Christmas in June: Mikhail Grigorenko

The Russian factor: a fear that any hockey player of Russian ethnicity will choose the homeland and the Kontinental Hockey League. Mikhail Grigorenko carried this stigma with him; many feared he would never come to North America. His skill set and flashy play made him a fan favorite.

Christmas in June: Sebastian Collberg

by JHabs, MONTREAL, QC. -- Imagine yourself as a netminder, shuffling from post-to-post, tracking the puck with each movement. Now imagine an abrupt buzzing sound...

Christmas in June: Mathew Dumba

You hear an earth shattering boom -- you look to your right, you look to your left. You are uncertain if it was a vicious hit, or a colossal slapshot. When delivered by Mathew Dumba, both are possible answers.

Christmas in June: Morgan Rielly

Zest, fire and potency make up Morgan Rielly’s explosive style of play.

Day 2 Report from 2012 Habs Development Camp (Part 2)

Funny that about two weeks back, the Canadiens hosted over 30 prospects in Brossard, including the team's first selection from each of the last four NHL Entry Drafts, and nary a fan or member of the media was at the rink to watch them. And yet, the group of just 14 - much younger and thus less experienced/proven - presently taking part in the second half of the club's Development Camp is drawing a packed house. Let's call it the Alex Galchenyuk effect.

Habs Prospect Report: De la Rose, Nattinen, Thrower, Vail, Nystrom

MONTREAL, QC. -- With the end of every NHL season comes change. And it didn't take long for the changes to begin in the Canadiens...

A Complete Mock Draft for the Montreal Canadiens

With knowledge of exactly where the Montreal Canadiens will be drafting, I humbly make my offering of a potential drafting order for the Montreal in the upcoming NHL Draft.

2014 NHL Entry Draft Tracker

2014 NHL Draft First Round Pick   Team Player Selected 1 Florida Panthers Aaron Ekblad 2 Buffalo Sabres  Sam Reinhart 3 Edmonton Oilers Leon Draisaitl 4 Calgary Flames  Sam Bennett 5 New York Islanders  Michael Dal Colle 6 Vancouver Canucks  Jake Virtanen 7 Carolina Hurricanes  Haydn Fleury 8 Toronto Maple Leafs William Nylander 9 Winnipeg...

Christmas in June: Teuvo Teräväinen

Sade's 1984 hit single “Smooth Operator” was ahead of Teuvo Teräväinen’s time, this Finn sings the same tune. Teräväinen possesses high-end vision and puck possession skills that can dictate the flow of a game.

Prospects Update: Ekblad Tops November Ranking for 2014 NHL Draft

EKBLAD TOPS FC'S NOVEMBER RANKING FOR 2014 NHL DRAFT There’s a new No. 1 in Future Considerations’ November ranking for the 2014 NHL Draft. Barrie Colts...