Eric Engels
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Eric Engels, born and raised in Montreal, is in his 16th season on the Canadiens beat. He’s a multi-platform Canadiens and NHL Insider who joined Sportsnet in the spring of 2015. In addition to his written work, Engels is featured on Sportsnet radio across the country and contributes regularly to Sportsnet’s regional and national television broadcasts.
Canadiens, Senators should be desperate for much more next season
Eric Engels
The Canadiens should want much more, the Senators should be desperate for much more, and fans on both sides should demand it to see this rivalry heat up to scorching levels over the coming years.
Canadiens Takeaways: Second-period malaise proves costly vs. Islanders, at heart of all one-goal losses
Eric Engels
Canadiens' Slafkovsky flashes peak potential with first hat trick
Eric Engels
Tuesday's game was just one of countless examples Slafkovsky has offered over the last four months to show he might become a player like Rantanen much sooner than later.
Canadiens mercifully nearing end of low point in rebuild
Eric Engels
It’s been two long years of losses, two long years of (mostly) moral victories, two long years of looking at the standings from the bottom up instead of the top down, two unprecedented years in well over a century of Canadiens hockey, and they’re finally running their course.
Canadiens' losses to Maple Leafs illuminate glaring need for scoring talent
Eric Engels
From the AHL to Masterton: Canadiens' Armia makes climb for nod
Eric Engels
Instead of sulking, Joel Armia made the most of his time in the AHL. The Canadiens forward was rewarded for his impressive climb back by being named the club's Bill Masterton Trophy nominee.
Canadiens' elimination from playoff race reinforces need to keep elevating floor
Eric Engels
The Montreal Canadiens' loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning not only mathematically eliminated them from the playoffs, it shined a light on their low floor, one of the main reasons they're out of the race in the first place.
Canadiens' Suzuki making it undeniable he's a bona fide No. 1 centre
Eric Engels
Team photo should remind Canadiens' Anderson of support he has for comeback
Eric Engels
When Josh Anderson receives this year's team photo, commemorating the most forgettable season of his career, he should see a group of people who will do anything to support his quest to bounce back next year.