Tag: Andrei Markov
I know it’s a disgustingly hot evening in Montreal, but if you crack your window open just a tad, you can almost hear the whining, crying, and complaining.
At roughly 10:17 pm. EST, on Friday July 22, 2011, the Montreal Canadiens franchise announced that they had reached a pre-arbitration deal with defenseman Josh Gorges. 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
Habs sign Andrei Markov to a three-year contract Thursday, 23.06.2011 / 7:50 PM / News canadiens.com PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced today the signing of defenseman Andrei Markov to a three-year contract (2011-12 … Continue reading
As a Habs fan, the 2010-11 season was one of the most highly anticipated seasons in my lifetime, in large part due to the Habs unlikely appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals in the season prior. For the first time since 1993, I had tasted possibility and I hoped to do it once again in the new season. Continue reading
All Habs News: Saturday March 26, 2011 ► Juniors roll into 2-0 series lead: Louis Leblanc scored two goals and earned third star honours as the Montreal Juniors steamrolled the Halifax Mooseheads 6-0 in Game 2 of their first-round best-of-seven against … Continue reading
After the loss of perennial all-star Andrei Markov, and the subsequent loss of the heart of their defense, Josh Gorges, it was assumed by most that the Canadiens would struggle defensively for the remainder of the season. While they have done an excellent job to this point, the Habs’ aging defensemen are starting now to really show their miles. Continue reading