Archive for March, 2009

Blackhawks-Canadiens: Price Stands Tall Against ‘Hawks

| March 31, 2009 | Reply
Blackhawks-Canadiens: Price Stands Tall Against ‘Hawks

Montreal 4 Chicago 1 (Bell Centre) posted by RocketAllHabs.blogspot.com Tonight’s game was a tough test for the Canadiens against a very good team. The Blackhawks are young, quick and skilled. The game was evenly played with the ‘Hawks pressing the … Continue reading

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Return of the Where’s Waldo Jerseys? Not quite.

| March 31, 2009 | Reply
Return of the Where’s Waldo Jerseys? Not quite.

photo from AP photo / The Canadian Pressposted by habsbloggergirl Bob Gainey woke up this morning and made the odd but albeit sound decision not to let the Habs players play in the vintage barber pole jerseys… You know, the … Continue reading

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Alfredsson, Bergeron, Brisebois, Numminen, White are Masterton nominees

| March 31, 2009 | Reply
Alfredsson, Bergeron, Brisebois, Numminen, White are Masterton nominees

Alfredsson, Bergeron, Brisebois, Numminen, White are Masterton nomineesTuesday, 03.31.2009 / 10:04 AM / NHL AwardsNHL.com The Professional Hockey Writers’ Association Tuesday revealed the names of the nominees for the 2009 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy from the five Northeast Division clubs … Continue reading

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Moose hand Bulldogs second weekend loss

| March 30, 2009 | Reply
Moose hand Bulldogs second weekend loss

Moose hand Bulldogs second weekend loss By Garry McKayHAMILTON SPECTATOR The Hamilton Bulldogs chances of finishing first are gone but second place is still very much in the picture. The Manitoba Moose beat the Dogs 3-2 Sunday in Winnipeg to … Continue reading

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Guess what’s back…

| March 29, 2009 | 6 Replies
Guess what’s back…

UPDATE: Cancelled! Bob Gainey said ‘no’ to the barber-pole jerseys for Tuesday’s game against Chicago. Instead the Habs will wear ‘CA’ vintage sweaters from 1915-16. The barber pole jerseys will make another appearance on Tuesday night when the Canadiens face … Continue reading

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Smells like playoff spirit

| March 29, 2009 | Reply
Smells like playoff spirit

posted by Big Brother AllHabs.blogspot.com Yes, your Montreal Canadiens lost yesterday’s game, but there are a lot of positives to take from that game. The point the Habs were able to get meant securing a little bit more their playoff … Continue reading

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Sabres-Canadiens: Habs Hurt by Weak Defensive Effort

| March 28, 2009 | 5 Replies
Sabres-Canadiens: Habs Hurt by Weak Defensive Effort

Montreal 3 Buffalo 4 SO (Bell Centre) posted by RocketAllHabs.blogspot.com It was a very entertaining hockey game tonight: two teams battling for a playoff spot; two good coaches; two excellent goalies. Despite the loss, there were positives for the Canadiens. … Continue reading

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Bulldogs clinch playoff spot despite loss in Winnipeg

| March 28, 2009 | 1 Reply
Bulldogs clinch playoff spot despite loss in Winnipeg

Bulldogs clinch playoff spot despite loss in Winnipeg By Garry McKayHAMILTON SPECTATOR The Hamilton Bulldogs won by losing Friday night. The Dogs dropped a 2-1 decision in overtime to the Manitoba Moose in Winnipeg but the single point was good … Continue reading

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First line keeps rolling

| March 27, 2009 | 4 Replies
First line keeps rolling

posted by Big Brother AllHabs.blogspot.com For the fifth game in a row, Maxime Lapierre’s line scored. But for the second straight game, it was the captain’s line that made the difference. Actually I feel it’s somehow unfair to the rest … Continue reading

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Lightning-Canadiens: Captain Koivu Scores Winner in OT

| March 26, 2009 | Reply
Lightning-Canadiens: Captain Koivu Scores Winner in OT

Montreal 3 Tampa Bay 2 OT (Bell Centre) posted by RocketAllHabs.blogspot.com As I write, I’m scratching a pre-playoff beard. You know, the early days of facial hair. I figured if I was recommending it for the players (see “Habs Checklist: … Continue reading

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