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This morning, I was invited to join Mike Finnerty on CBC Daybreak in Montreal to talk about the return of the NHL. Listen in as I was joined by the owner of La Capsule Sportive, Claude Lésperance and Steve from Los Angeles, the fan behind the JustDropIt movement on Facebook.






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Talking Habs & Lockout on CBC Daybreak

This morning, I was invited to join Mike Finnerty on CBC Daybreak in Montreal to talk about the return of the NHL. Listen in as I was joined by the owner of La Capsule Sportive, Claude Lésperance and Steve from Los Angeles, the fan behind the JustDropIt movement on Facebook.

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Habs GM Faced With Decisions Right Away



Well it looks like there was a light at the end of the tunnel after all. After 113 days of keeping hockey from the fans, the NHL and the NHLPA held a 16 hour bargaining session that lead to a tentative agreeme...

Decision Time For Bergevin

Habs GM Faced With Decisions Right Away

Well it looks like there was a light at the end of the tunnel after all. After 113 days of keeping hockey from the fans, the NHL and the NHLPA held a 16 hour bargaining session that lead to a tentative agreeme…

The 2012-2013 off-season has been seen by many as the most important in the history of the Bleu-Blanc-Rouge.  The Habs were the worst team in the Eastern Conference last season, unacceptable result for the NHL’s most storied franchise. 

Pierre Gauthier was fired as General Manager on March 29th. Much of the blame for the failures of 2011-12 were placed solely on his shoulders. For that...<br><br>
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Habs’ 2012 Off-Season Recap

The 2012-2013 off-season has been seen by many as the most important in the history of the Bleu-Blanc-Rouge.  The Habs were the worst team in the Eastern Conference last season, unacceptable result for the NHL’s most storied franchise. 

Pierre Gauthier was fired as General Manager on March 29th. Much of the blame for the failures of 2011-12 were placed solely on his shoulders. For that…

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NHL & NHLPA reach a tentative agreement on framework of the a new CBA, after a marathon 16 hours negotiating session , the sides announced an agreement in principle shortly after 6 am Sunday.








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NHL & NHLPA ANNOUNCE FRAMEWORK FOR THE NEW CBA

NHL & NHLPA reach a tentative agreement on framework of the a new CBA, after a marathon 16 hours negotiating session , the sides announced an agreement in principle shortly after 6 am Sunday.

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Welcome to the Weekend, PuckAddicts!!!





Having watched the entire World Junior Hockey Championship, as well as the preparatory games played by Team Canada, one can't help but wonder if there are issues with Hockey Canada's structure.



The game wi...

Game Winning Goal Vs. Russia A Microcosm For Canadian Shortcoming?

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Having watched the entire World Junior Hockey Championship, as well as the preparatory games played by Team Canada, one can’t help but wonder if there are issues with Hockey Canada’s structure.

The game wi…

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In their most lopsided defeat since the 1981 World Junior Hockey Championships, Team Canada lost to an inspired American team 5-1 in semi-final action early Thursday morning.



Team USA, lead by a pair of goals by Captain Jak...

USA Clobbers Canada, NHLPA To Vote Again on Disclaimer, More…

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In their most lopsided defeat since the 1981 World Junior Hockey Championships, Team Canada lost to an inspired American team 5-1 in semi-final action early Thursday morning.

Team USA, lead by a pair of goals by Captain Jak…

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Have you ever wondered why NHL teams that win their respective Conference Championship sometimes do or don't pick up the championship trophy?



At the right, Zach Parise, former captain of the New Jersey Devils, refused t...

What Are Your Sports Superstitions? They Could Get You on TV.

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Have you ever wondered why NHL teams that win their respective Conference Championship sometimes do or don’t pick up the championship trophy?

At the right, Zach Parise, former captain of the New Jersey Devils, refused t…

Happy New Year HabsAddicts!!!



As 2012 has come and gone, hope springs eternal in the National Hockey League CBA negotiations. After the NHL presented a comprehensive 288-page offer to the NHLPA on Saturday, both sides have been talking both on the p...

