Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens continue their gains with overtime win against Ottawa

With three wins in their last four, it seems as if the Montreal Canadiens are over their malaise. However, they need to consolidate their gains and prove that a corner has been turned. The Ottawa Senators would be that perfect…

Call of the Wilde: Strong defensive effort for the Habs spells victory over Pittsburgh Penguins

The path to the playoffs for the Montreal Canadiens goes through the Atlantic Division. Montreal started the night two points out of a playoff spot behind the Buffalo Sabres. The Canadiens had a tough date in Pittsburgh, who, despite dire…

Call of the Wilde: Canadiens’ vital signs still kicking with 2-1 win over New York Rangers

The glass is either half full or half empty, depending on your viewpoint. If it’s half full, the Montreal Canadiens have won one of their last two games. If the glass is half empty, they have won one of their…

Call of the Wilde: Canadiens make it six straight losses, falling 6-4 to the New Jersey Devils

The Montreal Canadiens hadn’t won in five, and they hadn’t beaten the New Jersey Devils in four. That combination didn’t sound like the city of Montreal was going to be breathing any easier on Friday morning than they have been…

Call of the Wilde: New Jersey Devils snatch 4-3 overtime victory against Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens are surging in confidence as they pile up the wins in the last three weeks. With six games over NHL .500, Montreal is carrying its best record of the year, and had every reason to believe they…

Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens claim 3-2 shootout win over Columbus Blue Jackets in OT

The Montreal Canadiens finished last season with 96 points, just out of a playoff spot that the Columbus Blue Jackets won with 98 points. This season, the Canadiens, as they headed into their game at the Bell Centre against Columbus,…

Washington Nationals in World Series 25 years after Montreal Expos never got chance

Pedro Martinez stood on the field before Game 4 of the World Series and pictured himself on the mound. “I was supposed to be pitching in this game tonight,” he said. Martinez was the No. 4 starter for the 1994…

Bianca Andreescu holds open practice in Montreal and gives back to the fans

Canada’s tennis darling Bianca Andreescu is in Montréal this week to practice after her historic U.S. Open win. Upon arrival in centre court at the IGA stadium, the tennis champion was greeted with a standing ovation. Cheers of “congratulations Bianca,”…