NHL Sheriff Brendan Shanahan Fails To Lay Down The Law On Max Pacioretty


    NHL Director of Players Safety Brendan Shanahan should feel fortunate he is employed by a league which is not exactly synonymous with competence or common sense.  After all, this is the same group which was responsible for another […]

Montreal Canadiens, Max Pacioretty Rub New York Rangers’ Noses Into 3-0 Shutout


    When Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara plastered Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty against a Bell Centre turnbuckle two seasons ago, not one Canadiens player stood up to Chara.  In an ironic twist of fate, when Pacioretty left his […]

Are The Montreal Canadiens Legit?


Seventeen games into this hastily-arranged NHL season, the Montreal Canadiens find themselves hovering around the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Will the Canadiens be able to sustain their run for the remaining 31 games and cruise into the playoffs […]

NY Islanders Sink Montreal Canadiens 4-3 In OT


    The much maligned New York Islanders arrived at the Bell Centre with little more than their fading memories of a once proud and successful expansion franchise.  The red hot first place Montreal Canadiens had won five in a […]

NY Rangers Coach John Tortorella Rips Into Montreal Canadiens


    Leave it to New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella to stir the pot and create some off-ice buzz for an original six rivalry which had the intensity of a shuffleboard competition Tuesday night. The Rangers 3-1 loss […]

Montreal Canadiens Zap Powerless New York Rangers 3-1


The first shot of this listless game was not recorded until 8:23 into the first period, when the New York Rangers Carl Hagelin dumped a harmless shot towards Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price, who tucked the puck away into his […]

Montreal Canadiens at New York Rangers Preview


The Montreal Canadiens (10-4-1) skate into the Big Apple on the heels of a four game winning streak to faceoff against the New York Rangers (8-5-1), who have rebounded after a slow start to win seven of their last 10 […]

Montreal Canadiens, Peter Budaj Downgrade Carolina Hurricanes 3-0


    When the Montreal Canadiens failed to capitalize on three power play opportunities in the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes, they could have just turtled and surrendered; but they did not.  With the anemic production of the Habs […]

Montreal Canadiens Brendan Gallagher Sidelined With Concussion


  The Montreal Canadiens promising rookie Brendan Gallagher sustained a concussion on Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers and is not expected to play Monday against the Carolina Hurricanes. The injury occurred in the third period when Gallagher was checked from […]

Montreal Canadiens Ground Philadelphia Flyers 4-1

David Desharnais

    The Philadelphia Flyers came into the Bell Centre to battle the Montreal Canadiens having won only two of nine games on the road this season.  This game pitted two backup goalies (Brian Boucher of the Flyers and Peter […]

Toronto Maple Leafs, Brian Burke Both Looking Good


  How quick everyone was to lambast Brian Burke when he was hastily fired as general manager by the Toronto Maple Leafs brass prior to the start of this season. With the Toronto team which Burke built off to a […]

Habs Making A Bad Habit Of Blowing Third Period Leads

Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban

    With a little over six minutes remaining in Tuesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Montreal Canadiens were enjoying a 3-0 lead with little reason to work up a sweat up until that point.  Amazingly, for […]