5:45 PM EDT, Wed May 25, 2022
A Winning Habit 10 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens Players Advance to Quarterfinals at World Championships

The Montreal Canadiens are not playing in the postseason this year like they did a year ago when they took out three elite teams on their way to the Stanley Cup Final. With no postseason hockey to play, a handful of their players and prospects headed to Helsinki, Finland to suit up for their country. […] Montreal Canadiens Players Advance to Quarterfinals at World Championships - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 11 hours ago
CTT: CHL playoff standouts — Joshua Roy, Kaiden Guhle, and more

CTT: CHL playoff standouts — Joshua Roy, Kaiden Guhle, and more

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Roy continues to tear up the QMJHL through the post-season, Guhle steps up his game after returning from injury, and more CHL playoffs standout performers. Welcome back to Catching The Torch, where we keep an eye on the Montreal Canadiens’ North American prospects and how their development is progressing week by week. After grading every prospect in the pipeline on their regular-season performances, it’s playoff time. The best time of the year to evaluate a prospect’s ability to respond to heightened pace of play,...
A Winning Habit 12 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens: Cayden Primeau Dominating AHL Playoffs With Ridiculous Numbers

The Montreal Canadiens dealt with an incredible number of injuries and illnesses in the 2021-22 season. Due to that, they had to call up many different players from the Laval Rocket through the season. One of those players was Cayden Primeau, who maybe wasn’t quite ready for the NHL role. With Carey Price out for […] Montreal Canadiens: Cayden Primeau Dominating AHL Playoffs With Ridiculous Numbers - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 13 hours ago
Links: Is Cayden Primeau once again the goaltender of the future?

Links: Is Cayden Primeau once again the goaltender of the future?

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via In today’s links, Cayden Primeau’s playoff run, Nazem Kadri is subjected to racist attacks, and fallout in Florida. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Cayden Primeau offers hope for Canadiens’ goaltending future. [Montreal Gazette] Could the Habs trade up at the draft? [A Winning Habit] Around the league and elsewhere Brought in as an elite defensive forward, Phillip Danault‘s offense was the storyline in his first season with the Los Angeles Kings organization. [Hockey Royalty] Where was Florida’s urgency in...
A Winning Habit 22 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens: Watch Joel Armia Score Goal of the Tournament at World Championships

Montreal Canadiens winger Joel Armia didn’t have his best NHL season in 2021-22. Of course, not many players on the Canadiens had a career year this season. The veteran right winger had a strong postseason for the Habs last spring/summer, playing a physical, cycling and forechecking role on a big fourth line with fellow veterans […] Montreal Canadiens: Watch Joel Armia Score Goal of the Tournament at World Championships - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Montreal Gazette 22 hours ago

Stu Cowan: Cayden Primeau offers hope for Canadiens' goaltending future

The 22-year-old has a 5-1-0 during AHL playoffs with Laval Rocket, along with a 1.65 goals-against average and a .949 save percentage.
A Winning Habit May 24, 2022

Should the Canadiens Trade Up At The 2022 NHL Entry Draft?

The Montreal Canadiens hold the first overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, where they are expected to select Kingston forward Shane Wright. It will be the first time the Canadiens have selected first overall since 1980, when they selected Doug Wickenheiser. But picking first isn’t the only thing the Canadiens will be doing […] Should the Canadiens Trade Up At The 2022 NHL Entry Draft? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit May 24, 2022

Meet A Habs Fan – A Veteran’s Love For The Game

Next up in our “Meet A Habs Fan” series, we meet a veteran who proudly served his country for nearly three decades, all the while cheering for the Habs and more specifically, the Big M. Meet Phil Turnbull. For this article we narrate the notes that Phil left us. There’s no doubt that he’s a […] Meet A Habs Fan – A Veteran’s Love For The Game - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize May 24, 2022
Draft profile: Jimmy Snuggerud brings size and goals

