Tag Archives: National Hockey League

YOUNGSTERS IMPRESS IN #HABS PRE-SEASON OPENER


Michael McCarron (pictured) and Michael Bournival picked up two points apiece and were among the youngsters to raise eyebrows as the Canadiens took to the ice at the Bell Centre in their pre-season opener. Bournival had a pair of goals … Continue reading

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NORRIS TROPHY WILL COST #HABS $$$


Some 24 hours ago, PK Subban was named winner of the Norris Trophy as the top defenceman in the NHL. That’s wonderful news for Subban — and his wallet. Here’s my take on the situation the Canadiens now find themselves … Continue reading

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Habs a .500 team?


The Montreal Canadiens are one loss away from becomming a .500 hockey team. Since March 19, at least. Yes, overall, the Habs are sporting a record of 26-10-5, good for second place in the East behind the Pittsburgh Penguins and … Continue reading

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GARY BETTMAN’S RED HERRING


Seems like everyone in the hockey world is anxious to see Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr get together on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement by Thursday so that both sides can save Bettman’s vesion of an 82-game schedule. What’s the … Continue reading

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#HABS TREVOR TIMMINS SPEAKS FROM EXPERIENCE


Trevor Timmins admits there was uncertainty surrounding his future with the Montreal Canadiens after Marc Bergevin was hired to take over as general manager of club during the off season. However Timmins feels Bergevin put that to rest as soon as he came in. … Continue reading

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KISS THE #NHL SEASON GOOD-BYE #HABS FANS


In less than one month, the current collective bargaining agreement in the NHL will expire: and so will any hopes of saving the 2012-13 National Hockey League season. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, one-half of the reason why the NHL shut … Continue reading

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NHL TAKES PAGE OUT OF WWE PLAYBOOK


I’m sorry, but are we watching opening-round action of the NHL playoffs, or the latest installment of WWE Wrestling?!?! Any minute now, I expect a player to pull out a “foreign object” hidden in his paraphernalia.  At some point, I’m … Continue reading

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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

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HABS PICK UP WHERE THEY LEFT OFF


With the glow of a magnificent All-Star weekend long faded, the Montreal Canadiens kicked off the unofficial second-half start to the season with a 5-3 loss to the Lightning in Tampa, with the Habs showing the same tendencies they exhibited … Continue reading

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EARLY EXIT FOR HALAK IN ATLANTA


It wasn’t supposed to end this way for Jaroslav Halak. After taking the team through a very respectable 6-2 run while Carey Price was out nursing an ankle injury, Halak made his 9th consecutive start last night in Atlanta against … Continue reading

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