Should the Habs try to pull off another Petry-type deal?

Eggs Bennett 22-20 August 12, 2022 The Montreal Canadiens have a cap issue. As Kent Hughes once stated so poignantly, last season they were at the bottom of the league while being at the top of the Capfriendly website. That was the story, thanks to the hefty contracts Marc Bergevin left behind while doing nothingContinue reading “Should the Habs try to pull off another Petry-type deal?”

In Robidas the Habs favour development over seniority

Segue Issue 22-11 August 2, 2022 On July 28th the Montreal Canadiens announced they had hired Stephane Robidas as Assistant Coach to Martin St. Louis. Robidas is a retired NHL player with 15 NHL seasons under his belt, including his first three in Montreal. After his playing career, Robidas worked in the front office ofContinue reading In Robidas the Habs favour development over seniority

Predicting the Habs Trade Deadline

Segue Issue 22-08 March 7, 2022 With the NHL trade deadline just over two weeks away, there is much chatter amongst fans and pundits about what the Habs might do. On Thursday night (March 3rd) I recorded a podcast with Jared Book from Habs Eyes on the Prize and we each tried to take aContinue reading Predicting the Habs Trade Deadline

Week 18 in One Word: Riddle

March 7, 2022 riddle /ˈridl/ something that is confusing, or a problem that is difficult to solve Similar: puzzle, conundrum, question, mystery, stumper to make a lot of holes in something The 18th week of action for the Montreal Canadiens featured three games. Tuesday’s game in Winnipeg was an up and down affair and aContinue reading Week 18 in One Word: Riddle

Cap-Clearing Moves to Help the Habs

Segue Issue 22-07 February 25, 2022 On Wednesday, the Montreal Canadiens announced the promotion of John Sedgwick to Assistant General Manager. Sedgwick has been with the Canadiens since 2013, most recently as vice president of hockey operations and legal affairs. He’s been involved in contract negotiations and navigating the collective bargaining agreement, but we primarilyContinue reading Cap-Clearing Moves to Help the Habs

Week 14 in One Word: Closer

January 31, 2022 closer /klōs·r/ very near to (being or doing something) Similar: nearer, approaching, not far from, on the verge of a person who is skilled at bringing a business transaction to a satisfactory conclusion Week 14 had four games in store for the Montreal Canadiens. On Monday night they were absolutely pummeled inContinue reading Week 14 in One Word: Closer

Week 13 in One Word: Shine

January 23, 2022 shine /SHīn/ a quality of brightness, especially from reflected light. Similar: beam, radiate, emit light, gleam, glow direct (a flashlight or other light) somewhere in order to see something in the dark The Montreal Canadiens played four games this week. On Martin Luther King Day in the States, the Habs lost anContinue reading Week 13 in One Word: Shine

Week 10 in One Word: Wish

December 17, 2021 wish /wiSH/ feel or express a strong desire or hope for something that is not easily attainable; want something that cannot or probably will not happen. Similar: desire, want, hope for, long for, yearn for, crave, dream of, set one’s heart on a desire or hope for something to happen. While SantaContinue reading Week 10 in One Word: Wish

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