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Habs Eyes On The Prize 19 mins ago

Ice Level: Are the Canadiens better after the draft and free agency?

After a three week hiatus where everyone was busy, Andrew, Conor, and Robyn are back to talk hockey. Subscribe on [iTunes] and [Soundcloud] Listen to [archived] episodes After tons of speculation over what the Montreal Canadiens would do at the draft, they kinda did... nothing. No real movement, on draft weekend, but they did draft an interesting crop of youngsters, including first round pick Noah Juulsen and third round pick Lukas Vejdemo. Neither player was very hyped, but it seems like there's always a hidden gem with Timmins. In free agency, the Canadiens went back to the unknowns, to...
Marc Dumont / Habs Eyes On The Prize 12 hours ago

Eric Fehr and Alexander Semin are two free agent forwards that could help the Habs

Both players can help the Habs score, but one is a better fit than the other Now that the free agency dust has settled and the big names are off the board, there are still a few options available that could potentially help solve Montreal's scoring woes. Unfortunately the Canadiens missed out on such...

The Habs hire analytics consultant Matt Pfeffer

The identity of the Habs' stats guru has been revealed It was reported that the Canadiens had hired an data specialist, however we were left guessing as to his or her identity. Thanks to Eric Engels, the mystery is over. All of you have been wondering who the big stats consultant is that the @CanadiensMTL hired. Name is Matt Pfeffer @MattyPfeffer #confirmed — Eric Engels (@EricEngels) July 7, 2015 At 21 years of age Matt is somewhat of a wunderkind, although we shouldn't discount him as inexperienced due to his age. He's top notch statistical analyst having previously worked with...

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Canadiens buy out P.A. Parenteau’s contract

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Carey Price reflects on magical night at NHL Awards

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Habs’ Price a good bet for multiple awards in Las Vegas

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Agent Larionov says Galchenyuk and family wouldn’t accept his advice

Agent Larionov says Galchenyuk and family wouldn’t accept his advice

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