Category: Montreal Canadiens

Habs Fans Call For Club To Fire Michel Therrien

The Montreal Canadiens find themselves exactly where the Toronto Maple Leafs were a few short weeks ago. The team is struggling, and the fan base is calling for head coach Michel Therrien‘s head on a platter. Therrien doubters will point…

Montreal Canadiens: George Parros suffers second concussion this season

We all remember the first concussion of George Parros‘s season – an opening night face plant in a fight gone wrong against the Toronto Maple Leafs that left the fighter laying bloody and motionless on the cold hard Bell Centre…

Former Montreal Canadiens enforcer Gino Odjick admitted to psychiatric ward in Quebec

Former NHL enforcer with the Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks, Gino Odjick, was recently admitted to the psychiatric ward at Pierre-Janet hospital in Gatineau, Quebec, according to the Journal de Montreal, via Puck Daddy. Odjick’s father passed away last week.…

Montreal Canadiens: Brandon Prust tweets UFC President Dana White about GSP’s health

Brandon Prust, Montreal Canadiens.

Twitter is by far the best place to find noteworthy famous people engaging in conversation with each other. Last night, Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust and UFC President Dana White briefly interacted concerning reaction to GSP’s controversial victory in the…

Montreal Canadiens: Lars Eller has 1-point since calling the Edmonton Oilers ‘junior’

Call it karma, or call it reality sinking in for a player who has never produced offence at a consistent clip. Montreal Canadiens forward Lars Eller has 1- point in 8 games since telling media the Edmonton Oilers play like…

Maybe the Montreal Canadiens should have hired Patrick Roy

P. K. Subban stripping puck from Eric Staal. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

2011-12 was a terrible season for the Montreal Canadiens. They finished last in the Eastern Conference, all the while, head coach Randy Cunneyworth was criticized because he doesn’t speak French. The Habs need for a French speaking bench boss greatly…

Hockey Hall of Famer Chris Chelios’ legendary career almost never was

Hall of Famer Chris Chelios with the Detroit Red Wings. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

There are so many great reads produced every day in the world of hockey, but the one I’m introducing by Nicholas J. Cotsonika is a cut above. This fine piece of journalism was published on Sunday, October 3, 2013, or…

Revisiting ‘Le Trade’ as Avalanche head coach Pat Roy returns to Montreal

Patrick Roy as a member of the Colorado Avalanche. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

“Le Trade” is what they call it in Montreal. On December 2nd, 1995, two-time Cup winning Hab Patrick Roy pulled himself from a game against the Detroit Red Wings, walked up to club president Ronald Corey, and said, “It’s my…

P. K. Subban is a ‘long shot’ to make Team Canada

Canadiens defenceman P. K. Subban. Image Courtesy of Flickr. Photograph by Margaret.

He is the reigning Norris trophy winner and current leader in points by defencemen. That being said, according to information gathered by TSN Insider Darren Dreger, P. K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens is a ‘long shot’ to play for Team Canada…

Former Habs’ captain Saku Koivu receives thunderous applause at the Bell Centre in Montreal

Saku Koivu with the Finnish national team. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Last night might have been the final time former Habs’ captain Saku Koivu laid skate to Bell Centre ice. The 38 year old Duck played thirteen seasons with the Canadiens before settling into a secondary role with the Anaheim Ducks…