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So the new 2011-2012 NHL season is almost upon us and after a summer of waiting, training, watching trades, going through training camp and getting ready for the season, the Montreal Canadiens are now on a three-day team-bonding retreat.
As fans await Thursday night's opening tilt between Montreal and Toronto, I thought it would be a good time to start posting some fun Habs...
It appears as though the Montreal Canadiens roster is set for the 2011-12 NHL season.
Various reports this morning are suggesting that Jeff Woywitka, Michael Blunden and Aaron Palushaj will be sent to the Canadiens’ AHL Affiliate in Hamilton by today’s 3pm deadline. Blunden must first clear waivers at noon today, and Woywitka must be placed on waivers at noon in order to be sent...
So what have we got? We’ve got the deepest top nine the Canadiens have seen since 2008, if not earlier.
We’ve got a defence that is in a holding pattern, waiting for the arrival of Andrei Markov.
And, thankfully, we’ve got Carey Price.
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Canadiens assign Michael Blunden to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs
MONTREAL (October 5, 2011) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that forward Michael Blunden has been assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets in return for Ryan Russell on July 7, 2011, Blunden was held pointless in five preseason games with the Canadiens. The 24-year old...
The Montreal Canadiens have claimed center Blair Betts off waivers earlier today from the Philadelphia Flyers, who had put the defensive specialist on waivers yesterday to free up cap space. Betts is entering the second and final year of a two-year contract worth $700,000 annually. The 31 year-old center played 75 games for the Flyers last season, notching five goals and adding seven...
Canadiens claim Blair Betts off waivers
- Andreas Engqvist assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs -
MONTREAL (October 5, 2011) – Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced today that forward Blair Betts has been claimed off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers, while forward Andreas Engqvist has been assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
Betts was held pointless...
Erik Cole on life in the fishbowl that is Montreal, mentoring Max Pacioretty, and his hopes for the 2011-2012 season.
Cole relishes opportunity in Montreal
TORONTO – The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that forward Michael Blunden has been assigned to th...
via TSN, The Montreal Canadiens added some depth to their bottom two lines on Wednesday, claiming forward Blair Betts off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers.
Betts, who was waived by the Flyers on Tuesday, is expected to join the Canadiens in Toronto when the club takes on the Maple Leafs in their season opener.
It looks like not one but the Leafs two top lines will be makeshift units Thursday when the club opens its regular season Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens.
Their big unit, Mikhail Grabovski-N...