Andrei Markov out 2 to 4 months

From Sean Gordon of the Globe & Mail: The Montreal Canadiens’ 4-3 overtime victory against hated rival Toronto on opening night has come at a very steep cost. Star defenceman Andrei Markov, broadly considered the team’s best player, reportedly spent the night in a Toronto-area hospital where he was operated for a sliced tendon in […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Montreal Canadiens on October 2, 2009

Montreal Canadiens 2009-10 Season Preview

*Special thanks to Habs superfan Shawn Moen for his contribution Change is the common thread running through all facets of the second century of Les Glorieux. This offseason saw many changes to the defence and the scoring lines as well as change behind the bench and in ownership. After wildly exceeding expectations in the 2007-08 […]

Posted by Ari in Columns,Eastern Conference,Montreal Canadiens,Northeast Division,Season Previews,Teams,Uncategorized on September 16, 2009

The Montreal perspective

From Stephen Brunt of the Globe & Mail: What Martin gives you is a system, a sense of order, a chance to win most nights, even against more talented opposition. What he doesn’t give you is anything to set hearts aflutter. His hiring, then, offers a pretty clear sense of Gainey’s thinking right now, in […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Montreal Canadiens on June 1, 2009