Kristina

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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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Canadiens vs Penguins: Another Listless Effort

Canadiens vs Penguins: Another Listless Effort

By Kristina, AllHabs.net Montreal, QC – Pathetic. Pitiful. Uninspired. I could go on, but what is the point? Anyone who has ever watched three seconds of hockey before can attest to the fact that the Montreal Canadiens’ performance in Pittsburgh on … Continue reading

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Grade the Habs: A Five Game Report Card

Grade the Habs: A Five Game Report Card

After dropping three straight games in what usually is the cozy confines of the Bell Centre, the Montreal Canadiens have compiled their worst starting home record since 1938. The collective hand of media and fans alike anxiously seems to be hovering over that giant, red panic button. Continue reading

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Don’t Say it – I Don’t Want to Hear it!

Don’t Say it – I Don’t Want to Hear it!

By Kristina, AllHabs.net Montreal, QC. — You knew it was coming. Labour Day weekend has come and gone. Training camps have just gotten under way and the humid summer air has suddenly dissipated, replaced by a cool freshness that slightly … Continue reading

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Erik Cole: Too Long, Too Much, Too Old

Erik Cole: Too Long, Too Much, Too Old

While Paul Holmgren and the Philadelphia Flyers were stealing the free agent show with the signings of Jaromir Jagr and Maxime Talbot, Pierre Gauthier managed to make a splash of his own inking the left winger Erik Cole to a four year, $18 million deal. Continue reading

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Bettman’s 5 Step Plan: Isn’t it Missing Something?

Bettman’s 5 Step Plan: Isn’t it Missing Something?

By Kristina, AllHabs.net MONTREAL, QC. — As the General Managers of the NHL gather in sunny Boca Raton, Florida for their annual meeting, Gary Bettman has been hard at work. Between publicly stating that his team of executives was “extraordinarily comfortable” with the … Continue reading

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Trade Deadline Approaches, What Would You Do?

Trade Deadline Approaches, What Would You Do?

Habs fans, do you remember 1995?  The team included John Leclair, Eric Desjardins, Gilbert Dionne, Kirk Muller, Mathieu Schneider, Craig Darby, Brian Bellows, J.J. Daigneault, Mike Keane and of course the great Patrick Roy. Continue reading

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Should Carey Price Play in the All-Star Game?

Should Carey Price Play in the All-Star Game?

With the All-Star Weekend Roster being released on January 11 by the NHL and Carey Price being the only Montreal Canadien selected to represent the bleu, blanc, rouge, it is no surprise that one question will be asked and debated repeatedly. Should Carey play?
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Lars Eller Gets His Chance

Lars Eller Gets His Chance

It’s about time.

Lars Eller has finally been placed on what can be considered to be Montreal’s top line, alongside the team’s best centermen in Tomas Plekanec and sniper Mike Cammalleri.

In 32 games played this season, Eller has spent 55.12% of his time on the ice with Mathieu Darche, Travis Moen, Tom Pyatt, Max Lapierre, Jeff Halpern and Benoit Pouliot. In other words, he has been placed into the Jacques Martin mold of making skillful rookies projected to be top line players, play with energy guys on the bottom two lines. Continue reading

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The Return of L’Artiste.. for One Game or More?

The Return of L’Artiste.. for One Game or More?

Gone are the days of mid-season blockbuster trades in this post-lock out NHL salary cap era but such does not preclude the hypothetical conversation of possible trades and acquisitions by the Montreal Canadiens.

With the arrival of Alex Kovalev back to the Bell Centre for a Tuesday night matchup against his former team why not kick around the idea of the Canadiens organization making a move to re-acquire the recently departed Artiste? Continue reading

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In Memory of Pat Burns

In Memory of Pat Burns

by Kristina, All Habs “For those who know me well, I’ve never backed down from any fight…And I’m not going to back down from this one” — Pat Burns MONTREAL, QC. — Pat Burns was true to his word. He … Continue reading

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