Category: Habs

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

A Look at the Devil(s)

Montreal fans have to be looking forward to Friday’s match-up in Jersey because it pits their up-and-coming squad against one of the best in the business. For what seems like forever, the Devils have been at or near the top of the NHL in many, if not all

Habs take it to Philly

The Montreal Canadiens have a recent history of struggling against the Philadelphia Flyers and more often than not it has been a lopsided affair in favour of Philly in recent years. Tonight Montreal reversed that trend and took it to the Flyers by a final

Perfect Road Game

The Habs walked into Phiadelphia tonight and stunned the hometown Flyers with a 4-1 victory. Koivu, Ribeiro, Zednik, and Ryder all had multi-point games as the two two lines continued their strong play. Jose Theodore stood on his head at times to preser

Beware of Leclair

John Leclair is one scary, scary man – to a Habs fan. Time and time again he has taken joy in lighting up his former mates, even when his Flyers teammates were undeserving of a victory. Tonight, Saku Koivu, Mike Ribeiro, and the Montreal Canadiens will vi

Habs Hang On

The Montreal Canadiens are probably feeling a little bit relieved tonight after they held on to a 2-2 tie against a New York Ranger team that was winning a majority of the battles. It was certainly not the finest effort of the year, however it did manage