September 7, 2021 – Cap & asset management are critical in today’s NHL. This week we have seen Habs GM Marc Bergevin lose a 3rd overall pick for a 1st and 3rd round pick. Cleary the drafting and development of KK was an error. A bad pick for #3 overallContinue Reading

September 5, 2021 – The saga of Jesper Kokowhatchamacalhim is over for Habs fans. Another failed franchise pick. When you draft in the top 5 that’s the deal in the cap age. Those players have to have important long term impacts. While yours truly refers to KK as Lars EllerContinue Reading

AUGUST 26, 2021 – Weird things happen in Hockey. The sad prevailing philosophy of the great franchise known as the Montreal Canadians is to “make the playoffs”. Anything can happen. Well it did happen last year. Through misfortune to opposition that no Vegas odds maker would account for the HabsContinue Reading

July 31, 2021 – With Covid-19 impacting the globe it’s no surprise that it would impact the hockey world. Choosing all the way down at 31st the Habs either could trade up; dump the pick, or go all in and draft Logan Mailloux who normally would not be available atContinue Reading

JULY 25, 2021 – The ultimate goal in any professional team sport at the highest level is ultimate victory. The Habs had a taste this year by fumbling into the final before being blown out of the water by the defending Champs. Now with word that Shea Weber may beContinue Reading

Every summer, the Dumont family looks forward to the weekend of their regional convention. “This is the highlight of the year for us! We buy a new dress, we meet our friends, some of whom we haven’t seen for a whole year, and we love eating outside in parks inContinue Reading

July 8, 2021 – What a wild ride this season has been. There’s been some good, but more bad ultimately. The Free Agent pick ups worked out really well. Sadly, some of those character guys that GM Marc Bergevin built this time around kinda punked out. This edition of theContinue Reading

JUNE 29, 2021 – I turned off game 1 right after the first goal. I’d seen enough and hoped that the team could turn it around. You see, as the NHL’s first analytics guru for the Habs back in the 90’s you learn things. What I saw was Tampa layingContinue Reading

JUNE 1, 2021 – When your GM shows up at the game looking like a low rent gay porn star fluffer from the 70’s you know you’re going to win, and that’s exactly what the Montreal Canadiens did. Somehow. Did the Habs win or Leafs lose? There is a difference.Continue Reading

MAY 30, 2021 – The Habs allowed 2500 rabid fans to attend game six of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs which was a cathartic celebration for those who have endured the Covid-19 Pandemic, but it wasn’t a high risk US style move. It was a reward forContinue Reading

APRIL 26, 2021 – It’s been a frustrating time for Habs fans. Yes, we will make the play offs. We might even win a round before getting crushed out because the team, while improved, still hasn’t addressed its core issues, but there are 31 teams this season and only oneContinue Reading

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 – This is not a rumour. This is not based on chatting with insiders. This is from the NHL’s first Analytics and statographer, your truly, after analyzing the Habs situation during this season and seeing a window for team advancement with the hiring of the team’s newContinue Reading

FEBRUARY 24, 2021 – When you’ve watched and worked in hockey as long as yours truly has you develop instincts. My instinct since very early of Carey Price’s career is that he would never win in Montreal. Carey is a great goalie, but to win in Montreal you need toContinue Reading

FEBRUARY 13, 2021 – Being an Independent media outlet is a challenge. It was before Covid-19, but during the pandemic many media outlets have been decimated with thousands of journalists and broadcasters losing their jobs. CFN is on life support. It has been in the red now for several yearsContinue Reading

JANUARY 28, 2021 – A frustrated former Olymel worker shared a letter dated January 21, 2021 which confirms the Company which has over 15,000 workers across Canada paid a ransom after being hacked. An Olymel rep confirmed to CFN that the letter, signed by Martin Juneau, was legit. While theContinue Reading

There is appropriate anger in the US over the killing of George Floyd in May, caused by a choke hold and compression on his neck by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.   Despite many witnesses, some of whom recorded Floyd’s death and pleaded with Chauvin to release his kneeContinue Reading

OPP STREET CRIME AND HSD OFFICERS STOP STOLEN CARS & ARREST 2 (LANCASTER, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Highway Safety Division (HSD) have recovered two stolen vehicles and arrested two suspects. On March 29, 2020 at approximately 10:00 a.m., HSD officersContinue Reading

If you are providing services during this crisis or just need the word spread email us today at info@cornwallfreenews.com and we’ll do our part to help you do our part. Delivery service? Community service? Public notices? Online? Please remember that CFN is a lot more than Cornwall. Our large audiencesContinue Reading

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO DRUGS SEIZED Over 50 Kilograms seized (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) On March 16, 2020 at 2:24 p. m, members of the Stormont Dundas &Glengarry OPP with the assistance of the OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 401 in South Glengarry Township.Continue Reading

If you value truly Independent media and want us to keep delivering the content you want to read here on CFN or our social media channels now is the time to dig deep and send an e interac viewer donation to info@cornwallfreenews.com Without your support we simply will not haveContinue Reading

I’ve been working on this for nearly two weeks as more info and developments keep occurring. As many who have been following this pandemic know it’s evolving and spreading with confirmed cases as close as Montreal. The biggest hurdle for public safety is that people don’t have to be exhibitingContinue Reading

Right now Hab fans have to be wondering about owner Geoff Molson? Either he’s calling the shots and Bergy is a puppet, or he’s simply letting a really really really bad GM ruin a legendary franchise. No playoffs and bad blood equal less cash. It makes no sense for thisContinue Reading

  DISRUPTION OF HIGH-END VEHICLE THEFT RING IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN ONTARIO AND QUEBEC  (OTTAWA, ON) – Several residents of Quebec are facing numerous Criminal Code of Canada charges following a multi-jurisdictional investigation into hundreds of high-end vehicle thefts throughout Central and Eastern Ontario and into Quebec. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-led Project SHILDONContinue Reading

Well it’s better than trading away a first round draft pick for some other team’s dogs breakfast. Montreal, in the middle of a massive free fall in the standings during it’s 8 game losing streak have called up hot rookie Cayden Primeau, a 7th round draft pick and son ofContinue Reading