Archive for September, 2008

Pre-season game highlights: Canadiens 2 Red Wings 1 SO

| September 30, 2008 | Reply
Pre-season game highlights: Canadiens 2 Red Wings 1 SO

Read More

Pacioretty turns heads as Canadiens edge Red Wings 2-1

| September 30, 2008 | Reply
Pacioretty turns heads as Canadiens edge Red Wings 2-1

An excerpt from the TSN/CP game review of the Canadiens 2-1 shootout victory over the Red Wings: Rookie hopeful Max Pacioretty scored in regulation and in shootout as the Montreal Canadiens downed the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 in NHL pre-season … Continue reading

Read More

Eastern Conference is wide open heading into NHL season

| September 30, 2008 | Reply
Eastern Conference is wide open heading into NHL season

Here’s an excerpt from a CP article reviewing an open Eastern conference: The Canadiens were a surprising first seed in the playoffs last season and have added depth up front by trading for Alex Tanguay and Robert Lang over the … Continue reading

Read More

Red Wings vs Canadiens Preview

| September 30, 2008 | Reply
Red Wings vs Canadiens Preview

Read More

Tomas Plekanec isn’t flying under the radar anymore

| September 30, 2008 | Reply
Tomas Plekanec isn’t flying under the radar anymore

Read More

Tonight’s lineup against the Red Wings and some random thoughts

| September 30, 2008 | 2 Replies
Tonight’s lineup against the Red Wings and some random thoughts

Habster: Below is the lineup versus the Red Wings according to RDS: Forward lines: Alex Kovalev – Robert Lang – Max Pacioretty Guillaume Latendresse – Tomas Plekanec – Sergei Kostitsyn Tom Kostopoulos – Maxim Lapierre – Matt D’Agostini Gregory Stewart … Continue reading

Read More

Habs will challenge for Lord Stanley’s Cup with a young, fast and talented team

| September 30, 2008 | Reply
Habs will challenge for Lord Stanley’s Cup with a young, fast and talented team

Habster:TSN has finally given their take on the Montreal Canadiens and consider “this season may be Montreal’s best chance to make a run for a championship”. There will be some big changes next year with eight players becoming UFAs after … Continue reading

Read More

Laraque: "I’ll be ready for the season"

| September 29, 2008 | Reply
Laraque: "I’ll be ready for the season"

  Habster: I’m glad Big Georges is optimistic about starting the season as there have been reports that his strained groin is more serious than first thought, thus the reason for his appointment with a specialist. The groin is a … Continue reading

Read More

High expectations for the 2008-09 NHL season

| September 29, 2008 | Reply
High expectations for the 2008-09 NHL season

Here’s an excerpt from the TSN article:It’s been 15 years since the Stanley Cup was awarded to a Canadian team and the Montreal Canadiens enter the season with the best chance of ending that drought. The Habs finished first in … Continue reading

Read More

Canadiens announce cuts: 16 headed to Bulldogs training camp, 2 back to junior

| September 29, 2008 | 2 Replies
Canadiens announce cuts: 16 headed to Bulldogs training camp, 2 back to junior

Matt D’Agostini is hoping that his only NHL action last year against the Maple Leafs will be a more regular occurrence. Here are the intial players cut from training camp via Canadiens.com:The Montreal Canadiens announced Monday that 16 players have … Continue reading

Read More