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Josh Brook, Jordan Harris, and the challenges a defenceman faces playing his off-side

Nearly every aspect of the game is affected when a defenceman switches sides on the ice.

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Canadiens @ Avalanche: Game preview

The Habs will look to rebound from a lethargic performance against the Bruins in the first game of a six-game road swing.

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Links: Power-play woes continue to sink Canadiens

In today’s links, the power play is still bringing down the Canadiens, looking at 18 memorable Habs moments in 2018, and what will the Blackhawks do after a potentially career-ending injury to Corey Crawford?

WJC: Team Denmark preview & roster

The resilient Danes are back for another tour among the world’s elite hockey nations.

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Carey Price was the only Canadien who came to play against Boston

Outside of the blue paint, not a single Montreal player looked ready to play on Monday.

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Game 34: Habs vs. Bruins

The Habs aim to end their homestand on another winning streak.

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CTT: A mid-season review of the Habs’ CHL prospects

Stats, highlights, and updates on the Montreal Canadiens prospects from the past week.

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Recap: Terrible Turnovers

The Canadiens turn in their worst performance of the season ahead of their annual holiday road trip.


Links: Carey Price and Shea Weber helping Habs rebound

Last night notwithstanding, Montreal is finally reaping the rewards of having Price and Weber on the ice, Philadelphia has finally fired its coach, Crawford's concussion, and more in today's headlines.

Habs recall Mete, reassign Juulsen to the Laval Rocket

Two young defenders swap places as the Canadiens prepare for a Western Conference road trip.

TSM: A jumbled mess of a game

Habs help the Bruins snap losing streak in what can only be described as a jumbled mess

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Canadiens vs. Bruins: Game thread

Carey Price goes for the 300th win of his career on home ice.

NHL rescinds Artturi Lehkonen’s embellishment penalty

A mind boggling call gets put right in the end (except for the goal part).

Habsent Minded: Thinking outside the box

In this week’s episode, we talk about the Canadiens win against Ottawa, the infamous call on Artturi Lehkonen, how can the Habs fix the power play, and NHL team hiring practices.

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John LeClair will don Canadiens sweater in Habs-Leafs alumni clash

LeClair will be a big draw for fans who had to watch the American forward play his best years in another organization.

Canadiens vs. Bruins: Game preview

After splitting the first two meetings, the Bruins and Canadiens continue their battle for playoff positioning.

EPR: Comparing draft-plus-one seasons of Jesse Ylönen and Joni Ikonen

Adding another two goals this week, Ylönen is beginning to find his form. How does he compare to last year’s second-round Finn?

Links: Weber no stranger to game-winning goals

Here are your daily links including Weber’s 30th game-winning goal, prospects continue to shine, Bergevin should spend wisely not blindly, and more

Jesperi Kotkaniemi belongs on the half-wall on the power play

The youngest player in the NHL is best slotted where he can use his vision and shot.

Lehkonen’s disallowed goal provided the spark Habs couldn’t muster on their own

The Canadiens weren’t fully engaged through 40 minutes of play, but a controversial call got the blood pumping.

Rocket outclass Crunch in 4-0 win

Rocket takes three of a possible four points in the weekend back-to-back with Syracuse.

Recap: Canadiens batter Senators for the third time in two weeks

The Habs overcame questionable officiating and a pesky Senators team en route to a lopsided victory.

Links: Are the Montreal Canadiens playoff contenders?

In today’s links, how good are the Montreal Canadiens? Don Cherry thinks Weber may be the best defenceman in the NHL, and Tomas Plekanec still has plenty of love for his former team.

TSM: Claude Julien gets 600th win in emotional game

Despite being victim to the worst call of the year, the Habs win their third meeting with the Senators in two weeks

[Highlight] Paul Byron touches Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s pass into the net

The Finn got around a defender and picked out his waiting teammate.

[Highlight] Shea Weber snaps home the go-ahead goal

After several shots from the defender, he finally gets one to go.

[Highlight] The referees rob Artturi Lehkonen of a spectacular assist

Lehkonen was called for embellishment on the initial shot after being hooked.

[Highlight] Jesperi Kotkaniemi rips a shot off the post and in off McKenna

The ping from the wicked shot may have been louder than the goal horn.

[Highlight] Matthew Peca follows up the play and opens the scoring

An effective shift from the fourth line puts Montreal on the board first.

Canadiens vs. Senators: Game thread

After a six-goal night, the Canadiens now face the worst defensive squad in the NHL.

Game 33: Habs vs. Senators

After two 5-2 losses a week ago, how will the Senators respond on Saturday night?

Rocket lose fuel in shootout loss

Michael McCarron scores, gets assist, but Syracuse prevails in a shootout.

Canadiens vs. Senators: Game preview

Can the Canadiens make it two in a row with their third win over the Sens in two weeks?

Links: Andrew Shaw has become a key member of the Canadiens

In today’s links, how Shaw went from a season marred by injury to one full of offence, Jeff Petry making a home in Montreal, Ryan Poehling becoming an impact player, and more.

Josh Brook will play for Team Canada at the 2019 WJC

The Habs prospect has survived the final round of cuts among the defencemen.


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