May, 2011

KHL’s Barys Astana Announces Signing of Boyd, Dawes

KHL’s Barys Astana Announces Signing of Boyd, Dawes

Barys Astana of the KHL have announced the signing of Dustin Boyd and Nigel Dawes on the club’s website. It should be noted that Boyd and Dawes remain under contract to the Montreal Canadiens. They both become restricted free agents … Continue reading

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Cup full of memories in Mississauga

Cup full of memories in Mississauga

MONTREAL, QC.— Okay, so it’s just junior hockey. Or so you would think. Singular street-corner towns and bubbling, high-powered metropolii alike have witnessed the phenomenon that is regularly referred to as the MasterCard Memorial Cup. The most recent instalment was … Continue reading

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Video: Darwin Ice Hockey Club

Video: Darwin Ice Hockey Club

Posted to YouTube by VegemiteKraft (hat-tip to jennerose, Photo: Glenn Campbell)

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First the End of the World, Now the Bruins

First the End of the World, Now the Bruins

For the last week, we, the general population of planet earth, have been recovering from this so called “Rapture” that attempted to overtake us all this last Saturday. Continue reading

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Is it October Yet? 12 Ways to Cope Without the Habs

Is it October Yet? 12 Ways to Cope Without the Habs

There are three reasons why I don’t like summer in Montreal: I am fair skinned & therefore burn easily, the humidity wreaks havoc on my hair, no matter how I style it, and there’s no Habs hockey. The latter, of course, is the most disheartening. Continue reading

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Bulldogs Can be Proud Despite Playoff Exit

Bulldogs Can be Proud Despite Playoff Exit

So it’s been over 48 hours since the end of game 7 between the Hamilton Bulldogs and the Houston Aeros. I’ve been sitting here staring at my computer wondering what to say. After one heck of a roller coaster ride that ended – well, without going into a long metaphor about broken roller coasters, let’s just say it didn’t end the way Bulldogs fans wouldn’t have wanted it to – it’s hard to put all these thoughts down into one coherent post. So I’ve decided to make a list of things that have come to my mind about the game and the series. Continue reading

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About Me: A Habs Fan, Coffey & Paper Boats

About Me: A Habs Fan, Coffey & Paper Boats

You know what is funny?

As a writer – you write about a lot of things: your day, the day of your dog. The weather. Sports. The impending apocalypse…but for me, one of the hardest things to do as a writer, is write a little blurb about me. I could hardly do it for my twitter feed. I made some silly remark about being able to make paper boats, for goodness’ sake. Continue reading

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Canadiens Extend Broadcast Agreement with Cogeco

Canadiens Extend Broadcast Agreement with Cogeco

Cogeco Diffusion will carry Montreal Canadiens games through 2014 Thursday, 26.05.2011 / 3:10 PM / News PRESS RELEASE MONTRÉAL – Cogeco Diffusion announced Thursday the signature of an agreement with the Montréal Canadiens, extending their all-game radio broadcast contract for … Continue reading

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Habs Sign Nattinen to Three-year Contract

Habs Sign Nattinen to Three-year Contract

Thursday, 26.05.2011 / 11:15 AM / News Montreal Canadiens PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced Thursday the signing of centreman Joonas Nattinen to a three-year, two-way contract. As per club policy, financial terms of the … Continue reading

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Who Needs Goaltending In The Playoffs?

Who Needs Goaltending In The Playoffs?

After last year’s Stanley Cup playoff winning run by the Chicago Blackhawks, the word on the street was that NHL teams no longer needed an elite goaltender to win the Stanley Cup. Continue reading

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