Notes on the Habs Front: Rumours and Updates

It’s been just over two weeks since the Montreal Canadiens were eliminated from the playoffs but that hasn’t stopped Habs General Manager Marc Bergevin and company from looking ahead to next season, and rewarding those who shined in the playoffs. Here’s a recent update on the Habs front: Who’s Staying Fact: Michel Therrien Bergevin wasted Read more

Habs’ Rene Bourque Quieting Critics (Video)

Rene Bourque put on a show in game two of the Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Atlantic Division semifinal.  He may not be the human highlight reel that Nathan MacKinnon has been in two playoff games, but thanks to Bourque’s first two goal night since February of 2013, the Habs have a 2-0 lead Read more

Pre-Playoff Notes on the Habs Front

Well, folks we’re down to our final week of the NHL regular reason.   As of April 16th your Montreal Canadiens will be playing for hockey’s most coveted prize, the Stanley Cup. How they got here is nothing short of wondrous.  Despite mediocre 5 on 5 possession numbers, a sputtering powerplay and the worst goal differential Read more

Olympic Break Notes on the Habs Front

The Montreal Canadiens’ non-Olympians returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since the Olympic break and in anticipation of resuming play when the NHL gets back underway next week for the final stretch. Here’s a look at what’s new, what’s happening and what’s to look forward to when they welcome the Detroit Red Wings Read more

NHL Mid-Season Awards

With everyone but the Boston Bruins having played at least 24 of the 48 games in this shortened NHL season, it’s time to take a look at who is leading their respective packs when it comes to the NHL awards. While individual awards are by no means the epitome of hockey, as the Stanley Cup Read more

Quick Start Has Habs on Top

Last season the Montreal Canadiens finished in 15th place in the Eastern Conference, 3rd worst in all of the NHL, including the honour of being the poorest performing team on home ice. But that was last year. This season, the tide has turned as the Habs have embraced a new wave of change from top Read more