The Canadiens Finally Have a Captain – Gionta Gets the C

After an entire season without a captain, Les Habitants finally have a bona fide leader on the ice and in the dressing room. La Presse is reporting that the Canadiens have named winger Brian Gionta as the club’s new captain, filling a void that has been gaping...

Canadiens vs. Flyers – Can the Habs Cinderella Run Continue?

Expectations are a funny thing. If you’d said to Habs fans back on April 8th, a few minutes after the Montreal Canadiens squeaked into the playoffs via the single point they earned in an uninspiring OT loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, that their team would bow...

Habs on the Ropes as Leighton Posts 2nd Consecutive Shutout

There’s an old saying in hockey that you aren’t in trouble in a playoff series until you’ve lost a game at home. However, though that theory may be sound in many cases, it is hard to argue that the Montreal Canadiens aren’t in trouble after dropping the first two...

Can the Montreal Canadiens Win the 2010 Stanley Cup?

Back on April 10th the Montreal Canadiens secured the 8th and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a less than inspiring 4-3 OT loss to the rival Toronto Maple Leafs. This followed a 5-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, and a 4-3 shootout loss to the New...

Top 10 Best Montreal Canadiens of All Time

After the Montreal Canadiens thrilling game 7 victory over the Washington Capitals, and with the puck set to drop on their second round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, I thought I would take a look back at the storied history of the Canadiens franchise – more...