Kirby Dach shows he hasn’t missed a beat in his return
After over a month on the mend, Dach showed how important he is to this team against the Lightning.
The Dispatch: Emil Heineman and Leksand coach Björn Hellqvist
Catching up with Coach Hellqvist and Heineman on Heineman’s progress so far this season.
BSM 40: Some of the best officiating you’ll ever see
Some of the best officiating the NHL can have allowed a great hockey game to be great on Saturday.
Prospect Minded, episode 1: Emil Heineman
Taking a look at how the prospect acquired in the Tyler Toffoli trade is faring in Sweden this season.
BSM 39: Slafkovsky’s promotion sees encouraging results
If the team can’t keep him higher in the lineup, they should send him to Laval.
BSM 38: Slafkovsky should not be on the fourth line
The decision to not send Slafkovsky to the World Juniors is even more perplexing given his NHL usage.
Habsent Minded 5.45: Previewing the World Junior Championship Quarterfinals
A look ahead at Monday’s games.
BSM 37: It can’t just be Cole Caufield
Some roster changes are needed to avoid these embarrassing blowout losses with flashes of Caufield brilliance.
Bottom Six Minutes: So... Connor Bedard?
The Canadiens lost in an ugly way to the Florida Panthers, on a night where Connor Bedard showed how real the hype is.
BSM 35: Too much dead weight
The Canadiens lose again, and we shouldn’t expect more from the group until there are changes.
BSM 33: The curious case of Jonathan Drouin
Will the Canadiens find a new home for Drouin before he becomes a free agent?
Bottom Six Minutes: Montembeault’s Christmas gift to the Canadiens
Samuel Montembeault turned in another epic performance on Monday night.
Bottom Six Minutes: Kaiden Guhle is playing well beyond his years
It is incredibly easy sometimes to forget that Kaiden Guhle is a rookie.
BSM 29: Officiating clown show in Ottawa
Kirby Dach’s arc in Wednesday’s game was a wild story of incompetent officiating.
BSM 28: Slafkovsky’s work with Adam Nicholas pays off
The new era of player development in Montreal appears to be on the right track.
BSM 27: Leave the top line alone
The decision to remove Dach from the first line was proven wrong within the first game of doing it.
BSM 26: The Wright vs. Slafkovsky debate will take years to settle
There is little use in trying to settle the debate after one game, or one goal.
BSM 25: Habs learn an important lesson in barn burner
If this team was ready to compete, a four-goal lead would have been enough to win with.
BSM 24: Keep The Sheriff in the lineup
Arber Xhekaj played one of his best games in a Habs uniform after being scratched.
BSM 23: Jake Allen commits highway robbery in Calgary
Jake Allen likely has a warrant out for his arrest in Alberta for grand larceny.
BSM 22: Shoot the damn puck
Sometimes you should take what the opposition gives you instead of making several more passes.
BSM: Dickinson’s hit on Slafkovsky should not go unpunished
The refs on the ice allowed it, and we’ll have to wait and see if the department of player safety will as well.
BSM 20: Monahan is making Kent Hughes look like a genius
Currently fourth in team scoring, Monahan’s trade deadline value seems to increase by the game.
BSM19: The power play remains a problem in Montreal
The Habs had six opportunities to make that game a little closer, and threw each of them in the trash.
Habsent Minded: Juraj Slafkovský to the World Juniors?
How should the Canadiens handle their young forward?
The magic of Cole Caufield and Nick Suzuki
The Canadiens’ best goal scorer, and their best player, powered them to a win on Saturday.
BSM: Savard should be the one to sit for Matheson
If salaries and waiver eligibility weren’t considerations, there is one obvious candidate to be the odd man out.
BSM 16: Evgenii Dadonov is on the right track
An obvious trade block candidate for the Habs, Dadonov appears to have found his stride.
Habsent Minded 5.35: The team is greater than the sum of its parts, with Jason Paul
A deep dive into the four rookie defencemen and the hot start for Nick Suzuki.
BSM: The rebuild isn’t over, but it’s ahead of schedule
The Canadiens won’t have to wait long to compete if they continue to build around this core.
BSM 14: Kirby Dach is proving the doubters wrong
After a tough season in Chicago last year, Dach may have found his game in Montreal.
BSM 13: Jake Allen’s trade value is on the rise
Their starting goaltender’s early season performance might make him their best bargaining chip.
BSM 12: A perfect loss for the Canadiens’ rebuild
The team’s youth stepping up is worth more than two points in a rebuild year.