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The Hockey Writers Aug 16, 2017

How Close Are Canadiens Prospects?

It’s not just a matter of skill and merit that dictates when a prospect makes it to the NHL. It’s also dependent on how the rest of the roster has taken shape. Just take the Montreal Canadiens as an example. Down to the Wire The Habs officially have 22 of 23 spots filled on their […]
The Hockey Writers Aug 12, 2017

Do You Know Your Canadiens’ Trivia?

Think you know all there is to know about the Montreal Canadiens? Time to find out. We’ve dug into the past of the nearly 100-year-old team to pull out some factoids you may be totally unaware of. Time for a Habs history lesson. How Well Do You Know the Habs’ History? Which Montreal Canadiens superstar was the first-ever […]
The Hockey Writers Aug 11, 2017

Montreal Canadiens: Key Dates for 2017-18 Season

Now that summer is starting to wind down and preseason schedules have been released, it’s time to start looking forward to the season ahead instead of back at the season that was. The Montreal Canadiens are always one of the more entertaining teams in the NHL and that doesn’t change in 2017-18. There are numerous […]
The Hockey Writers Aug 9, 2017

Could Nikita Scherbak Be a Top-6 Forward?

You can’t say Nikita Scherbak isn’t aspiring for a greater role within the ranks of the Montreal Canadiens, or depending on how you see it, overachieving. The 21-year old Moscow native reportedly aims to play in the Montreal Canadiens’ top-six this season. Scherbak was the Canadiens first-round pick in 2014, but has played three National […]
The Hockey Writers Aug 7, 2017

Habs GM Bergevin in Embarrassing Cap Situation

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has to have something up his sleeves, right? What else could be his excuse, entering 2017-18 with an estimated $8.5 million in cap space? Canadiens vs. Oilers It’s not that teams need to spend up to the $75 million cap, because, as the Arizona Coyotes spent the better part […]
The Hockey Writers Aug 4, 2017

Biggest Pieces of Canadiens Trade Bait

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin may very well not be finished this summer. One should hope he’s not anyway. With two massive projected holes in the line-up, down the middle and on the top defensive pairing, the Canadiens need to vastly improve on paper before they can realistically be considered contenders. Thankfully, or perhaps […]
Andrei Markov said he couldn’t imagine playing for another NHL team besides the Canadiens

Andrei Markov said he couldn’t imagine playing for another NHL team besides the Canadiens

STU COWAN Andrei Markov said he couldn’t imagine playing for another NHL team besides the Canadiens, which is why he’s now headed to Russia to play in the KHL. During a conference call Thursday afternoon from his summer home in […]
Andrei Markov will not return to the Canadiens

Andrei Markov will not return to the Canadiens

STU COWAN Andrei Markov will not return to the Canadiens for the 2017-18 NHL season. The Canadiens announced on Thursday morning that the veteran, free-agent defenceman won’t be back with the club. Markov will hold a 2 p.m conference call […]
The Hockey Writers Jul 25, 2017

Canadiens Sign Mark Streit

The Montreal Canadiens and veteran defenseman Mark Streit have agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $700,000. The 39-year-old Streit is set to enter his 12th NHL season coming fresh off of a Stanley Cup victory with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016-17. This will be Streit’s second stint with the Canadiens after being drafted by […]
Canadiens repatriate defenceman Mark Streit, 39, on one-year contract

Canadiens repatriate defenceman Mark Streit, 39, on one-year contract

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Tuesday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year, one-way contract with free agent defenceman Mark Streit. Streit, 39, played 68 games with the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016-17. […]
Forward Yannick Veilleux gets minor-league contract with Canadiens

Forward Yannick Veilleux gets minor-league contract with Canadiens

The Canadiens announced on Thursday that they have agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way minor-league contract for the AHL and ECHL with forward Yannick Veilleux. The 24-year-old left-winger posted 6-10-16 totals and had 59 penalty minutes in 53 games […]

Canadiens Player News

  • Andrei Markov

    Andrei Markov

    The Leadership Void on Canadiens Without Markov

  • Dwight King

    Dwight King

    Dwight King is headed to the KHL

  • Carey Price

    Carey Price

    Saturday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens were not among the dozen NHL teams that reached out to Will Butcher

  • Andrew Shaw

    Andrew Shaw

    Andrew Shaw’s wedding results in a mini-Blackhawks reunion

  • Alex Galchenyuk

    Alex Galchenyuk

    Saturday Habs Headlines: Carey Price is still the best goalie in the NHL

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