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Montreal Canadiens writer for The Hockey Guys & Prospect aficionado You can reach me on twitter: @J_Habs
Defensive Outlook for the Bruins after Two Top-Four Injuries

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Defensive Outlook for the Bruins after Two Top-Four Injuries

The Bruins are, to say the least, going to miss Zdeno Chara, who is going to sit out four to six weeks after suffering a knee injury. Obviously, the easiest way for the Bruins to patch the glaring hole in the blue line left by Big Z is to head to the scrapyards and pick […]

Richards – A good deal?

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Richards – A good deal?

The Chicago Blackhawks were one win away from making it to a second consecutive Stanley Cup final, they lost 3-2 on aggregate to Los Angeles Kings after an overtime goal from Alec Martinez won the game 5-4, the Kings went onto beat the New York Rangers to claim their second Stanley Cup. Anyway, back to […]

8 Reasons Why Ales Hemsky Would Fit with the Montreal Canadiens

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8 Reasons Why Ales Hemsky Would Fit with the Montreal Canadiens

  While GMs feverishly interview pending Unrestricted Free Agents mere days before the draft, there’s one UFA in particular that Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin should be paying close attention to. Ales Hemsky.   What’s so special about the injury prone winger? Glad you asked.   Here are the 8 reasons why Ales Hemsky would […]

8 Reasons the Montreal Canadiens Need To Acquire Evander Kane

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8 Reasons the Montreal Canadiens Need To Acquire Evander Kane

By James Stephan (@J_Habs) It’s becoming somewhat of a post-season cliche but once again Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin is staring down the face of the 2014 off-season that could significantly change the way the Montreal Canadiens look when September rolls around. He’s already locked up highly coveted aging blue liner Andrei Markov to a 3 […]

Cleared for Takeoff: The Winnipeg Jets of the WHA

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Cleared for Takeoff: The Winnipeg Jets of the WHA

BY ED GRUVER  They were quick and slick, and in an era when the established NHL was bossed by the Bullies of Broad Street, the Winnipeg Jets were the standard-bearers of the upstart WHA. Like its rebellious brothers-in-arms — the American Football League of the 1960s and the American Basketball Association of the late ’60s […]

Under the Radar Montreal Canadians Trade Targets

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Under the Radar Montreal Canadians Trade Targets

  By James Stephan (@J_Habs) The Montreal Canadiens are currently placed 4th in the Eastern Conference and much to the chagrin of many their results this season will likely leave the head coach in a safe position barring a monumental collapse. Though Michel Therrien appears safe, the NHL has proven time and time again that […]

WebSimHockey: A One of a Kind Online Hockey Game Experience

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WebSimHockey: A One of a Kind Online Hockey Game Experience

Whether you’re a stat junkie, casual hockey fan or hard-core prospect buff, you’ll be blown away by WebSim Hockey. What is it? Quite simply put it’s one of the most successful online simulation hockey leagues that will leave you sitting on the edge of your seat. WebSim Hockey is one of those games where you […]

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 15 – Flyers, Oilers and Dirty Hits

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The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 15 – Flyers, Oilers and Dirty Hits

In Episode 15 of The Hockey Guys Podcast Co-Host Hunter Crowther couldn’t join his partner in crime James (@J_Habs) but he’ll be back next week. Filling in for Hunter is The Hockey Guys owner Dustin Leed (@D_Leed) who joins James as guest Co-Host. The duo takes an in-depth look at the Flyers, what needs to […]

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Montreal Canadiens Spotlight: Could Nail Yakupov be an Option for Marc Bergevin?

By James Stephan (@J_Habs) Former Sarnia Sting phenom Nail Yakupov expressed his frustration with the new Edmonton Oiler’s bench boss Dallas Eakins following being a healthy scratch Saturday night.  Shortly after, the twittersphere erupted with rumors that the young star may be headed to the KHL. While fleeing the NHL to join his comrades in […]

Franchise Hockey Manager: Reviewing a potential gem

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Franchise Hockey Manager: Reviewing a potential gem

By James Stephan (@J_Habs) I’ve been a huge advocate for the hockey simulation game East Side Hockey Manager 2007 for the last four years; being a video game connoisseur of sorts leads me to appreciate the hard work and detail put into EHM. If you are a passionate hockey fan who enjoys video games, and […]

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