NHL Canadian Corner – June 15, 2014

The Canadiens re-sign Michael Therrien and trade Louis Leblanc, plus another candidate for the Canucks head coaching job.  CANADIENS.COM: The Montreal Canadiens have re-signed head coach Michel Therrien to a new four-year contract. SPECTOR’S NOTE: I’m of...

NHL Blog Beat – June 9, 2014

Playoff analysis, reaction to the Penguins hiring Jim Rutherford as GM, evaluating the Canadiens under coach Michel Therrien, evaluating this year’s crop of free agent centers and the Islanders ownership situation. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe’s guide to...

NHL Blog Beat – March 20, 2014.

Reviewing the Seguin-Eriksson trade, how to sell hockey to women, what happened to the Senators, David Clarkson and other disappointing hometown heroes and more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.  BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on why it’s a...

Canadiens in Free Fall.

Over two weeks ago, the Montreal Canadiens were atop the Northeast Division and second overall in the Eastern Conference, seemingly assured of home-ice advantage heading into the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs. But since clinching a playoff berth on April 12 with a 5-1...