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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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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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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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LECAVALIER RUMOURS HEAT UP


As Habs fans anxiously await confirmation that the Tampa Bay Lightning are indeed ready to dispose of Vincent Lecavalier in a fire sale, they are drooling over the prospects of seeing the Montreal-area native in a Canadiens’ uniform. And Bob … Continue reading

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