Oh, Montreal; a franchise rich in success and history. After missing the playoffs for the second consecutive year since the turn of the century, you have seen your fair share of ups and downs. But, in spite of a rather unfortunate showing in the 2017 season, you showed your true colors as you did not go quietly into the night last season. 96 points is a very good showing for a failure to make the post-season. Today, we will take a look at the Montreal Canadiens, their off-season moves, and their predictions for the next season. Continue reading →
One of the favorite pastimes for fans to do, especially when you are in the off-season, is to project. Whether it’s with draft prospects or people from other walks of life, it is always fun to fantasy book your favorite athletes, characters, and celebrities as football players. This series will utilize this exercise once a month, picking 6-8 different individuals spanning different sports, pro wrestling, television and movie casts, and celebrities. Today, we will be looking at how hockey stars today translate to the gridiron.
Carey Price notched his 315th win in a 3-1 victory against the Detroit Red Wings, making him the winningest goaltender in Canadiens franchise history, he collected 20 saves in the contest, which included a very nice pad save on Michael Rasmussen to keep it scoreless in the second period, as well as robbing Todd Bertuzzi on a crucial breakaway with twelve minutes remaining in the third, which kept them in the game. A native of Anahim Lake British Columbia, he was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2005 NHL draft and has since become a true face of the franchise. Continue reading →
A monumental feat was accomplished Tuesday night when Carey Price tied legendary Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante for most career wins in a Canadiens sweater, and Price may get the opportunity to pass him as soon as tonight if Price starts for the Canadiens in their game against the San Jose Sharks.