Most Lopsided NHL Trades in the Last Five Years: Part 1

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In the NHL, trades are a common transaction for teams to upgrade their organizations or even shed some salary. In most cases, these trades are at or near fair value, but there have also been a number of completely lopsided deals in recent history. Using the past five seasons, we’ll be looking at some of […] READ MORE



NHL Trade Bait: The Forwards

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The NHL’s Olympic Roster Freeze has now been lifted, and teams have until 3:00 p.m. on March 5th to make their moves before the NHL’s trade deadline.  This is expected to be a very active trade deadline, with a number of high profile players potentially finding themselves in new homes.  This week, I look around […] READ MORE


Big Money Contracts, and the Players Who Don't Earn Them

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Before I get into things, I want people to understand that I love sports. It is a passion, a past-time, a hobby, a second life; yet there is one thing about professionals sports that really gets on my nerves and that’s ridiculously high contracts to players who have “earned” them, but in reality they haven’t […] READ MORE



Fans Turning on Therrien

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When Michel Therrien was first hired to coach the Montreal Canadiens there was public outcry. The majority of this displeasure stemmed from wounds of the past, which still hadn’t healed since his failed debut behind the Habs bench during the early 2000s. After one of the worst seasons in modern Canadiens history, the fanbase was […] READ MORE


November Crucial to Canadiens Success

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After what transpired last season, the Montreal Canadiens knew they weren’t going to catch anyone off guard this time around. While in general players play harder against teams like Montreal because they know people will hear about their performance, many underestimated the Habs last year. In 2013-14, after winning the Northeast Division, Montreal have a […] READ MORE


Habs vs Predators: What Went Wrong?

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So I won’t give a replay of everything that happened during this game.  But I will say, I, along with many of Habs fans, aren’t happy. Even though the Nashville Predators won 2-1, I don’t know if they really have anything to be happy about either. As I watched the game, I started to realize […] READ MORE


Tough Start for the Habs New Signings

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Last Thursday, the Canadiens announced that Douglas Murray had fully recovered from a lower body injury he suffered in his one and only preseason game against the Boston Bruins. It took him the rest of the preseason to recover, practicing on the same ice as Alexei Emelin.  When he finally returned last Thursday to practice […] READ MORE


Habs Round Out Roster

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The Montreal has made their final cuts last night…at least until players like Emelin, Drewiske, Parros and Murray come back from injury. The last two players who survived the cut were the two who were shining stars from day one at camp. These two players being added to the 23 player roster are defenceman Jarred […] READ MORE