Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and preview the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round. Up next, the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins enter as heavy favourites. TheyContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins”

Canadiens: Domi’s Back in the Fold at Habs’ Camp

There was good news for the Montreal Canadiens on Monday as Max Domi joined the team at training camp. “He’s on board,” head coach Claude Julien said. “He’s back, but we know that anything can happen. If there’s something that comes up that would put him at risk, he can leave again. For now, itContinue reading “Canadiens: Domi’s Back in the Fold at Habs’ Camp”

Canadiens: What, Exactly, is Montreal Doing?

The trade deadline has come and gone, moves were made and not made, things were done and undone. And in the middle of it all, it’s awfully hard to figure out exactly what the Montreal Canadiens are doing. Confusion seems to be the order of the day throughout the Habs’ fanbase and local media –Continue reading “Canadiens: What, Exactly, is Montreal Doing?”

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”