7:18 AM EST, Sat November 27, 2021
Eyes On The Prize 1 hour ago
Habs melt after a decent first period

Habs melt after a decent first period

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports A strong first period followed by 40 minutes of ineptitude is a nice microcosm of this Habs season. In their second game of the 2021-22 season, the Montreal Canadiens were slapped with a 5-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Both teams have watched things go downhill since that game — more so for Montreal than for Buffalo — so at least there was a reasonable expectation of a closer contest. Alas, anyone holding such expectations would have been brutally disappointed. It honestly wasn’t that bad of a game for 20 minutes. The...
Eyes On The Prize 2 hours ago
Bottom Six Minutes 22: The worst of times

Bottom Six Minutes 22: The worst of times

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports It wasn’t the worst score the Canadiens have seen this season, but it was one of their worst games. The Montreal Canadiens were in New York State on Friday, taking on a Buffalo Sabres squad sitting just above them near the bottom of the standings. The struggling Habs could view this as a favourable matchup, but they’d have to forget the 5-1 drubbing they suffered the last time they made that trip. Welcome to your Bottom Six Minutes, in which I’ll discuss them losing only 4-1 this time. Despite giving up one less goal, I...
Montreal Gazette 9 hours ago

Dreadful second period sinks Canadiens in 4-1 loss vs. Sabres

Montreal outshot 14-2 in the frame and gives up two goals, included a short-handed on a four-minute power play, to fall to 1-9-1 on the road.
Eyes On The Prize 11 hours ago
[Highlight] Josh Anderson steals the puck and ties the game

[Highlight] Josh Anderson steals the puck and ties the game

Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via The Canadiens have gotten back on even terms after a poor start. Once again the Canadiens fell behind early. Tonight, Josh Anderson helped them climb out of the hole. Josh Anderson says "Thank you, I'll score with that." pic.twitter.com/OtCx5oNIL3— Jared Book (@jaredbook) November 27, 2021
Montreal Gazette 12 hours ago

Liveblog: Montembeault in goal for Habs vs. Sabres

The Montreal Canadiens play the first of a back-to-back on the road tonight in Buffalo. The Habs play the Pittsburgh Penguins tomorrow.
Eyes On The Prize 13 hours ago
Habs @ Sabres: Game thread

Habs @ Sabres: Game thread

Photo by Kevin Hoffman/ Will the Habs get a better result in Buffalo than in the first meeting between the clubs? Montreal Canadiens @ Buffalo Sabres How to watch Start time: 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PSTIn the Canadiens region: TSN2 (English), RDS (French)In the Sabres region: MSG BuffaloStreaming: ESPN+, NHL Live, RDS Direct, TSN Direct Both the Canadiens and Sabres had higher hopes when the season started than finishing near the bottom of the Atlantic Division, but now six weeks in, that’s where they find themselves, with the playoffs a distant dream. Neither club...
Montreal Gazette 14 hours ago

Hickey on hockey: Evans line is outlier on first Canadiens report card

Seventh-round draft pick growing into the shutdown-centre role, while linemates Brendan Gallagher and Artturi Lehkonen never stop working.
Eyes On The Prize 16 hours ago
Game 22: Habs @ Sabres

Game 22: Habs @ Sabres

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via The Canadiens head up to Buffalo after a big loss in Washington.
Montreal Gazette 16 hours ago

Stu Cowan: Honouring a man who was a Canadiens fan to the very end

Family and friends honour lifelong fan Edward (Gig) Bambrick by all wearing Habs sweaters for his funeral in St. John's, NL.
Montreal Gazette 17 hours ago

Game Day Notebook: Guy Carbonneau wonders what's going on with Habs

Sam Montembeault will be in goal for Canadiens Friday night in Buffalo while Dominique Ducharme goes with 11 forwards and seven defencemen.
A Winning Habit 21 hours ago

Montreal Canadiens: Excitement Over Joel Edmundson’s Return Says Everything About Habs Season

The Montreal Canadiens season might be over already after a disastrous 21 game stint to begin the year. There are several reasons for their difficult start, and injuries are certainly part of the problem. When a team is missing players like Carey Price and Shea Weber, they have to be expected to stumble a little […] Montreal Canadiens: Excitement Over Joel Edmundson’s Return Says Everything About Habs Season - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize 23 hours ago
Habs @ Sabres: Game preview

Habs @ Sabres: Game preview

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Montreal heads into Buffalo for the second and final time this season. Montreal Canadiens @ Buffalo Sabres How to watch Start time: 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PSTIn the Canadiens region: TSN2 (English), RDS (French)In the Sabres region: MSG BuffaloStreaming: ESPN+, NHL Live, RDS Direct, TSN Direct When the Canadiens visited the Sabres in the second game of the season, it looked like a mismatch in Montreal’s favour. Buffalo’s only star player, Jack Eichel, was involved in a dispute with the team and not in the lineup, turning what was a...
A Winning Habit Nov 26, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: What Could the Canadiens Acquire at the Trade Deadline?

  The Habs are in free-fall, it seems inevitable that the team will be big sellers at the deadline; let’s speculate what the Habs could add when they sell.There is no point in writing a long introduction detailing why the Habs will be sellers at the deadline, their 4-12-2 record speaks for itself and only […] Montreal Canadiens: What Could the Canadiens Acquire at the Trade Deadline? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Montreal Gazette Nov 26, 2021

Canadiens at Sabres: Five things you should know

Buffalo sits six points ahead of the Canadiens in the Atlantic Division standings and also has two games in hand.
Eyes On The Prize Nov 26, 2021
CTT: Dissecting Sean Farrell’s impressive NCAA start

CTT: Dissecting Sean Farrell’s impressive NCAA start

Dan Hickling / Hickling Images A look at Farrell’s game under the microscope, with footage and hand-tracked data to break down his strengths and weaknesses. Welcome to Catching The Torch, where we keep an eye on the Montreal Canadiens’ North American prospects and how their development is faring week by week. After filling out a tiered prospect pyramid two weeks ago and providing a broad scope of the Habs’ pool of North American prospects, I wanted to use the next couple of weeks as an opportunity to get into the specifics of the Habs’ draft picks and their...

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