Found February 21, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
The Logical Choice: Current Asst. Coach & GM, Larry Carriere While the trade deadline is beginning to stir up some seriously interesting story lines, one that has been pushed to the back burner in Montreal is who the best candidate to succeed Pierre Gauthier as GM will be. While I've held my tongue on this for awhile, I feel that there is an obvious choice sitting in front of everyone. One...

Geoffrion now a fourth-generation Canadien

When Danny Geoffrion was growing up in Canada, playing junior hockey, he heard the comparisons, the whispers. "'He's good, but he'll never be like his father,'" he said. Such is the blessing and the curse of being born into one of hockey's most famous families. His father Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion is in the Hockey Hall of Fame, as is his...

Quick Habs hits on a Monday evening

Back from six days away and without internet access almost the entire time. A few quick things to catch up on: - Pierre Gauthier made a great deal with Nashville. Getting two young players along with a 2nd, let alone a Geoffrion who could be motivated by the legacy of being the fourth generation to play in Montreal, was more than I felt the Canadiens would get for Hal Gill. Geoffrion...

Subban Responds To The Fans

from Doug McIntyre of ESPN The Magazine, It’s taken P.K. Subban less than two seasons to establish himself as one of the NHL’s most exciting—and controversial—young stars. The 22-year-old Canadiens defenseman has antagonized opponents with flashy puck skills, devastating checks and endless trash-talk, all with a grin. But while Montreal has fallen for the Toronto native,...

Should Montreal Buy Or Sell?

from Sean Gordon of the Globe and Mail, Perhaps the situation is best described in economics-ese, by borrowing a term like “seller’s dilemma.” Whatever frame you choose, the Montreal Canadiens are in the full throes of whatever “it” is. In the countdown to the Feb. 27 NHL trade deadline, the Habs are six points out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference,...

Montreal Canadiens pay tribute to Gary Carter (Video)

Before Sunday's NHL game in Montreal, the Canadiens paid tribute to former Montreal Expos catcher Gary Carter, who passed away Thursday at the age of 57. Carter was the first player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame with the Montreal Expos logo on his cap. The Bell Centre went dark and still pictures of Gary Carter were shown on the ice as the PA announcer summarized...

NBC Sports Network doesn't air Montreal Canadiens' tribute to Gary Carter

NBC Sports Network has some issues on more than just the ratings front. One of their biggest programming hits thus far is live hockey games, and they generally have done a pretty good job thus far with those broadcasts, but there was a notably questionable decision Sunday night on their coverage of the Montreal Canadiens - New Jersey Devils game. The Canadiens started with a moving...

Kamal Panesar: Habs Roundup: Playoffs, trades, Gomez, Kostitsyn, Moen, Geoffrion and more

So how are you feeling about your Montreal Canadiens this morning, Hab addicts? It's a bit rough, isn't it? Montreal dropped a disappointing decision to the Dallas Stars last night. It was a game in which the Habs simply didn't show up. Sure they had a few flashes but were, overall, flat. A lot of fans are scratching their heads this morning, wondering how a...

Stars 3, Canadiens 0

Slow starts have plagued the Montreal Canadiens recently, and put their playoff hopes in peril. Ryan Garbutt scored his first NHL goal and Kari Lehtonen made 31 saves as the Dallas Stars blanked the Canadiens 3-0 on Tuesday night. ''We're looking for a lot of energy to start the game, and keep things real simple and throw a lot of pucks at the net,'' Canadiens...

The Right Thing

In case you missed it, the Montreal Canadiens ... a franchise for which Gary Carter never played for playing a sport which Carter never played professionally (albeit in a city that adored him), honored Montreal's favorite adopted son by wearing his name and number on all their backs during the pre-game skate. They also had a moment of silence for Kid, and even had their mascot...

StarGazing - February 21st vs. Montreal Canadiens

TUESDAY’S GAME: Dallas Stars (29-26-4, 62 points – 10th, Western Conference) at Montreal Canadiens (24-26-10, 58 points – 13th, Eastern Confe...

Dallas Stars (29-26-4) at Montreal Canadiens (24-26-10), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

The Dallas Stars will try to win their first game in Montreal in nearly a decade, as they visit the Canadiens for tonight's interconference clash at the Bell Centre.

GameDay: Dallas Stars at Montreal Canadiens

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