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As the Chief already noted, our friends in Toronto are corroborating the massive Detroit press push suggesting that the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs will hold a Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and if you don’t believe Pension Plan Puppets’ news, the Globe and Mail’s David Shoalts (via RedWingsFeed) is also stating that the deal is done…
This slipped under the radar thanks to the sound and fury about the poll that said Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf is overrated and the Mike Cammalleri trade, but it looks like the Leafs will play the Detroit Red Wings in next year’s NHL Winter Classic.
However, the game will not be held in Toronto but in Ann Arbor, Mich., where it is expected a world record for attendance at a hockey game will be set at Michigan Stadium. The stadium already holds the record, as 104,173 fans attended an outdoor game in 2010 between the University of Michigan and Michigan State. The plan is to configure the stadium ca...
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The Canadiens pulled the winger -- who recently made some negative comments about the team -- during the 3rd period of Thursday night's game and it was later announced that he had been traded to Calgary.
BOSTON -- With its rabid fan base and media contingent, there's never a shortage of drama in the soap opera surrounding the Montreal Canadiens. The latest episode coincided with the Canadiens' arrival in Boston on Thursday, one day after Montreal forward Michael Cammalleri made waves with some inflammatory comments about his club bemoaning the "losing mentality"...
Sports Illustrated polled 161 NHL players and asked who they thought was the most overrated player in the league. Toronto Maple Leafs captain and defenseman Dion Phaneuf received 20% of the votes putting him at the very top of the list, followed by Alex Ovechkin (Washington Capitals), Scott Gomez (Montreal Canadiens), Roberto Luongo (Vancouver Canucks), and Dany Heatley (Minnesota...
If you haven’t heard, the Canadians and Flames paired up for a trade. It was essentially Michael Cammalleri for Rene Bourque (there were draft picks & inconsequential players involved also). In the short term it looks like a win for Calgary. Camm-Camm should fit in nicely with the Flames, and as long as he’s healthy I think this trade will help him. Cammalleri was...
Another day, another headline for the Montreal Canadiens.
In a season marked by disappointment and curious moves, the NHL's most decorated franchise was the talk of the league again on Thursday night when news broke that Michael Cammalleri had been traded to Calgary for Rene Bourque.
The teams also swapped a prospect and a pick in the deal, which Canadiens GM Pierre Gauthier...
Welcome to the TD Garden for tonight's game between the Boston Bruins and visiting Montreal Canadiens.
Montreal forward Mike Cammalleri held no punches back earlier when he essentially called the Canadiens a group of losers. Perhaps lost in the language of how to properly call out/motivate your club, the biggest loser of all may in fact be Cammalleri himself. Chiming in with...
Mike Richards had a goal and an assist for the Los Angeles Kings, who spoiled Mike Cammalleri's anticipated return to the Flames with a 4-1 victory over Calgary on Saturday night.
The victory, which snapped the Flames' eight-game, home-winning streak, gave Darryl Sutter bragging rights over brother Brent in their first meeting as NHL head coaches.
Matt Greene, Anze Kopitar...
The Montreal Canadiens have traded forward Michael Cammalleri to the Calgary Flames for forward Rene Bourque. General manager Pierre Gauthier confirmed the deal after Thursday night's game against Boston. Cammalleri left the game after the second period. Two draft picks and two prospects were also involved in the trade.
PROJECTED LINES, DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS & GOALTENDERS
- These Flames lines are purely speculative given Mike Cammalleri did not practice with the team on Friday. Lines will be updated at the morning s...
FANTASY MINI TRADE IMPACTO:
So the 11 games last night did not make the biggest impact necessarily but a trade did. Michael Cammalleri was sent to the Calgary Flames along with Karri Ramo and a 5th round pick in 2012. Montreal's return was Rene Bourque, Patrick Holland, and a 2nd round pick in 2013. It...
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Brian Gionta has (most likely) been lost for the year as he has a torn bicep muscle that will require surgery. Gionta will finish his season having contributed just 15 points to the Canadiens in what should be considered by all as...