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Karine Hains' Archive

Game 53: Canadiens vs Panthers AKA "Petryfied" Panthers

February 1, 2020 - 9:55 PM ET

You'd be hard pressed to find anything wrong with the Habs performance this afternoon except maybe the fact that it takes them further away from good lottery odds...

Game 54: Canadiens vs Blue Jackets AKA Close but no Cigar

February 2, 2020 - 5:22 PM ET

The Habs almost managed to come back in this one but they came up just short, losing 4-3 to the Jackets on Super Bowl Sunday.

More Health Issues...

February 3, 2020 - 7:52 PM ET

While Jonathan Drouin and Paul Byron are still injured, more players could be sidelined for the Habs...

Game 55: Canadiens vs Devils AKA It's the End that Matters

February 4, 2020 - 10:15 PM ET

The Habs were missing a few soldiers for the game and those who were present didn't look quite right, at first anyways...

Personnel Moves

February 6, 2020 - 12:30 PM ET

As the Canadiens get ready to host the Ducks tonight, the flu keeps striking and the formation is unknown.

Game 56: Canadiens vs Ducks AKA Keep on Fighting...

February 7, 2020 - 10:55 AM ET

This team is not in tanking mode...they might start the game slow but they always end up putting up a good fight and more often than not lately, that means a win.

A Classic Saturday Night Match Up

February 8, 2020 - 11:09 AM ET

It's hockey day in Canada and what better way to celebrate the event than with a classic Habs vs Leafs match-up in Montreal!

Game 57: Canadiens vs Leafs AKA In the Nick of Time

February 9, 2020 - 11:01 AM ET

Say what you will about the Montreal Canadiens but they can't be counted out yet, this team looks like it has a new lease of life and it's not ready to make holiday plans yet.

Game 58: Canadiens vs Coyotes AKA Will he be Alright? We "Danault"

February 10, 2020 - 10:14 PM ET

The injury woes continued for the Canadiens tonight when top line centre, Philip Danault, got a puck to the face early in the second period...

Reinforcements on the Road

February 11, 2020 - 6:57 PM ET

Good news in Habsland this morning, Philip Danault appears to be alright.

Panic Over

February 12, 2020 - 5:05 PM ET

Former Sportsnet's talking head Nick Kypreos had Habs nation in a frenzy when he released a bomb at lunch time...

Game 59: Canadiens vs Bruins AKA Manhandled in Boston

February 13, 2020 - 12:33 PM ET

Sometimes, you just have to admit that you're not good enough and last night, that was the case for the Habs.

Former Hab and Current Pee-wee coach...

February 14, 2020 - 9:06 PM ET

For the next 10 days, Québec City will play host to its annual pee-wee tournament and the youngsters will bring with them plenty of former NHL players...

Game 60: Canadiens vs Penguins AKA Three in a Row

February 15, 2020 - 8:18 AM ET

Last night, the Habs were in Pittsburgh and suffered a third loss in a row and did not look like they had a chance to win this one for a second.

Game 61: Canadiens vs Stars AKA More of the Same

February 15, 2020 - 10:36 PM ET

It started so well and then the Habs did something they're getting quite good at, they surrendered the lead and got burnt in overtime.

The One that Got Away

February 16, 2020 - 1:00 PM ET

A lot of former NHL players are in Québec city right now be it because their son is playing in the pee-wee tournament or because they are coaching a team, for Owen Nolan, it’s both of these reasons.

A Word with a Team Canada Great

February 17, 2020 - 4:02 PM ET

For the 5th year, the Quebec Pee-wee tournament features an all girls team and once again, Caroline Ouellette is coaching the team.

And so it Begins...

February 18, 2020 - 5:27 PM ET

Marc Bergevin might well be in Colorado to visit his daughter but he is clearly still working the phones as the trade deadline nears...

Game 62: Canadiens vs Red Wings AKA Yet Another Milestone

February 19, 2020 - 1:41 PM ET

Last night, Montreal managed something that had never been done in franchise history, be swept by Detroit in a season’s series...

A Change Would Do you Good

February 20, 2020 - 12:45 PM ET

Something is very wrong in Montreal and clearly, if this franchise is to one day return to its glory days, a change is needed.

Game 63: Canadiens vs Capitals

February 20, 2020 - 9:44 PM ET

If the Habs played like they did tonight all season, we wouldn't be talking about yet another playoffs less season...

Game 64: Canadiens vs Senators AKA Perfection for Price

February 23, 2020 - 11:05 AM ET

The two points are meaningless at this stage but beating the Senators in their barn by shutout on a Saturday night is still great entertainment.

And Scene on the Kovalshow

February 23, 2020 - 8:35 PM ET

The whirlwind romance between Habs fans and Kolvachuk will have lasted for 22 games during which he said all of the right things...

Deadline Day Happenings

February 24, 2020 - 11:06 AM ET

The Habs are sellers and this is what has happened so far...

Plenty of Excuses

February 24, 2020 - 6:05 PM ET

Not so long ago, there was a huge sign in the Habs locker room that read "No Excuses"...Good thing it was removed because the GM's post trade deadline presser was an impressive collection of excuses.

Game 65: Canadiens vs Canucks AKA Domi and Byron the Right Versions Until..

February 25, 2020 - 9:46 PM ET

This team really knows how to start off a match but it's definitely lacking in the closing it department...

Last Chance Saloon

February 27, 2020 - 12:35 PM ET

Surprise this morning, the Canadiens recalled Charles Hudon on an emergency basis thanks to a Jonathan Drouin injury.

Game 66: Canadiens vs Rangers AKA On Pins and Needles

February 27, 2020 - 9:41 PM ET

Your team being up 2-0 should not be stressful but it sure is with this team...