CBA Update, Spengler Cup for Canada, More…

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As 2012 has come and gone, hope springs eternal in the National Hockey League CBA negotiations. After the NHL presented a comprehensive 288-page offer to the NHLPA on Saturday, both sides have been talking both on the p…

The much anticipated New Year’s Eve battle between rivals Canada and Russia surely didn’t disappoint. Despite the 4-1 score, this game couldn’t have been closer. Both teams came out hunting for the win right from the opening whistle, but it was Canada who drew first blood with a goal at the 14:03 mark by Dougie Hamilton. Mark Schiefele added to the Canadian lead only a few minutes later off a...<br><br>
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Canada beats Russia 4-1 in New Year’s Eve Battle

The much anticipated New Year’s Eve battle between rivals Canada and Russia surely didn’t disappoint. Despite the 4-1 score, this game couldn’t have been closer. Both teams came out hunting for the win right from the opening whistle, but it was Canada who drew first blood with a goal at the 14:03 mark by Dougie Hamilton. Mark Schiefele added to the Canadian lead only a few minutes later off a…

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A very pro-Canada crowd was on hand in Ufa to witness a Canadian win over the rival Americans. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Ryan Strome scored early to give Canada the only firepower it would need in a 2-1 victory.



In a game that lacked consistent moment...

Team Canada Sneaks by Americans 2-1

A very pro-Canada crowd was on hand in Ufa to witness a Canadian win over the rival Americans. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Ryan Strome scored early to give Canada the only firepower it would need in a 2-1 victory.

In a game that lacked consistent moment…

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Early Friday afternoon, Pierre LeBrun broke the news that the National Hockey League had submitted a new offer to the NHLPA, composed of some 300+ pages.



Some parts of the offer were already discussed before, including a ...

New Offer From NHL, Russia Downs USA, Spengler Semis for Canada

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Early Friday afternoon, Pierre LeBrun broke the news that the National Hockey League had submitted a new offer to the NHLPA, composed of some 300+ pages.

Some parts of the offer were already discussed before, including a …

T.G.I.F. HabsAddicts!!!



Team Canada had quite the scare this morning. Team Slovakia came out of the gate with a heavy forecheck, that caused Canada fits, and took an early 2-0 1st period lead. 



However, despite loosing forward J.C. Lipon in the f...

Character Win For Team Canada, Spengler Dominance, More…

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Team Canada had quite the scare this morning. Team Slovakia came out of the gate with a heavy forecheck, that caused Canada fits, and took an early 2-0 1st period lead.

However, despite loosing forward J.C. Lipon in the f…

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With the lack of progress in the NHL Lockout negotiations, some players are trying to keep fans happy in ways they normally couldn't during the regular season.



Montreal Canadiens' defenceman Josh Gorges, who is one of ...

Gorges’ Outdoor Game, Spengler Cup Opening Loss For Canada, More…

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With the lack of progress in the NHL Lockout negotiations, some players are trying to keep fans happy in ways they normally couldn’t during the regular season.

Montreal Canadiens’ defenceman Josh Gorges, who is one of …

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In one of the most anticipated games in World Junior Hockey Championship history (thanks NHL Lockout), Team Canada exploded for nine tallies versus a sub-par German team in their opening game in this year's tournament.


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Canada hammers Germans, RNH with 5 Points

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In one of the most anticipated games in World Junior Hockey Championship history (thanks NHL Lockout), Team Canada exploded for nine tallies versus a sub-par German team in their opening game in this year’s tournament.

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Team Canada's Boone Jenner may face supplementary discipline

after his late hit on Swedish defenseman Jesper Pettersson.

After falling 3-2 to Finland in pre-tournament action on Thursday, Team Canada bounced back with a 2-1...

Canada Beats Sweden In SO, Disclaimer Of Interest A Go? And More…

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Team Canada’s Boone Jenner may face supplementary discipline

after his late hit on Swedish defenseman Jesper Pettersson.

