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Karine Hains' Archive

It's Time

September 1, 2021 - 5:30 PM ET

I don’t know if you’ve been watching the Women’s World Championships, but if you haven’t, you missed quite a good show.

Looking Ahead: Brendan Gallagher and Some News

September 2, 2021 - 5:00 PM ET

It’s the dawn of a new season and the dawn of a new era for Brendan Gallagher, his linemates are gone and he is no longer a steal money wise, he must produce to deserve his $6.5 M salary.

Looking Ahead: Carey Price

September 3, 2021 - 12:14 PM ET

Fresh off yet another knee operation, Carey Price will once again be the man for the Habs this year, but can he be the man all year?

Farewell Kotkaniemi and Welcome Dvorak

September 4, 2021 - 5:38 PM ET

3 years after being drafted by the Montreal Canadiens, Jesperi Kotkaniemi has been “kidnapped” by the Carolina Hurricanes.

About the New Guy

September 5, 2021 - 1:03 PM ET

With Jesperi Kotkaniemi leaving for Raleigh, the Canadiens found themselves in need of another center and Marc Bergevin wasted no time in plugging the hole.

The Aftermath of the Hurricane

September 6, 2021 - 2:11 PM ET

The Canadiens have got through the worst of the Hurricane, there was some damage i.e. the loss of Jesperi Kotkaniemi and perhaps Marc Bergevin’s pride, but it’s now time to embrace the Habs’ new center Christian Dvorak and look forward to the new season.

It’s Up to Ducharme Now

September 7, 2021 - 4:41 PM ET

Marc Bergevin didn’t confirm for sure that he wouldn’t move again until the start of the season yesterday, but he did say that it was more likely than not.

What Stephane Waite Had to Say

September 8, 2021 - 12:39 PM ET

Yesterday, Stephane Waite was on a radio show called “Les amateurs de sports” and he commented briefly on a few Habs related topic.

7500 People it Is

September 9, 2021 - 12:42 PM ET

The Canadiens told their season ticket holders yesterday that only 7,500 fans would be allowed in the Bell Centre to start with, and they will have to be fully vaccinated.

Pay Attention

September 10, 2021 - 1:01 PM ET

Today is world suicide awareness day, a day on which we should all take a moment to think about how we can make it easier for loved ones to talk to us when or before they reach their breaking point.

5 Things to Look-out for this Season

September 12, 2021 - 11:31 AM ET

With the rookie camp starting in 3 days and the main camp in 10 days, it’s starting to feel like hockey again and it’s time to think about what will be interesting to see with your Habs this season.

Fore!!! Will Have to Wait

September 13, 2021 - 9:07 PM ET

The Canadiens are big on traditions and one of those traditions is to hold their annual golf tournament to launch the new season, not this year though.

Toffoli Said...

September 14, 2021 - 5:36 PM ET

As reported yesterday, Tyler Toffoli took part in the NHL media day in Toronto, and he was of course asked about THAT offer sheet.

A New Initiative and Rookie Camp

September 15, 2021 - 5:24 PM ET

Today the Habs announced a new initiative called Respect and Consent and the rookies reported to Brossard for training camp.

Rookie Camp Day 2

September 16, 2021 - 12:36 PM ET

After yesterday’s physical testing, the rookies hit the ice today in Brossard.

Making Good on a Missed Date

September 17, 2021 - 12:38 PM ET

Back in June 2020, the NHL circus was meant to come to Montreal for the entry draft, for obvious reasons, it didn’t happen so the Habs will get to host the 2022 draft.

Habs Rookies Lose in Ottawa

September 18, 2021 - 7:16 PM ET

Canadiens’ rookies faced their first test tonight when they took on the Senators’ rookies. Unfortunately, Ottawa came out on top in a 4-3 win.

All About Health

September 19, 2021 - 4:26 PM ET

For a third season in a row, the NHL activities will be affected by Covid-19. The league and the players’ association have agreed to strict guidelines and protocols which may be an issue for one Habs prospect.

Jonathan Drouin Speaks Out and Other News

September 20, 2021 - 8:05 PM ET

Today, RDS and TVA Sports aired interviews with Jonathan Drouin that explained why he had to step away from the team last season and at rookie camp, Houle’s men had a tough game and dropped a second decision 4-3 against the Sens’ rookies.

Time for the Real Camp

September 21, 2021 - 7:37 PM ET

After the Habs’ rookies last game against U Sports (a 5-3 win) and today’s Habs’ Foundation golf tournament featuring former Habs, the real Habs will be reporting to Brossard tomorrow for the first day of the official training camp.

Back At It

September 22, 2021 - 12:32 PM ET

It’s back to school day for the Habs today as they have the physical tests and the media day on tap.

Training Camp - Day 2

September 23, 2021 - 1:25 PM ET

As the players are hitting the ice today, the Habs have given a medical update on a few players and explained Brendan Gallagher’s absence.

Poehling's Opportunity

September 24, 2021 - 10:00 AM ET

This is Ryan Poehling’s 3rd training camp with the Habs and if he plays his cards right, it may just finally be the right one.

Show Time

September 25, 2021 - 8:54 AM ET

For the first time since the Habs eliminated the Leafs in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the teams will meet tonight in their first exhibition game.

Canadiens drop 1st of 6 Exhibition Games

September 25, 2021 - 10:15 PM ET

The Habs lost their first preseason game of the year today by a score of 4-1 and the Leafs also dominated the shootout taking it 2-1.