First ballot HOF?
Posted February 7, 2012
After being picked 1st overall by the Nordi[i][/i]cks and then dominating the NHL for years, even Jagr was jealous in the 90s, Nolan has announced that he will retire.
Nolan was surprised this season when he approached habs GM Gauthier with his intent to play for the habs, Gauthier said habs were getting big enough with Cole and didn't need a washed up ex-maple-laugh. Ever since that fateful d... Read More »
Posted June 4, 2010
I'm going to highlight some of the habs needs and the players they can potentially draft to help meet those needs.
The habs had a great post season run. Until they ran into the much larger Philly team. Montreal's skilled (yet small forwards) tried to compete but had trouble finding the open room in the offensive zone. It is clear that Montreal needs some size and skill on the top lines. A play... Read More »
Posted January 14, 2010
Everybody is quick to jump all over Gainey for the habs misfortunes. I for one, am guilty of this homerness.
Lets take a look at what he has done:
2003 (the beginning of the Kovalev era), Bob Gainey takes over the GM position from Andre Savard.
Bob Gainey acquires Alexai Kovalev for Josef Balej and a 2nd round pick at the trade deadline.
I don't have to retell the whole story that is K... Read More »
I've been really excited about the talent level of Andrei Kostitsyn ever since he was drafted 10th overall by the Montreal Canadiens. The 2003 NHL entry draft, in my opinion, was the best draft year the NHL has ever seen. Andrei Kostitsyn was considered early on, by pro scouts to... Read More »