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”

Habs Divulge Exact Nature of Price’s Injury

The Montreal Canadiens have revealed that Carey Price suffered an MCL sprain to his right knee back on November 25 of 2015 in a game against the New York Rangers. The netminder missed eight games from October 30 to November 19 due to an unrelated injury, then returned against the New York Islanders on NovemberContinue reading “Habs Divulge Exact Nature of Price’s Injury”

Habs Trade Halak

The Montreal Canadiens have traded goalie Jaroslav Halak to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for centre Lars Eller and Canadian junior right-winger Ian Schultz. The move certainly settles the goaltending question in Montreal, as it’s clear that Pierre Gauthier has elected to stand by Carey Price. But it also seems somewhat strange, especially consideringContinue reading “Habs Trade Halak”

Habs Close to Being at Full Health

Just in time for the final push, the Montreal Canadiens are looking to be in good physical shape. The Habs celebrated the good news today that Mike Cammalleri and Marc-André Bergeron are set to return from knee injuries. Cammalleri, who missed 17 games, is still the leading scorer on the Canadiens and will give theContinue reading “Habs Close to Being at Full Health”

Habs Look to Bring Passion Back to Montreal

With the Montreal Canadiens continuing their centennial celebration this year, but the team looks quite a bit different from the 99th year in the franchise’s history. With a season that left many Montreal fans without much passion for their home club, the Habs are looking to put the past behind them and move full steamContinue reading “Habs Look to Bring Passion Back to Montreal”