After falling 3-2 to Finland in pre-tournament action on Thursday, Team Canada bounced back with a 2-1…

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Habs prospect Charles Hudon will miss the WJC due to

a lower body injury.

 
Only four days left until the start of the 2013 World Junior Championships. Canada lost their first pre tournament game against Finland  on Thursday but will get another shot this morning against Sweden. As soon as this post is written I will be sitting in front of my television...<br><br>
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Habs prospect Charles Hudon will miss the WJC due to

a lower body injury.


Only four days left until the start of the 2013 World Junior Championships. Canada lost their first pre tournament game against Finland  on Thursday but will get another shot this morning against Sweden. As soon as this post is written I will be sitting in front of my television…

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Thursday afternoon, the National Hockey League made the long anticipated announcement that games would be cancelled through January 14th, 2013. To date, 625 total games have been cancelled. It's expected that, while the NHL will...

Games Cancelled Thru Jan. 14th, Finland Beats Canada, More…

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Thursday afternoon, the National Hockey League made the long anticipated announcement that games would be cancelled through January 14th, 2013. To date, 625 total games have been cancelled. It’s expected that, while the NHL will…

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It's the most wonderful time of the year!



Sure, the holidays are upon us, but more importantly, the World Junior Hockey Championships are around the corner. This tournament, which emerged from relative obscurity in t...

WJHC Team Canada Preview, Habs’ Fan Speaks Out, More…

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Sure, the holidays are upon us, but more importantly, the World Junior Hockey Championships are around the corner. This tournament, which emerged from relative obscurity in t…

Happy Hump Day, HabsAddicts!!!



There is no question that this second NHL lockout in less than ten years has damaged public perception of the league. Fans across North America are beginning to look at other types of sports entertainment to fill their...

Survey Says?, NHL Brand Damaged, More…

Happy Hump Day, HabsAddicts!!!

There is no question that this second NHL lockout in less than ten years has damaged public perception of the league. Fans across North America are beginning to look at other types of sports entertainment to fill their…

Good Morning HabsAddicts!!!



Another day without any scheduled talks between the NHL and the Players' Association is making fans more nervous than ever. However, some details have emerged as far as voting is concerned.



There are three available vo...

Player Voting Options, Cleary Nervous, More…

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Another day without any scheduled talks between the NHL and the Players’ Association is making fans more nervous than ever. However, some details have emerged as far as voting is concerned.

There are three available vo…

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Yesterday was the first day of voting for members of the NHLPA to decide on whether or not to pursue their

Take It To The Judge, Un-Real Sports for Lupul, More…

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Yesterday was the first day of voting for members of the NHLPA to decide on whether or not to pursue their “disclaimer of interest” filing in California court. The union requires 2/3 of its membership to agree in order to…

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Alex Galchenyuk of the Sarnia Sting is second in OHL scoring with

61 points in 33 games

I've mentioned before that one of the few positives to come from the lockout -if not the only positive - would be the lack of...

Galchenyuk On Fire, Players To Vote On Dissolving The Union And More…

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Alex Galchenyuk of the Sarnia Sting is second in OHL scoring with

61 points in 33 games

I’ve mentioned before that one of the few positives to come from the lockout -if not the only positive – would be the lack of…

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Gary bettman and the NHL have filed a class action suit against

the union and 36 players

 Welcome to the Saturday morning roundup, lawsuit edition!
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Gary bettman and the NHL have filed a class action suit against

the union and 36 players

 Welcome to the Saturday morning roundup, lawsuit edition! “Decertification” as well as “disclaimer of interest’ have been the themes of discussion for quite some time around the NHL recently and so it seems it is time to move on to the next.

With rumblings from the NHPLA…

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The end of another week, and still we have no resolution in sight. Today, it was Federal mediator George Cohen's turn to meet with both sides, however the results remained them same. No progress and another potential meeting ...

NHL Governor Has Solution, Season Vs. Reputation, More…

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The end of another week, and still we have no resolution in sight. Today, it was Federal mediator George Cohen’s turn to meet with both sides, however the results remained them same. No progress and another potential meeting …

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