Habs enlist Thibault, Brisebois to fill out practice roster

With seven players in Sochi for the Winter Olympics, the Canadiens had to call for reinforcements to fill out the ranks as they resumed practising on Wednesday at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard. The most prominent additions to the practice roster were former Canadiens Jocelyn Thibault and Patrice Brisebois. “(Goaltender coach) Stéphane Waite was down in Sherbrooke last...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Coderre is allowed to act like a fan

One of the things that sets Montreal apart from most cities is the passion the citizenry displays for the Canadiens. That’s why nobody should be surprised that Denis Coderre, the city’s newly elected mayor, has strong opinions about the team and isn’t shy about sharing them. Coderre used his Twitter account to weigh in on the performance of centre David Desharnais during...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kamal Panesar: Patrice Brisebois and the Habs Player Development

For the first time in years, the Montreal Canadiens have rolled into the offseason with a (seemingly) clear plan and direction. By now you've certainly heard about the successful haul Montreal had at last weekend's draft. However leading up to draft weekend, new GM, Marc Bergevin, made several strong moves to bolster his management team. One gets to know a GM'...
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Habs hiring binge continues

Patrice Brisebois, Martin Lapointe, Gerrard Gallant. It never ends in Montreal. If compiling a slew of former NHLers to work for a club is how to win the Stanley Cup, the Habs are close to surpassing the Leafs for major contention. You know a front office has grown exponentially when two guys have been replaced by, say, eight. So the hirings: not bad. Good names. I’m a bit saddened...
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June 14, 2012  |  2 Comments

Eric Engels: Gomez out? Next GM of the Habs Could be Closer Than you Think

According to Patrice Brisebois, now of TVA Sport, Scott Gomez eagerly awaits a buyout at the end of the season and hopes to have another chance with the New Jersey Devils. I can't fathom how that would possibly be the best option for the Canadiens, unless the renegotiation of the CBA allows teams to buy players out in a short window, without cap implication. With the players...
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March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Matthew Barry: Say WHAT? Corey Perry to Vancouver???

Hey, its a RUMOR board, right? This one is delicious. According to ex-NHL player Patrice Brisebois, there would be a trade in the works sending Corey Perry to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Cory Schneider, Mason Raymond and Keith Ballard. Perry has one year left on his deal. Bob McKenzie said Vancouver was getting some pretty good offers for Schneider. Dave Morrissette...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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