 406 reads 7 comments

  25. NHL Calder Trophy Surprises

    The Calder race is already on for the 2009 candidates, as we speak. There are already a few surprises, and players that were not expected to do this well...

    Sebastien Tremblay Written by Sebastien Tremblay about almost 6 years ago 894 reads 21 comments