1. Montreal Canadiens All-Time Lineup

    As with many other teams already, there have been presented all-time lineups consisting of some of the greatest players to ever play the game...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about 6 years ago 580 reads 9 comments

  2. Montreal Canadiens Offseason Preview, Part II: Defense

    As free agency season is still open, and it's time to look towards another exciting season, let's take another look at the starting lineups for the 2008-09 version of Les Canadiens de Montreal...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about 6 years ago 752 reads 4 comments

  3. Winnipeg Blue Bombers Need Win to Keep Season Alive

    Only one win. And now you're playing one of your divisional rivals. Les Alouettes de Montreal. Big game. Biggest game of the year? So far, yes. Enough is enough. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have the potential to be a Grey Cup winning team...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about 6 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  4. "Habs All Out Radio" Debuts August 3

    Habs fans and NHL fans alike are encouraged to listen to Habs All Out on YouCastr, starting August 3rd. Join me, Montreal Canadiens community leader Matt Eichel, as I will be taking an inside look at Les Canadiens from every angle...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about 6 years ago 521 reads 3 comments

  5. The State Of The NHL: Where Are We Going?

    After a summer that has bred a good deal of irregular signings for a post-lockout/salary cap NHL , two questions must be asked...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about 6 years ago 9,143 reads 4 comments

  6. Montreal Canadiens' Role Players Looking to Make Impact in 2009

    Most times it's only the superstars—the goal-scorers and the playmakers—that get the credit and the fame and glory that come with winning...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about 6 years ago 879 reads 2 comments

  7. Winnipeg Blue Bombers Trying to Make Things Right

    After Ryan Dinwiddie's superb performance in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' first win of the season in their fifth regular season game, the Bombers are looking for that to be the breakthrough point...

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  8. Toronto Blue Jays Leave Fortunes up to Unproven Players

    Leave it up to the Toronto Blue Jays to always leave it up to the younger players—plus the players who need a chance to prove themselves...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 294 reads 2 comments

  9. Toronto Blue Jays Try To Become a Contender Once Again

    Call them what you will, but the Toronto Blue Jays have been a bit of a laughingstock, to say the least. They are always potentially deadly at season's start, yet they always fail to meet expectations...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 274 reads 2 comments

  10. Is Ryan Dinwiddie the Answer for Winnipeg Blue Bombers?

    Completing 24 of 39 passing attempts for 450 yards, one TD, and no interceptions is pretty good for a second career CFL start, let alone a second professional football start...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 694 reads 6 comments

  11. The Five Most-Hated Players in the NHL

    1. Claude Lemieux The little spitfire out of Buckingham, Quebec started his NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens, winning the Stanley Cup in his rookie season. Lemieux played gritty hockey, getting under the skin of his opponents...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 3,915 reads 8 comments

  12. Mike Komisarek's Stock Rising Entering Contract Year

    Take a look at the recent signings in the NHL this offseason, and you'll see many defensemen commanding a large sum of money for their services. Mark Streit in Long Island—$4.1 million a year for four years, the highest paid Islander D-man...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 626 reads 5 comments

  13. Open-Mic: Athletes & Retirement: The Selanne Syndrome

    I'm sick and tired of athletes inability to make up their minds on whether they should retire or not. Brett Favre, for instance, has had a great career in the NFL, but as far as I'm concerned ...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 408 reads 6 comments

  14. Max Pacioretty Comes to the Montreal Canadiens

    Montreal Canadiens fans have a lot to look forward to this season, with the emergence of the Kostitsyn brothers, Chris Higgins, Mike Komisarek, and Carey Price. But there's a new kid who could very well be among those names in a few years...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 718 reads 2 comments

  15. NHL: How to Survive the Long Offseason

    Bored yet? I am. Let's get this show on the road. After July 1, there's not much to look forward to, except the opening games over in Europe. To be honest, the first week of free agent signing has been the most exciting thing this July...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 471 reads 3 comments

  16. CFL: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Search For Answers

    0-4. Not a good record to start off your defense of the Eastern Division title. After coming oh-so-close to their first Grey Cup in over 15 years, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are learning to win the hard way...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 490 reads 1 comments

  17. NHL: When Big Mouths Should Stay Shut

    Great, you're probably thinking. Another article about Brian Burke and Kevin Lowe. Trust me, I'm as sick of it as you are. But some bigwigs in the NHL don't know when to shut their yaps...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 267 reads 4 comments

  18. NHL: Building A Dynasty in the Age of Gary Bettman

    It's not the same as it used to be. Building your team, that is. I remember stories of NHL teams stacked with All-Star players going on to win more Stanley Cups rings than they had room for on their dressers at home...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 539 reads 2 comments

  19. Winnipeg Blue Bombers Search For Answers

    A sputtering offense. A collapsing defense. Whatever bright thoughts there was coming into the 2008 CFL season, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are trying to search for answers to why they can't seem to get onto the winning side of things...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 276 reads 0 comments

  20. With Halak, Denis, and Price, Montreal Canadiens Set in Net

    What's better than having one of the best up-and-coming young netminders in the NHL? Having two of them. After signing Jaroslav Halak to a cap-friendly two-year, $1...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 889 reads 9 comments

  21. Fighting Words As Kevin Lowe Fires Back

    "Where do I begin?" asked Kevin Lowe. "He's a moron, first of all. Secondly, he really believes that any news for the NHL is good news. Thirdly, he loves the limelight and I don't think anyone in hockey will dispute that...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 86 reads 9 comments

  22. Big Bad Habs?

    Add a little toughness, get a little respect. At least that's what Bob Gainey has in mind after bringing in Quebec native Georges Laraque. Three years split across his $4...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 509 reads 2 comments

  23. NHL: Brian Burke Blames Kevin Lowe For High Salaries

    Don't expect Brian Burke to be sending Kevin Lowe any birthday invitations this season...again. In his latest fit, Burke has blamed Lowe for the rise in salaries for young talented players such as Thomas Vanek, Corey Perry, and most notably Dustin Penner

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 655 reads 12 comments

  24. An NHL Salary History: How We Got Here

    Being that it is open season on any and all players unsigned through July 1, everyone is now looking to pay top dollar for the big names and get the bargains later...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 755 reads 10 comments

  25. Mats Sundin: To Play or Not to Play?

    Don't waste any more time wondering if Mats Sundin is going to make up his mind anytime soon. In fact, don't expect even to pick him in your fantasy hockey pools next season at this rate...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 389 reads 0 comments