2:34 PM EDT, Sun April 22, 2018
The Hockey Writers 2 hours ago

In Defense of Canadiens GM Bergevin’s Season

The knife twisted in just a little deeper when ex-Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban got his third Norris Trophy nomination as the league’s best defenseman. If the disastrous season wasn’t enough, Habs fans are no doubt suffering even more over the news. Even the ones who hate the guy now have to listen to his […] The post In Defense of Canadiens GM Bergevin’s Season appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Eyes On The Prize 3 hours ago
Laval Rocket season review: Michael McNiven

Laval Rocket season review: Michael McNiven

There were games of pure brilliance from the rookie goalie, but they were few and far between in a tough first year. It isn’t an easy job being a goalie, at any level, and it’s extremely hard to be a goalie in the Montreal Canadiens system, if only due to the past triumphs between the pipes by previous generational goalies. It’s also difficult to be a rookie goalie when playing behind a jumbled mess of a team in a system that doesn’t work while plummeting to dead last in the AHL standings. Michael McNiven had a rough rookie year in every sense of the word, even if he isn’t...
The Hockey Writers 5 hours ago

Canadiens’ Byron NHL’s Best Bargain?

When NHL general managers are plucking players off waivers, the chance of them picking up a star player is slim. The expectation is that they hopefully find a player who can make a decent contribution. In the case of the Montreal Canadiens, they hit a grand slam in claiming Paul Byron off waivers in 2015. […] The post Canadiens’ Byron NHL’s Best Bargain? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
A Winning Habit 6 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens: A crossroad for the fanbase ahead of next season

With the Montreal Canadiens not in the playoffs, Habs Twitter has turned into a tracker of former players creating more disputes on current management. Angry words have been going back and forth among Montreal Canadiens fans. It started with tracking the success of former players currently in the playoffs, but the P.K. Subban Norris nomination […] Montreal Canadiens: A crossroad for the fanbase ahead of next season - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 7 hours ago
Sunday Habs Headlines: Nicolas Deslauriers happy to be in the NHL, but knows he needs to work to stay there

Sunday Habs Headlines: Nicolas Deslauriers happy to be in the NHL, but knows he needs to work to stay there

In today’s links, a new Hab shares his opinion on his first year, a veteran Hab offers his thanks, and retired players voice their displeasure. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Nicolas Deslauriers realized one childhood dream when he played a game for the Canadiens. Now he’d like to help them compete for a Stanley Cup. [Canadiens.com] Several former Habs watched the 2017-18 version of the team, and liked little of what they saw. [Journal de Montreal] Alex Galchenyuk thanks you all for your support this season: Thank You to all of the fans for your unconditional support all...