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GAUTHIER’S LAST HURRAH AS HABS’ GM?


If we can all agree that Pierre Gauthier’s tenure as general manager of the Montreal Canadiens will come to an end at the end of the season, then it should come as absolutely no surprise that he walked away from … Continue reading

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LINE COMBINATIONS TO CHEW ON


With the arrival of free agent Erik Cole on the scene, the great first-line experiment with the Habs is over. That’s the experiment that resulted in players like Travis Moen and Benoit Pouliot (remember him?) seeing first-line duty because injuries … Continue reading

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POULIOT PAYS PRICE


Three games into the regular season, and Canadiens’ head coach Jacques Martin is already playing musical chairs as a way to kick-start forward Benoit Pouliot. Truth be told, The Coach should also pull a couple of chairs for Pouliot’s linemates, … 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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FINALLY. A WIN. ON THE ROAD.


The Montreal Canadiens can thank Jaroslav Halak for their first win on the road after seven straight setbacks. Halak was outstanding (something you haven’t been able to say about either of the two Montreal netminders for almost a month) in … Continue reading

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PREDS THROW SCARE INTO HABS


Mike Komisarek has a vivid memory. He can recall, in a game on Dec. 1, 2007, at the Bell Centre, how the Canadiens blew a pair of three-goal leads en-route to a 5-4 shootout loss to the Nashville Predators.  It … Continue reading

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TRADE WINDS BLOW THROUGH BOSTON


  The Montreal Canadiens could have used Vincent Lecavalier last night. But, alas, while Lecavalier and his Tampa team mates were warming up for their west-coast game against the Sharks (which the Sharks won, 7-1) the Canadiens fell 3-1 to … Continue reading

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