Habs Buy Out Laraque

Much to nobody’s surprise, the Montreal Canadiens and enforcer Georges Laraque have parted ways. The Habs have bought out the remaining year on Laraque’s contract, ending a relationship that has often been difficult for both the player and the hockey club. Laraque had a year to go on his $4.5 million three-year deal. The buyoutContinue reading “Habs Buy Out Laraque”

Laraque Suspended for Five Games

Georges Laraque will miss five games due to a suspension handed out after a brutal knee-on-knee hit he delivered to Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall. The refs in Saturday’s game called it a tripping penalty, but closer inspection revealed that there was much more to the hit that left Kronwall on the shelf. The Red Wings defencemanContinue reading “Laraque Suspended for Five Games”

Laraque Apologizes for Racy Advertisement

Georges Laraque found himself in hot water with a women’s rights group after he appeared in an internet commercial that the CLEC says sends the wrong message about women. Not only did Laraque have to face the ire of the women’s group, but he broke one of the NHL’s rules in appearing in the adContinue reading “Laraque Apologizes for Racy Advertisement”