Category: Habs

One Thing Left To Do

Steal two points from the Flyers? Check. Lulled to sleep by the most boring team in hockey? Uh, scratch that one. Completely dominate the Toronto Maple Leafs on home ice en route to the victory? To be determined. It’s rivalry reignited tonight in Montreal

Forgettable Loss

After such a brilliant showing in Philadelphia, the Habs were completely putrid tonight. There are those who will say it was the towering defence and wonderful trapping play of the Devils that was the cause, but I beg to differ. Even open passes were in t

No Desire

It was a game where the visiting squad were flat, uninspired, and mentally unprepared; three traits that have been mercifully absent in the Habs for some time now. There were communication problems all over the ice, a majority of the passes hit skate blad

Typical Devils game sinks Habs

The Habs never really were in this game from the start, despite only losing by two goals. The Devils played a game that is very common to them and they came away with the 2 points.

After being outshot 18-9 in the first two periods, Montreal did manage

Lineup notes, January 23, 2004

It appears as if indeed recently re-called winger Jozef Balej will get his first taste of NHL action tonight as the Canadiens visit New Jersey for a 7:30 tilt (TV- RDS, Radio: CJAD, CKAC). It is expected that Balej will fill the spot left by the injured

2003-04 NHL All-Stars

The speculation is officially over, the National Hockey League has announced the complete All-Star Game rosters. As always, there are a few surprises, as well as a few notables missing, but the rosters still are solid, and should provide an entertaining

Markov Ready to Rock : Habs vs. Devils

He has struggled at times this season, but there’s no doubts anywhere that Andrei Markov makes the Montreal Canadiens a much more talented hockey club. It appears, finally, that the talented Russian will be able to showcase that talent Friday night in New

Theodore and Souray choosen as All-Stars

Jose Theodore and Sheldon Souray are off to Minnesota. The duo have been named to the Eastern conference All-Star team as reserves. This is Theodore’s second trip to the All-Star game, he was selected as a reserve two years ago for the game in Los Angeles

Balej on his Way

The Montreal Canadiens have recalled Josef Balej from the Hamilton Bulldogs today. The 6’0, 191 pound winger has 46 points in 44 games, a mark that places amongst the ranks of the AHL’s premier scoring stars.

His lightning speed and dynamic off