Found December 22, 2011 on HockeyBuzz:
1) Michael Cammalleri has 3 goals in his last 24 games. Good for him for setting up a couple in the couple of games leading up to last night. It's beyond comprehension as to how he could have such a poor effort in Chicago. Forget the fact that he and his linemates combined for a -9 rating last night; staring at the ref for a too many men call that wasn't coming while the Blackhawks were scoring...

Pierre Gauthier, Not Randy Cunneyworth, to Blame for Most of Montreal's Troubles

Montreal Canadiens interim head coach Randy Cunneyworth is at the center of controvery surrounding the plunge the Habs have taken, with the Canadiens' losing streak now reaching five games. Many in Habs Nation point the finger at Cunneyworth for his inability to speak French as the root of the problem, but Jack Edwards does not agree. French or English, it doesn't matter...

Winning the only language that counts.

The Montreal Canadiens recent promotion of assistant coach Randy Cunneyworth into the role of interim replacement for fired head coach Jacques Martin has unleashed considerable criticism from Quebec-based fans, pundits and politicians. It’s not Cunneyworth’s ability as a head coach, or lack of experience coaching at the NHL level which is the cause of their concern, but the...

Report: Canadiens' GM next to go?

The current general manager of the Montreal Canadiens has every right to be concerned. The recent coaching change has yet to work out well (on or off the ice) and trades and signings in the past few months have been slammed inside and out. Altogether, fans are ticked off and/or depressed. As it stands, Pierre Gauthier is likely the next to go. And that may happen sooner rather than...

Taking Ownership Of The Problems In Montreal

from Elliotte Friedman of CBC, As bad as all of this is, the Canadiens are just four points out of the playoffs. This season is not lost, unless the organization believes it’s time to start over. But the patient is not going to survive unless someone steps up with a defibrillator. That person is not Pierre Gauthier. It’s not Cunneyworth. And it’s not Brian Gionta, or any other...

Chubby Devils Fan Flips off Hal Gill

Montreal, Canada -- Fat little Devils fan gives Hal Gill the finger. Every time you take a sip of coffee, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to Bobs... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Montreal residents complain to mayor over Canadiens coach Randy Cunneyworth only speaking English

The Montreal Gazette ran the following headline after a 5-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday: “In any language, the Montreal Canadiens don’t show signs of being a winner” Randy Cunneyworth speaks to media after being named interim coach for the Montreal Canadiens. He's been the target of criticism by Montreal residents for not being bilingual. French...

Montreal tabloid rips Canadiens coach Randy Cunneyworth with English headline

The largest French newspaper publication in North America went on the attack against Montreal Canadiens interim coach Randy Cunneyworth on Tuesdsay. The tabloid newspaper printed the word “INACCEPTABLE” across an image of Cunneyworth at the bench. However, it was the subtitle in English, “Another loss for Cunneyworth …” that stirred the pot across Canada and...

The Canadiens sign Michaël Bournival to a three-year contract

Tweet PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced Wednesday, the signing of for...

HockeyBuzz Hotstove: Hotstove, Ed. 42: Playing Role of Pierre Gauthier

Welcome to the Hotstove! As always, I'm your host, Travis Yost. On Wednesday, Adam French and myself brought forth one of the more polarizing topics in hockey right now - the status quo of the Montreal Canadiens. One of hockey's proudest franchises continues to toil in mediocrity, much to the chagrin of the fan base in Montreal. To say that the act is getting a bit...

Thursday's Top Goats: Bad Night & Bad Call

1st Goat: Chris Campoli - Montreal CanadiensThe Canadiens defensemen had a bad night on the ice, logging 20 minutes in ice time and having a -3 in the +/- category. The Habs lost the game to Winnipeg by the final score of 4-0. They continue to fall down in the standings as they currently sit at the bottom of their division and 12th in the Eastern Conference. 2nd Goat: Jeff Rimer...

Carbonneau: Canadiens coach needs French

Guy Carbonneau understands Randy Cunneyworth's plight, but the former coach of the Montreal Canadiens also knows that the new man in that job should learn to speak French as quickly as possible.

Montreal Canadiens (13-14-7) at Chicago Blackhawks (21-9-4), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

The Montreal Canadiens are trying to adjust to their new head coach, but the schedule hasn't been doing them any favors.
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