With the Montreal Canadiens in the process of putting together their new front office led by Executive Vice President Jeff Gorton, much has been written and debated about what direction this management group should take with the team’s roster, both in the short term and long term. As of right now, it’s unclear if they
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, Elliotte Friedman wondered if Carey Price will simply take a year off now that the Olympics are out of the question? Meanwhile, in Edmonton, things have gone from bad to worse and there are calls for immediate change. The Calgary Flames new arena deal is dead and why aren’t the
In our Christmas Day edition of the NHL rumors rundown, we’ll focus on rumors that are front and center in some hockey markets. So much so, for some fans, it’s a bit more difficult to enjoy the holidays because it isn’t clear what’s going on with their respective clubs. The Edmonton Oilers are trying to
In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, Darnell Nurse and Devin Shore are on the ice for the Oilers full practice today, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins hit an incredible milestone, plus one scribe takes a look at a potential fit for Edmonton before the NHL trade deadline. Finally, should the Oilers consider Ben Chiarot or Carey
The Canadiens have spiraled into a seemingly endless abyss of a slump, winning only three of 13 games to start the season. If they keep this pace up, they will finish the season with just 38 points, but hope and help are on the way, and their star goalie could be back in due time.
In today’s NHL news and rumors rundown, Gary Bettman weighed in on the Jack Eichel situation, while it was revealed the Calgary Flames were a team that showed a ton of interest in a trade. It appears defenseman Jack Johnson could be close to signing a deal with the Colorado Avalanche, while the Montreal Canadiens
In this week’s edition of Montreal Canadiens news and rumors, Carey Price is back on the ice following offseason knee surgery, Kaiden Guhle, Rafaël Harvey-Pinard, and Mattias Norlinder are impressing at Habs rookie camp, and the 2022 NHL Entry Draft will be held in Montreal. Plus, Nick Suzuki discusses the Jesperi Kotkaniemi offer sheet, Jesse
The general consensus is the Montreal Canadiens are playing with house money. If the metaphor tracks, that would make the Tampa Bay Lightning the house in question, coincidentally with the Habs’ fate ultimately depending on their ability to perform on Lightning home ice. Unfortunately, history isn’t on their side. Canadiens Struggle Against Lightning in Tampa
The Vancouver Canucks may be missing from the Stanley Cup Final festivities, but the province of British Columbia and the city of Vancouver definitely are not. In fact, the 2021 Final has seven players that either played for Canucks, were born in BC, or played for a BC-based team at some point in their career.
The Montreal Canadiens shocked the hockey world on Monday night after eliminating the Toronto Maple Leafs from the 2021 Playoffs to advance to the second round. To call them the underdogs against the star-studded Scotiabank North Division champions is an understatement; not one series prediction favoured the Canadiens. The Maple Leafs had a 3-1 series
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, there’s news on Jujhar Khaira of the Edmonton Oilers who took a big hit in the game against Montreal on Monday. Meanwhile, Carey Price also left that game and didn’t return. The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without William Nylander on Tuesday as he’s being made a healthy scratch, there’s
While the adage goes that defense wins championships, 16 goalies have won the Conn Smythe Trophy in NHL history compared to just 10 defensemen. Considering the Montreal Canadiens have won a league-high 24 Stanley Cups, that’s a lot of good goalies from which to choose when selecting the best in team history. Granted, championships alone
Montreal Canadiens’ goaltender Carey Price is expected to start his fourth game of the season this Saturday evening against the Vancouver Canucks. It will be Price’s second start against the Canucks in four days, as he was on the losing end of a 6-5 Vancouver shootout win on Wednesday night. In his previous three starts,