A Nod to a Great Run

As I have every game day for over a month now, I arrived at my cigar lounge over an hour before game time. I was wearing my Habs jersey and cap; I hung my Habs flag on the door; I got a tumbler for the bottle of single malt whisky I brought (last night it … Continue reading A Nod to a Great Run

Three.More.Wins!

Let me preface this post by saying that I do not think it will happen. Only once in the history of the Stanley Cup Finals has a team come back from a 0-3 deficit… the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs came back and beat the Detroit Red Wings. While I like the idea of making history … Continue reading Three.More.Wins!

Campbell vs. The Prince of Wales…

Since 1923, the Prince of Wales Trophy has been awarded for different accomplishments since its donation to hockey in 1925. From 1923-27 it was awarded to the NHL Playoffs champions (pre-Stanley Cup). In those four seasons, a Montreal team won it three out of four times (Montreal Canadiens 1924 & 25, Montreal Maroons 1926). It … Continue reading Campbell vs. The Prince of Wales…

Seven More Wins…

Following Monday night’s game I posted on Facebook that the Las Vegas Golden Knights and Carey Price played well… and that was it. It was a bit of an exaggeration… Montreal’s skaters dominated the first ten minutes of play (without scoring a goal), but that was about it. Les Canadiens were completely dominated for most … Continue reading Seven More Wins…

Montreal: The Promised Land of Hockey

In 1892, Lord Stanley of Preston (then Governor General of Canada) donated the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup to Canadian amateur hockey. Originally awarded to Canada’s amateur hockey teams who won a combination of challenge games and league play. It was first awarded in 1893 to the Montreal Hockey Club (also known as the  Montreal Amateur … Continue reading Montreal: The Promised Land of Hockey