Category: Habs

Youthful Crowd Sees Atlanta Trashed

Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien has to be extremely pleased with his team as they jumped all over the Atlanta Thrashers from the drop of the puck and dominated right until the final whistle. Equally pleasing for the Hab coach is the success of the

“I felt good” – Saku Koivu

When Saku Koivu steps onto the ice, he is respected by each and every one of his teammates. Unfortunately for him, his agressive, fireball play often puts him at the top of his opponents’ hit lists. Going into the Habs’ December 29th victory over Atlanta,

Canadiens buy out Audette

The Donald Audette saga in Montreal has come to an end, as Canadiens’ General Manager Bob Gainey announced late Friday that the team has reached a buyout with the winger, making him an unrestricted free agent. Terms of the buyout were not disclosed.

Saku Seeing Stars in Dallas

Add Marc Savard’s name to the group of men who have injured Saku Koivu. When Savard’s elbow flew wildly into the face of the Habs’ captain during Monday night’s game with the Atlanta Thrashers, Koivu dropped to the ground and would later be diagnosed with

Habs downed by Hill and Canes

In the first game back after the Christmas break the Canadiens suffered an overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. Sean Hill scored the winner on a power-play. The power play was the result of a borderline penalty call on Andrei Markov for boarding. The

The End of Donald Audette?

As 2003 is winding down, it appears that Donald Audette’s stay with the Montreal Canadiens is too. The real question is, which will happen to come first? According to RDS, Audette and his agent, Gilles Lupien, are currently discussing a way to terminate A