CANADIENS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Could P.K. Subban actually get traded at the NHL draft?

BUFFALO – If you thought Dougie Hamilton getting traded at the draft last year was a monumental event, how would you react if P.K. Subban were moved by the Montreal Canadiens? That is not to say it will happen at the draft tomorrow, or ever, but if you’re a ‘Where there’s smoke, there’s fire’ kind of person, you’d have to think this story is getting some serious legs...
Via The Hockey News
23 hours ago

Canadiens Paul Byron Left Swipes Justin Bieber

HabsTV  is at it again this time putting Montreal Canadiens Paul Byron in the hot seat to see how he can fair with the Tinder test. The 27-year-old Ottawa native is the second teammate we see featured in this series as Brian Flynn was put to the test first. Between the Montreal winters, skinny jeans and flat-brim caps the Tinder choices just keep on coming until Byron’s epic...
Via Beyond The Benches
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top Montreal Canadiens Options for Ninth Overall

Marc Bergevin There have been mock drafts aplenty theorizing who the Montreal Canadiens will select with their ninth-overall pick at the upcoming 2016 NHL Entry Draft. However, no one says they actually have to use it. Here are the top options available to general manager Marc Bergevin and company before they approach the podium Friday evening in Buffalo: 4) Trade Down There are...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Report: Teams calling Canadiens more frequently about Subban

P.K. Subban is generating plenty of interest around the league ahead of his no-movement clause taking effect. Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com reports the Montreal Canadiens have seen an increase in the volume of calls asking about the talented defenseman. LeBrun notes the Canadiens aren’t shopping him but that teams are checking in heavily on his availability as his no-trade clause...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carey Price says he’s 100 percent healthy, will be ready for World Cup

The last time Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price saw NHL action was Nov. 25. The next time he sees a similar level of competition, he’ll be facing off against some of the world’s top talent at the best-on-best World Cup of Hockey. Price, 28, had a troubling 2015-16 season that saw him able to suit up for only 12 games all campaign and plagued by injuries. Before the first...
Via The Hockey News
2 days ago

Top 5 Montreal Canadiens Bargain Deals

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Mark Barberio – (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) When Mark Barberio recently signed his new two-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens, it brought about some highly sought-after stability, both for the defenseman and team. It was the first-multi-year deal for Barberio since his entry-level one, and it was one-way, meaning, if he ever were to get...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Looking at the Last Five Montreal Canadiens First Round Picks

With the 2016 NHL draft less than a week away, fans are no doubt wondering who will be next first round pick of the Montreal Canadiens. There are a ton of questions to be asked such as will they go for a forward or defenceman? Will they go for a big player like Windsor’s Logan Brown or a smaller player like Clayton Keller of the United States National Team Development Program?...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

Canadiens say Subban isn’t available

P.K. Subban’s name is once again popping up in trade rumors, only this time, it appears reports suggest the Montreal Canadiens defenseman isn’t going anywhere. Darren Dreger of TSN.ca appeared on TSN Montreal 690 Radio and said he talked with a general manager in the Western Conference who tried to ask about the talented rearguard and was “flat-out told that (Subban) wasn’t...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Flynn Is Swipin’ Left Or Right

Montreal Canadiens Brian Flynn got in on the action for HabsTV when we find out what exactly he would be swipin’ right or left on. A few of our favorite of his “right swipes” include finding out he’s a big Bachelor fan and he is showing love for the ice girls. Now, don’t get too excited it’s not actually Tinder but wouldn’t it be great if it was?
Via Beyond The Benches
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens hire Kirk Muller as associate coach

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have hired Kirk Muller as an associate coach on Michel Therrien's staff. General manager Marc Bergevin announced the move Thursday that returned Muller to his coaching roots. Muller spent the past two seasons as an assistant with the St. Louis Blues. Previously, he coached of the Carolina Hurricanes for three seasons. After a 19-year career...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens

The 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens are considered by many to be the greatest hockey team of all time. How many players on that famed NHL team can you name? Clue: Number/Position
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the 18 members of the Montreal Canadiens with retired numbers

18 members of the Montreal Canadiens have had their numbers retired. How many of these honored NHL players can you name? Clue: Number, Years Active
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL All-Star MVP John Scott teaches reporter how to fight

Fighting in hockey can be a polarizing topic but for veteran defenseman and NHL All-Star game MVP John Scott, it’s a huge part of how he has stuck around the game for so long. Every NHL team needs an enforcer and Scott is just that. Fighting on a pair of skates certainly isn’t your average brawl, however. There’s an art to it and there are certainly do’s and don’ts as...
Via The Comeback
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

John Scott opts to go home instead of report to AHL again

Montreal Canadiens forward John Scott has had one hell of a year. Scott’s gone from NHL roster player to joke NHL All-Star fan-vote nominee, to traded and demoted, to unlikely All-Star MVP and back to the minors. It’s been a roller-coaster season for the six-foot-eight enforcer. The Canadiens recently called up Scott to give the 33-year-old one more chance at playing in the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jarred Tinordi and the flaws of the NHL's drug policy

The announcement of Jarred Tinordi’s 20-game suspension for failing a drug test might have been news, but the questions surrounding the league’s drug policy are nothing new.Of course, this isn’t strictly a problem in the NHL — not even this week, for that matter. The announcement of Tinordi’s suspension comes just days after it became public that Maria Sharapova failed...
Via Yardbarker
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Was Canada right to put Carey Price on its World Cup roster?

If there was one common thread in the preliminary roster selections for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, it was that veteran goaltending reigns supreme. Henrik Lundqvist is expected to lead Team Sweden, while the tandem of Pekka Rinne and Tuukka Rask highlight the list for Team Finland. Even the Czech team, which boasts a younger squad through the initial roster selections, will have...
Via Yardbarker
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

What's in store for Canadiens in this drama-filled season?

It isn’t common to hear about dressing room disagreements and turmoil when a team is doing well. When a team is losing games and frustrations build, however — now that’s when the drama bubbles to the surface for everyone else to see.The Montreal Canadiens are the most recent and most glaringly obvious example. Everything was hunky-dory when the Habs kicked off their 2015-16...
Via Yardbarker
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Even former NHL players don’t like the NHL’s new website

The NHL’s new website is a disaster. Ever since it launched, the new website has been met with a ton of criticism which extends well beyond the expected critiques which come with a redesign. The new website is extremely difficult to navigate and even harder to find useful information and features fans have grown accustomed to accessing. It turns out that fans aren’t the only...
Via Awful Announcing
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Are The Montreal Canadiens Doomed?

They used to be the team to beat. They started on a nine-game win streak. They won 18 of their first 25 games, and had a commanding grip on both the Atlantic Division and the Eastern Conference. Then it all changed.Despite their hot start, the Montreal Canadiens now find themselves on the outside looking in for the Stanley Cup playoff picture. With 55 games down and 27 games left...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

John Scott’s NHL All-Star Game Odyssey: Now in storybook form

To say that the Odyssey John Scott experienced en route to an appearance and captaincy at the 2016 NHL All-Star Game last week would be a understatement of Greek epic proportions. And while he relished each and every moment leading up to his MVP-winning performance at the league’s annual showcase, there were pitfalls along the way, something the Arizona Coyotes-turned-Montreal...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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