Category: Habs

Afternoon Affair : Habs in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (Ticker) — After having their three-game winning streak snapped, the Montreal Canadiens face an opponent they have done well against recently as they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday afternoon.

Montreal moved a season-high five gam

No Passion

If there are fans still sitting in the Bell Centre waiting for the Habs to come out on the ice to play the Tampa Bay Lightning, they can be excused. After a string of victories and solid play, the Habs left their intensity in the dressing room for much of

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He’s a sparkplug and the kind of player you love to have. He’s also a player everyone else hates playing against and when the Calgary Flames drafted him 40th overall in 1996, that’s probably exactly what they saw. At 5’11 and 185, he’s not exactly the siz

Hey, Hey Jose! Habs Going for Four

Jose Theodore is a helluva good goalie, and he’s definitely getting the oppurtunity to proove that to all observers. Theodore has been living a life of crime; on the ice that is, where he has built up a resistance to all goal scorers. Blocker saves and pa

Habs Hang On Against Tenacious Sabres

On a night when the Habs and the NHL honoured Stephane Quintal for 1000 games of service in the big leagues, the Canadiens came out strong then struggled to hold on to a 2-1 victory over a Buffalo squad that doesn’t know the word ‘quit’. In the end, it w

Counting to 1000, Theo In Goal

How hot is Jose Theodore right now? The star netminder is not only the primary reason the Habs sit in sixth place, four games above .500, but he’s showing no signs of slowing down with a 1.00 GAA and a .958 SV% in his past two games. The same could be sai

Two in a Row!

While it will never go down as a classic in any sense, the fact that the Montreal Canadiens won their second in a row makes for a good enough feeling amongst players, management and fans that no one will talk about lack of quality. This afternoon, the Wa

Habs looking to win two straight games

The Montreal Canadiens will try to win consecutive games for the first time in over two months as they host the Washington Capitals at the Molson Centre.
Despite earning a point in eight of their last 10 games (5-2-2-1), the Canadiens have failed in 12