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Montreal Canadiens Trade Rumour: Teams Showing Interest in Victor Mete

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin added plenty of depth and talent to the roster at every position over the offseason. He brought in Josh Anderson, Tyler Toffoli, Corey Perry, Michael Frolik, Joel Edmundson, Alexander Romanov and Jake Allen since the team lost to the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the 2020 postseason. […] Montreal Canadiens Trade Rumour: Teams Showing Interest in Victor Mete - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Montreal Gazette Jan 23, 2021

Alexander Romanov a budding star on Habs’ blue line | HI/O Bonus

In this bonus episode, our panelists — Montreal Gazette columnist Stu Cowan, CBC Daybreak Montreal’s Jessica Rusnak and former Canadiens defenceman and NHL assistant coach Rick Green — along with our new host, Julian McKenzie, discuss the Canadiens’ rookie and chemistry among the team’s defencemen. The 21-year-old defenceman is showing maturity beyond his years. ...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 23, 2021
Whatever it takes: How Jake Evans went from 207th overall to the NHL

Whatever it takes: How Jake Evans went from 207th overall to the NHL

Photo by Rich Lam/ The seventh-round pick transformed his game to become a key member of the Montreal Canadiens. The Montreal Canadiens started the 2020-21 season with two rookies on their roster. Through the first five games, Alexander Romanov and Jake Evans have looked like anything but. However, their roads to the NHL could not have been more different. While Romanov ascended quickly up the prospect rankings (both for the Canadiens and league-wide), Evans took the slow road. At 24 years old, Evans is on the older side to be a rookie. In fact, of the 62 rookies to...
A Winning Habit Jan 22, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Jakub Dobes Named USHL Goaltender of the Week (Again)

Montreal Canadiens prospects have been making some big headlines recently. Cole Caufield helped USA win the World Junior gold medal with an impressive two-way performance on a line with Matt Beniers and Matt Boldy. Alexander Romanov shocked a lot of viewers with his terrific two-way play to begin the season for the Canadiens. He is […] Montreal Canadiens: Jakub Dobes Named USHL Goaltender of the Week (Again) - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Jan 22, 2021

Montreal Canadiens Youngsters Starting to Shine

It may have felt like a long time coming, but the Montreal Canadiens seem to finally have some of their promising young stars producing. Yes, the season is still very early but you have to be feeling some sort of optimism with these youngsters the Canadiens possess on their roster. Nick Suzuki and Alexander Romanov […] Montreal Canadiens Youngsters Starting to Shine - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jan 20, 2021
How I learned to stop worrying and love Edmundson’s game against Edmonton

How I learned to stop worrying and love Edmundson’s game against Edmonton

Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports It was just one game, but it was exactly the kind that Marc Bergevin wanted from his off-season acquisition. Through two games, most of the Montreal Canadiens’ off-season acquisitions had acquitted themselves quite well in the lineup. Josh Anderson had two goals in his debut, Alexander Romanov looks like a budding star, and Jake Allen put forth an outstanding effort in his debut against the Oilers. However, going into the Monday night clash with Edmonton, the only question mark really was what there was to make of Joel Edmundson in the...
Montreal Gazette Jan 19, 2021

Canadiens' penalty killers simply perfect in Edmonton

Uncertainly hung over the first two goals the Canadiens scored in their 3-1 victory over the Oilers Monday at Rogers Place. Rookie defenceman Alexander Romanov opened the scoring with his first NHL goal, but his celebration was momentarily delayed because he didn’t realize his shot from the blue line went in. “Firstly, I didn’t understand that I scored and I was so excited that I had no words,”...
A Winning Habit Jan 19, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Three Takeaways from 3-1 Win over Edmonton Oilers

