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Despite outplaying the Toronto Maple Leasfs, the Montreal Canadiens lost another game, this time in overtime by a score of 4-3.

Join Kosta Papoulias as he break down the game, looks back at the start of the season for the Habs, and rip[s the organization a new one, for depleting the cupboards at the minor league levels, and the nepotism surrounding the current staff.

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After a win on Wednesday night in Brooklyn against the Islanders, the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to six games with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Join Coach as he breakdown the action, and discusses the line blender and Greg Pateryn’s ascension on the Canadiens’ blue line.

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Despite a very boring pace, the Montreal Canadiens once again got back to the winning side of the ledger with a 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils in their first home game of 2016.

Join Corey Collard, Coach K and Steve Farnham, as they review tonight’s action, and talk about a couple of trades in the NHL and reports that the Habs are in the running for Lightning’ winger Jonathan Drouin.

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The Montreal Canadiens finally return home to start the 2016 portion of their home schedule, facing off against the New Jersey Devils.

Join Coach K, Steve Farnham and Corey Collard as they break it all down along with Paul Cuthbert of That Hockey Show from ‘Behind Enemy Lines’, brought to you by Telsys.

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Desjardins Post-Game: Bolts vs. Habs – March 30th, 2015

Despite a strong push in the third period, the Montreal Canadiens couldn’t hold off the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing by a score of 5-3, thus allowing the Bolts to sweep the season series.

Join Corey Collard, Steve Farnham, Sean Lloyd and Coach K as they make sense of what went wrong for the Canadiens on a night where they looked like they may pull off the victory early on.

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Desjardins Pre-Game: Bolts vs. Habs – March 30th, 2015

Join Steven Hindle, Corey Collard, Steve Farnham and Coach K as they preview the final regular season matchup between the Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tasha St-Pierre from Bolts By The Bay joins the crew from “Behind Enemy Lines”, brought to you by Cirqles.ca

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MHT Post-Game: Bolts vs. Habs – Jan. 6th, 2015

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The Montreal Canadiens looked like a team that came off a long road trip. They were totally lifeless, as they dropped a 4-2 decision to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Join Corey Collard, Sean Lloyd, Steve Farnham and Coach K as they try to make this loss a little more entertaining.

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MHT Pre-Game: Bolts vs. Habs – Jan. 6th, 2015

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Join Steven Hindle, Rob Elbaz, Corey Collard and Coach K as they preview tonight’s game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Montreal Canadiens. Tasha Meares from BoltsByTheBay.com joins us from “Behind Enemy Lines”, brought to you by Cirqles.ca

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Bolts have the firepower to strike twice.

When your team ices Steven Stamkos it’s hard for the opposition to contain such a great scorer, let alone one who has the help of an elite playmaker like Martin St-Louis. Although Lecavalier (PHI) was bought out, they did choose to fill in the skill void by drafting Jonathan Drouin who will be given the opportunity to play immediately. Although signing winger Valtteri Filppula could help the Bolts with some second line duties, it was also a great help that they were able to use Teddy Purcell efficiently last season. Hopefully, he has not just provided a flash but proof that he can be a threat on offense for the Tampa team. Along with young forward Alex Killorn,  the Lightning do have some young talent to stage this year, as do the fans who plan on watching them live.

However what remains to be seen is how well their D can hold the opposition. Although they are a productive team, they’ve had trouble keeping the puck out of the net during the last few seasons. Matt Carle and Victor Hedman are the big names on the blue line and it will be up to them to step up their game to the next level.  They also have veteran presences with Sami Salo and Eric Brewer who naturally lose a step with age but as defencemen, it’s better to have NHL experience than inexperience. Two watch are youngsters Mark Barberio and Radko Gudas on defense. Both are players who could make a permanent jump into the NHL this season, given the Bolts need on the blue line.

Two seasons ago the Bolts made a deal to get Anders Lindback from the Predators and last season the Bolts dealt Cory Conacher to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Ben Bishop. Both goalies have shown good potential as backups although neither has strung together enough games to be considered a legitimate number 1, (Lindback career high GP is 24 and that was last year.)

 

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In what was a much anticipated NHL Draft, Marc Bergevin and the Montreal Canadiens addressed the lack of size and character by selecting Michael McCarron #25 overall. Join Corey Collard, Kamal Panesar, Nick Murdocco and Coach K as they breakdown the picks and discuss some of the trades from the draft floor, and rumours floating around the NHL.

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