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Karine Hains' Archive

Moving Forward

May 1, 2022 - 11:21 AM ET

GM Kent Hughes and the players met with the media yesterday for the season’s post-mortem and here’s what I took away from it.

Gone but not Forgotten and Playoffs Predictions

May 2, 2022 - 12:50 PM ET

The Canadiens are out of the spring dance, but plenty of former Habs will be trying to capture Lord Stanley’s mug with the playoffs starting today it’s time to play the prediction game.

A National Send Off for a National Hero

May 3, 2022 - 12:52 PM ET

Guy Lafleur was sent off in beautiful fashion this morning with a national funeral that hit plenty of people right in the feels.

Will the Canadiens Hit the Jackpot?

May 4, 2022 - 1:04 PM ET

Come May 10th, the Habs will have the best odds of winning the lottery and getting to pick first at the NHL draft, but that’s only the first part of what needs to go right for the Canadiens to hit the jackpot.

Youth Update

May 5, 2022 - 7:03 PM ET

With the regular season over, Habs GM Kent Hughes can now focus on the future, and he wasted no time in signing an impressive prospect to a 3-year entry level contract yesterday.

The Rocket Has Lift Off

May 8, 2022 - 12:35 PM ET

Unlike the Habs, their AHL farm team, the Laval Rocket has made the playoffs and is currently tied at 1-1 in a best of 5 series.

Mounty at the Ready

May 9, 2022 - 12:43 PM ET

Samuel Montembeault underwent a wrist operation and is expected to be ready for next season, question is, who will he be playing for?

The Die is Cast

May 10, 2022 - 7:01 PM ET

10 months after losing the Stanley Cup to the Bolts and after surviving the worst season of their storied existence, the Price and Weber less Canadiens will be speaking 1st at the draft on July 7th.

Time to Count your Blessings

May 11, 2022 - 12:26 PM ET

There’s just no pleasing some people and at times, it can get old, really old.

Habs Take on the World (Some of Them)

May 12, 2022 - 12:51 PM ET

Tomorrow, the World Championships will kick off in Helsinki Finland and a few Habs will be going for gold.

Habs Announce a New Hire

May 13, 2022 - 11:55 AM ET

True to his word when he was first hired, Kent Hughes announced today that Christopher Boucher was hired as director of hockey analytics.

Off-Season Habs Collecting

May 14, 2022 - 3:45 PM ET

While there are no playoffs this spring in Montreal, there are plenty of opportunities for fans and collectors to meet some of their favorites.

Former Habs Playoffs Fortune and World Championships Update

May 15, 2022 - 9:56 PM ET

Quite a few former Habs have booked their ticket for round 2 already but Habs fans would do well to hope Toffoli doesn’t join them tonight.

Price Named Finalist for the Bill Masterton Trophy

May 16, 2022 - 12:37 PM ET

The NHL announced this morning that Carey Price was a finalist for the Bill Masterton trophy alongside Islanders’ Zdeno Chara and Flyers’ Kevin Hayes.