Found February 25, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Lombardi wanted to sign Travis Moen 3 years ago. But he wasn't about to give him a three year deal and he wasn't about pay him 4.5 million either. "That guy is a warrior" he told me in an interview 3 years ago. He was a "right fit". Currently he's on IR since Feb 11, but he certainly fits the Kings mold of "sparkplug." Andrei Kostitsyn is in the final year of his 3.25 million dollar deal. He pl...

Just A Bad Montreal Team

from Mike Boone of Hockey Inside/Out, There are 20 games left in your Montreal Canadiens’ season. Let us hope, let us pray that they’re not all as depressing as the 4-1 loss in Washington…. Let’s face it, peeps: The magical misery tour that is the 2011-’12 season is over…. It’s been over for a while. But now it’s really over. No more math calculations. No more...

Trade Deadline Odds

Courtesy of Bovada.... How Many Trades will occur on February 27th in the NHL? Over/Under 22.5 How Many Players will be involved in trades on February 27th in the NHL? Over/Under 41 Will the Montreal Canadiens trade Travis Moen during the 2011-12 regular season? Yes 5/7 No 1/1 Will the Montreal Canadiens trade Andrei Kostitsyn during the 2011-12 regular season? Yes 4...


The latest news in the dysfunctional offices of the Montreal Canadiens is that, according to TSN’s Tony Marinaro, as reported by CTV’s Brian Wilde, Geoff Molson has taken over as GM of the Montreal Canadiens. Pierre Gauthier is nothing more than a mouthpiece, and all decisions and negotiating are being made and done by Geoff Molson. GMGM? Apparently. So what does this mean...

Around the NHL: Former Devils, Rangers player Scott Gomez is tough to trade

View full sizeJean-Yves Ahern/US PresswireScott Gomez, the former Devils and Rangers player, has spent the last two seasons with the Montreal Canadiens. Ever since the Edmonton Oilers traded Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings on Aug. 9, 1988, it...

Canadiens-Panthers Preview

As recently as two weeks ago, the Montreal Canadiens looked poised to make a late-season playoff push. They've since dropped to the bottom of the Eastern Conference. The Canadiens look to avoid a sixth loss in seven games Sunday when they visit the Florida Panthers, who have already started to reap the benefits from a recent trade. Montreal (24-28-10) won four in a row Feb...

Canadiens the perfect tonic to end Capitals' three-game losing streak

The Montreal Canadiens are the perfect elixir for the Washington Capitals. It doesn't matter where the game is played or which goalie is in net, the Capitals own the Habs. That played itself out Friday night in a 4-1 win at Verizon Center that snapped a three-game skid and put ...

Notebook – Feb. 25, 2012

Tweet SUNRISE – For Brian Gionta, there’s a lot more to being captain than just contributing on the ice. Leadership o...

Montreal Canadiens (24-27-10) at Washington Capitals (29-26-5), 7 p.m. (ET)

The floundering Washington Capitals will try to avoid matching their longest losing streak of the season when they host the Montreal Canadiens tonight at the Verizon Center.
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