The Pezzetta deal raises questions about identity

June 3, 2023 On Friday, June 2nd, the Montreal Canadiens signed Michael Pezzetta to a two-year contract worth $1.625M for an annual average value (AAV) of $812,500. Pezzetta was a restricted free agent with arbitration rights. This kind of contract is not sexy, but it’s a no brainer. This deal was a no brainer forContinue reading “The Pezzetta deal raises questions about identity”

Week 25 in One Word: Atmosphere

April 3, 2023 There were four games on tap for the Montreal Canadiens in their 25th week of action. On Monday night they were in Buffalo and Michael Pezzetta was the shootout hero in a 4-3 win. They were off to Philadelphia for a Tuesday night game that ended in a 3-2 loss. On ThursdayContinue reading “Week 25 in One Word: Atmosphere”

Week 15 in One Word: Culture

January 22, 2023 The 15th week of action in the 2022-23 NHL season had three home games on tap for the Montreal Canadiens. On Tuesday, the Winnipeg Jets were in town and the Habs surprised them with a 4-1 dominant win. The Florida Panthers visited on Thursday accompanied by some poor officiating and the HabsContinue reading “Week 15 in One Word: Culture”

Week 13 in One Word: Jolt

January 8, 2023 The first week of 2023 featured three games for the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs finished an arduous road trip on Tuesday in Nashville and the losing skid from 2022 continued, dropping this one 6-3. On Thursday, they were back at home to welcome the New York Rangers, but the 4-1 result wasContinue reading “Week 13 in One Word: Jolt”

Week 10 in One Word: Answer

December 17, 2022 Four games were on tap for the Montreal Canadiens in the 10th week of the 2022-23 season. On Monday night they welcomed the Calgary Flames and the result was a 2-1 shootout win. The Habs made a quick trip to Ottawa on Wednesday night, and a lack of discipline led to aContinue reading “Week 10 in One Word: Answer”

Week 22 in One Word: Mirror

April 3, 2022 Mirror /ˈmirər/ a polished or smooth surface that forms images by reflection Similar: glass, looking glass, reflector something that gives a true representation The 22nd week of action for the Montreal Canadiens featured three road games against legitimate Stanley Cup contenders, and it showed. On Tuesday the Habs were in Florida toContinue reading Week 22 in One Word: Mirror