4th Line Podcast – The Ice Guardians Documentary, Roy Quits

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LWOS is pleased to present our new hockey podcast, the 4th Line. Coming from Calgary, AB and Nanaimo, BC, Carl and Joel provide their own unique and fun view of hockey. Every week the guys share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey and […] READ MORE


LWOS Hockey Roundtable: Should the NHL Abolish Fighting?

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Behind the scenes here at Last Word On Sports, our hockey department gets into some pretty pointed discussions about the latest news in the NHL and around the hockey world. So, we thought we’d pull back the curtain and give you some insight into our thoughts with a regular series called LWOS Hockey Roundtable. Feel […] READ MORE


Toronto Vs Montreal; Difference between Opening Night and Saturday

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Lets take a look at differences between the first game of the season, and Saturday’s game between the Leafs and Habs. The first difference is that in game one, both teams started with 0 points as it was the first game. Now both teams are in a race for the top spot. The Toronto Maple […] READ MORE


Habs Re-sign Emelin, But Who’s Next?

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Great news for Habs fans as the Montreal Canadiens announced that Alexei Emelin has been resigned to a new four-year, 16.4 million dollar contract. Emelin, who was drated in 2004 and signed from the KHL in 2011, played his way from 2 million dollars per year to 4.1, and few could complain with the increase. […] READ MORE


Alexei Emelin re-signs with Montreal Canadiens

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According to Pierre LeBrun on Twitter: Emelin four-year deal with Habs: $16.4 million total; $4.1 M AAV — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) October 31, 2013 Emelin is a 27-year-old defenceman who has played the last two seasons with the Montreal Canadiens. The bruising Russian has 19 points in 105 games but is more valued for his […] READ MORE


Gruesome NHL Injuries Part 1 of 2

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Searching through hundreds of NHL injuries, I have narrowed down to what I believe are 50 gruesome NHL injuries that many fans remember. This isn’t a comprehensive list and I know I have probably missed many since every player suffers at least one injury big/small in their career but I tried to get what I […] 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


Five Things to Take Away After First Three Games

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The season has started and with it we already have seen some good, some bad, and some damn ugly. There are few things that stood out to me, and I think these story lines will continue to intrigue us throughout the season.   The Five-holes Are too Damn Big! Well, not really, but something must […] READ MORE