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Kristina is just like all of you, a die-hard Habs fan with an opinion on just about everything. Informed on just about every sporting event possible, Kristina is always up for a friendly discussion. You may also hear her expressing her opinion on TSN Radio 990 as she joins Simon Tsalikis and Chris Nilan on the Habs This Week Show on Saturday afternoons. She hopes you enjoy her insight and don't be afraid to hit her up on Twitter!

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What’s in an NHL Jersey?

| September 11, 2012 | Reply
What’s in an NHL Jersey?

by Kristina, Contributor, AllHabs.net MONTREAL, QC. — As TSN airs the 1987 Canada Cup instead of producing and broadcasting a 2012-2013 NHL Preview Show it almost seems inevitable that a lockout is just around the corner. The current CBA is … Continue reading

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Michel Therrien: Just Give Him a Chance

| June 10, 2012 | 2 Replies
Michel Therrien: Just Give Him a Chance

Apparently there are a lot of people in this town who don’t like second chances. You didn’t even need to take a poll to gauge the reaction as the news of the rehiring of Michel Therrien as the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens broke early on June 5, 2012. Continue reading

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Habs: Some Good, Some Bad, a Little Hope, More Torment

| February 23, 2012 | 1 Reply
Habs: Some Good, Some Bad, a Little Hope, More Torment

Written by Kristina, AllHabs.net In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man’s torments.  –Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human, 1878 MONTREAL, QC – In our world of financial insecurity, volatile markets and investment companies wondering … Continue reading

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Return of Jaroslav Halak to the Bell Centre

| January 9, 2012 | 1 Reply
Return of Jaroslav Halak to the Bell Centre

As the horn sounded on May 24, 2010 at the Wells Fargo Center to officially eliminate the Canadiens from a berth to the Stanley Cup Final Series, Jaroslav Halak unknowingly skated his last stride in a Montreal Canadiens sweater. Five hundred and ninety six days later, Jaroslav Halak will make his long awaited return to the Bell Centre ice sporting a St.Louis Blues sweater. Continue reading

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Make or Break: That December Road Trip

| December 17, 2011 | 2 Replies
Make or Break: That December Road Trip

As the inconsistent tap dance up and down the Eastern conference standings continues, the Montreal Canadiens find themselves on the cusp of facing their longest road trip of the year with a brand new head coach. Continue reading

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Canucks vs Habs: The Balloon Popped

| December 9, 2011 | 2 Replies
Canucks vs Habs: The Balloon Popped

It was as if someone took a needle and popped a helium-filled ballon in a crowded room at a kid’s birthday party. That’s exactly what happened the moment the Canadiens conceded their fifth shorthanded goal of the season at the 8:47 mark of the second period, holding onto the most dangerous lead in hockey. Continue reading

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Canadiens Visit Sainte-Justine, Montreal Children’s Hospitals

| December 8, 2011 | Reply
Canadiens Visit Sainte-Justine, Montreal Children’s Hospitals

Written by Kristina, AllHabs.net MONTREAL, QC. — The Montreal Canadiens have always been good at putting a smile on a child’s face. But over the Holiday Season, the ability for the players to put a smile on someone’s face is … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets vs Habs: An Undeserved Point

| December 7, 2011 | 4 Replies
Blue Jackets vs Habs: An Undeserved Point

Laughable. A complete and utter joke through 58 minutes and 38 seconds. You could probably think of a lot more adjectives to describe the listless effort displayed in game number 28 on the year, but why bother? Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About the Other Andrei

| December 5, 2011 | 3 Replies
Let’s Talk About the Other Andrei

Hopeful optimism turned into ‘reality’ a little less than a week ago as the prospect of Andrei Markov returning to the line-up took off with the Canadiens flight to the Golden Coast. Of course, that ‘reality’ quickly dissipated and was replaced with the unfortunate news that Markov would be returning to the operating table rather than to the ice surface. Continue reading

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Brendan Shanahan Rules: A Look at Suspensions in 2011

| November 29, 2011 | Reply
Brendan Shanahan Rules: A Look at Suspensions in 2011

The Twitter world was hit with a Shanabomb the moment Renaud Lavois of RDS broke the news of Max Pacioretty’s three game suspension for an illegal check to the head of Kristopher Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Continue reading

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