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.
Drouin must return to mentality that's led to success this season
The Montreal Canadiens are in tough without Brendan Gallagher for the rest of the season, which is why Jonathan Drouin needs to be free to help account for that loss. In order for him to do that, he needs to focus on what he does best.
Canadiens Notebook: Gallagher's injury creates space for deadline moves
There’s no doubt Montreal GM Marc Bergevin would rather have Brendan Gallagher. As would the rest of the Canadiens. But if you can’t have Gallagher, having the money to do some shopping prior to the April 12 trade deadline could help.
Canadiens counting on Eric Staal's experience in push to playoffs
Eric Staal isn't the same player now as he was when he was winning an Olympic gold medal and leading the Carolina Hurricanes to the Stanley Cup. But he still has lots to contribute to the Montreal Canadiens, and he will get his first chance to show what he can do Monday against the Edmonton Oilers.
Canadiens distancing themselves from 2020's failures, growing under Ducharme
The woes of last year are starting to feel like a distant memory. Suddenly, the Canadiens once again look like the team they were built to be, a team that's growing, and that has much to do with interim coach Dominique Ducharme.