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.
No goaltending controversy in Montreal as Allen returns to Canadiens' net
Eric Engels
Jake Allen has always been all about the team, and watching Samuel Montembeault’s star rise for the Canadiens while out with an injury has done nothing to change that. Eric Engels has more.
Canadiens' performance against Bruins a sign they're building team chemistry
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Canadiens' Suzuki, Harvey-Pinard facing best development opportunities yet
Eric Engels
With Cole Caufield done for the season, Nick Suzuki and Rafael Harvey-Pinard face new and different challenges with the Canadiens. Eric Engels breaks them down.
Canadiens passing first test without Caufield 'a big building block' for their culture
Eric Engels
Saturday night’s game, which the Canadiens won 3-2 in overtime after falling down 2-0 through 20 minutes, was exactly what the doctor ordered for the Canadiens after a grim prognosis for Caufield left them reeling Saturday morning.
Canadiens' doctors should have shut Caufield down earlier
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Canadiens' frustration boils over as officials lose control of game vs. Panthers
Eric Engels
When all was said and done, the Canadiens had 53 penalty minutes, the Panthers had 37, and bad blood is sure to spill over next time these teams play in March.
Why did Canadiens' Slafkovsky stay in NHL? Kent Hughes gave some insight.
Eric Engels
The Canadiens' decision to keep Juraj Slafkovsky in the NHL despite his struggles will continue to be debated, but at least general manager Kent Hughes gave some insight into his decision-making process on Wednesday.
Barron named first star in win over Jets, among several young Canadiens learning to play free
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After Tuesday, could Dubois' next game at Bell Centre be for the Canadiens?
Eric Engels
Now that the 24-year-old is a pending restricted free agent on an expiring $6-million contract and just one year away from possibly becoming an unrestricted free agent, the buzz of him joining the team he grew up cheering for is only going to ramp up between now and July.