Canadiens at the Quarter Mark: More Positives than Negatives

The Montreal Canadiens have had an up-and-down start to the 2019-20 season, to say the least. There have been games when they’ve been the fast, skilled, in-rhythm team that seems unbeatable. Then there have been games, like the home opener against the Detroit Red Wings, when they weren’t skating and seemed lost. Recently, they’ve played […]

NHL News & Notes: Byfuglien, Byron, Weise & More

In today’s News & Notes, Dustin Byfuglien is injured and will miss the Winnipeg Jets’ upcoming road trip, the Montreal Canadiens have assigned Dale Weise to the Laval Rocket and activated Paul Byron from the injured reserve and both Brent Seabrook and Corey Crawford will remain in Chicago and not travel with the team to […]

Byron Suspended 3 Games

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Montreal Canadiens’ forward Paul Byron for three games. The 29-year-old forward has never been suspended or fined in his career but did launch upwards into Florida Panthers’ defender MacKenzie Weegar and caused an injury, resulting in supplemental discipline. Montreal’s Paul Byron has been suspended for three games […]

Is Byron Bergevin’s Biggest Coup?

You could definitely argue Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron is general manager Marc Bergevin’s biggest success story. You’d be wrong, though. There’s no denying the waiver-wire acquisition of Byron to start the 2015-16 continues to pay dividends for the Habs. During a modestly successful 11-goal season that year, he re-signed at what many considered a […]