Smart, passionate and somewhat biased commentary about the Montreal Canadiens (HABS) from a lifelong fan now living in Toronto (LeafLand).
Dec
30
2015
This dynamic duo can't do it alone.

Let the Finger Pointing Begin

[caption id="attachment_1433" align="aligncenter" width="521"] Everyone is better with Carey Price in net; but P.K. Subban needs to be better, regardless who is in between the pipes for the Canadiens.[/caption] Habby New Year! 2015 couldn't come to a faster end for the Canadiens -- losers of 11 of their last 14 games and a team who now finds itself looking up at the Florida Panthers atop the Atlantic Division. Well, when both Gallagher and more importantly Carey Price went down to injury, we knew it would be bad. But this is really pretty bad right now. And it's not just the…
Dec
20
2015
Pacioretty was named Captain of the Canadiens this year and it's up to him to lead this team, on and off the scoresheet.

It’s A Joke!?

"... it might hurt some more before it gets better." Hmm, in this trying time for the 2015-16 edition of the Montreal Canadiens, these are wise words. Where did I hear them before!? Oh right! In my last post. Yes last week, the Canadiens had just completed a release of frustration on the poor Ottawa Senators, breaking out of their losing streak with a strong win. Now they're currently on another losing streak, as they embark on an eight game road trip that will take them into 2016. And it didn't start too well after being pummeled 6-2 last night in…
Dec
12
2015
Bergevin will make a deal, but it won't be under these circumstances, while the rest of the league thinks the Canadiens might be a bit desperate. The next deal might be more of the low-key variety he's so found of.

It’s A Long Season

The Montreal Canadiens have lost four in a row and of course, panic ensues. I think with the great start and the slew of injuries the team has endured over the last little while it was only a matter of time they would drop back down to earth. So the losses aren't surprising. Hey a team is going to lose games in this league. That's just the reality. There's too much talent across the NHL and any team on any night can beat another. [caption id="attachment_485" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bergevin will make a deal, but it won't be under these circumstances,…