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.
Pinning Carey Price's struggles on lack of effort is preposterous
Eric Engels
If redeeming himself from a horror-show 2017-18 was simply about trying hard, Carey Price would be flying high right now. The fact is, building back up is a process that boils down to much more than just effort.
Takeaways: Canadiens bounce back behind all-world Carey Price
Eric Engels
Takeaways: Canadiens giving up too many chances to sustain hot start
Eric Engels
While Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien searches for answers to his team’s defensive woes, let’s get to some takeaways.
Canadiens' Pacioretty-Tatar deal proof we should expect the unexpected
Eric Engels
When we thought about this day two months ago, we imagined Max Pacioretty would be all smiles and good vibes, while Tomas Tatar and the Canadiens would be having a tougher go. Reality has put a dent in all of that.
Carey Price misses opportunity to save game for Canadiens
Eric Engels
Max Domi's performance at centre has changed complexion of Canadiens
Eric Engels
When a team comes back from a 3-1 deficit, it’s never just about one thing. This game was no exception to that rule.
Islanders chasing surprising sixth straight win of post-Tavares era
Eric Engels
It was unimaginable that the Islanders could win eight of their first 13 games after John Tavares ditched them this summer to sign a lucrative contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. But a month in, all is well on Long Island.
Canadiens asking for trouble with ineffective power play
Eric Engels
Kotkaniemi embodies Canadiens' spirit this season
Eric Engels
If there is a player on the Montreal Canadiens who best embodies their brashness, it is Jesperi Kotkaniemi. He is the youngest player in the NHL, and with his perma-smile and persistent work ethic, he is this team’s spirit animal.