Monthly Archives: February 2009

HABS DON’T HAVE TO GO FAR FOR LATEST ACQUISITION


Some 24 hours after dispatching the popular Steve Begin to Dallas, Canadiens GM Bob Gainey found that depth centreman he was looking for. And he didn’t have to go far, to get him. After the Habs arrived in Philadephia for last night’s … Continue reading

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STEVE BEGIN TO DALLAS VIA PHILADELPHIA


When Steve Begin took to the ice this morning at the Habs’  practice facility in Suburban Brossard, he was still a member of the Montreal Canadiens. When Steve Begin boarded the team charter for Philadelphia and tomorrow night’s game against … Continue reading

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HALAK TO THE RESCUE


It’s not hard to see why, with five minutes to play in last night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, Habs’ netminder Jaroslav Halak decided to take advantage of a stoppage in play to skate the bench for a swig of … Continue reading

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KOVALEV SHINES IN SPOTLIGHT


Did you expect anything less from Alex Kovalev? With the spotlight on number 27,  for all the wrong reasons, Kovalev returned to action yesterday, scored a goal and added two assists, to help power the Canadiens to a 5-3 win … Continue reading

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HABS’ CENTENNIAL SEASON HANGS IN BALANCE


Some celebration. The Montreal Canadiens’ Centennial Season is turning into a non-stop nightmare, both on and off the ice. The action on the ice took a back seat, earlier this week, as a result of the unusual move by General Manager … Continue reading

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IS THIS THE END OF THE LINE FOR KOVALEV?


Has Alex Kovalev played his final game as a member of the Montreal Canadiens? That’s the question Habs’ fans are asking themselves after general manager Bob Gainey sent jaws dropping today at the team’s practice facility when he informed reporters … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR OTHER SHOE TO DROP


Those of you expecting Canadiens’ general manager Bob Gainey to blow up this team in advance of the Mar. 4 NHL trade deadline are going to be sorely disappointed. Those of you hoping that Bob Gainey would mortgage the farm … Continue reading

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