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The Hockey Writers 17 hours ago

Canadiens’ Jake Evans Has Been a Pleasant Surprise on the Penalty Kill

Through four games so far, the Montreal Canadiens are 2-0-2 and have been playing great hockey, including on both sides of special teams. With that being said, one of the team’s best penalty killers thus far is rookie Jake Evans. While Evans is definitely on the older side for a full-time NHL rookie at age […] The post Canadiens’ Jake Evans Has Been a Pleasant Surprise on the Penalty Kill appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
Eyes On The Prize Jan 20, 2021
[Highlight] Brendan Gallagher converts on a two-on-one

[Highlight] Brendan Gallagher converts on a two-on-one

Photo by Codie McLachlan/ After two posts in earlier shifts, this odd-man rush yielded results. The Habs had some chances on odd-man rushes earlier in the second period, with Paul Byron and then Brendan Gallagher banking Jake Evans passes off the post. The third time was the charm, however, as Gallagher finally got one to go for his first of the year. Tatar with the sauce, and Gallagher with his first of the season pic.twitter.com/cfj5Ob7aGb— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) January 21, 2021
A Winning Habit Jan 19, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: What Do Habs Gain From All This Taxi Squad Shuffling?

Montreal Canadiens forwards continue to be placed on the team’s taxi squad on days off, only to be placed back on the team’s main roster for the next game day. We saw Jake Evans shuffled off to the taxi squad on Thursday, only to be activated in time to score a nice shorthanded goal against […] Montreal Canadiens: What Do Habs Gain From All This Taxi Squad Shuffling? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jan 18, 2021
[Highlight] Artturi Lehkonen’s first of the season is a short-handed goal

[Highlight] Artturi Lehkonen’s first of the season is a short-handed goal

Photo by Claus Andersen/ The special teams are having a night in Edmonton. A night after Jake Evans potted a short-handed goal, another member of the Canadiens’ fourth line, Artturi Lehkonen, turns defence into offence while a man down. Artturi Lehkonen breaks in on the penalty kill, snipes one by Mikko Koskinen. 3-0 Habs pic.twitter.com/Cz9rF6bodS— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) January 19, 2021
Eyes On The Prize Jan 16, 2021
[Highlight] Jake Evans pots his own rebound for a short-handed goal

[Highlight] Jake Evans pots his own rebound for a short-handed goal

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Evans decided to keep the puck on a two-on-one, and cashed in his second attempt. He wasn’t able to score on a power move earlier in the period, but Jake Evans found the net on a short-handed rush to give the Canadiens a big 4-0 lead. Jake Evans scores shorthanded and it's 4-0 Habs! pic.twitter.com/bJz55wJVRl— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) January 17, 2021
Eyes On The Prize Jan 14, 2021
Montreal Canadiens move Jake Evans to taxi squad

Montreal Canadiens move Jake Evans to taxi squad

Photo by Julian Avram/Icon Sportswire via The move was made for salary cap reasons, Evans is expected to play on Saturday. The Montreal Canadiens have officially started their cap gymnastics, moving forward Jake Evans to the taxi squad until Saturday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers. Jake Evans has been loaned to the taxi squad. Players loaned to the taxi squad this season are eligible to travel and practice with the full team, but do not count against the salary cap. Evans is expected to be made available for the game on Saturday in Edmonton.— Canadiens...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 10, 2021
Links: Kotkaniemi looking forward to a productive year

Links: Kotkaniemi looking forward to a productive year

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via In today’s links, Kotkaniemi’s smile is bad news for his opponents, optimism surrounding this year’s team, Corey Crawford retires, and more. Montreal Canadiens news and notes The fun-loving Jesperi Kotkaniemi is back. [Montreal Gazette] He expects to take a big leap in his third year in the NHL. [Canadiens.com] Also hear what Phillip Danault and Claude Julien had to say after practice. [Canadiens.com] How former ECHL player Beau McCue helped prepare Carey Price for the season. [The Athletic] Jake Evans could surprise a...
A Winning Habit Jan 4, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Jake Evans Role Could be Facilitated by Habs Veteran Depth

Montreal Canadiens forward Jake Evans will be playing an important role. The Montreal Canadiens selected Jake Evans 207th in the 7th round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. After an impressive four seasons with Notre Dame in the NCAA, the centre earned an entry-level contract with the Habs. Since then, he has been a welcome […] Montreal Canadiens: Jake Evans Role Could be Facilitated by Habs Veteran Depth - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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