Archive for August, 2007

Canadiens.com: Habs boot camp

| August 31, 2007 | Reply
Canadiens.com: Habs boot camp

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Hockey’s Future: Canadiens Top 20 prospects, Fall 2007 rankings

| August 31, 2007 | 3 Replies
Hockey’s Future: Canadiens Top 20 prospects, Fall 2007 rankings

(Carey Price) (Alexei Emelin) Habster’s take: Hockey’s Future writer, Jason Menard has updated the Montreal Canadiens top 20 prospects list which still ranks the Habs system as the second ranked organization in the NHL. In my opinion (for what it’s … Continue reading

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TSN: Canucks unveil new jerseys for 2007-08

| August 30, 2007 | Reply
TSN: Canucks unveil new jerseys for 2007-08

Willie Mitchell models the new road jersey Habster: I haven’t been posting many of the new Reebok NHL jerseys as they’ve been unveiled but I will be posting them when all the teams make them official. I did post a … Continue reading

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Journal de Montreal: «Le Canadien est une équipe fort améliorée…» -Steve Bégin

| August 29, 2007 | Reply
Journal de Montreal: «Le Canadien est une équipe fort améliorée…» -Steve Bégin

Habster: Pierre Durocher of Le Journal de Montreal spoke to Steve Begin who thinks that the Canadiens are a greatly improved team compared to last season. He mentions the additions of Roman Hamrlik, Bryan Smolinski and even Patrice Brisebois as … Continue reading

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Canadiens.com: Power source

| August 29, 2007 | Reply
Canadiens.com: Power source

Here’s an article by Manny Almela of Canadiens.com about Michael Ryder’s scoring prowess over the past three seasons.

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SI.com: Summer report cards: Northeast

| August 29, 2007 | Reply
SI.com: Summer report cards: Northeast

Here is the complete off season report cards for each team/division done by Allan Muir of SI.com.I’ve brought it to the top of the blog with all the division ratings.Overall, Muir has does a nice job of analysing each teams … Continue reading

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Russian Hockey Digest: The Russian perspective of game one in Junior Super series

| August 28, 2007 | Reply
Russian Hockey Digest: The Russian perspective of game one in Junior Super series

Habster’s take: I always enjoy reading/listening to different perspectives or opinions whether it’s about sports, world issues or politics. The world would be a very boring place to live in if we all had the same points of view on … Continue reading

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La Presse: Koivu envisions the playoffs and not the Cup

| August 26, 2007 | Reply
La Presse: Koivu envisions the playoffs and not the Cup

Habster’s take:Saku Koivu is being realistic about the Habs chances of winning a Stanley Cup this year but should the team’s captain be suggesting that his team has no chance to win the cup (I think not!!!). The odds of … Continue reading

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Toronto Sun: New Year’s Eve exhibition best hockey game ever played

| August 26, 2007 | Reply
Toronto Sun: New Year’s Eve exhibition best hockey game ever played

Habster’s take: Terry Jones is not the only person who thinks this was the greatest hockey game ever played. I would change that statement to: the greatest game ever played by the Montreal Canadiens. I emphasize the Montreal Canadiens simply … Continue reading

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Russian Hockey Digest: Kovalev Visits His Number One Fan

| August 26, 2007 | Reply
Russian Hockey Digest: Kovalev Visits His Number One Fan

Alexei Kovalev and his super fan, Jocelle Cauvier, a girl from the small northern Quebec town of Grande-Riviere.

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