1. Month In Review: Montreal Canadiens Still Searching for That Spark

    The Montreal Canadiens had an impressive month of October—points-wise, that is. The Canadiens went 7-1-1 in just nine games this past month, but something seems to be missing from the Canadiens game...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about over 5 years ago 313 reads 2 comments

  2. Georges Laraque: Just a BIG Tease...So Far

    I’m not sure what other Montreal Canadien fans are thinking just three games into the young but long season, but so far the Habs have been keeping up with the other physical teams in the league...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about over 5 years ago 402 reads 7 comments

  3. Michael Ryder Clearly Moving On

    On the night of September 22 2008, I had the privilege of attending the Canadiens' first preseason game of the 2008-09 season, against the rival Boston Bruins at Halifax’s Metro Centre, 20 minutes from my home in Lower Sackville...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about almost 6 years ago 473 reads 3 comments

  4. NHL Scheduling: Love It, Hate It, Your Perspective

    Earlier this past season there was speculation that the NHL would investigate into making the NHL regular season longer, a whole two games longer...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about almost 6 years ago 589 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL: Is Too Much Depth and Talent Possible?

    The “new” NHL is coming up on its fourth season, and teams are starting to discover the pros and cons of it. One of those cons is a problem every NHL general manager would like to have—having too much talent...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 795 reads 9 comments

  6. Habs Defence Missing One More Piece?

    The Canadiens recently locked up affordable defensemen Josh Gorges to a three year contract, but I’ve really got to wonder, will the Canadiens have a strong enough defensive corps ...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 458 reads 3 comments

  7. Canadiens, Gorges Agree on Three Year Deal

    Canadiens general manger Bob Gainey can scratch another player of his restricted free agents list. Wednesday, July 9thBob Gainey resigned 23 year old defensemen Josh Gorges to a three year, $3...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 168 reads 0 comments

  8. Move Over Lowe and Burke: Bernier signed to Offer Sheet

    Early into the Free Agent Frenzy Mike Gillis and the Vancouver Canucks signed St. Louis Blues forward David Backes to a three year, $7.5 million dollar offer sheet. The Blues of course had seven days to match, in which they did match...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 158 reads 0 comments

  9. Believe it or Not? Halak is Back!

    Believe it or not, Jaroslav Halak has resigned with Bob Gainey and the Montreal Canadiens to a two year, $1.5 million dollar deal, which will pay him 700,000k this season and 800,000k in the 09-10 season...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 229 reads 0 comments

  10. Guy Carbonneau Believes Mats Sundin is Coming

    All eyes right now are on Mats Sundin and his playing decision for next season in the NHL. But if any of them think the way Guy Carbonneau does, they’ll all give up hope...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 786 reads 10 comments

  11. Canadiens Free Agent Frenzy: Day Three

    Bob Gainey began his conquest on day three of the free agency frenzy by signing a big name forward after a silent day two. No, it wasn’t Mats Sundin or Marian Hossa. I can’t emphasize the word "big" enough for this article actually...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 623 reads 2 comments

  12. The Problem with the NHL Standings

    It seems these days all anyone talks about when it comes to rule changes in the NHL is smaller goalie equipment, larger nets, and touch or no touch icing...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 703 reads 10 comments

  13. Sundin and the Waiting Game

    The next few days for me are almost going to be like reading Mats Sundin’s horoscope. It’s unsurprising that Sundin hasn’t made up his mind yet, and he has deserved that ...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 173 reads 1 comments

  14. Canadiens Free Agent Frenzy: Day One

    So the big day one of the Free Agent Frenzy has now past us by. As usual the Canadiens and Bob Gainey have done little to improve their team on July 1st, but this year is a little different compared to past years...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 143 reads 1 comments

  15. Canadiens Update: Habs Extend Qualifying Offers to Six

    The Montreal Canadiens have extended qualifying offers to forwards Mikhail Grabovski, Andrei Kostitsyn and Corey Locke, defencemen Josh Gorges and Ryan O'Byrne and goaltender Jaroslav Halak...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 422 reads 3 comments

  16. A Look: Canadiens Recent Deals and Trades

    So for the first time in a while the Montreal Canadiens made the biggest trade and deal splash of any of the 30 NHL teams...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 936 reads 2 comments

  17. Lecavalier Close to Signing Lifelong Contract

    So apparently the Tampabay Lightning are close to signing their star center Vinny Lecavalier to a lifetime contract. RDS recently reported the two sides are making great progress and hope to have a deal done by July 1st...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 222 reads 2 comments

  18. Anaheim Ducks Updates: Burke Extends Niedermayer Deadline

    It looks as if the Anaheim Ducks and Brian Burke have given Scott Niedermayer an extension to decide his future with the team...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 447 reads 3 comments

  19. Offseason Game Plan - Montreal Canadiens

    Well it’s my very first article here at bleacherrport.com so will start with something simple... now down to business...

    Matt Woodman Written by Matt Woodman about 6 years ago 839 reads 5 comments