Tag Archives: Robert Lang

CHIPCHURA GETS ANOTHER SHOT


Let me take you back to the off-season, at a time when it became clear that Mats Sundin didn’t want to have anything to do with the Montreal Canadiens, and before GM Bob Gainey went out acquired Plan B, 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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AND THE WINNER IS…


At precisely the mid-way point of the 2008-2009 NHL season, it’s time to announce the first-half winners of the first-annual “Hefties’, the awards that go to the Montreal Canadiens’ Most Valuable Player, and the teams’ Unsung Hero. Those w0rthy of … Continue reading

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MID-TERM REPORT CARD


School’s out for the term, and members of the Montreal Canadiens are enjoying the Christmas break until they return to class Dec. 27 in Pittsburgh against the Penguins.  Report cards have been issued for all students.  Some have excelled, others … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY NUMBER 20


One day after “Plan A” announced his signing with the Vancouver Canucks, Bob Gainey’s “Plan B” celebrated a birthday; his first as a member of the Montreal Canadiens. Plan A was Mats Sundin. You remember Mats Sundin, right? The guy … 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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HABS BACK TO THEIR LOSING WAYS


I’m guessing that Canadiens’ head coach Guy Carbonneau is not going to give his players a day off from the rink upon their arrival in Ottawa. That’s what Carbonneau did when the Habs arrived in Carolina Sunday night, ahead of … Continue reading

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TWO POINTS THE UGLY WAY


Remember the Rolaids commercial of years ago, when the manufacturers of that fine antacid asked you:  “How do YOU spell relief?” Well, in the case of Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau, you spell relief K-O-V-A-L-E-V. Specifically, when Alex Kovalev roofed … 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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KOSTITSYN BRO’S LEAD HABS IN PHILLY


Let the record show that, three games into the regular season, Sergei Kostitsyn has been the best forward on the ice for the Montreal Canadiens. This 21-year old from Novopolotsk, Russia, is beginning to show a maturity beyond his years, … Continue reading

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