Montreal Canadiens at Nashville Predators

Few games are more important to fans of the Nashville Predators and Montreal Canadiens than these matchups. The first of the 2017-18 season is slated for Wednesday, Nov. 22 when the Preds host the Habs at Bridgestone Arena at 7 pm. It’s been two seasons since the trade that shook the hockey world, when Canadiens GM Marc Read more

Conference Finals Schedule

The Ottawa Senators continue to defy predictions. As Canada’s last hope to bring the Cup north of the border for the first time since the 1993 Montreal Canadiens, the Senators have the nation’s attention. They dispatched the Boston Bruins in six games in their first-round series, then the favoured New York Rangers 4-2 in the Read more

Habs: Arbitration Making Fans Nervous

  There is nothing NHL fans fear more during the summer months than “arbitration”. Sure, there’s nervousness which comes with the anticipation of free agent signings or drafting prospects, but there is something terrifying about arbitration in a salary cap world.  This off-season, 20 players filed for salary arbitration by the July 5th deadline.  On that list are Read more

Habs vs. Bruins Game 3: Nerves of Steel

On Tuesday night, with 8 minutes left on the clock, a young man leaned over to his friend and said, “It’s not normal to be this nervous with 8 minutes left and a two goal lead.”  He was right. It isn’t normal.  But Montreal Canadiens fans have learned the hard way that a 2 goal Read more

Notes on the Playoffs: Habs vs. Bruins

We’re two games in to this thrilling, so-close-you-can-smell-it series between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens.  The series is tied at 1 as it shifts to Montreal for the next two games. Here’s a look at what’s what going into game 3: Who’s Hot:  Finally, and to great relief, the Canadiens’ power play has Read more

New Year’s Notes on the Habs Front

  On paper it seems your Montreal Canadiens are doing okay.  They are 5-3-2 in their last ten including a six game road trip (albeit broken up by the Christmas break) where they won three and had points in four games.  For all intents and purposes, it was a successful trip and they have started 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