Who’s Left: Four Compelling Unrestricted Free Agents

With July several days in, there are some compelling free agents still on the market. Teams looking for an edge may be doing a little shopping in the coming days. At the top of most lists is Jaromir Jagr, the 45-year-old who has proven his capability year after year. Jagr has serious upside, but signingContinue reading “Who’s Left: Four Compelling Unrestricted Free Agents”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens put the wraps on the 2015-2016 season with a 38-38-6 record and set off to fix things. Naturally the injury to goalie Carey Price, which kept him out of all but a dozen games, hurt the Habs’ chances. But it also revealed significant weakness, as no team can rely on one playerContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens”

Markov Out Six Months

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov won’t be able bail his team out of trouble any time soon. The club announced on Wednesday that he underwent successful knee surgery, which is the good news. The bad news for Habs fans is that one of the team’s top defenders will be missing six months of action. MarkovContinue reading “Markov Out Six Months”

Staal, Markov Out Indefinitely

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens series has taken on a few bumps and bruises already, with both teams losing key players early on. The Habs will be without star defenceman Andrei Markov after he suffered an injury during the first period of the first game of the playoff series. He was hit by MattContinue reading “Staal, Markov Out Indefinitely”

Habs Down Two Defenders

The start of the 2009-2010 NHL season hasn’t exactly been good for the Montreal Canadiens. With so much promise and a brand spankin’ new line-up, Habs fans were excited about the possibilities. Now, however, many fans are just hoping that a day goes by without a new injury. First it was all-star defenceman Andrei Markov.Continue reading “Habs Down Two Defenders”