Eric Engels
Eric Engels is entering his 10th season on the Montreal Canadiens beat. Engels joined Sportsnet in the spring of 2015 as a staff writer and has since become an insider and commentator on regional broadcasts of the Canadiens.
Canadiens, Senators miniseries reveals less than expected
Eric Engels
Due to the one-sided nature of the three games between the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators—and because they hardly resembled playoff games—we couldn’t draw any firm conclusions about either team. Neither could they.
Senators get Mark Stone back for final meeting with Canadiens
Eric Engels
Loss to Hurricanes makes clear Canadiens have holes in lineup
Eric Engels
Shuffling the entire deck game after game is probably indicative of a larger issue. No matter what changes the coach decides on, it’s becoming clearer and clearer there are holes in this Montreal roster that Julien can’t fill.
Canadiens' Paul Byron earns nomination for Bill Masterton Trophy
Eric Engels
Paul Byron has been nominated the Canadiens’ representative for the Bill Masterton Trophy, which is awarded annually “to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey.”
Carey Price questionable for Canadiens' clash with Hurricanes
Eric Engels
Canadiens' Max Pacioretty expects NHLers to go to 2018 Olympics
Eric Engels
Montreal Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty has joined the chorus of players speaking out about the possibility the NHL won’t participate in the 2018 Olympics.
Canadiens top line perplexed at its own lack of production
Eric Engels
The Montreal Canadiens' top line can't seem to get anything going, not even against the team with the worst record in the Atlantic Division, and they can't find answers why.
Canadiens play desperate to widen gap in Atlantic Division
Eric Engels
Animosity between Canadiens, Senators rising with late meetings
Eric Engels
The first of three games in eight days between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens gave fans on both sides of the rivalry a taste of what’s to come.