3:10 PM EDT, Fri September 17, 2021
Sep 16, 2021

The Pressure Of Being ‘Québecois’

I’ve always had a fascination for journalism of yesteryears. There was a time a century ago where your main source of information was the radio or the newspaper. A picture of modern times would show a bus full of people with their heads down on their phones. At some point in time the same thing […] The Pressure Of Being ‘Québecois’ - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 15, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Nikita Scherbak and the Overseas Castoffs

It’s not very often I find myself doing a follow-up piece on a player I’ve already discussed. It’s even less often, I find myself taking about a former Montreal Canadiens player whom I’ve already discussed. In some of my past work, I’ve looked at cases like Erik Karlsson’s albatross of a contract, which has left […] Montreal Canadiens: Nikita Scherbak and the Overseas Castoffs - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 15, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Three Players at Rookie Camp Most Likely to Play With Habs This Season

The Montreal Canadiens begin their annual rookie camp today which is the first step towards dropping the puck on the 2021-22 season. It was not long ago we were watching the Habs in the Stanley Cup Final, but a very busy offseason of change has a different looking group gearing up for this season. The […] Montreal Canadiens: Three Players at Rookie Camp Most Likely to Play With Habs This Season - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 14, 2021

Montreal Canadiens Poised to be Much Better Offensively This Season

The Montreal Canadiens had a very memorable, yet shortened, 2021 season. Though the schedule was reduced to just 56 games, the Habs had plenty of ups and downs including a torrid start to the season, a lengthy swoon and a playoff resurgence that resulted in their best season since 1993. While their offseason has been […] Montreal Canadiens Poised to be Much Better Offensively This Season - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 14, 2021

Montreal Canadiens Need To Re-Sign Nick Suzuki Immediately

The Montreal Canadiens, more than any other team, can understand the risk involved with allowing a young player to become a restricted free agent. Teams do it every year, and usually there are more than a handful of young players without contracts as training camp approaches. Right now, Elias Pettersson, Brady Tkachuk, Quinn Hughes, Kirill […] Montreal Canadiens Need To Re-Sign Nick Suzuki Immediately - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 13, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Several Interesting Players Invited to Tryout at Habs Rookie Camp

The Montreal Canadiens 2021 season went well into July, but the new season is nearly upon us already. The 2021-22 campaign doesn’t officially begin until the puck drops on October 13, but the buildup to that game will start later this week. The Habs prospects will take part in the annual rookie camp starting on […] Montreal Canadiens: Several Interesting Players Invited to Tryout at Habs Rookie Camp - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 13, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Grading Marc Bergevin’s Offseason Moves

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin had a terrific 2020 offseason. Unfortunately, his 2021 offseason was a tire fire that not only made the team less competitive but also alienated much of the fanbase. This offseason has been a really painful one. The highs of the underdog playoff run continued with Bergevin’s masterful strategy at […] Montreal Canadiens: Grading Marc Bergevin’s Offseason Moves - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 10, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Can a Rookie Steal a Spot on the Habs Blue Line?

The Montreal Canadiens have five of their six defenseman slots are already set. Jeff Petry, David Savard, Alexander Romanov, Ben Chiarot, and Joel Edmundson all figure to play big roles for the team this coming season. There is an opening for the sixth spot however, and no shortage of players gunning to fill that role. […] Montreal Canadiens: Can a Rookie Steal a Spot on the Habs Blue Line? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 10, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Jesperi Kotkaniemi Never Would Have Lived Up To Contract With Habs

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin made a wise decision earlier this week when he chose not to match the offer sheet that was signed by Jesperi Kotkaniemi. Kotkaniemi was a restricted free agent this offseason and agreed to a one-year contract with the Carolina Hurricanes worth $6.1 million. The Habs had a week to […] Montreal Canadiens: Jesperi Kotkaniemi Never Would Have Lived Up To Contract With Habs - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 4, 2021

It’s Official: The Montreal Canadiens Won the Suzuki-Pacioretty Trade

It is really hard to assess trades in the NHL. So much goes into a trade, and often the players traded are involved with their own trades that spiral out into massive trade trees. And then you have to take into consideration what the team needs at the time. One team that got only one […] It’s Official: The Montreal Canadiens Won the Suzuki-Pacioretty Trade - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 4, 2021

Canadiens: First Rounder Logan Mailloux Suspended Indefinitely by OHL

Just as the Montreal Canadiens thought they had finally managed to die down the controversy around this situation, yet more fuel has been fed to the proverbial fire that is 2021 first-rounder Logan Mailloux. After weeks of harsh criticism from fans and analysts alike (myself included to severe backlash) Mailloux has now been suspended indefinitely […] Canadiens: First Rounder Logan Mailloux Suspended Indefinitely by OHL - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 31, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Could Jonathan Drouin Move Back To Center?

Montreal Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin missed the Habs playoff run as he was away from the team on a personal leave of absence. Drouin started the season well with nine points in his first nine games and 21 points in his first 31 games. He would go on to struggle with just two points in […] Montreal Canadiens: Could Jonathan Drouin Move Back To Center? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 31, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: How To Replace Jesperi Kotkaniemi If He Lands in Carolina

Montreal Canadiens centre Jesperi Kotkaniemi set the hockey world ablaze in summer when he signed an offer sheet with the Carolina Hurricanes. Not only did he sign an offer sheet, but he signed one with surprising figures. Kotkaniemi’s one-year deal with the Hurricanes comes with a cap hit just over $6.1 million. Considering he is […] Montreal Canadiens: How To Replace Jesperi Kotkaniemi If He Lands in Carolina - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 31, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: How Many Habs Will We See At Winter Olympics?

The Montreal Canadiens regular season schedule is out, and there is a large gap in the month of February for the Winter Olympics. We have not seen NHL players participate in the Olympics since 2014, when Carey Price and Canada stormed through the tournament, shutting down the opposition and took home the gold. The NHL […] Montreal Canadiens: How Many Habs Will We See At Winter Olympics? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 31, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Jesperi Kotkaniemi and the Six Million Dollar Man

There’s a lot to unpack regarding the current situation between the Carolina Hurricanes, and the Montreal Canadiens. In essence, it’s a revolving door with no apparent end, except for one. A $6 million pay-day for center, Jesperi Kotkaniemi. Granted, much of this has been discussed already by my fellow contributors at A Winning Habit, and […] Montreal Canadiens: Jesperi Kotkaniemi and the Six Million Dollar Man - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More