Learning about a key trade is tough when you haven’t had your morning coffee. When I woke up to the news Alex Galchenyuk had been traded to the Arizona Coyotes for left wing Max Domi, my initial reaction was “The Habs were ripped off.” While it will take time to see the long-term impact of
With his name being floated around in trade rumours for years, it’s not surprising that the Montreal Canadiens traded Alex Galchenyuk. It’s the return that was the shocking part, as Max Domi from the Arizona Coyotes came back the other way. This is general manager Marc Bergevin’s third straight one-for-one summer blockbuster deal and he
The Arizona Coyotes have sent forward Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Alex Galchenyuk. The deal was originally reported to be in the works by Elliotte Friedman late Friday night and was confirmed by the Arizona Coyotes and Canadiens shortly thereafter. The Canadiens have acquired forward Max Domi from the Arizona Coyotes
Turning this Montreal Canadiens season around may very well be an impossible mission. Ten points out of the last Eastern Conference wild-card berth, the Habs had better focus on rebounding in 2018-19. Thankfully, that’s a much easier task, as long as they accomplish the following five goals: 5) Sell Off Assets It almost goes without
Following a five-game winning streak, the mediocre Montreal Canadiens have fallen back down to Earth. Nothing short of a miraculous turnaround of their season and those of several teams above them in the standings will enable them to reach the playoffs. The playoffs may be months away, but, seeing as the Habs likely won’t be
As the Montreal Canadiens keep losing ground, Marc Bergevin’s biggest card to play remains Alex Galchenyuk. Alex Galchenyuk – (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports) While the Habs’ general manager did come out and say the team wouldn’t give up on the forward after the team’s 1-6-1 start, things are different now. It’s a month later, the
In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at a few deals that almost might have happened and couple deals that still could. Did the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs talk at one time? Will the Leafs be talking with the Arizona Coyotes? How much interest did the Anaheim Ducks have in Alex Galchenyuk and do
Admitting mistakes can be hard. Errors are part of life, of course. Owning up to them can be difficult when you are stressed, lack confidence, or are unsure of yourself. Last weekend, like exhausted parents giving up on a punishment that never made any sense, Galchenyuk was finally moved off the fourth line. Playing with less
It has been a tough start to the season for the Montreal Canadiens, to say the least. They are 2-7-1 and are 29th in the league with five points. Only the winless Arizona Coyotes have been worse. The Habs’ offense has not found its scoring touch, their defense has looked subpar, and the consistent Vezina-worthy
Marc Bergevin Can Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin turn it around? Not just the season after a historically bad start, but how he’s perceived by the public? The two aren’t mutually exclusive, as most everyone is more successful at their jobs without any distractions hindering their concentration or vitriol being spewed in their direction.
In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at some of the NHL’s most popular franchises. There is a domino effect that comes from the Red Wings getting Andreas Athanasiou signed. What will be the team’s next move? Are the Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens talking? Are the Habs thinking about trading one of their best forwards?
The historic rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs is the oldest in the NHL. The rivalry dates back to the NHL’s first season. There were only two NHL clubs in Canada until 1970 and most fans picked one franchise or the other. Since the 1967 win by Toronto, Les Glorieux have
In today’s Rumor Rundown we focus on a few players who aren’t new to the rumor wire but speculation continues to swirl around them. There may be developments on all four players as Matt Duchene, Kyle Turris, Andreas Athanasiou and Alex Galchenyuk become more likely trade pieces than players who stay where they are. Predators
In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at a struggling Montreal Canadiens team who could be on the verge of making moves. Will Mark Streit be with the team this time next week? What is to happen with forward Alex Galchenyuk, who right now, is underperforming? What else might the Canadiens be looking to do? The
The Montreal Canadiens are a very capable hockey club and have been for a handful of seasons, but that’s all they’ve been, capable. Equipped with depth and a few All-Stars including goaltender, Carey Price, one might think the blue, blanc et rouge have what it takes to win their astonishing 25th Stanley Cup. However, There’s