Found March 20, 2013 on The Hockey House:
The Montreal Canadiens have signed Francis Bouillon to a one year contract worth $1.5 million. Bouillon has a pleasant surprise this season with the Canadiens defensively, playing with young defensemen PK Subban and Jarred Tinordi.  The 5-foot-8, 200-pound rearguard may only have a goal and six assists in 29 games, but he wasn’t signed for his offensive [...]

Bouillon back?

As per RDS during the intermission this evening, the Canadiens are currently working on an extension for defenceman Francis Bouillon. This may come as a surprise to many, as Boullon is seen as a depth player on the Habs, but he's a fan favourite, a hard worker, and never complains about his role. I suspect Bergevin is approaching this with the understanding Bouillon may be...

Therrien Not Happy With Subban’s High-Sticking Penalty

from Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette, P.K. Subban says there’s no worse feeling than sitting in the penalty box when the opposition scores the winning goal. That was the situation Tuesday night in overtime when Subban had a front-row seat as Steve Ott banged home a rebound to give the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 win over the Canadiens at the Bell Centre. Subban’s reaction...

Montreal Canadiens Spotlight: Marc Bergevin – A Busy Man

Photo by Bruce Bennett / Getty Images By James Stephan (@J_Habs) Saskatoon Blades blueliner Darren Dietz signs three year Entry Level Deal On March 17, 2013 Marc Bergevin signed dynamic hard working defenseman Darren Dietz from the Saskatoon Blades to a 3 year entry level contract.  Dietz was drafted in the fifth round, 138th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, and since then has...

GARTH: Habs Committed To Galchenyuk

Former Sarnia Sting sniper, Alex Galchenyuk appears to have hit the proverbial "rookie wall". He has recorded onely one assist in his past ten games. He has three goals and tens assist in his rookie season in the NHL. It matters not to the Habs front office and to their head coach Michel Therrien. Galchenyuk, the third overall pick in last June's NHL entry draft...

Canadiens 5, Islanders 2

Brian Gionta scored the go-ahead goal 48 seconds into the third period, Brendan Gallagher added two more and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders for the first time in three tries this season, 5-2 on Thursday night. Gionta's 10th goal of the season came after center David Desharnais caught a wobbling puck by the blue line off a clearing attempt, set it down and...

Eric Engels: Therrien Should Stick to "No Excuses" Mantra

Really? It was P.K. Subban's minor for not high-sticking someone that cost Montreal the game? Michel Therrien needs to deal with the indiscipline of his star pupil? Not a word on Max Pacioretty's blatant mistake, backing into Jhonas Enroth for a goaltending interference minor that cost the Canadiens the momentum they had created in periods two and three? Maybe...

Lucian Bute vs. Jean Pascal heads to the Bell Centre in Montreal

InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) are proud to announce that the historic bout featuring Lucian Bute (31-1-0 24 KO) vs. Jean Pascal (27-2-1 16 KO) will take place on Saturday, May 25th at the Montreal Bell Centre. The Bute vs. Pascal fight had already been set for that date, however, the site was not yet official, with both Montreal and Quebec City being candidates. Both boxers...

Canadiens-Islanders Preview

The Montreal Canadiens weren't entirely discouraged after their failed comeback bid, which would have extended their winning streak to their longest of the season. But they'll still have plenty to clean up after a crucial mistake proved costly. To get back on track, Montreal will need a road victory Thursday night against the New York Islanders, a team they've had difficulties...

Quick Habs thoughts on a Wednesday night

The Habs continue to truck along, having gained yet another point in yesterday's OT 3-2 loss to Buffalo. A few quick thoughts: The Bouillon signing is a great move. Marc Bergevin is clearly a chemistry guy, and believes in the leadership present in the room. Bouillon is a big part. Well done, M. Bergevin. Jarred Tinordi belongs. I was at Saturday's game against New...

GARTH: Is That Your Grandpa's Jacket?

Itter's gonna pop some tags. He's got twenny dollahs in his pocket...... Thanks, Otter rocked the faux like a champ on Tuesday night in Montreal. The soul of the Sabres threw his teammates on his back and carried them to a desperately needed road victory. PK Subban deserves a pat on the back for committing his stupid and selfish penalty just...
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