Canadiens to retire #19 and #23!

Le Club de Hockey Canadien announced today that Larry Robinson’s #19 and Bob Gainey’s #23 will be retired this coming season. Robinson’s will go to the rafters on November 19th, while Gainey will be honoured on February 23rd. The Big Three is almost complete!

#2 to the Rafters!

According to outsidethegarden.com, the date has been set for Brian Leetch’s #2 to go to the rafters of Madison Square Garden. January 24th, 2008 vs. Atlanta Thrashers.

Danny Markov to the Penguins?

Danny Markov, arguably the top UFA defenseman that hasn’t been signed yet, has supposedly been in talks with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Rumors have him trying to get a two-year deal. If signed, he would likely play alongside countryman Sergei Gonchar.

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The Out Of No Where Season

Every Season we see that out of no where season, that suprises, and (most of the time) delites us. Names like Teemu Selanne come to mind. Or Jonathan Cheechoo. Or even Cristobal Huet. It’s the player who resurects their career, or makes a name for themselves. It happens every season, and my question is, who will it be this year? I have put together a small list of players who may resurect their careers, or no-name( not neccarely no name, but anyone who shows talent beyond their labbeled potential) who make a name for themselves. One player from each team.

Central Division Preview

This will be the first of six division previews. Today is a preview of what to expect from the central division.

Canadiens and Flames New Uniforms!

According to NHLlogos.blogspot.com, The Montreal Canadiens and Calgary Flames have unveiled their new uniforms.

Power Outage in Montreal?

Sorry Hab fans, this year I believe we will have a hard time lighting the lamp, here is our current roster, with the players 07 output, and what I think they will do next year, plus the players that we lost.

Jeremy Roenick To the Sharks

Jeremy Roenick is not retiring after all. NHL sources tell TSN that the veteran centre has signed a one-year contract with the San Jose Sharks for $500,000

Leafs Bell Suspended Indefinately

According to TSN Mark Bell has been suspended by the league for being placed in Stage 2 of the Substance Abuse Policy stemming from the Drunk Driving/Hit run charge..

Tavares hoping to get in to Draft

It appears that during the Canada Russian Super Series, 16 year old John tavares is feeling quite lonely. When the Super Series ends, most of the players will be heading off to their respective NHL training camps that is except for John Tavares. Tavares will have to wait two years before he can be eligible to participate in the 2009 entry draft. He would however be eligible to participate in the 2008 draft if the NHL & NHLPA approve of his special request. Tavares was born September 20th, 1990. And since he’s born five days too late of the cut off to participate in the 08′ draft, Tavares will have to wait one more year to be drafted. That is unless the NHL & NHLPA approve of his “special request”

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