Canadiens Lack Scoring Punch, Killer Instinct In Three Game Slide

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    After a promising 6-2 start, the Montreal Canadiens are in the midst of their first mini-crisis of this lockout shortened season.  During their three consecutive losses, the Habs have been outscored 13-5, with four of their goals coming […]

Boston Bruins Slide By Montreal Canadiens, 2-1

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    From the opening whistle, it would be apparent the Montreal Canadiens would not be content with the conservative style of dumping and pursuing the puck into the Boston Bruins zone. For this game, the Habs adopted the more […]

Boston Bruins And Montreal Canadiens Get Ready To Rumble

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    A first place finish for the Montreal Canadiens has been rather elusive over the past couple of decades, having only performed the feat once in 2007-08 under head coach Guy Carbonneau.  On Wednesday evening, the Boston Bruins come […]

P.K. Subban And P.J. Stock: The Hoodie And The Hoodwinker

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One of the more mildly amusing off-ice hockey fights this season involves the CBC’s Hockey Night In Canada (HNIC) analyst P.J. Stock squaring off against Montreal Gazette sportswriter Dave Stubbs. The two media heavyweights decided to throw a few haymakers […]

Poor NHL Officiating Steals The Show On Super Sunday

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As a result of the four month NHL lockout, everyone was questioning what kind of game shape players would be in once they would return to the ice.   With pre-season style play consisting mostly of dump and chase-a-thons, it […]

Canadiens Making An Example Out Of Fun Loving PK Subban

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  There was no vile and offensive triple low-five celebration display between newly signed Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban and goalie Carey Price after the Habs 6-1 drubbing of the Buffalo Sabres at the Bell Centre Saturday afternoon.  The Habs […]

Montreal Canadiens Sign P.K. Subban To Two Year Deal

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  Maybe he was getting tired of watching the Montreal Canadiens win without him and not miss him very much during their first four games of the season.  Or maybe he was getting uneasy watching Habs defenseman Andrei Markov reincarnate […]

Montreal Canadiens Rookies Spoil Martin Brodeur’s Homecoming

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  Rather quietly and with little fanfare, New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur recorded his NHL career leading 120th shutout against the Philadelphia Flyers last week.  The Montreal born goaltender is 60 shutouts ahead of the closest active netminder, Roberto […]

Montreal Canadiens’ Andrei Markov A Stabilizing Force On Defense

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Montreal Canadiens Andrei Markov defending in front of net in 4-1 win over Washington Capitals.  Geoff Burke – USA TODAY SPORTS With three goals and four points in his first three games of the season, Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov […]

Marian Gaborik Revives Starring Role For NY Rangers Production

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Following a frigid cold front which plunged New York City temperatures into the teens, the Boston Bruins swept into town to face off against the New York Rangers.  Everyone knows this is the type of weather which sends most bears […]

At Least NY Rangers Fans Are In Fine Mid-Season Form

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In the second period of the New York Rangers game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, a chorus of boos came cascading down from the stands at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers, in their second game of the season, were […]

Montreal Canadiens ‘Passing The Torch’ From Last Season

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If anyone witnessed the over the top pre-game ceremonies by the Montreal Canadiens before their season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Centre on Saturday, you would think the Habs were a team which actually has a […]