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A Winning Habit Jun 19, 2019

Montreal Canadiens: Could Peyton Krebs Drop To 15 At NHL Draft?

The Montreal Canadiens have the 15th overall selection at the upcoming NHL Draft. Peyton Krebs was ranked very high but could an injury see him drop to the Habs? The Montreal Canadiens just barely missed the NHL Playoffs. They were in the dreaded position of being the best team in the league that did not […] Montreal Canadiens: Could Peyton Krebs Drop To 15 At NHL Draft? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Jun 19, 2019

Montreal Canadiens: More proof it’s likely the end of Charles Hudon

Charles Hudo and his future with the Montreal Canadiens has been up in the air, but the rejection of his qualifying may be the nail in the coffin. The 2018-19 season was a turning point for several players on the Montreal Canadiens, including Charles Hudon. After making the team out of camp for the first […] Montreal Canadiens: More proof it’s likely the end of Charles Hudon - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Jun 19, 2019

Montreal Canadiens Pending Free Agents: Who Stays, Who Leaves?

The Montreal Canadiens have a handful of pending free agents this offseason. Which ones will be back with the Habs and which ones are going to become free agents? The Montreal Canadiens head into the second half of June with nine pending free agents. Luckily for them, none of them are due a huge contract […] Montreal Canadiens Pending Free Agents: Who Stays, Who Leaves? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jun 19, 2019
Wednesday Links & Open thread: Charles Hudon turns down his qualifying offer

Wednesday Links & Open thread: Charles Hudon turns down his qualifying offer

In today’s links, Charles Hudon’s future may not involve the Canadiens, Nick Suzuki looks forward to the draft for his brother Ryan, and fallout from the Jacob Trouba trade. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Charles Hudon has declined a qualifying offer from the Montreal Canadiens. [Montreal Gazette] 15th overall seems like a long way away from the blue chip prospects that the lottery winners can select from, but history indicates that the Habs still have hope. [Montreal Gazette] Phillip Danault gives you his choice list of Franco music. [Montreal Canadiens] They might be rivals -...
Eyes On The Prize Jun 18, 2019
Canadiens do not extend qualifying offers to Lernout and Audette

Canadiens do not extend qualifying offers to Lernout and Audette

Hunter Shinkaruk joins the two drafted prospects as restricted free agents left unqualified. With several restricted free agents in the organization who need contracts before July 1, the Montreal Canadiens have decided to part with a few long-time members of the prospect pool. Two 2014 Draft selections — Brett Lernout and Daniel Audette — along with Hunter Shinkaruk did not receive the qualifying offers that would have allowed Montreal to retain their rights. They will therefore become unrestricted free agents on July 1, free to sign with another organization. Hunter Shinkaruk and...
A Winning Habit Jun 18, 2019

Montreal Canadiens Re-sign Connor Lacouvee

The Montreal Canadiens have added to their goaltending depth by retaining the services of Connor Lacouvee through next season. The Montreal Canadiens have announced that goaltender Connor Lacouvee has re-signed with the organization. The deal is a minor league contract with the team’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Laval Rocket. Lacouvee played 14 games with […] Montreal Canadiens Re-sign Connor Lacouvee - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Montreal Gazette Jun 18, 2019

Montreal Canadiens release their 2019 NHL pre-season schedule

Will play seven games, including four at the Bell Centre and one in Renous, N.B., against the Florida Panthers in annual Hockeyville event.
Montreal Gazette Jun 18, 2019

NHL Draft: Three defence prospects the Canadiens should have their eye on

Montreal's blue-line depth chart is thin and there are several interesting prospects who could be available when the Habs select 15th.
A Winning Habit Jun 18, 2019

The Montreal Canadiens 2019-2020 preseason schedule is out

Training camp can’t come any faster, but the Montreal Canadiens have officially announced when and where their preseason games will take place. It’s going to be a long offseason, especially if the Montreal Canadiens flex their muscles on the trade and free agent markets. Training camp will begin sometime in September where a number of […] The Montreal Canadiens 2019-2020 preseason schedule is out - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jun 18, 2019
Montreal Canadiens announce 2019-20 pre-season schedule

Montreal Canadiens announce 2019-20 pre-season schedule

The team will play seven pre-season games. We don’t know who the Montreal Canadiens will draft in the 2019 NHL Draft, but we know when they may get their first game action in a Canadiens uniform as the team announced its pre-season schedule. Grab your calendars, we've got some hockey to announce!DETAILS ➡️ https://t.co/c78jaiwCq4#GoHabsGo— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) June 18, 2019 The pre-season opens on September 16 at the Bell Centre when they may very well see Jack Hughes or Kaapo Kakko making his NHL pre-season debut. The first overall pick could be in the lineup...
Eyes On The Prize Jun 18, 2019
The Montreal Canadiens select...: Three right-side defencemen projected in the Habs’ range

The Montreal Canadiens select...: Three right-side defencemen projected in the Habs’ range

When the Canadiens go to pick at 15th overall, there shouldn’t be any lack of quality defenders there. The Montreal Canadiens are in a curious spot as they head into the NHL Draft with the 15th overall pick, barring any major shocks, the top 10 or so prospects of the draft class seem fairly set. Beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess right now as there is a multitude of potentially great players ranked in the middle portion of the round. That brings about the question of who exactly the Canadiens should be selecting with their pick, and how they should go about deciding on a player. While...
Eyes On The Prize Jun 18, 2019
Links: Formative Experiences

Links: Formative Experiences

Cayden Primeau's time at the Worlds was formative, at home with Brendan Gallagher, Tomas Tatar, Josh Brook, trades and signings around the league, and more in today's links. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Cayden Primeau's time at the World Championship taught the goalie a lot. [Canadiens] With the Draft coming up, the Habs need to bolster their defense. [Sportsnet] Tomas Tatar's hockey prowess traces right back to his Slovakian roots. [The Athletic] Continuing with the hometown theme, Josh Brook shares his favorite things about his home. [Canadiens] Brendan Gallagher took over the...
Montreal Gazette Jun 17, 2019

What the Puck: How is Marc Bergevin going to improve the Canadiens?

Now that we know Erik Karlsson is not coming to join the Montreal Canadiens, the question is what Habs GM Marc Bergevin is going to do.
Montreal Gazette Jun 17, 2019

NHL Draft: Three prospects who might help boost Canadiens' scoring

Ryan Suzuki, Alex Newhook and Arthur Kaliyev all have the ability to put the puck in the net and could be around when Montreal picks 15th.
A Winning Habit Jun 17, 2019

Montreal Canadiens: Nick Leddy Is Worth The Risk

The Montreal Canadiens have a need for left shooting defensemen. The more minutes that defender is accustomed to playing, the better. Nick Leddy of the New York Islanders would be a worthy gamble. The Montreal Canadiens head into the offseason with some specific needs to fill. They could use another top-six winger that can score […] Montreal Canadiens: Nick Leddy Is Worth The Risk - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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