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The Montreal Canadiens Mid-Season Report…

The Montreal Canadiens are pretty much where everybody thought they would be after 40 games, however, the path they followed to get there took a lot of fans by surprise.


19-15-06 (44pts)

Division Rank

29-09-03 – Ottawa Senators

27-13-02 – Buffalo Sabres

24-15-03 – Toronto Maple Leafs

19-15-06 – Montreal Canadiens

16-20-06 – Boston Bruins

Conference Rank

Currently ranked 10th in the Eastern Conference, 1 point away from the 8th spot, with 3 games in hands on Tampa Bay (8th) and New Jersey (9th).

New York Islanders Mid Season Report

Team: New York Islanders

Record: 18-22-2

Place in Conference: 12th


TEAM: Dallas Stars

RECORD: 28-12-2

Place in Conference: 3rd

Recchi on his way back to Philly???

According to Sportsnet News, Mark Recchi is apparantly being shopped by the struggling Pens. Rumor is that he is being pursued by his former team the Philadelphia Flyers…

Gainey Could Move… NOW!

According to Bertrand Raymond, a very well known journalist covering the Canadiens in Montreal, Bob Gainey is in Colorado this week along with Julien Brisebois, the team’s legal advisor.

Philadelphia Flyers Mid-Season Report

TEAM: Philadelphia Flyers

RECORD: 27-9-0-6

1st in Atlantic – 7 points ahead of NYR

1st in East – 1 point ahead of OTT

1st in NHL – 1 point ahead of OTT/DET

Hello Niinimaa, Goodbye Erskine

Stars Acquire Janne Niinimaa and a 5th round pick in a move that sees the Stars send John Erskine and a 2nd round pick to the Islanders.

Andreychuk on Waivers

As reported here last week Tampa Bay Lightning Captain Dave Andreychuk has now officially been put on waivers.


Milbury on the clock

Newsday is reporting that within 24 hours Mike Milbury will pull the trigger…

Anaheim Mighty Ducks Mid Season Report

TEAM: Anaheim Mighty Ducks

RECORD: 18-16-7

Place in Conference: 10th in the conference (43 points) 6 points out of the playoffs.

Injured Players: Rob Niedermayer (concussion out indefinitely)

Sandis Ozolinsh (NHL-NHLPA substance abuse/behavioral health program Out indefinitely)

NHL Bargain Players (Part 1)

In the new NHL, bargain players can make or break a team. Who is the best bargain player today?

Here is a list of who, in my opinion is each team’s bargain player up to the mid-way point of the NHL season…

Done Deal – Sykora to the Rangers

The New York Rangers have accquired Petr Sykora and a fourth-round pick from the Mighty Ducks in exchange for Maxim Kondratiev. That explains why he was a healthy scratch in his last game.

Calder Race – Head to Head

There is so much talk regarding the likes of Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin, and who will be the winner of this years Calder Trophy.

There are so many people who like to bash Sidney Crosby (for some reason), and put Ovechkin on some sort of pedastel.