Archive for October, 2010
It was the 40th anniversary of the Buffalo Sabres first game in the NHL. On October 15, 1970, the Canadiens beat the Sabres 3-to-0. For two periods, the two teams were on track to recreating that historic game with the Habs leading 2-to-0. Continue reading
Coming off a dagger-type loss to the heart of Carey Price, the Habs take on two divisional rivals this weekend for their first back-to-back of the year. Although it is still early in the season, the seemingly double-point affect of winning divisional games is a huge boost to any team. Continue reading
This has not been a long courtship. It was a full-blown love affair with Subban right from his very first shift in a Canadiens uniform. Chants of “P.K., P.K.” rained down from the Bell Centre crowd during a game last February against Philadelphia. Continue reading
Besides the hockey game, there were several subplots to follow on Wednesday night.
It was the Habs home opener. Would the Canadiens game day crew continue to show the NHL how pre-game ceremonies are done? Continue reading
The scene opens to show the familiar setting of a Montreal Canadiens press conference. Geoff Molson, Pierre Gauthier and Jacques Martin are on the dais smiling at the slew of reporters at their feet.
Dozens of flashbulbs are going off as the team’s owner continues to speak. Continue reading
A long-standing tradition given new life. A game’s “Molson Export three stars” will now be awarded by the fans.
Whether by visiting canadiens.com/3stars, or by downloading the Canadiens smartphone application available Wednesday, Oct.13 for BlackBerry and Android and at the end of the month for iPhone, fans will now determine the “three stars” selections for each Canadiens game. Continue reading
I wasn’t in a great hurry to watch 49′ers quarterback Alex Smith hand a victory to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night. A friend had suggested that Battle of the Blades was worth a watch. I had taken a peek the previous week but sat down for my first complete viewing. Continue reading