1. Five Great Players the Montreal Canadiens Are Grateful for in 2010

    The Montreal Canadiens are a team this year not burdened with a huge number of talented hockey players. These are the five talents that les habitants will build around going forward into the 2010-11...

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  2. Sidney Crosby Castigated By IIHF at World Championships

    The International Ice Hockey Federation has released a lengthy article on their website lambasting players that turned down their national hockey federation's call to play at the World Championships...

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  3. Eastern Conference Final Game 3: Win Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace

    The Montreal Canadiens have had their heads handed to them in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals. Cinderella's slipper has been dropped and smashed by a Chris Pronger lead defense and big, career third string goalie, Michael Leighton...

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  4. Halak in History: Canadien's Goalie's All-time Best Playoff Performances

    Jaroslav Halak has been great in the Montreal nets for the last few years and his performance during these playoffs has been unmatched. Canadien's history and playoff success have both been going on for more then a century...

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  5. Inconceivable! Canadiens Beat Pittsburgh Penguins In 2010 NHL Playoffs

    Near the beginning of the movie The Princess Bride , Vizzini, a criminal mastermind, has put together a ridiculously complex kidnapping plot in order to start a war...

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  6. 10 Things I've Learned during the 2010 NHL Playoffs

    I've been watching the NHL playoffs religiously since 1969. Yes, since Bobby Orr launched himself past the St. Louis Blues and into Stanley Cup history...

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  7. Has Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins Found His Mojo?

    Twenty three year old Evgeni Malkin has been a star in the NHL from the moment he stepped on the ice. He was a point a game player and Calder trophy winner as a rookie...

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  8. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Montreal Canadiens Face the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round Two

    Doomed was too strong a word to use to describe the Montreal Canadien’s prospects in the first round against the President’s Trophy-winning Washington Capitals...

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  9. Montreal Canadiens Upset of Washington Capitals The Biggest One Since 1971?

    Every year the Montreal Canadiens manage to make the playoffs the sacred spirits of Ken Dryden and Patrick Roy are invoked and some poor hapless goalie has the mantle of sainthood thrust ...

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  10. Maybe the Washington Capitals' Verizon Center Ice is Just That Bad

    The Washington Capitals have struggled at home against the outmatched Montreal Canadiens in their first round playoff series...

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  11. Canadiens-Capitals Round One Preview: Is Doomed Too Strong a Word?

    The Montreal Canadiens snuck into the playoffs by losing their last game in a shootout to the Toronto Maple Leafs. That bodes ill for a team set the task of upsetting the No. 1 seed in the league, the Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals...

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  12. Favorites Look To Rule: Round One of NHL Playoffs

    Generally speaking, there are always upsets in the NHL playoffs. The biggest are those round-one series where the No. 8 seed summons the spirit of Ken Dryden and slays the unbeatable Presidents' Trophy winner...

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  13. Philadelphia Flyers Make the Playoffs and Make a Case Against the Shootout

    The Philadelphia Flyers made it into the playoffs because they beat the Rangers in the last game of the season in a post game breakaway competition...

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  14. Calgary Flames Hit a Dead End

    The season has ended in Calgary . It was an ignominious finish as the missed they playoffs for the first time since Darryl Sutter's first year as general manager of the Flames ; 2003-04...

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  15. Is Jaroslav Halak the Best Eastern Conference Playoff Goalie?

    Jaroslav Halak is in the middle of an excellent season, after a great Olympic run, he is one of the hottest goalies in the NHL right now...

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  16. Carey Price: Montreal Canadiens' Fans Not Ready To Pay Up

    Montreal Canadiens fans had, at one time, a reputation as the most knowledgeable and discerning in hockey. That reputation has been dying a slow death over the last two decades...

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  17. Who Is the NHL's Best Goalie of 2009-10?

    The Vezina trophy is given out annually to the national hockey league goalie who is judged to be “best” at his position...

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  18. Who Is the NHL's Best Defensive Forward ?

    The Frank J Selke trophy was instituted to reward Bob Gainey for the unsung role he played on the 1970s Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup winning teams...

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  19. Calgary Flames Signing of Matt Stajan is Another Darryl Sutter Mistake

    Darryl Sutter has signed recent acquisition, center Matt Stajan, to a four-year, $14 million contract extension. Stajan was scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent this July 1...

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  20. Vancouver 2010 Olympic Mens Hockey: The Seeding Round Gets Interesting

    The top contenders in each of Olympic hockey’s three divisions meet on Sunday to determine who will get the bye through the next round of the playoffs. The four teams with the best records will grab those spots...

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  21. After The 2010 Winter Olympics: NHL Western Conference Sprints to The End

    The gold medal hockey game is scheduled for Feb. 28. Even VANOC should be able to keep that on schedule. On March 1, Detroit flies to Colorado to play the Avalanche and the last quarter of the NHL schedule gets underway...

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  22. NHL Team Records: Looking at Current Records vs. Overtime Records

    The NHL loves to run an unbalanced schedule. Teams still play six games a year against each team in their division. A tough division can kill you, a weak one might catapult you into the playoffs...

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  23. Calgary Flames Trade: Panic at The Saddledome

    It's almost impossible to make a trade, any trade, in this modern cap-cramped NHL. Darryl Sutter, after his Flames team had suffered though six regulation losses in a row, has managed to participate ...

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  24. The Montreal Canadiens Need To Get Credit for Being as Bad as They Are

    The Montreal Canadiens have a record of 23-23-4. They have 50 points and are 10th in the Eastern Conference, a mere two points out of the playoffs. All this might leave you thinking this is a moderately good ...

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  25. Ten Best NHL Players of the Last Decade

    The last decade has been a tumultuous one for the NHL. A complete season (2004-05) was lost to lock-out. Some all-time great players like Mario Lemieix, Peter Forsberg, Ray Borque, Joe Sakic and Steve Yzerman saw their careers come to an end...

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