Tag Archives: Chris Higgins

CRUNCH TIME LOOMING FOR HABS’ BRASS


With no less than 17 forwards on the ice at practice today (18, if you count Mathieu Dandenault), it’s clear that decision-making time is looming for both head coach Guy Carbonneau and General Manager Bob Gainey, on a number of … Continue reading

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MASS CALL-UP FROM HAMILTON


Upper body, lower body. Upper body, lower body. Unfortunately, it’s been an all-too-familiar refrain for the Montreal Canadiens of late. And the latest member of the Habs to be singing that painful tune is Alex Tanguay who is out with … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR? MAYBE NOT FOR TANGUAY


It’s not every day that your number one line is sitting in the press box. But that could indeed be the case when the Canadiens return to action Friday in New Jersey after closing out the 2008 calendar year with … Continue reading

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MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS AS HABS FALL IN RALEIGH


With game 31 of the regular season in the books, a 3-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricaines in one of the strangest hockey games you’ll ever see, I’m left pondering the question: Where are these guys? Where is the Tomas … Continue reading

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COSTLY WIN OVER CALGARY


The final stats on Chris Higgins and Mathieu Dandenault were lost in the shuffle of last night’s impressive 4-1 win by the Canadiens over the Calgary Flames at the Bell Centre. Higgins:  3:33 of ice time. Dandenault: 9:16 of ice … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR KOVALEV


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STATEMENT GAME FOR CANADIENS


It was a statement game for head coach Guy Carbonneau and his Montreal Canadiens. Carbonneau made his statement even before the Habs took to the ice Wednesday night at the Joe Louis Arena against the Detroit Red Wings, by putting … Continue reading

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HIGGINS SHINES, O’BRYNE MAKES STATEMENT, HABS REBOUND


It’s easy to see why Christopher Higgins was the most popular guy in the Canadiens’ locker room following last night’s 4-0 victory over the Bell Centre against the Ottawa Senators. Putting three past the opposing goaltender tends to make you … Continue reading

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KOIVU AND HIGGINS REUNITED, FOR NOW


No surprise to see Chris Higgins skating with Saku Koivu and Alex Tanguay as the Canadiens were back on the ice at practice today at the Bell Centre, preparing for their next game Friday night in Columbus against the Blue … Continue reading

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A MOST IMPROBABLE VICTORY


Let us take you back to the 3:54 mark of the second period, when Alex Kovalev took a bad penalty: a hooking call with the New York Islanders leading the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at the time. Kovalev knew it was … Continue reading

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