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photo credit: MattBritt00 via photopin cc NHL- The 2014-2015 season is much anticipated and fans are constantly looking for ways to get themselves through the off season. I am going to help you out by giving you some food for thought. The Montreal Canadiens traded away a lot of their veterans who were leaders both on and off the ice, including shot-blocker, Josh Gorges. Gorges...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Galchenyuk poised for breakout season

The Montreal Canadiens went through one of the worst seasons in franchise history in 2011-12, but the reward was the chance to select Alex Galchenyuk with the No. 3 pick in the 2012 NHL Draft. Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, who was hired seven weeks prior to that draft, never had any doubts about Galchenyuk's potential to become an impact player in the League despite...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Previewing The Montreal Canadiens

from Arpon Basu of NHL.com, Entering this season, as much as Bergevin and Therrien might try, it will be difficult to temper expectations in Montreal. The Canadiens are built around a young star at each of the three positions in goaltender Carey Price, 27, left wing Max Pacioretty, 25, and defenseman P.K. Subban, who is also 25 and signed the richest contract in franchise...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Kovalev criticizes P.K. Subban’s play and contract

Alex Kovalev isn’t P.K. Subban’s biggest fan. Subban has plenty of critics, but an interview with RDS.ca revealed that Kovalev is one of the more vocal critics of the young defenseman. Kovalev criticized Subban’s defensive play before slamming his huge contract. For extra measure, he added his belief that Subban doesn’t deserve to be the next captain in Montreal. Here’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should Wear The ‘C’ In Montreal?

from Jack Todd at the Montreal Gazette, Don’t get me wrong: I agree with (Jacques) Demers. In the room and on the ice, Markov might be the best choice to replace Brian Gionta as captain. He has the talent, the respect, the calm demeanor, the experience and that mysterious quality of leadership the position demands. Markov would be (with his buddy, Alex Ovechkin of the...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens P.K. Subban Uses Dump Truck for Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

Well the bar has officially been raised in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by P.K. Subban. The Montreal Canadiens defenseman decided to forego the actual bucket and instead used a dump truck loaded with 60 bags of ice. Then he challenged Drake… Check it out here: H/T Sportsnet
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Habs owner overruled GM on Subban contract

The Montreal Canadiens and star defenseman P.K. Subban went all the way to arbitration this summer in an effort to finalize a new contract for the restricted free agent. According to Jack Todd of the Montreal Gazette, Habs owner Geoff Molson made sure that his franchise player was signed to a long-term deal before taking the one-year arbitration award. “A highly place source has...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dropkick Murphys Behead Canadiens Doll On Stage At Montreal Concert (Video)

Think the rivalry between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens is on hold during the NHL offseason? If so, you’re wrong. Let us present the reason why. Boston’s own Dropkick Murphys traveled to Montreal, Quebec, this weekend to play in front of thousands of fans at the annual “Heavy Montreal” music festival. As one might expect, the majority of the fans in attendance...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Boy finds Montreal Stanley Cup ring in New Brunswick river

Winning the Stanley Cup is one of the highest pinnacles in all of sport, and the Stanley Cup ring is one of the most visible ways for players to remember their grand accomplishment. Imagine the astonishment when a boy from Eastern Canada found a ring sitting in a river! A Montreal Canadiens championship ring was found in the Restigouche River in New Brunswick by eight-year-old Anthony...
Via Around The Rink
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyer News: Ryan White Signs

The Philadelphia Flyers have come to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with unrestricted free agent Ryan White. #484160523 / gettyimages.comWhite was drafted in 2006 (66th overall) by the Montreal Canadiens. He spent the next two seasons with the Calgary Hitmen before joining the Habs affiliate team, the Hamilton Bulldogs for the 2008-2009 season. From 2009-2012, White bounced...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban agrees to terms on eight-year contract with Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens announced Saturday  that the team has agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension with defenseman P.K. Subban. Subban is signed through the 2021-22 season. According to TSN, Subban’s deal is worth $72 million for an average annual value of $9 million. “We are very pleased to have reached a long term agreement with P.K. Subban. This agreement...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens News: Carey Price Is Still Hurting

The Montreal Canadiens goaltender, Carey Price plans to start skating in mid-August for the first time since suffering a knee injury in May.#488006301 / gettyimages.comNew York Rangers forward Chris Kreider collided with Price in the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals, although Price tried to continue playing, he was replaced by backup goalie Peter Budaj.A few days...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Injury Update: Montreal prospect Tim Bozon recovering after meningitis scare

Montreal Canadiens prospect Tim Bozon is set to play tomorrow in an "Under-23" tornament in the Czech Republic, says Mike Halford of NBC Sports. Bozon has been placed in a medically-induced coma in March, as a form of treatment for Meningitis. According to James O'Brien, he had been in critical condition. #138896403 / gettyimages.comBozon, 20, experienced serious drawbacks...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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