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Will Habs Learn from Past Mistakes?

It has now been one week since the Montreal Canadiens traded Alex Galchenyuk for Max Domi. Galchenyuk, drafted third overall by the Habs in 2012, was supposed to be the long-awaited solution for the organization’s never-ending search for a franchise center. Nearly six years to the day after drafting Galchenyuk, the Habs finally gave up […] The post Will Habs Learn from Past Mistakes? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Montreal Gazette Jun 22, 2018

Watch: Canadiens coach Claude Julien breaks down Domi trade

Canadiens coach Claude Julien talks about the trade that sent Alex Galchenyuk to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Max Domi.
The Hockey Writers Jun 22, 2018

Sam Pollock’s First Great GM Move

On Friday night, Marc Bergevin will make the most important draft pick of his career as general manager of the Montreal Canadiens. Some would argue that already happened when he selected Alex Galchenyuk in 2012, his first year on the job. That said, people are more likely to forgive a rookie mistake than one made […] The post Sam Pollock’s First Great GM Move appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Eyes On The Prize Jun 21, 2018
Links: The Canadiens’ pick will answer the first question of the 2018 Draft

Links: The Canadiens’ pick will answer the first question of the 2018 Draft

Here are your daily links, including predictions for the third overall pick, Montreal’s offseason plans, the home opener, NHL Awards, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes If it’s true that “the draft starts at #3,” there are a lot of eyes on who the Canadiens take, and many believe it will be Brady Tkachuk. [Sportsnet] The Habs have a lot to do this summer, but some things will have to take priority. [Sporting News] With Alex Galchenyuk out, the Canadiens need to do what it takes to keep the scoring power of Max Pacioretty. [Montreal Gazette] Judging by their draft...
A Winning Habit Jun 20, 2018

Montreal Canadiens: The salary cap will increase for the 2018-19 season

The Montreal Canadiens will have even more room to wheel and deal with as the salary cap for the 2018-19 season is projected to fall close to $80 million. Since being introduced as a result of the 2004-05 lockout, the salary cap has made it difficult to make trades in the NHL. However, developments and […] Montreal Canadiens: The salary cap will increase for the 2018-19 season - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Montreal Gazette Jun 20, 2018

Analyze This: More than ever, Canadiens need to re-sign Max Pacioretty

Trading for Max Domi brought a top playmaker into the fold, but with Alex Galchenyuk gone, Montreal needs to hold on to its elite sniper.
A Winning Habit Jun 20, 2018

Should The Montreal Canadiens Trade Max Pacioretty Now?

Max Pacioretty looks to be the next player to be moved from the Montreal Canadiens, and the question is not could it happen, but should it. Lots of Trade Talk in Montreal The Montreal Canadiens traded Alex Galchenyuk, a player more noted for his ability to score than set-up goals, for Max Domi, a player […] Should The Montreal Canadiens Trade Max Pacioretty Now? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Die By The Blade Jun 20, 2018
2018 NHL Mock Draft: Final Edition

2018 NHL Mock Draft: Final Edition

Here’s the third and final version of the 2018 NHL mock draft The NHL Draft is just a few days away and I’m here with my final mock draft to get you ready for the weekend. I mixed some things up and even threw in a wild trade at the end of round one. Enjoy! 1. Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Dahlin - D - Frolunda (SHL) Finally about to become a reality. 2. Carolina Hurricanes | Andrei Svechnikov - RW - Barrie Colts (OHL) Obvious pick 2.0. Let’s start to get crazy after this pick! 3. Montreal Canadiens | Jesperi Kotkaniemi - C - Assat (Liiga) The Alex Galchenyuk for Max Domi trade only...
Eyes On The Prize Jun 20, 2018
Links: Did Galchenyuk Sr. push out Galchenyuk Jr.?

Links: Did Galchenyuk Sr. push out Galchenyuk Jr.?

In today’s links, digging further into potential reasons for Alex Galchenyuk’s departure from the Habs, the team gears up for draft day, and a lot of big names may be available on the trade market this offseason. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Was Alex Galchenyuk Sr. the reason why the American forward didn’t work out in Montreal? [Montreal Gazette] This week, which has already seen a big trade, will end with a big draft for the Canadiens. [Tape to Tape Podcast] McKeen’s top scout Ryan Wagman says Jesperi Kotkaniemi is not a top-10 prospect. [TSN 690 (Audio)] The Journal de...
Montreal Gazette Jun 19, 2018

Why didn't Alex Galchenyuk work for the Canadiens? Try asking his father

Family ties may have sabotaged Alex Galchenyuk's rocky career with the Canadiens.
The Hockey Writers Jun 19, 2018

Coyotes the Canadiens Should Have Gotten

In case it needs to be said, Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi is not a bad player. He’s just not the player the Habs should have acquired for Alex Galchenyuk, and that reasoning isn’t solely based on the argument that Domi is a downgrade on the left side (based on many metrics). Domi no doubt […] The post Coyotes the Canadiens Should Have Gotten appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Montreal Gazette Jun 18, 2018

What the Puck: GM Marc Bergevin is destroying the Habs one trade at a time

After getting rid of P.K. Subban and Mikhail Sergachev in the last two years, the Alex Galchenyuk exchange might be his worst manoeuvre yet.
Montreal Gazette Jun 18, 2018

Newcomer Max Domi will wear No. 13 for the Canadiens

Domi's favourite player growing up was Mats Sundin, who wore #13. Karl Alzner will switch from No. 22 to No. 27 after the Alex Galchenyuk trade.
Eyes On The Prize Jun 18, 2018
Q&A with Five For Howling regarding Max Domi

Q&A with Five For Howling regarding Max Domi

Answers from the people who watched him play his first three seasons. On Friday evening the Montreal Canadiens surprised everyone clocking out for Father’s Day weekend by trading forward Alex Galchenyuk to the Arizona Coyotes for forward Max Domi. I nstant opinions started emerging of people’s displeasure at the low return for a player everyone general believed was poorly handled from the get-go, but the fact remains that Domi is now a member of the Montreal Canadiens, and I thought it best to reach out to our SB Nation sister site Five For Howling, and asked Senior Contributor Carl...
Knights On Ice Jun 18, 2018
Knights Nuggets: Draft week is here!

Knights Nuggets: Draft week is here!

Start off your morning by reading up on some hockey news. Rise and shine! Let’s check in on some news and notes: - Draft week is here! Who could the Golden Knights target with the No. 61 overall pick? We have a few ideas. [Knights on Ice] - The Knights made another signing. Here’s what you need to know about forward Lucas Elvenes. [Golden Knights] - It’s looking more and more likely that John Tavares will not be leaving the New York Islanders. [The Athletic] - There was a trade Friday! The Coyotes sent Max Domi to the Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk, and I don’t think anyone is...

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