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Habs Eyes On The Prize Jun 27, 2016

On the deployments of Alex Galchenyuk, P.K. Subban, and redefining the role player

The Canadiens need to use their players more efficiently, and it begins with recognizing their strengths and limitations. Montreal's two longest-serving players, Tomas Plekanec and Andrei Markov, are remarkable for a few reasons. One is the simple fact that they've survived in a market that so quickly calls for change when things aren't going well. The two have played on Habs teams that have experienced both moderate success and dismal failure, and carried on with the team all the while. What's notable is how these two players have endeared themselves for so long. The word "underrated"...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Jun 25, 2016

Grading the Montreal Canadiens 2016 draft class

The Canadiens were pretty active this weekend, so how did they do? I have very mixed feelings after this draft. The Canadiens made a few decisions that I absolutely love, and a few that I really don't. In the end, they picked up four new prospects to add to the existing pool, and added a roster player from a perennial contender. Let's get things started with something good. Mikhail Sergachev (9) Love. This. Pick. Mikhail Sergachev was arguably the best defender in the entire draft class. I view him as having a very good chance of becoming the next Andrei Markov, and he has hands like Alex...

What the heck is going on in Montreal with P.K. Subban?

P:K. Subban is one of the best defencemen in the world, certainly in the Top 15, likely ranked somewhere between fifth and tenth overall. These kinds of players are hard to get, and it’s not like Montreal can easily replace him on the blueline, with Andrei Markov getting old and Jeff Petry being the team’s […]

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