Pierre Boivin

Dispelling the Myths of the Habs Language Debate

Dispelling the Myths of the Habs Language Debate

Gauthier and Molson both stated the importance of the head coach being bilingual. This begs the simple question, Why? Of all the characteristics required to be successful in the NHL, why is language so important? Continue reading

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Will the Habs Ditch Boivin’s Shackles?

Will the Habs Ditch Boivin’s Shackles?

On Saturday night at the Bell Centre, it was Philadelphia vs Montreal. Unfortunately for Canadiens fans, it was a WBC light heavyweight title match with Philly boxer Bernard Hopkins trading punches with Montreal’s own Jean Pascal. Hopkins had planned to wear a Flyers jersey into the ring — instead that honour went to his corner man. Continue reading

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Molson Announces Canadiens Management Restructuring

Molson Announces Canadiens Management Restructuring

Montreal Canadiens owner and chairman of the board of directors Geoff Molson on Friday announced a restructuring at the management level that will lead to the creation of the position of chief operating officer. Continue reading

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Loons Want Symbols, Fans Want Stanley

Loons Want Symbols, Fans Want Stanley

AllHabs.net was offline for a brief time in the wee hours of Friday morning. At the same time, there was a major blackout in Provo, Utah. Logic dictates that since the home of Brigham Young University is the location for our service provider, the power outage was to blame for the disruption to our readers.

I’m not buying it. I blame Pauline Marois. Continue reading

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Another Boivin to Join Habs Front Office

Another Boivin to Join Habs Front Office

by Flyers Rule, AllHabs.net PHILADELPHIA, PA — TSN is reporting that Canadiens President Pierre Boivin plans to announce the appointment of his son, Patrick Boivin, to the position of Director of Hockey Operations. Here is their story, as posted on … Continue reading

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Canadiens: Molson to Take Over from Boivin

Canadiens: Molson to Take Over from Boivin

Monday, 05.07.2010 / 3:30 PM / News Montreal Canadiens PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL — The Board of Directors of CH Group, the holding company that owns the Club de hockey Canadien, the Bell Centre and evenko, announced Monday that it has … Continue reading

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Habs’ Brass lets Young Star Walk

Habs’ Brass lets Young Star Walk

by Rick Stephens, AllHabs.net MONTREAL, QC — The Montreal Canadiens are very fortunate to have two young goaltenders, Carey Price and Jaroslav Halak. They may be unproven but all signs point to them having excellent potential. There is another goalie … Continue reading

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Boivin le Bavard

Boivin le Bavard

Gainey, Boivin and Gauthier at yesterday’s press conference (Photo from newsobserver.com). posted by: habsbloggergirl I’ve been reading a lot about Gainey’s stepping-down lately, and it seems that a lot of people are concerned about the language debate that seems to … Continue reading

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Did the Wrong Guy Leave the Canadiens?

Did the Wrong Guy Leave the Canadiens?

posted by RocketAll Habs It’s certainly not my intention to open a language debate. Frankly, I don’t think it has any place in this forum. I would prefer that any position in the Canadiens organization be filled on merit rather … Continue reading

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Gillett finalizes sale of Montreal Canadiens to Molson

Gillett finalizes sale of Montreal Canadiens to Molson

National PostPosted: September 10, 2009, 9:12 AM by Shane Dingman MONTREAL — George Gillett, tears in his eyes, announced Thursday that the sale of the Montreal Canadiens to the Molson family is all but finalized, adding that his eight years … Continue reading

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