Author Archive: Erica
Long story short: After two decades of not really understanding it, Erica (aka Rookie) gave in to one of the best things about being a Montrealer: the Canadiens. She'd been a rabid TV fan for years before, which explains why she might on occasion compare hockey to TV. Hockey fans and TV fans are from two different worlds. It's an interesting line to walk, but Rookie's trying to give you the best of both worlds.
It is being reported that Josh Gorges signed a six-year contract worth $23.4 million. Gorges’ agent Kevin Epp said, “Habs would not have to pay that much had something been done in the summer.” by Rookie, AllHabs.net MONTREAL, QC. — … Continue reading
by Rookie, AllHabs.net MONTREAL, QC. — Wait, they did what?! What did Jaroslav Spacek ever do, to deserve such a fate as this? A trade to Carolina, one of the only teams doing worse than the Canadiens, except at least … Continue reading
Yesterday, after an especially heated week of rumours concerning defenceman Andrei Markov’s possible return from injury, General Manager Pierre Gauthier addressed the media. Gauthier announced that Markov would need to undergo a minor arthroscopic procedure, to alleviate some “swelling and discomfort” that remained after his last surgery. Continue reading
Written by Rookie, AllHabs.net The Montreal Canadiens haven’t been to Winnipeg to play the Jets since December 12, 1995. The Canadiens won 6-5. Patrick Roy and Habs captain Mike Keane had been traded less than three weeks earlier. Pierre Turgeon … Continue reading
Dryden, of course, has led a fascinating life so far. He’s a true multihyphenate: NHL legend, lawyer, writer, politician, and family man. He discussed all of these roles, and every story he told was great, but I’ll be honest: I couldn’t get over the fact that my favourite Montreal Canadien of all time was standing before me. Continue reading
With the free agent market as active as ever in the last two weeks, we’ve decided to have another All Habs Faceoff. Two of this season’s Canadiens defencemen, Andrei Markov and James Wisniewski, faced free agency and were expected to ask for similar salaries. Here lies the question: If you were Pierre Gauthier and had to choose, who would you sign? Markov or Wisniewski? Continue reading