Canadiens: Montreal Finally Wins, Snaps Losing Skid

The Montreal Canadiens finally won a game. The club snapped an eight-game winless skid with a victory over the New York Islanders Tuesday. It’s might’ve been some of that old Habs magic at work, as the team had 11 former captains at the Bell Centre to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the Canadiens. It’s hardContinue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Finally Wins, Snaps Losing Skid”

Canadiens: Thanks to Devils, Montreal’s Now Winless in Six

The Montreal Canadiens found a way to lose Thursday, dropping a 6-4 decision to the New Jersey Devils in what was the lone NHL game on American Thanksgiving. That was the sixth straight loss for the Habs. The Canadiens cracked off 48 shots on Devils netminder Mackenzie Blackwood, who picked up his eighth win ofContinue reading “Canadiens: Thanks to Devils, Montreal’s Now Winless in Six”

Canadiens: Montreal Winless in Last Five as Price Slumps

The Montreal Canadiens were dealt a hard one on Tuesday, losing 8-1 to the Boston Bruins. Carey Price was pulled in the second period after giving up five goals in 11 shots. The Canadiens have lost five straight, including a wrenching defeat at the hands of the New York Rangers Saturday. What made that lossContinue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Winless in Last Five as Price Slumps”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have been steadily improving since making the playoffs in 2016-2017. That may be small comfort considering the fact that they haven’t made it in the last two seasons, but the Habs did finish last season with 96 points – a fair shade above the 71 points they achieved in a lacklustre 2017-2018.Continue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens”

What Went Wrong: Montreal Canadiens

On a certain level, 2018-2019 wasn’t that unkind to the Montreal Canadiens. They finished the regular season with 96 points but still missed the playoffs, matching the NHL record as the highest point total for a non-qualifying team since last year’s Florida Panthers and the 2014-2015 Boston Bruins. The Columbus Blue Jackets snuck into theContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Montreal Canadiens”