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1993, A Short Story

1993, A Short Story

For most, a first day of school means the end of freedom, a reminder of social inadequacies and a rebirth into a horrifying world of essential bravado. For some others, a first day of school means a reclaiming of the thrown and an opportunity to cast out all who are different; in the case of Nicholas Anderson the aforementioned reigned true. September 2nd, 1992 marked the first day of school. Continue reading

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Video: Max Talbot Renews Rivalry, Skewers Disc

Video: Max Talbot Renews Rivalry, Skewers Disc

Just because the Montreal Canadiens didn’t take the ice this week for their first scheduled pre-season game, it doesn’t mean that you won’t see some of your favorite players suit up for a game very soon. Continue reading

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GameDay: Habs vs Panthers Lineups, Greg Pateryn, Quebec Nordiques

GameDay: Habs vs Panthers Lineups, Greg Pateryn, Quebec Nordiques

All Habs GameDay: Tuesday March 27, 2012 On this day in hockey history… 1985 – L.A.’s Marcel Dionne became the third player in NHL history to reach the 1,500 point plateau, as the Kings lost 4-3 at Calgary. GAMEDAY: Habs hockey … Continue reading

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Headlines: Pribyl, Streit, Masse, Power Rankings

Headlines: Pribyl, Streit, Masse, Power Rankings

All Habs Headlines: Thursday September 22, 2011 Happy Birthday to NHLers: Derick Brassard, Ethan Moreau!   ►Přibyl stars!: On Tuesday Sparta Praha of Czech Extraliga played their second game of the season.  It was a 3-2 overtime loss to the Liberec … Continue reading

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24 Stanley Cups, Hungry for More

24 Stanley Cups, Hungry for More

“And now, a twenty- fourth Stanley Cup banner will hang from the rafters of the famous Forum in Montreal.”

Everytime I read or hear that quote, forever immortalized by the voice of Bob Cole, goosebumps surface along the top of my arms and the back of my neck. Real tears fill my eyes as I relish in the glory of the Montreal Canadiens last conquering crusade to bring Lord Stanley’s Cup home. Continue reading

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All Habs News: Juniors Win, Match Blue, Price Mask

All Habs News: Juniors Win, Match Blue, Price Mask

All Habs News: Wednesday March 30, 2011 Happy Birthday!! All Habs community: Laura (@habbykins)   NHL: Ben Maxwell, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Mike Brodeur, Ty Conklin ► Juniors take 3-0 series lead: There was no scoring in this game until Trevor Parkes notched … Continue reading

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Who Really Won the “Battle of Quebec”?

Who Really Won the “Battle of Quebec”?

The year was 1995. That summer, the Quebec Nordiques, provincial rival of our beloved Montreal Canadiens were moved to Denver, and renamed the Colorado Avalanche. As Habs fans, we rejoiced. No more Nords. No more stiffs from Quebec City coming to Montreal, trying to convince us that their team was better. No more fleur-de-lis. According to everyone, the infamous “Battle of Quebec” was won. Or was it? Continue reading

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