7:43 PM EDT, Mon October 26, 2020
A Winning Habit 6 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens Would Have More Cap Space If They Didn’t Buy Out Karl Alzner

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has been busy this offseason. Buying out Karl Alzner actually cost them cap space. The Montreal Canadiens have not often dipped into the NHL free agent market to make a big splash over the years. Especially since Marc Bergevin was hired as general manager in 2012, most of the […] Montreal Canadiens Would Have More Cap Space If They Didn’t Buy Out Karl Alzner - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Montreal Gazette 7 hours ago
Wife of Canadiens' Carey Price gives birth to a boy named Lincoln

Wife of Canadiens' Carey Price gives birth to a boy named Lincoln

Canadiens goalie Carey Price’s wife, Angela, announced the birth of their third child Monday on Instagram. Angela Price posted a photo of the baby boy wrapped in a blanket with a sticker on it saying: “Hello my name is Lincoln.” The Prices already have two daughters, 4-year-old Liv and 1-year-old Millie. ...
A Winning Habit 9 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens: Which Defenceman Is Going To Be Traded?

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin added a couple of defencemen. Who is going to be the odd man out? The Montreal Canadiens have added several pieces to the roster over the offseason. Jake Allen is the new backup goaltender, Josh Anderson and Tyler Toffoli add some offence up front and Joel Edmundson and Alexander […] Montreal Canadiens: Which Defenceman Is Going To Be Traded? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 9 hours ago
Reviewing the Montreal Canadiens’ 2020 Draft class

Reviewing the Montreal Canadiens’ 2020 Draft class

Photo by Marissa Baecker/ Opinions on all the decisions made by the Canadiens over the two days of the draft. To properly evaluate a draft class, at least five years have to pass, sometimes more. Only after prospects complete their Junior or college paths, only through the benefit of hindsight and with seasons of data can their draft selections be fully and correctly evaluated. But who has that kind of patience? It’s much more fun to judge harshly now and be wrong later. Some prospects have a base of skills that scale better to the NHL and respond better to specific coaching. They are...
A Winning Habit 11 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens: This Day In Habs History: Doug Harvey’s Number Retired

Montreal Canadiens legend Doug Harvey had his number retired on this day in 1985. The Montreal Canadiens have had many legendary players over the years. They have had terrific goal scorers like Guy Lafleur and Rocket Richard. Their list of fantastic goaltenders is far longer than any other team in the history of hockey. When […] Montreal Canadiens: This Day In Habs History: Doug Harvey’s Number Retired - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 13 hours ago
EPR: Jesperi Kotkaniemi gets his first game action

EPR: Jesperi Kotkaniemi gets his first game action

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ As several players struggle for points, new addition Alexander Gordin is ripping it up in Russia. Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Ässät [Loan], Liiga, Finland All Montreal Canadiens fans had their eyes on Pori, Finland this weekend as Jesperi Kotkaniemi returned to his old club, Ässät, in order to get some games in and prepare him for the upcoming NHL season. The game had barely started before Ässät was 1-0 down, and the contest continued the same way. In the end, Ässät lost 6-1, and had gotten their coach, Ari-Pekka Selin, sent up to the stands after an...
A Winning Habit 14 hours ago

Canadiens: Four Former Habs Now Producing in Europe

With Charles Hudon’s time in Montreal likely finished after signing in Switzerland, here’s a look at four former Montreal Canadiens now producing in Europe. It’s been a rocky past few seasons for Charles Hudon and the Montreal Canadiens. The former fifth round pick of the team in 2012 went from being an afterthought for the […] Canadiens: Four Former Habs Now Producing in Europe - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 15 hours ago
Links: It’s been 10,000 days since the Canadiens won the Stanley Cup

Links: It’s been 10,000 days since the Canadiens won the Stanley Cup

Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI via In today’s links, the last Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup was the Habs 10,000 days ago, Petry’s impression of Romanov, junior hockey plans still halted by COVID, and more. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes It’s been 10,000 days since a Canadian team has won the Stanley Cup. And, of course, it’s the Canadiens who hold that record. [MTL Blog] Jeff Petry and family are very happy in Montreal and the defenceman is looking forward to playing with Alexander Romanov. [Regina Leader Post] Tyler Toffoli answers important questions... like poutine...
A Winning Habit Oct 25, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Derick Brassard Would Be Smart, Insurance For Habs

Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin has been busy. If he is looking for another forward, Derick Brassard would make sense. The Montreal Canadiens have been busy adding players to their lineup this offseason. They brought in Jake Allen in goal, Joel Edmundson and Alexander Romanov on defence and Josh Anderson and Tyler Toffoli up front. […] Montreal Canadiens: Derick Brassard Would Be Smart, Insurance For Habs - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Oct 25, 2020

Montreal Canadiens Prospect Gianni Fairbrother Suiting Up With Nanaimo Clippers

Montreal Canadiens prospects are trying to find a place to play this season. Gianni Fairbrother made his way to Nanaimo. The Montreal Canadiens have loaded up on prospects over the past three NHL Drafts. Building through the draft and adding as many future pieces as possible isn’t a bad idea when your team is missing […] Montreal Canadiens Prospect Gianni Fairbrother Suiting Up With Nanaimo Clippers - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Oct 25, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: This Day in Habs History: Guy Lafleur Scores Final Goal

Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur scored the final goal of his illustrious Habs career on this day in 1984. The Montreal Canadiens have had many great players over the years. None have ever been able to match the impressive seasons that Guy Lafleur put together in the late 1970’s. Those teams were the greatest NHL […] Montreal Canadiens: This Day in Habs History: Guy Lafleur Scores Final Goal - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Oct 25, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Three Former Habs Who Someone Should Take a Chance On

Montreal Canadiens former players that are free agents and should be signed by someone soon. The Montreal Canadiens had a handful of pending free agents during the 2019-20 NHL season. However, as the trade deadline approached, most of them were shipped out of town for draft picks. General Manager Marc Bergevin dealt pretty much every […] Montreal Canadiens: Three Former Habs Who Someone Should Take a Chance On - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Oct 25, 2020
Links: We may need to abandon the concept of numbered lines

Links: We may need to abandon the concept of numbered lines

Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/ In today’s links, some classification issues, keeping the roster together, the challenge of a new season, and talks of changing the draft lottery. Montreal Canadiens news and notes With the forward quality the Canadiens’ now possess, numbering the lines may be a pointless exercise. [La Presse] Tomas Tatar may be a top candidate to get selected by the Seattle Kraken, but the impact of his loss shouldn’t be dismissed so easily. [Journal de Quebec] Bridge deals and prospect graduations will be the key to keeping the current group of...
A Winning Habit Oct 24, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Rumoured NBA Plan For 2020-21 Season Likely Blueprint for NHL

Montreal Canadiens players and fans are waiting to find out what the league has planned for next season. They’ll probably follow NBA footsteps. The Montreal Canadiens looked much better in the postseason than the regular season. A step forward by both Nick Suzuki and Jesperi Kotkaniemi after the NHL returned to action in August made […] Montreal Canadiens: Rumoured NBA Plan For 2020-21 Season Likely Blueprint for NHL - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Oct 24, 2020

Montreal Canadiens Hosting Online Game-Used Equipment Sale

Montreal Canadiens online game-used equipment sale is today! The Montreal Canadiens are hosting an online sale this morning for game-used equipment. The team normally holds this event in person, but considering the circumstances that have led to them hosting an offseason event in late October, it has been moved online this year. The midst of […] Montreal Canadiens Hosting Online Game-Used Equipment Sale - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Canadiens Player News

  • 2 Jesperi Kotkaniemi

    Jesperi Kotkaniemi

    EPR: Jesperi Kotkaniemi gets his first game action

  • 1 Josh Anderson

    Josh Anderson

    Montreal Canadiens: Which Defenceman Is Going To Be Traded?

  • 1 Jake Allen

    Jake Allen

    Montreal Canadiens: Which Defenceman Is Going To Be Traded?

  • 1 Jeff Petry

    Jeff Petry

    Links: It’s been 10,000 days since the Canadiens won the Stanley Cup

  • 1 Joel Edmundson

    Joel Edmundson

    Montreal Canadiens: Which Defenceman Is Going To Be Traded?

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