4:43 AM EST, Sat December 04, 2021
Eyes On The Prize 43 mins ago
Links: Dominique Ducharme will stay behind the bench

Links: Dominique Ducharme will stay behind the bench

Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports In today’s links, the Canadiens will be holding on to their coach, Jeff Gorton’s plans and some truly awful jerseys. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Head coach Dominique Ducharme will continue to be behind the Canadiens bench until at least the end of this season. [TSN] Jeff Gorton clarified that the Canadiens will conduct a thorough search when it comes to finding the team’s new GM. [Montreal Gazette] Gorton also outlined what he expects to accomplish moving forward and stressed the need for fans to be patient. [Sportsnet] It...
Montreal Gazette 9 hours ago

Canadiens' Jeff Petry sidelined with upper-body injury

With Josh Anderson also injured Habs have called up forward Laurent Dauphin and defenceman Corey Schueneman from the AHL's Laval Rocket.
Montreal Gazette 9 hours ago

Hickey on hockey: Cleaning up Canadiens mess a tall task for Gorton

It's interesting to speculate whether former GM Marc Bergevin had a master plan to handle the team's looming cap crisis he left behind.
Montreal Gazette 10 hours ago

New Canadiens boss will focus on player development, analytics

Jeff Gorton begins search for a new Habs GM, but says Dominique Ducharme will remain head coach until end of the season.
Montreal Gazette 11 hours ago

Gorton looking at all options for Canadiens' next GM

"We’re going to look for somebody maybe a little outside the box that can help us move forward and maybe complement me," Jeff Gorton says.
Montreal Gazette 12 hours ago

Stu Cowan: How a Bruins fan ended up running the Canadiens

Habs owner/president Geoff Molson showed guts when he decided to hire a unilingual American to run hockey operations.
Eyes On The Prize 17 hours ago
Jeff Petry out indefinitely, Corey Schueneman recalled

Jeff Petry out indefinitely, Corey Schueneman recalled

Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports Petry will not travel with the team to Nashville. Jeff Petry has suffered an upper body injury and won’t travel with the Montreal Canadiens to Nashville, and is out for the game Saturday night. As a result, Corey Schueneman has been called up from the Laval Rocket. Jeff Petry n'accompagnera pas l'équipe à Nashville en raison d'une blessure au haut du corps. Corey Schueneman a été rappelé du Rocket de Laval.Jeff Petry will not travel with the team to Nashville due to an upper-body injury. Corey Schueneman has been recalled from...
Montreal Gazette 18 hours ago

Would Gallagher be on board for Canadiens rebuild? | HI/O Bonus

The panel talk about whether Brendan Gallagher and Carey Price would be included in a potential retooling of the Habs.
Eyes On The Prize 18 hours ago
Highlights and quotes from Jeff Gorton’s press conference

Highlights and quotes from Jeff Gorton’s press conference

Photo by Nick Homler/NHLI via The Canadiens’ new hockey operations boss speaks to the media. Montreal Canadiens executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Jeff Gorton spoke to the media on Friday morning for the first time since he was hired on Sunday. Gorton had the chance to see both the Laval Rocket and Canadiens play over the last two days since getting into the city. The Rocket lost 4-3 in overtime to the Texas Stars while the Canadiens lost to the Colorado Avalanche 4-1. Laval faces Texas again at Place Bell on Friday night. He met with both Canadiens head...
Montreal Gazette 20 hours ago

About Last Night: Habs still searching for the first win of the Jeff Gorton era

The Montreal Canadiens face injuries, illness, and continually mounting frustration in a dismal season, and unfortunately there doesn't seem to be a light at the end of the tunnel yet.
Eyes On The Prize 20 hours ago
CTT: Guhle and Roy’s wildly different World Juniors expectations

CTT: Guhle and Roy’s wildly different World Juniors expectations

A look into what we can expect from the two Canadiens prospects named to Team Canada’s 2022 World Junior Championship selection camp. Welcome to Catching The Torch, where we keep an eye on the Montreal Canadiens’ North American prospects and how their development is faring week by week. This week, I wanted to highlight some good news among the prospects selected by now former Habs executives Trevor Timmins and Marc Bergevin. The most wonderful time of the year for scouts is coming up. The World Junior Championship, featuring the best under-20 prospects from the top...
A Winning Habit 21 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens Rumours: Ben Chiarot Drawing Plenty of Trade Interest

The Montreal Canadiens have had to wait until the wire a few times recently before deciding if they were going to be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. This is not one of those years. The Habs lost their first five games of the season and are scuffling along near the bottom of the […] Montreal Canadiens Rumours: Ben Chiarot Drawing Plenty of Trade Interest - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit 23 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens: Three Teams Who Could Pull Off a Carey Price Trade

The Montreal Canadiens have gone from Stanley Cup Final to 30th overall in the standings in a real hurry. The team is off to its worst start ever, which is a long time when you are the oldest franchise in the sport. It has already resulted in some changes as general manager Marc Bergevin and […] Montreal Canadiens: Three Teams Who Could Pull Off a Carey Price Trade - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 23 hours ago
BSM25: Apathy

BSM25: Apathy

David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports The Canadiens managed to look much more like the team that played the night before than their opponents, who actually did. The Colorado Avalanche are surprisingly struggling this season. After an 8-3 thrashing at the hands of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, they took their talents to La Belle Province to face a team that epitomizes the word struggle; the Montreal Canadiens. I actually attended this game at the Bell Centre, hoping that perhaps a tired Avs team could lead to a rare Habs win. Welcome to your Bottom Six Minutes, in...
Eyes On The Prize Dec 3, 2021
Links: Time to find a simpler system?

Links: Time to find a simpler system?

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ In today’s links, wondering if the Habs should simpify their tactics, thinking about what a rebuild will look like, and are the Arizona Coyotes on the market again? Montreal Canadiens news and notes Would the Canadiens benefit from a simpler on-ice system? [Montreal Gazette] Jeff Gorton will not act in haste as he attempts to rebuild the Habs. [La Presse] Does a rebuild necessitate a Carey Price trade? [A Winning Habit] Who might be interested in acquiring Ben Chiarot if Montreal makes him available? [TSN] What Cole Caufield and the...

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