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How the Avalanche goaltender pipeline evaporated

What will the Colorado Avalanche do about goaltending in the future is a common question with few answers or even a hint of direction. The status quo of just using Semyon Varlamov as long as he’s functional seems to be Plan A. 1,032 more words

Hejduk Honored, Avs Jersey Retired In 'Special Moment'

DENVER (CBS4)– Former Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk joined some of the greats over the weekend as his jersey was retired by the team. 584 more words


Patrick Roy as Habs GM? Say It Ain't So!

The setting is 1985. The Montreal Canadiens have their farm team in my hometown, Sherbrooke, Quebec. They have a line-up of good young players, a blend of speed, skills and character. 763 more words

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Calling a Spade a Spade: Carey On!

Stating that the Montreal Canadiens are up to a slow start of the 2017-2018 season would be like saying that Christmas will fall on December 25th this year… with the exception that everyone expected the winter holiday to fall on that date. 1,119 more words

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Mario Tremblay Goes Off The Rails, Blasts Galchenyuk's Personal Issues

SOURCE: Sporting news.com – “On Monday, former Canadiens coach Mario Tremblay appeared on 98.5 FM radio in Montreal. During his airtime, Tremblay alleged Montreal forward Alex Galchenyuk has twice been to detox for addiction issues. 390 more words

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Deflated Ego

Let’s talk about deflated egos. This afternoon, I was finishing up my latest NHL goalie sketch at my timeshare, the good ole Long Island Railroad, and the conductor, who looked a little like Bette Midler in Hocus Pocus, punches my ticket and says, “Is that your dog in a football helmet?” 266 more words