4:27 PM EDT, Tue June 28, 2016
Habs Eyes On The Prize Jun 26, 2016

How Finland has emerged as a hockey superpower

Some people were surprised when three Finns were selected in the top five of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. With a new player-development strategy now yielding results, that success is about to become commonplace. Finland's national men’s hockey team won its first World Championship with the 'golden generation,' headed by Saku Koivu centring Jere Lehtinen and Ville Peltonen — dubbed the "Huey, Dewey, and Louie" line — in 1995. The team did not win another title on the international stage until 2011. Despite the dearth of golds, Finland had an impressive medal haul. The country possessed...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Jun 21, 2016

1993 NHL Draft: A look back

An old media guide with prospect scouting reports and hindsight. What could go wrong? The 1993 NHL Draft will always be a fond one for Montreal Canadiens fans. First of all, it was the last draft after the team had won a Stanley Cup and second of all, it netted future Habs star Saku Koivu. The 1993 Draft is also remembered for Alexandre Daigle as well as Chris Pronger and Paul Kariya. I have a copy of the media guide for that draft, and it includes some scouting reports of some of the players that were drafted. Let’s take a look at some of the more memorable ones. Alexandre Daigle:...

NHL Player News

  • 9 Matt Cullen

    Matt Cullen

    Penguins' Matt Cullen puts off retirement; team hopes to re-sign him

  • 4 Frans Nielsen

    Frans Nielsen

    2016 NHL Free Agency: Frans Nielsen, is the Dane a great target?

  • 3 Steven Stamkos

    Steven Stamkos

    Why a sign and trade with Steven Stamkos is possible

  • 3 Mark Recchi

    Mark Recchi

    Ex-Penguin Recchi misses out on Hall of Fame

  • 2 Vincent Trocheck

    Vincent Trocheck

    Panthers qualify RFAs Vincent Trocheck, Logan Shaw and Jonathan Racine