Eric Engels
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Eric Engels, born and raised in Montreal, is in his 13th season on the Montreal Canadiens beat. A multiplatform Canadiens and NHL insider, Engels joined Sportsnet in the spring of 2015 and has become a commentator on regional and national broadcasts of the Canadiens. Engels can also be seen on multiple Sportsnet shows—from Tim and Sid to Hockey Central.
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Why Canadiens' pursuit of Pierre-Luc Dubois is a complex, risky endeavour
Eric Engels
The Montreal Canadiens are among the teams reportedly interested in trading for Pierre-Luc Dubois, but such a deal would come with plenty of complications and risks.
Canadiens' building blocks on display in opening-night loss to Maple Leafs
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Q&A with Canadiens GM Bergevin: We still 'intend to play' fast
Eric Engels
In a wide-ranging Q&A, Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin discussed the reset he embarked on and how quickly things have moved along, the players he feels will be key to Montreal’s success, playing in a Canadian division and much more.
Explaining why Canadiens waived Perry, Juulsen and Frolik
Eric Engels
The Canadiens already lost one too many players through the waiver process this week. Now they're hoping Corey Perry and Michael Frolik go unclaimed.
'Put him into hell and wait': Why Romanov is ready to thrive with Canadiens
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Canadiens season preview: Can forward depth make up for lack of star power?
Eric Engels
Montreal Canadiens fans should feel really good about this team’s chances in 2021. The prospect of winning hasn’t been this palpable since Bergevin took over.
Canadiens notebook: Anderson looks ready to live up to high expectations
Eric Engels
There's a line to be mindful of during the first game action of a season. Small sample sizes increase the risk for definitive conclusions and over-analysis. But during the Montreal Canadiens' scrimmage on Thursday, noteworthy moments still took place — ones that could offer hints as to what the team may look like this year.
Canadiens' Romanov making strong impression on new teammates and coach Julien
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Canadiens notebook: Don't pencil Corey Perry into the taxi squad
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From a close look at the new power play units, to an understanding of how Corey Perry fits in, Eric Engels provides a jam-packed Canadiens notebook following the second day of training camp.