Tag Archives: Brian Gionta

HABS DOWN BUT NOT OUT


My good friend and CJAD colleague Rick Moffat appears ready to see the 2012-13 edition ride off into the sunset: a job well done, by virtue of the fact that they made the playoffs. What a load of horse-poop. First … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MARTIN NEEDS HISTORY LESSON


Don’t count me among those ready to throw Jacques Martin under the bus as a result of the Canadiens record of 1-5-2 that includes a current six-game losing streak.  I am not convinced that firing the coach is going to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HABS IN STORE FOR A 7TH-PLACE FINISH


I may be in the minority here, but I like what general manager Pierre Gauthier has done to this Canadiens’ team.  I would have liked it more, had he addressed the club’s need for “team toughness”, as former coach Guy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET


Jeff Halpern on a line with Michael Cammalleri and Tomas Plekanec?  Sure, why not. Scott Gomez re-united with Brian Gionta and Max Pacioretty?  Go right ahead. Those are some of the moves in the works as Canadiens’ head coach Jacques … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THEN THERE WERE 31


After a stretch of five games in five nights, the Montreal Canadiens will go into game six of their seven-game pre-season slate Thursday night at the Bell Centre against the Boston Bruins, with a much slimmer roster. That’s because, prior … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments