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IT’S TIME TO SEE WHAT SERGEI CAN DO


It’s time to see what Sergei Kostitsyn can bring to the table. After being banished to Hamilton and the American Hockey League Bulldogs for the past dozen games (which included a stint on the sidelines as a result of injury … Continue reading

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HABS’ CENTENNIAL SEASON HANGS IN BALANCE


Some celebration. The Montreal Canadiens’ Centennial Season is turning into a non-stop nightmare, both on and off the ice. The action on the ice took a back seat, earlier this week, as a result of the unusual move by General Manager … Continue reading

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IS THIS THE END OF THE LINE FOR KOVALEV?


Has Alex Kovalev played his final game as a member of the Montreal Canadiens? That’s the question Habs’ fans are asking themselves after general manager Bob Gainey sent jaws dropping today at the team’s practice facility when he informed reporters … Continue reading

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KOVALEV THREADS NEEDLE FOR WINNER IN O.T.


Alex Kovalev always predicted that, when the goals started coming, they would start coming in bunches. He was right. Kovalev scored his third in three games, this one the winner in overtime, to lead the Canadiens to a 4-3 victory … Continue reading

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ONE STEP FORWARD…


…two steps back? We’ll begin to get the answer to that question Saturday night, when the Boston Bruins come to town on a night when the Montreal Canadiens retire Patrick Roy’s jersey number 33. We’ve been down this road with … Continue reading

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CARBONNEAU LEFT SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS


Midway through this hockey game, it looked like a rummage sale out there:  head coach Guy Carbonneau sifting and sorting through his bench in an effort to find a line combination or two worth throwing out onto the ice. By … Continue reading

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HABS EMBARRASSED BY LEAFS


Embarrassing. That is the only way to put last night’s 6-3 setback by the Canadiens at the hands of Mikhail Grabovski and the Toronto Maple Leafs. When this one was over, Habs‘ head coach Guy Carbonneau called it the most … Continue reading

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FIVE OF A POSSIBLE SIX


It’s hard to argue with a team that has picked up five of a possible six road-trip points, and one that is 8-1-and-2, overall. However, I will. Argue, that is. Yes, the Canadiens beat Minnesota 2-1 to open this four-game … 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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