Tag Archives: Montreal Canadiens

When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés . . .

. . . well, that’s just sad. The hardnoting staff has a habit of recording mangled phrases in the press, and here’s our latest batch. • From Boston Magazine last July, about the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial race: “[Martha Coakley's] apparent reversal … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Martin St. Louis Edition)

First, disclosure: The hardwatching staff really likes the Boston Bruins, but we’ve been a New York Rangers fan since the age of 10. In the early ’60s we’d venture weekly to the old Madison Square Garden and plunk down $2 … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (WSJ Ken Dryden Edition)

From our Why We Love the Wall Street Journal desk Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal featured this piece from legendary Bruins-slayer Ken Dryden, “an author, former Canadian Parliament member and Hall of Fame former goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens.” Bruins vs. … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Love The Ottawa Senators Right Now?

In the Stanley Cup quarterfinals, the Ottawa Senators are in the process of very forcibly sending the Montreal Canadiens back home for the summer. Les Habitants, indeed. Sweet enough Sunday night the Sens not only beat the Habs, they beat … Continue reading

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Head Scratching Bruin Around Jack Edwards

Chad Finn’s Boston Globe piece today about the Revolutionary rant Jack Edwards delivered after the Boston Bruins’ overtime win on  Wednesday adds a new chapter to his Grade A homerism. This, of course, comes on the heels of his now-legendary … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs

Over the course of the past three hours, the hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider has watched two Stanley Cup Game 1 overtime tilts: 1) The #8 seed Montreal Canadiens’ deeply satisfying 3-2 dispatch of the insufferable #1 seed Washington Capitals … Continue reading

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