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: Filip Forsberg

What makes a good NHL player great? Is it his drive, passion and hunger to be the best? Or is it his consistency, and leadership? Filip Forsberg possess all these intangibles that are both rare and highly sought after, and perhaps one day, these qualities will help him to be a great player in the NHL.

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: 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: Radek Faksa

At a daunting six foot three, two hundred pounds, Radek Faksa brings an enticing package of towering size, speed, skill and strength. Faksa, born in Opava, Czech Republic, was drafted 22nd overall by the Kitchener Rangers in the 2011 CHL Import draft, and since then has had a stellar rookie campaign.

Christmas in June : Alex Galchenyuk

by JHabs, MONTREAL, QC. -- Speed, vision, hockey IQ, and all around elite are words that have been used in conjunction with Sarnia Sting...

Allure of Draft-eligible Prospects Eases Habs Fans’ Pain: Part II

Gloom-and-doom mode has returned after a Monday-night loss against Carolina, and the disappointment of a shootout loss against the Bruins may have many Habs' fans groaning for an alternative. Last week we presented to you our review of Bob McKenzie's top ten prospects heading into the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, and how they might fit into the needs of the Montreal Canadiens.

Allure of Draft-eligible Prospects Eases Habs Fans’ Pain

by czechtacular, Not surprisingly, Nail Yakupov heads up this year's draft class according to many close to hockey. But is he a fit for the Habs,...

NHL Entry Draft: Enter Into Heartbreak

by czechtacular and EP31, MONTREAL, QC—One thing about applying the same sort of rabid love for an NHL team to another team from the...