The Montreal Canadiens bested the Edmonton Oilers once more in a 3-1 win on Monday night. The Canadiens scored a goal in each of the three periods of play, beginning with rookie defenseman Alexander Romanov scoring his first career NHL goal from the blue line in the first period. In the second period, Shea Weber […] Montreal Canadiens: Three Takeaways from 3-1 Win over Edmonton Oilers - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jan 19, 2021
Brett Kulak is playing the mentor role in Alexander Romanov’s breakout

Brett Kulak is playing the mentor role in Alexander Romanov’s breakout

Photo by Codie McLachlan/ The rookie deserves much of the credit for his incredible start, but his partner’s help shouldn’t be overlooked. The excitement around Alexander Romanov keeps growing. And reasonably so. The defenceman’s KHL game has translated perfectly to the NHL, just like the Canadiens anticipated. The hits, the skating, the point-shots, the defensive awareness, the breakout passing.... He is showing the hockey world the extent of what he can do, what he will routinely accomplish with more seasons under his belt. The Russian defenceman’ss entrance...
A Winning Habit Jan 18, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Alexander Romanov Scores First Career NHL Goal

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Alexander Romanov looked terrific in his NHL debut against the Toronto Maple Leafs last week. There was a lot of uncertainty surrounding the player who played two full seasons in the KHL, but wasn’t seen by viewers in North America very often. He did play at two World Juniors and was incredible […] Montreal Canadiens: Alexander Romanov Scores First Career NHL Goal - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jan 16, 2021
Saturday Habs Headlines: What would it cost to trade for Pierre-Luc Dubois?

Saturday Habs Headlines: What would it cost to trade for Pierre-Luc Dubois?

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via In today’s links, hypothetical trades for PLD, Romanov’s brilliant debut, and how COVID-19 is affecting the new season. Montreal Canadiens news and notes It may not be in the Canadiens best interest to pursue Pierre-Luc Dubois. [Sportsnet] But if Marc Bergevin does want to acquire PLD, he shouldn’t give up Nick Suzuki in the process. [TSN 690] Alexander Romanov had an impressive debut against the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Montreal Gazette] Josh Anderson is exactly the type of player the Canadiens have been looking for. [Yahoo...
Montreal Gazette Jan 15, 2021

Canadiens rookie Alexander Romanov impressive on and off the ice

If you think rookie Russian defenceman Alexander Romanov’s NHL debut with the Canadiens was impressive, you should have heard him speaking English on Friday. After logging 21:30 of ice time — including 2:58 on the power play and 2:17 short-handed — and picking up an assist on a beautiful breakaway pass to Tomas Tatar in the Canadiens’ 5-4 OT loss to the Maple Leafs Wednesday night in Toronto, Romanov did his first video conference with the Montreal media Friday...
The Hockey Writers Jan 15, 2021

Canadiens’ Alexander Romanov Ready to Thrive in Montreal Spotlight

To say that Alexander Romanov has passed every test with flying colors since signing his entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens last summer would be an understatement. To say that he has come as advertised and then some would also be pointing out the obvious. It’s hard to recall a Habs’ rookie who has made […] The post Canadiens’ Alexander Romanov Ready to Thrive in Montreal Spotlight appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
Montreal Gazette Jan 14, 2021

Encouraging signs from Canadiens in season opener

Here are some things we learned from the Canadiens’ 5-4 overtime loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday. Alexander Romanov is a stud: The 21-year-old didn’t live up to expectations in his NHL debut — he exceeded them. He was on the ice for 21:14 — only Shea Weber, Jeff...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 14, 2021
A Tsar is Born

A Tsar is Born

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via The long-awaited arrival of Alexander Romanov was better than many fans could have hoped. With how hectic the Montreal Canadiens’ off-season was, it would be a Herculean task to nail down the move that galvanized the Habs fanbase more than any other. Yet the arrival of top prospect Alexander Romanov might just be that move by Marc Bergevin that takes the title. Romanov made the opening night lineup, pencilled into the third pair alongside the ever-reliable Brett Kulak from the start of training camp. The duo was steady, which is to be...

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