October’s Mug of the Month

November 1, 2022 With October in the history books, the Habs are in better shape than anyone could have imagined at 5-4-0. But here is the kicker. They’re pulling it off without the man who was the backbone of the franchise for more than a decade, Carey Price. On opening night, each player took toContinue reading “October’s Mug of the Month”

Week 3 in One Word: Daily

October 30, 2022 Week 3 of the 2022-23 NHL season featured three games for the Montreal Canadiens. On Tuesday night the Minnesota Wild came to town and handed the Habs a 3-1 loss. From there the Habs headed out on a road trip. The first stop was Buffalo for a Thursday night game against theContinue reading “Week 3 in One Word: Daily”

Week 2 in One Word: Deliver

October 23, 2022 The second week of action for the Montreal Canadiens featured thee home games. On Monday night, with Jeff Petry and the Pittsburgh Penguins in town, Kirby Dach was the overtime hero converting a perfect pass from Sean Monahan for the 3-2 win. The Arizona Coyotes were next up on Thursday night, andContinue reading “Week 2 in One Word: Deliver”

Week 1 in One Word: Green

October 15, 2022 This week the Montreal Canadiens kicked off their season with three games. On Wednesday night they greeted the Toronto Maple Leafs for their home opener, and a late goal from Josh Anderson sealed a 4-3 win. Jake Allen was sensational in Detroit on Friday, but they still suffered a 3-0 loss. FromContinue reading “Week 1 in One Word: Green”

Five Habs Predictions for 2022-23

October 12, 2022 The Montreal Canadiens are set to play their season opener tonight at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs. We find ourselves in a unique place as Habs fans – knowing this team will likely pile up a lot of losses and strangely looking forward to it. It’s finally time for the CanadiensContinue reading “Five Habs Predictions for 2022-23”

Defining Development in a Rebuild

October 8, 2022 The Montreal Canadiens are set to play their last preseason game tonight in Bouctouche, New Brunswick. That means they will, very shortly, be forced to trim their roster to the one that will play on opening night. They have yet to win one preseason game and, if you don’t understand that thisContinue reading Defining Development in a Rebuild

September’s Mug of the Month  

October 1, 2022 September has ended and the Habs are smack dab in the middle of training camp and preseason. Nick Suzuki has not yet played in one preseason game, but for me he is still indisputably the mug of the month. On September 12th at the annual golf tournament Suzuki was named the 31stContinue reading “September’s Mug of the Month  “

The price is still right in Montreal

October 1, 2022 It’s a buzz phrase we’ve been using in relation to the Montreal Canadiens for 15 years, and it was born of having World Class Goaltender Carey Price in the ranks. This morning the Canadiens announced a contract extension for Jake Allen – a starter’s contract – that all but confirmed we haveContinue reading The price is still right in Montreal

Three Kids and Three Cautions

September 30, 2022 Training camp is in full swing, and the Montreal Canadiens have already played three preseason games. The Habs invited a ton of players to camp and have begun to make cuts. With such a high volume of guys competing for ice time, it’s been tough to get a realistic sense of anyContinue reading “Three Kids and Three Cautions”

Habs Camp is a Rookie Runway through Robidas Island

September 24, 2022 With rookie camp winding down, and the main camp underway, the Montreal Canadiens have kicked off the new season.   The Habs rookie camp invitee list looks like a Black Friday sale at Best Buy.     74 players at the main camp. That number tells a story. This camp is not aboutContinue reading “Habs Camp is a Rookie Runway through Robidas Island”