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Habs Eyes On The Prize Aug 20, 2016

Saturday Habs Headlines: Now fully healthy, Canadiens performance hinges on Carey Price

Here are your daily links, including a look at how the Canadiens will perform in 2016-17, Torrey Mitchell speaks about the team’s new additions, and whether Andrei Markov’s jersey should be retired. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes The Canadiens’ lineup features a few wildcards this season, making the team’s performance difficult to predict. As ever, though, the Habs will be reliant on Carey Price. [CSN] Torrey Mitchell was featured in an interview with Hockey Inside Out, discussing where things went wrong last season and the additions of Shea Weber and Andrew Shaw. [HIO] The...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Aug 15, 2016

Andrei Markov solidifying his position in Habs history

The General is entering his 16th season and is on the verge of passing numerous legends in various categories. Andrei Markov's nickname of "The General" is both a recognition of his tenure with the Habs as well as an endearment of the vital role he has played on the team. Markov was drafted in the sixth round, 162nd overall, in 1998 by the Canadiens, part of one of their most successful draft years ever with the likes of Francois Beauchemin, Michael Ryder, and Mike Ribeiro also selected. To put Markov's tenure into perspective, in his rookie season with the Canadiens in 2000-01, Michel...