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Habs Trade Smith-Pelly to New Jersey

The Montreal Canadiens have traded Devante Smith-Pelly to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Stefan Matteau. The 23-year-old Smith-Pelly was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in 2010, going 42nd overall. Almost a year ago today, he was traded from Anaheim to the Montreal Canadiens for Jiri Sekac. In 46 games with the Habs, Smith-Pelly […]

Habs Trade Weise and Fleischmann to Chicago

The Montreal Canadiens have traded Dale Weise and Tomas Fleischmann to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Phillip Danault and a second round draft pick for 2018. What’s more, the Canadiens will retain 30 percent of Weise’s salary. The Blackhawks have been stacking their roster over the last while, having acquired Andrew Ladd yesterday and swapping […]

It’s Time for the Habs to Cut Their Losses

To say the Montreal Canadiens have imploded would be an understatement. With a weekend contest against the Edmonton Oilers to come, the once unstoppable Habs will be in tough. They’re currently 24-24-4, good for fifth in the Atlantic Division. On Wednesday, they dropped a game to the lowly Buffalo Sabres and are now 1-8-1 over […]

Arizona Trades John Scott to Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired All-Star forward John Scott along with defenceman Victor Bartley in a trade that saw them send defenceman Jarred Tinordi and prospect Stefan Fournier to the Arizona Coyotes. The Coyotes acquired Bartley in a deal with the Nashville Predators, with Arizona shuffling defenceman Stefan Elliott to Music City. This isn’t a […]

Galchenyuk Incident Highlights Toxic Hockey Culture – Again

It doesn’t seem like it was all that long ago that we were talking about the Montreal Canadiens picking up an eighth straight win on the strength of a five-point night by defenceman Andrei Markov. That Friday night in late October found the Habs two wins shy of matching an NHL record. They were just […]

Montreal Canadiens Take Key Victory at Winter Classic

The Montreal Canadiens kicked off the new year with a victory against the Boston Bruins at the 2016 Bridgestone Winter Classic, polishing off the opposition by a final score of 5-1. The win took place in front of a crowd of 67,246 fans at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, with a 4.8 degrees Celsius temperature at […]

Montreal Puts Alexander Semin on Unconditional Waivers

The story of Alexander Semin continues to develop. The Montreal Canadiens have now placed the forward on unconditional waivers after he refused to report to the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps. The team placed the 31-year-old Russian on waivers on Monday. On Tuesday, Semin cleared waivers and was sent to the AHL. He refused to report, […]

Carey Price out at Least Six Weeks

The news is in and the news is bad for the Montreal Canadiens: goalie Carey Price will be out of action for at least the next six weeks. The Habs made the announcement Monday, confirming that the team’s best player has a lower body injury that will not require a surgical solution but will require […]

Brendan Gallagher Out Six Weeks

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that forward Brendan Gallagher will be out for at least six weeks. The team made the announcement Tuesday after he had successful surgery to repair two broken fingers in his left hand. Gallagher suffered the injury on Sunday night in a game against the New York Islanders by blocking a […]

Price out for a Week with Lower Body Injury

The Montreal Canadiens will have to make do without their best player for a week, as Carey Price is out with a lower body injury. Price suffered the injury in Montreal’s 4-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday and he’s been off to a tremendous start so far, going 7-2 in nine games. He’s […]

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