Smart, passionate and somewhat biased commentary about the Montreal Canadiens (HABS) from a lifelong fan now living in Toronto (LeafLand).
Nov
30
2014
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth makes a save against the Montreal Canadiens during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, November 29, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Un-Habby Weekend for Canadiens

Habs lose back-to-back games for first time this season, and to the lowly Buffalo Sabres at that, making it three losses in a row as the team hits the road in search for answers. [caption id="attachment_1309" align="aligncenter" width="522"] Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth makes a save against the Montreal Canadiens during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, November 29, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes[/caption] Easy comes, easy goes as they say. And in the case of the Montreal Canadiens, easy goes four points right out the door before heading out on a four game roadtrip. One point out…
Nov
23
2014
Carey Price makes one of his 33 saves last night in a 2-0 shutout against the Bruins of Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Habbin’ Their Way With The Bruins

Habs make it 3-0 this year against the Boston Bruins, take 4 of 6 points in the so called "tough week" and look to extend win streak tonight against the New York Rangers at MSG. [caption id="attachment_1300" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Carey Price makes one of his 33 saves last night in a 2-0 shutout against the Bruins of Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)[/caption] The machine that is the 2014-15 Montreal Canadiens keeps rolling along. Rolling! Rolling! Rolling on a river... This "Proud Mary" of teams continues to sit atop the NHL standings, while sending a message to the rest of the league…
Nov
09
2014
"The Big Three" reunited once again.

Pointu Points the Way

Habs beat Wild 4-1 to make it two wins in a row; Guy Lapointe's number 5 is raised to the rafters in an emotional pre-game ceremony; and my fantasy team gets thumped and thumped good. [caption id="attachment_1292" align="aligncenter" width="620"] "The Big Three" reunited once again.[/caption] It's been an up and down last couple of weeks for the Montreal Canadiens. After returning home from a 1-1-1 roadtrip out west -- which is far from a disaster to say the least -- the Canadiens got their you-know-whats handed to them by both the Flames and then the Blackhawks. But what's been even…