Smart, passionate and somewhat biased commentary about the Montreal Canadiens (HABS) from a lifelong fan now living in Toronto (LeafLand).

Meet (I Hope) Your 2012 First Round Pick: Mikhail Grigorenko

Lose lose lose, lose lose loseAll the Habs do is lose lose lose.Even at home against the hapless Leafs who had to resort to a coaching change to try to salvage their playoff hopes, the Habs couldn't come up with a win.No matter, I was rooting for the Leafs on that night.If you read this blog, I don't have to tell you why.The Habs are solidly the 3rd worst team in the NHL right now, ahead (behind) of Edmonton and Columbus. Now the Habs would probably have to lose the rest of their games to finish lower than the Blue…

Start it Up Again

500 hockey on a back-to-back!? 2 weeks ago, we'd be happy with that.Win 4 of 5!? 2 weeks ago, we'd be absolutely thrilled with that.Losing the game because of completely unbalanced and maybe even, unfair officiating? Today, we're pissed with that!But your Canadiens have no reason to be pissed except only to use last night's loss 5-3 at Madison Square Garden against the Rangers as motivation and a rallying call moving forward.Brad Richards looks to thank last night's referee after scoring in New York last night. The Habs lost 5-3. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images). The Canadiens were shot in…

HABS Lose Like Leafs!!

Boy, is it ever true what goes around, comes around.If you believe in karma, then I definitely was asking for what happened last night.After I tore the Leafs a second one because of their terrible loss the night before, the Habs went out and did the EXACT SAME THING losing 4-3 in OT to the Oilers.With the game well in hand 3-1 with under 10 minutes to play in the game, the young Oilers seemed to gain a step on the Montreal defense as the period wore on and took advantage of some sloppy plays and poor decisions by the…