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Difficult Week Ends Montreal Canadiens Playoff Dream

It was always going to be a long shot. The Montreal Canadiens hopes of making the playoffs were slim coming out of their bye-week. Still, the NHL schedule makers gave the Habs a glimmer of hope through their opponents last week. Unfortunately, the Habs could not take advantage. They lost four of five games, including three to the rival Boston Bruins. Most Habs fans and media were already resigned to the fact that there would not be any spring hockey in Montreal. Only Habs management was (publicly, at least) still holding out hope for a serious run to a...

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Last Word on Habs Pod – Episode 12 (Out Of Hibernation)

The Last Word on Habs Podcast is brought to you by the Last Word on Sports Network. Co-hosted by the LWOH Montreal Canadiens team managers Connor Lapalme and Johannes Wheeldon, it is a weekly look at the Habs and features guests from the Last Word on Sports community and others. Join us for smart takes, controversial opinions, and news you can use about the Montreal Canadiens. Be sure to follow @LWOS_Habs for Habs news, commentary, and analysis. This week Connor and Johannes talk about the Habs shootout win against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the shootout loss to the Boston...

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The Montreal Canadiens Are In No Man’s Land

The Montreal Canadiens are at the halfway point of the season. They are sitting 14th in the Eastern Conference with an 18-20-4 record, good for 40 points. It was a disastrous first half for the Habs. Still, the Canadiens playoff dream is not completely dead, being seven points out of the last wild-card position. The issue for the Habs is that they need to leapfrog at least six teams to make into a playoff position. They also need to go on a pretty significant run even have a chance of getting into the playoffs. Entering their ‘bye week” the...

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