1. Montreal Canadiens: Louis Leblanc Joins the Habs on the West Coast

    Montreal Canadiens fans will not be seeing Max Pacioretty for the next three games as he serves a suspension for his blindside hit on Kristopher Letang. Perhaps the ruling was a little harsh, but a suspension was warranted...

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  2. Montreal Canadiens: Habs' Pivot Benefits from Another's Misfortune

    Last night marked the first time this season that the Montreal Canadiens were able to successfully mount a comeback after falling behind by two goals. I think it says a lot about the team...

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  3. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Will Soon Be Forced to Deal with Logjam on Defense

    As it stands, after the Montreal Canadiens ' utter dominance of the Carolina Hurricanes , there are not many concerns regarding the team...

    Jason Hitelman Written by Jason Hitelman about over 2 years ago 1,512 reads 4 comments

  4. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Need to Exploit Weaker Goalies

    After just over one month of hockey played, the Montreal Canadiens ' season has been a bit of a roller coaster ride up to this point, hasn't it? Just when it looked as if the team ...

    Jason Hitelman Written by Jason Hitelman about over 2 years ago 675 reads 1 comments

  5. Montreal Canadiens: Where Will Scott Gomez Fit in the Habs' Lineup?

    Scott Gomez should be returning to the Montreal Canadiens lineup at some point this week. While many people have some very creative suggestions on what to do with the overpaid ...

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  6. Montreal Canadiens: Will the Habs Benefit or Regress from Time Off?

    I suppose we'll find out if rest does a team good when the Montreal Canadiens get back to playing hockey on Friday night against the Ottawa Senators , the Habs' first game since Saturday...

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  7. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Thankful for Max Pacioretty and Lady Luck

    The Montreal Canadiens finally won at home last night, and they did it in a big way, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1...

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  8. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Cannot Catch a Break as Their Slump Continues

    Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, this happens. Max Pacioretty went arm-first into the end boards trying to make a play at the end of the second period during the Montreal Canadiens ' 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers ...

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  9. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Trade for Fourth Liner During Trying Times

    I didn't think that Brock Trotter really had a place with the Montreal Canadiens . I thought that he was a 24-year-old with top-six forward potential nearing his expiry date with the club...

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  10. Montreal Canadiens: The Habs Will Win Games If They Stick to Their Plan

    Although you may not want to hear it, if there was ever such a thing as a good loss, it looked just like the Montreal Canadiens ' 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Buffalo Sabres last night...

    Jason Hitelman Written by Jason Hitelman about over 2 years ago 1,039 reads 3 comments

  11. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Best Players Must Match Their Expectations

    Coming into the 2011-2012 NHL season, I thought that the Montreal Canadiens would be a solid team that would get their wins by relying on their above-average defensive game and world-class goaltender...

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  12. Montreal Canadiens: 2 Habs Look to Take Advantage of Second Chances

    It was about a month ago that everyone assumed that Yannick Weber and Andreas Engqvist would be part of the Montreal Canadiens' opening day roster: the former as a defenseman and the latter as the team's fourth-line centreman...

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  13. Montreal Canadiens: Injuries Are Becoming Increasingly Worrisome

    The Montreal Canadiens ' injury situation has gotten to a point that one has to ask, "Are you kidding me?" I know I've asked that question at least once...

    Jason Hitelman Written by Jason Hitelman about almost 3 years ago 2,153 reads 5 comments

  14. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Look to Replace Yet Another Defenseman

    Yes, the Montreal Canadiens lost their first game of the season, a 2-0 shutout suffered at the hands of James Reimer and the rival Toronto Maple Leafs ...

    Jason Hitelman Written by Jason Hitelman about almost 3 years ago 656 reads 1 comments

  15. NHL Preview: Montreal Canadiens' Questions Answered and More Questions Asked

    It looks to be about that time. It seems that the questions that were asked about the Montreal Canadiens in the summer and preseason have been answered. They wouldn't be the Habs if they didn't leave us with more questions...

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  16. Montreal Canadiens: Blair Betts Is the Player the Habs Were Missing

    Remember how everyone was clamoring for Canadiens GM Pierre Gauthier to sign a big bottom-line centreman? You know, one with size and a good defensive skill set that could alleviate ...

    Jason Hitelman Written by Jason Hitelman about almost 3 years ago 1,104 reads 6 comments

  17. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Fans Disagree with Brendan Shanahan's Latest Ruling

    On Saturday evening, during the Montreal Canadiens ' final preseason game against the Tampa Bay Lightning , Bolts forward Ryan Malone was being a bit of a jerk...

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  18. Montreal Canadiens: Brendan Gallagher Will Eventually Be a Star

    Before training camp began, there were a few players that I was looking forward to seeing play. I was hoping that Max Pacioretty would look confident and wasn't going to miss a step after recovering from injury...

    Jason Hitelman Written by Jason Hitelman about almost 3 years ago 1,936 reads 9 comments

  19. Montreal Canadiens: What Are the Ramifications of the Chris Campoli Signing?

    The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenseman Chris Campoli to a one-year, $1.75 million contract. I'm sure I'm not the only person who follows the team that is wondering why...

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  20. Montreal Canadiens: Is Brock Trotter What the Habs Are Looking for?

    Brock Trotter returned from the KHL to don the Montreal Canadiens jersey in their first preseason match this year. At times, Trotter was dazzling. He was fast and showed off some pretty fancy footwork...

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  21. Montreal Canadiens: Training Camp Opens and the Habs Head into Preseason Play

    There is no shortage of stories that have emerged from Montreal Canadiens ' training camp, which opened on Friday. Everyone was abuzz about Alexei Yemelin, who, judging from a candid photo , appeared to be out of shape...

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  22. Montreal Canadiens: Habs Prospects Look to Impress in Training Camp

    Training camp officially begins on Friday for the Montreal Canadiens . So, after two months of speculating about which forward general manager Pierre Gauthier would sign before camp, we finally have our conclusive answer: none...

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  23. NHL: Fans Await the End of Hockey's Worst Offseason

    After we all heard the news of the tragic plane crash that took the lives of 43 people, we collectively uttered, "This is the worst hockey offseason ever. Again." And so the frequently asked meme "Is it October yet?" has taken on another meaning...

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  24. Montreal Canadiens: What Is the Tomas Plekanec Back-Up Plan?

    Injuries in the NHL are pretty much inevitable. Players get hurt, it just happens. In some cases, afflicted teams struggle and fall out of the race. They are unable to deal with the loss of the player (or players, for that matter...

    Jason Hitelman Written by Jason Hitelman about almost 3 years ago 2,058 reads 2 comments

  25. Montreal Canadiens: P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov Will Challenge Each Other

    After yet another devastating knee injury, Andrei Markov will be returning to the Montreal Canadiens lineup to begin the 2011-2012 season...

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