Opinion

Opinions and observations made during the course of the season

Emery exposes NHL's rulebook

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Following last nights gong show line brawl in Philadelphia and the lack of response from the league is it time to re adjust the rules?

Emelin's new deal - A big gamble?

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Alexei Emelin hasn't even hit the ice for a game yet this season, but he was extended for big money after major surgery. That sounds like a pretty big gamble to me.

Is Maxim Lapierre a dirty player?

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After Lapierre's ugly hit on Dan Boyle last night, the question of whether he's a dirty player results a sharp dichotomy of answers.

McGuire still hates Halak trade, is still wrong

69

After multiple people (including myself) asked Conor McKenna to bring it up with McGuire on the Drive show today, Pierre doubled down on his opinion on the Halak trade, and here is why his opinion...

What are your favourite big hits by the Habs?

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With NHL14's new physics engine for hitting getting major attention, they've asked us to write about the thrill of the big hit.

White shaves his head for solidarity

8

Ryan White makes his season debut tonight, but he has a whole new look, for a good reason.

Looking at the issues behind line brawls - Part 3

Breaking down the infamous Game 3 of the 2013 Montreal-Ottawa playoff series.

Looking at the issues behind line brawls - Part 2

Breaking down the rather unspectacular February 9th, 2013 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs where the Canadiens were shut out 6-0.

Looking at the issues behind line brawls - Part 1

Breaking down the infamous "Boston Beatdown" of February 9th, 2011.

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Defending Phil Kessel's stick work

The game between the Maple Leafs and Sabres got out of hand tonight, but the internet outrage machine is pointed at the wrong man.

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