December 12, 2021 drain /drān/ cause the water or other liquid in (something) to run out, leaving it empty, dry, or drier. Similar: empty out, remove the contents of, void, unload, evacuate deprive of strength or vitality. The Montreal Canadiens were on the docket for three games this week. On Tuesday, they lost 3-2 toContinue reading “Week 9 in One Word: Drain“
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Week 8 in One Word: Look
December 6, 2021 look /lo͝ok/ direct one’s gaze toward someone or something or in a specified direction. Similar: watch, fix one’s gaze, stare, examine, study, consider, observe, pay attention to the appearance of someone or something, especially as expressing a particular quality. Week 8 for the Montreal Canadiens featured three games. On Monday they lostContinue reading “Week 8 in One Word: Look“
Did the Cup Run Hurt the Habs?
Segue Issue 21-05 December 3, 2021 Wednesday’s segment with Gord Miller on TSN690’s Melnick in the Afternoon show got me thinking. As you might expect, the conversation revolved around the recent events in Montreal with the change in leadership, and the steps to reshape the organization moving forward. Miller stated that someone had said toContinue reading “Did the Cup Run Hurt the Habs?“
Week 7 in One Word: Fork
November 28, 2021 fork /fôrk/ the point where something, especially a road or river, divides into two parts. Similar: branch, split, divide, separate, part, diverge, split in two an implement with two or more prongs used for lifting food to the mouth or holding it when cutting. Week 7 for the Montreal Canadiens featured threeContinue reading “Week 7 in One Word: Fork“
Is Tyler Toffoli or Joel Edmundson the Next Captain?
Eggs Bennett Issue 21-11 November 26, 2021 This is the fourth installment of my series exploring who should be the next captain of the Montreal Canadiens. So far I’ve considered Gallagher, Byron and Petry, and you can access those articles and others at https://habather.wordpress.com/ Let’s turn our attention to two more options – Tyler ToffoliContinue reading “Is Tyler Toffoli or Joel Edmundson the Next Captain?”
Week 6 in One Word: Obvious
November 22, 2021 obvious /ˈäbvēəs/ easily perceived or understood; clear, self-evident, or apparent. Similar: clear, plain to see, evident, apparent, striking, noticeable, perceivable, unmistakable predictable and lacking in subtlety. Week 6 for the Montreal Canadiens featured three games. On Tuesday, the Habs put out a decent effort in Manhattan, but still lost 3-2 to theContinue reading “Week 6 in One Word: Obvious“
Accountability in Ducharme’s World
Segue Issue 21-04 November 18, 2021 Thursday’s notebook from Sportsnet’s Eric Engels got me thinking. He wrote about Coach Dominique Ducharme’s presser following the Habs loss in New York on Tuesday. Ducharme was commenting on how the team needs to execute when they have possession. He talked about the strategies they use to recover theContinue reading “Accountability in Ducharme’s World”
Week 5 in One Word: Price
November 14, 2021 price /prīs/ the amount of money expected, required, or given in payment for something Similar: cost, charge, fee, payment franchise goaltender who has sacrificed his career on a below average team, two seasons excepted Week 5 for the Montreal Canadiens featured four games. In their first overtime of the season, the HabsContinue reading “Week 5 in One Word: Price“
Is Jeff Petry the Next Captain?
Eggs Bennett Issue 21-10 November 12, 2021 This is the third installment of my series exploring who should be the next captain of the Montreal Canadiens. I’ve already considered Gallagher and Byron, and ruled both out as legitimate options, for completely different reasons. You can access those articles and others at https://habather.wordpress.com/ There is anotherContinue reading “Is Jeff Petry the Next Captain?“
Week 4 in One Word: Identity
November 7, 2021 identity /ˌīˈden(t)ədē/ the fact of being who or what a person or thing is. Similar: name, personality character, distinctiveness, uniqueness the characteristics determining who or what a person or thing is. Week 4 for the Montreal Canadiens featured another shutout for Jake Allen in a 3-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings,Continue reading “Week 4 in One Word: Identity“