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Thursday Sep 11 | Habs Eyes On The Prize

Five burning questions about the 2014-15 Canadiens season

Beyond the traditional narratives you can expect to read about in mainstream hockey media, here are five stats-driven talking points for fans looking beyond the box score. Conversations I've had over the summer with various people indicate that Emelin may well take over Josh Gorges ' role on the main shutdown defensive unit alongside Subban.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Lars Eller, Sven Andrighetto, Christian Thomas, Manny Malhotra, NHL Players

Thu Sep 04, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the 10 Most Penalized Players for the 2014-15 NHL Season

Fighting hasn't been legislated out of the NHL just yet, but it's becoming a much less integral part of the game of hockey. For all the physical play during the 2014 playoffs, HockeyFights.com reports that there was just one fight after the first round this year - when Derek Dorsett of the New York Rangers tangled with Brandon Prust of the Montreal Canadiens on May 22. The regular season also saw a drop-off from previous years: In 2013-14, a relatively low 29.76 percent of games included at least one fight.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Vancouver Canucks, Derek Dorsett, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Habs Eyes On The Prize

Canadiens 2014 Top 25 Under 25: #5 Michael Bournival

Never given much of a chance to be an impact player before, Bournival's incredibly work ethic forced the Habs into giving him a roster spot last season, and saw him rocket up the rankings in the Top 25 Under 25. For many Canadian hockey players, winning the Memorial Cup as the captain of your hometown squad would be the pinnacle of a career.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Michael Bournival, NHL Players, Travis Moen, Rene Bourque, Ryan O'Byrne

Mon Sep 01, 2014

BleacherReport

The Top 5 'Must See' Games on the Montreal Canadiens 2014-15 Schedule

The Montreal Canadiens 2014-15 schedule kicks off Oct. 8. The Habs will help the NHL open the curtains on a new season when they face off against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Carey Price, P.K Subban, Dale Weise, NHL Players

A Winning Habit

Who Will Be the Montreal Canadiens Next Captain?

Apr 4, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens captain Brian Gionta scores a goal against Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec during the second period at the Bell Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, NHL Players, Max Pacioretty, P.K Subban, Tomas Plekanec

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the Statistical Leaders for the Montreal Canadiens in 2014-15

The Montreal Canadiens' 2014-15 season is approaching. Opening night against the Toronto Maple Leafs is just five weeks away.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Max Pacioretty, P.K Subban, NHL Players, George Parros, Alex Galchenyuk

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Habs Eyes On The Prize

2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Rene Bourque

Bourque's season ended on a very negative note, as the two-time 27-goal scorer failed to crack 20 points over 63 games, bringing his total offensive output with the Canadiens to a meagre 21 goals and 16 assists in 128 regular season games.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Rene Bourque, NHL Players, Lars Eller, Alex Galchenyuk, Tomas Plekanec

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Habs Eyes On The Prize

Thinking and playing outside the box: The importance of discipline for Subban, Eller, & Prust

With shot-based analysis gaining prominent support among NHL front offices, it is becoming more and more important for hockey sabermetricians to seek out other metrics in order to find an on-ice edge.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, David Desharnais, NHL Players, Lars Eller, P.K Subban, Dale Weise

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Habs Eyes On The Prize

2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Michael Bournival

After a surprising start to the year, Michael Bournival brought energy, speed and a surprising amount of shots to the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Michael Bournival, NHL Players, Dale Weise, George Parros, Michel Therrien

Sun Aug 24, 2014

MSNBC

Habs' Eller at ease with new deal

After signing a new four-year contract with the Canadiens in July, center Lars Eller enters his fifth season in Montreal at ease with his situation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Lars Eller, Rene Bourque, Tomas Plekanec, NHL Players, Michel Therrien

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