Assessing Montreal’s offence: Quantifying the effects of The Blender

How did Michel Therrien’s quick trigger finger affect the Canadiens’ production? Since the end of the season, a lot of talk has centred around Alex Galchenyuk's step back this campaign. In a year marred by injuries and inconsistency, the 23-year-old forward has been both a lightning rod of criticism and a beacon of hope. I first wanted to look at the stages of Galchenyuk's development...
Via Eyes On The Prize
10 hours ago

Thursday Habs Headlines: Canadiens looking to tap KHL free agent market

Here are your daily links, including Marc Bergevin’s interest in the KHL, what went wrong in the playoffs, and Alex Galchenyuk’s future. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Elliotte Friedman indicated that it wouldn’t be surprising to see the Habs dip into some KHL talent after Marc Bergevin was asked about Russian forward Vadim Shipachyov. [SN] Speaking of which, according...
Via Eyes On The Prize
12 hours ago

Is the Canadiens’ lack of success really on the youngest players?

Comparing Montreal’s development history to the rest of the teams in the league since Marc Bergevin became general manager. On Monday, the Montreal Canadiens held their season-ending press conference and a big topic of discussion surrounded comments from General Manager Marc Bergevin regarding the Habs’ young players. This statement caused many debates between Habs fans about...
Via Eyes On The Prize
1 day ago

Overtime With BSC: Canadiens Need to Find Identity

After being bounced in the first round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs, the Montreal Canadiens look primed for a long and busy offseason. While teams that miss the playoffs have changes to make and issues to correct, teams that finish atop the standings that are eliminated so early from the postseason have more glaring questions to answer. It’s not easy to finish the regular season with...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

2017 NHL Playoffs: How the Montreal Canadiens Improve in Off-Season

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Montreal Canadiens have nobody to blame but themselves for early playoff exit

In this day and age, grit doesn’t win championships in sports. Unfortunately, the Montreal Canadiens didn’t get that memo and their season is now over sooner than expected because of it.Let’s rewind a little bit. In the previous offseason, general manager Marc Bergevin tried to swing for the fences in order to reshape a team that failed to qualify for the playoffs.Bergevin dealt...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Price Vezina Nod a Solid Consolation Prize

Just like that, one huge card has disappeared from Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin’s hand. Price up for Vezina Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin – (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports) Carey Price was announced as a Vezina Trophy nominee on Saturday, ironically hours before he turned in a mediocre performance in the Habs’ elimination loss to the New...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Andrew Shaw hits the roof of Madison Square Garden with a puck, catches it on his stick

Andrew Shaw hasn’t been much of a factor in the playoffs for the Montreal Canadiens so far, but he’s still capable of pulling off a play which must be seen to be believed.While practicing before his team’s Game 4 match against the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, Shaw had some time to work on his stickhandling and dangling skills. Many players will work on their coordination...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Grabner completely fakes out Carey Price for awesome breakaway goal

Carey Price has consistently been one of the best goaltenders in the NHL over the past few years and is a big reason why the Montreal Canadiens are currently battling in the playoffs. Accolades aside, sometimes even the most dominant goalies are no match for a few beautiful dekes.In Game 2 of the first round matchup between the Canadiens and New York Rangers, Michael Grabner seized...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers playoff breakdown: Henrik Lundqvist vs Carey Price

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is one of the best players to ever represent the Blueshirts. In fact, King Henrik could arguably be one of the best goalies in the history of the NHL. But, is he the best goalie in the Rangers opening playoff series against the Montréal Canadiens?Carey Price is one of the league’s most dynamic goaltenders in this decade. In 55 career playoff...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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