Category: Habs

Kovalev to Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Alexei Kovalev from the New York Rangers. Going the other way is promising prospect Josef Balej and a second round pick. Click here for more details..

The Purification of Hockey

Canada’s unofficial national sport, hockey, has been under much scrutiny over the past few years. It seems that the game is no longer exciting, despite the fact that the game has been around for the past one-hundred years with minimal changes.

Ryder Mania

Michael Ryder’s contribution to the recent success of the Habs has not gone unnoticed. In fact, today the star rookie received one of the best awards a first year player can take home during the season, as the NHL named him as their Rookie of the Month.

Sundstrom Seeing Stars

Sometimes referred to as the Invisible Man, Niklas Sundstrom will be just that, invisible, for the team’s next four games. Sundstrom, who missed Monday’s triumphant win in New Jersey, was originally thought to be battling the flu, but later reports

Habs Outwork Cup Champs

Five wins in a row, a pile of points up on the Sabres, and playing some very strong hockey tonight; this is the kind of situation Habs fans could only dream about at the beginning of the season. In fact, it’s always interesting to look back and review so

Five in a Row !

Tonight in Montreal, the Canadiens came up with one of their most inspired performances of the year as they pulled out a last-minute victory against the defending Stanley Cup champ New Jersey Devils. On a goal mouth scramble in front of Marty Brodeur on

Goal by Goal: Habs win 2-1

The Habs are given another PP opportunity as Scott Niedermayer takes an elbowing penalty in the neutral zone. Perreault brings the puck into the Devils zone and he gives it to Dagenais who passes it to Bouillon at the point.

Matchup Edge: Montreal vs New Jersey

After the storm, the hell arrives downtown. Tonight, Claude Julien’s players will have to fight against one of the best defensive teams in the NHL. A surprising fact is that in the sports betting community in the US, the Canadiens are the favoured team. I

Playing With Fire

I dare anyone out there who might have that on tape to stay awake and watch that five times in a row. Those fans weren’t cheering the goal at the end of the night, no way! They were cheering because they were finally allowed to go home to their beds – f

To Sleep Perchance To Win

For those out there with insomnia, one would hope you got this game on tape so you can play it anytime you need to get to sleep. In what was probably one of the biggest yawners of the year, the Montreal Canadiens managed to score deep into overtime to be