TSP: Montreal Canadiens Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2016 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Development Camp Report – Wednesday, July 6th

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Montreal Canadiens Development Camp Report Wednesday, July 6th The early part of the day was low tempo compared to yesterday, with no real highlights worth mentioning other than the fact Charles Hudon is the unquestioned leader out there. He starts all the drills (even when others try to go first), and leads by example, and can even be […] READ MORE


Habs Development Camp – Players to Watch

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Habs Development Camp Players to Watch The Montreal Canadiens will be hosting their annual development camp from July 3 to July 7 at their luxurious suburban practice complex. A full schedule and list of attendees is available on the team’s official website. This article might be more appropriately named “Habs Development Camp – Players You Will Notice”, […] READ MORE


Canadiens recall John Scott, Ryan Johnston; Send down Michael McCarron

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The Montreal Canadiens announced a number of roster moves on Sunday, including recalling forward John Scott and defenceman Ryan Johnston from the St. John’s Ice Caps; and sending down forward Michael McCarron. Canadiens assigned forward Michael McCarron to the AHL IceCaps, and recalled John Scott from St. John's tonight. — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) April 3, […] READ MORE



Habs Rookie Tournament Audio

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Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears for HOCKEY IS BACK. After a painful summer, our favorite sport is back on the ice.  Across the league a number of rookie tournaments are taking place and as they conclude NHL training camps will open.  The NHL returns, and LWOS is here to cover all the action. […] READ MORE


Habs Rookie Tourney Review: Miceli and Johnston Shine

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Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend the NHL rookie tournament in London, Ontario.  Sitting in press row, and interviewing the participants.   From a Montreal Canadiens perspective, here are some of the relevant news and notes. Stay tuned later in the week, as Charlie Clarke and I collected a TON of audio from […] READ MORE


Canadiens, Marc Bergevin Await Answers to Questions in 2015

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The 2014 calendar year for the Montreal Canadiens was one filled with ups and downs as they turned themselves into one of the elite teams in the National Hockey League. They have some of the best players in the league and thanks to their last-placed finish in the Eastern Conference in 2012, have some of the brightest prospects […] READ MORE


Five Minutes with Michael McCarron: Springboard to Team USA

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Yesterday, current London Knights forward and 2013 Montreal Canadiens first round draft pick Michael McCarron was selected to the United States World Junior Team selection camp.  After a disappointing 2013-14 season in London and being an early cut during the team’s summer camp, he has played extremely well in London and earned his way back […] READ MORE


OHL Mid-West Division Preview

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects.  It’s that time again–major junior hockey is back and we’re here to preview the new season for you.  While teams have already played their first game in the QMJHL, things are set to start on September 19th in the WHL and on September 24th in the OHL.  With that […] READ MORE