Draft profile: Jimmy Snuggerud brings size and goals

Photo by RvS.Media/Basile Barbey/ Hockey is in the blood stream for this Minnesotan winger prospect. Montreal paid a hefty sum of money, as well as term, to lock down Josh Anderson after acquiring him for Max Domi (plus a third-round draft choice, turning into Slovakian defenceman Samuel Kňažko) in 2020. Then General Manager Marc Bergevin motivated the trade with the fact that well-skating goal-scoring power forwards were rarely possible to acquire and thus, you needed to pounce when the opportunity presented itself. If that logic remains in mind for other GMs as...
Eyes On The Prize May 24, 2022
Links: Proving His Worth

Links: Proving His Worth

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Cayden Primeau has been stellar in the AHL playoffs, McDavid dominating the Battle of Alberta, the NHL and police looking into the threats against Kadri, Denmark upsets Canada, signings, playoffs, and more in today’s links. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Cayden Primeau has proved himself in the AHL playoffs. [Montreal Gazette] Both Josh Anderson and Sean Farrell were held off the scoresheet on Monday. [Canadiens] Around the League and Elsewhere The NHL and St. Louis police are looking into the threats made against...
A Winning Habit May 23, 2022

Canadiens: Adam Sýkora A Possible Replacement For Lehkonen

When the Montreal Canadiens traded Artturi Lehkonen to the Colorado Avalanche it came as both an unsurprising event as well as a disappointment. Lehkonen was loved by Canadiens fans and coaches alike. He is a coach’s dream as he will willingly puts himself in any situation you ask him, plays a very solid defensive game […] Canadiens: Adam Sýkora A Possible Replacement For Lehkonen - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit May 23, 2022

Rumor: Canadiens Actively Shopping Christian Dvorak

Rumors have been building up around the Montreal Canadiens as of late. We earlier reported as per Jimmy Murphy of Montreal Hockey Now that Mark Recchi is reportedly a candidate for an assistant coach position, mainly taking care of the power play. Now it seems that player rumors are starting to heat up and one involves […] Rumor: Canadiens Actively Shopping Christian Dvorak - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit May 23, 2022

Meet A Habs Fan – A Winning Habit’s Biggest (Celebrity) Fan

Our “Meet A Habs Fan” series continues as we veer back on the 401 and drive down to Hampton, Ontario where we meet one of A Winning Habit’s biggest fans. You’ve seen him aplenty in the comments section but now it’s time to meet the true fan behind the name. You can even say he’s […] Meet A Habs Fan – A Winning Habit’s Biggest (Celebrity) Fan - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit May 23, 2022

Rumor: Mark Recchi Considered For Coaching Job

While the announcement that Martin St. Louis will have his interim tag removed and new contract announced most likely after the playoffs, the Montreal Canadiens still have a hole to fill behind the bench. According to Jimmy Murphy from Montreal Hockey Now, former Canadiens winger and Hall of Famer Mark Recchi is on a shortlist to […] Rumor: Mark Recchi Considered For Coaching Job - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit May 23, 2022

Montreal Canadiens: Five Bad Contracts To Acquire Alongside a 1st Round Draft Pick

The Montreal Canadiens head into the offseason with a lot of work to do on a roster that just finished last in the NHL standings. An attempt to make them into a playoff contender next season would likely require some shortsighted moves and more long-term pain. So, the franchise has to grapple with the reality […] Montreal Canadiens: Five Bad Contracts To Acquire Alongside a 1st Round Draft Pick - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Canadiens Player News

  • 1 Carey Price

    Carey Price

    Montreal Canadiens: Cayden Primeau Dominating AHL Playoffs With Ridiculous Numbers

  • 1 Joel Armia

    Joel Armia

    Montreal Canadiens: Watch Joel Armia Score Goal of the Tournament at World Championships

  • Cole Caufield

    Cole Caufield

    Habsent Minded 4.59: Breaking down the Habs forwards

  • Jeff Petry

    Jeff Petry

    Habsent Minded 4.58: Breaking down the Canadiens defence with Jason Paul

  • Nick Suzuki

    Nick Suzuki

    Habsent Minded 4.59: Breaking down the Habs forwards

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