Week 16 in One Word: Cast

January 29, 2023 Week 16 for the Montreal Canadiens featured three games. On Tuesday the Boston Bruins were in town and the result was a 4-2 loss. On Thursday, the Habs took the visiting Detroit Red Wings to overtime, but the result was a 4-3 loss. The Saturday night game was the first of aContinue reading “Week 16 in One Word: Cast”

The Habs can win the middle and win the game

January 12, 2023 Volumes have been written about the perfect formula to build a winning team in the NHL. Former Habs GM Marc Bergevin had a philosophy of building from the net out, a model we watched ebb and flow over a decade. Hockey analyst Pierre McGuire has a “7 player profile” that he hasContinue reading “The Habs can win the middle and win the game”

November’s Mug of the Month

December 1, 2022 November is past and the Montreal Canadiens have a record of 11-10-1, an outcome that no one anticipated when the season began. This success has been possible, in part, due to the performance of Kirby Dach. Dach was acquired on the 2022 draft floor, blowing the minds of fans in attendance. TheContinue reading “November’s Mug of the Month”

Week 5 in One Word: Better

November 13, 2022 Three games were on the docket for the fifth week of action for the Montreal Canadiens. On Tuesday in Detroit, Jake Allen put on a goaltender’s clinic and the Habs beat the Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout. The Vancouver Canucks were in Montreal on Wednesday and the Habs won 5-2 onContinue reading “Week 5 in One Word: Better”

The HuGo Long Game is Personified in Kirby Dach

Eggs Bennett 22-22 September 8, 2022 On Wednesday the Montreal Canadiens took care of some important off-season business when they inked recently acquired centreman Kirby Dach to a 4-year contract worth $13.45M for an AAV of $3.3625M. The deal is solid for both player and team and, perhaps more importantly, it reflects an intentionality andContinue reading The HuGo Long Game is Personified in Kirby Dach