In this second portion of my interview with Brian Wilde of CTV Montreal (@BrianWildeCTV), I found us both digging deeper into the real meat and potatoes of the franchise. As I was completing the audio editing for the segments that are posted in the player below, it struck me just how much intangibles mean, as discussed in the first segment of this interview.
And not just to me, but Brian as well. Continue reading
It’s no secret that the Montreal Canadien fan-base is extremely passionate about their team. The vast number of blogs, forums, and websites is somewhat overwhelming. The constant stream of Habs-related conversations consistently light up my Twitter timeline. Yes, fans love to be heard and are never short on opinion! Continue reading
ne of my favorite hockey writers is Adam Proteau. Adam is a columnist for The Hockey News. He’s knowledgeable, hilarious, and kind of cute. In fact, I like him so much I asked him to marry me a couple of weeks ago in his weekly “Ask Adam” mailbag. Every Friday, Adam answers questions sent by hockey fans. It inspired me. I decided to do a similar exercise via twitter. Many of you sent in great questions, and I chose a few of my favorites. In no way do I proclaim myself an expert here, but I thought it would be fun to exchange ideas. Continue reading
No one can really dispute the overwhelming popularity of hockey in Canada. The six (now seven!) Canadian NHL teams sell out nearly every game of the season. During the Olympics, we expect and accept nothing less than a gold medal from the men representing our country on the ice. But over the last ten years, women’s hockey has gained popularity as well, particularly on the national stage, where Team Canada’s ladies have brought home gold in the last three Olympics. Continue reading
I know it’s a disgustingly hot evening in Montreal, but if you crack your window open just a tad, you can almost hear the whining, crying, and complaining.
At roughly 10:17 pm. EST, on Friday July 22, 2011, the Montreal Canadiens franchise announced that they had reached a pre-arbitration deal with defenseman Josh Gorges. Continue reading
Cunneyworth and Ladouceur named assistant coaches in Montreal Friday, 22.07.2011 / 11:00 AM / News canadiens.com PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL — Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced today the appointment of Randy Cunneyworth and Randy Ladouceur as assistant coaches. “We … Continue reading