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Habs Eyes On The Prize May 21, 2015

Max Pacioretty & Brendan Gallagher are even more special than you think

For the grand total of $8.25M in total cap hit, the Montreal Canadiens have their two best wingers locked up for the next four seasons. By now, everyone knows that Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher are really good players. Pacioretty has scored 86 goals in the last two years, while Gallagher has impressed with both his offensive ability, and the way he plays the game, outworking anyone and everyone while taking punishment to make a difference for his team. However it's in the nature of Montreal Canadiens fans to doubt what they have, and you often hear people say things like "Gallagher...
Habs Eyes On The Prize May 19, 2015

Tuesday Habs Links: Let the star players use their skill

Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including more on the well documented goal drought in this year's playoffs, and a surprising coaching hire by the Philadelphia Flyers. Montreal Canadiens Links It has been highly publicized that goal scoring is way down in the playoffs this year. Stellar goaltending is definitely to blame. However, lack of trust in star players to use their skill in order to make a difference is also a major reason for the aforementioned goal drought. Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban definitely comprehend what we're talking...
Mile High Hockey May 9, 2015

Playoffs Preview and Live Thread - May 9

Only one game on the slate for tonight, but it's a big one for Le Club de Hockey. The Habs face elimination for the second time against the Lightning of Tampa Bay, this time at Centre Bell. Game time is 7:00pm in the ET, 5:00pm in the Mountain and can be seen on NBCSN. In game 4, the Canadiens dominated in a 6-2 blowout and avoided a sweep at the hands of a team they swept last year in the first round. The previously anemic offense got on the board 2:44 into the game on a goal from Andrei Markov and Max Pacioretty added a shortie 6 minutes later. David Desharnais chased Tampa goalie Ben...

Max Pacioretty scores a shorthanded goal

What's better than one first period goal? How about another goal for a team with a drought in that category? First it was Markov and Subban that combined for a great goal, this time it was Max Pacioretty taking advantage of a shorthanded chance, by beating Ben Bishop low. This is exactly the type of start the Habs needed, and now that they're up 2 they can't let off the gas. You could add any number of cliches here, but the fact of the matter is that they have to go for the jugular for the rest of the season. It was Pacioretty's fourth goal of the playoffs. Partly due to his great speed,...

Saturday Habs Links: Hart nomination a surprise for Price

Here are your daily links, including Carey Prices' reaction to his Hart nomination, Max Pacioretty's opinion on playoff hockey, Alex Galchenyuk removal from the powerplay, and more. Montreal Canadiens CTVs Brian Wilde on about Montreal's chances against Tampa. He comes down in favour of Montreal. [TSN 690] Professional scouts on Carey Price's weaknesses: they agree there is none. Reminds me of Pacioretty's advice to Team USA for the Olympics. [Sports Illustrated] He’s playing at a level of technical excellence and consistency right now that ... I mean, there are no loopholes so...

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