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Montreal Gazette Jun 14, 2018

Lars Eller proud to be first Danish player to win the Stanley Cup

“It’s just icing on the cake," former Canadiens centre says, adding that the Capitals have the team to win it again next year.
Last Word on Hockey Jun 14, 2018
Montreal Canadiens Prospect Joni Ikonen Injured

Montreal Canadiens Prospect Joni Ikonen Injured

The Montreal Canadiens along with the Kalpa Kuopio Hockey Club has announced that prospect Joni Ikonen underwent surgery on his right knee. The recovery time is expected to be 6 months. Joni Ikonen Injured Joni Ikonen was injured during an on May 28th during an on-ice practice with his team in Kuopio, Finland. The knee surgery was performed in Finland at the Kuopio University Hospital by Dr Hannu Miettinen. Ikonen was selected 58th overall by the Canadiens in last year's NHL Entry Draft. The pick originally came from the Washington Capitals in a trade that sent centre Lars Eller to the...
The Hockey Writers Jun 9, 2018

Canadiens Fans Should Cheer on Eller and Smith-Pelly

Montreal Canadiens fans have two choices in the wake of the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup win. They can lament the fact that two former Habs, Lars Eller and Devante Smith-Pelly, played critical roles for the Caps along the way, including in the Cup-clinching Game 5 victory… or they can just be happy for them. Smith-Pelly […] The post Canadiens Fans Should Cheer on Eller and Smith-Pelly appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Eyes On The Prize Jun 9, 2018
The Habs’ draft pick board for the 2018 NHL Draft

The Habs’ draft pick board for the 2018 NHL Draft

The Habs now know the slots for all 10 of the picks. The final two positions for the 2018 NHL Draft were determined when the Stanley Cup Final came to an end, with the Washington Capitals’ championship putting them into the 31st and final position of each of the seven rounds. The placement had an impact on the Montreal Canadiens, who acquired the second-round pick originally assigned to the Capitals in a trade of Lars Eller. The Dane’s goal that stood as the game-winner for his new team ensured that the Habs would have to wait until the final selection of the second phase of the draft...
Montreal Gazette Jun 8, 2018

What the Puck: Success of Smith-Pelly and Eller underlines Habs' issues

The success of Devante Smith-Pelly and Lars Eller in these playoffs just underline everything that is wrong with Habs culture.
Montreal Gazette Jun 8, 2018

Lars Eller scores Stanley Cup-winning goal for Washington Capitals

Capitals acquired centre from the Canadiens on June 24, 2016 in exchange for two second-round draft picks.
WTOP Jun 7, 2018

Caps on top: Washington wins Stanley Cup, beats Vegas 4-3

Lars Eller scored the tiebreaking goal with 7:37 to play, and the Capitals raised the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history after a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 on Thursday night.
The Hockey Writers Jun 2, 2018

Lars Eller: Capitals ‘Next Man Up’

Game 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final in Vegas will forever be known for Braden Holtby’s save on Alex Tuch late in the game that preserved the victory for Washington. While that was certainly the biggest and most memorable moment, the play of a third-line center shouldn’t be overlooked. Lars Eller, just going about […] The post Lars Eller: Capitals ‘Next Man Up’ appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Eyes On The Prize Jun 1, 2018
Links: An outlier season for Carey Price

Links: An outlier season for Carey Price

In today’s links, Carey Price’s annus horribilis should just be an outlier, revisiting Lars Eller’s departure from the Canadiens, and what is the real value of a draft pick that is unlikely to yield a bona fide star player? Montreal Canadiens news and notes Carey Price’s dismal 2017-18 season was likely an outlier. [Montreal Gazette] Regardless of what Habs fans may be feeling watching Lars Eller rise to the occasion for the Washington Capitals, the problem was never the price Marc Bergevin fetched for the Dane, but rather the price he paid for Andrew Shaw. [La Presse] This...
National Post May 31, 2018

Lars Eller’s value to the Washington Capitals tested by playoff injuries

Meanwhile, the Capitals face Game 3 at home carrying at 4-5 record at Capitol One Centre in these playoffs
CBC News May 31, 2018
Lars Eller showed why Capitals call him their 'secret weapon'

Lars Eller showed why Capitals call him their 'secret weapon'

Lars Eller says the more he plays, the better he plays, and the versatile Capitals centre showed that in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Sportsnet.ca May 31, 2018
Looking at Lars Eller’s immense impact on Washington’s playoff fortunes

Looking at Lars Eller’s immense impact on Washington’s playoff fortunes

Lars Eller has stepped up big when the Capitals have needed him in the absence of Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov in these playoffs, to the point where he’s one of the best offensive players still standing. The post Lars Eller chance to prove he’s more than 3rd line centre appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Hockey Wilderness May 31, 2018
Wilderness Walk: Eller the Feller

Wilderness Walk: Eller the Feller

The Final is tied up, prospects are heading to the Combine, the NHL wheel keeps spinning Washington Capitals forward Lars Eller had one heck of a game last night, didn’t he? As easy as it is to be jealous of teams like Washington having generational talents like Alex Ovechkin, their Russian superstar Evgeny Kuznetsov already over in North America, and a true 1C in Niklas Backstrom, it’s seeing players like Eller step up during the playoffs that really generates envy for me. While it never seemed likely the Wild would go far in the playoffs this year with the road ahead paved with the...
Vancouver Courier May 31, 2018
I Watched This Game: Lars Eller and Braden Holtby play hero for Capitals in Game 2

I Watched This Game: Lars Eller and Braden Holtby play hero for Capitals in Game 2

Over the past twenty years, just three players have scored more playoff goals than Alex Ovechkin: Patrick Marleau, Sidney Crosby, and Evgeni Malkin. Only three active players have a better point-per-game average than Ovechkin: Crosby, Malkin, and Patrick Kane.
Last Word on Hockey May 30, 2018
Lars Eller Helps Washington Capitals Tie Stanley Cup Final at One

Lars Eller Helps Washington Capitals Tie Stanley Cup Final at One

Lars Eller had a hand in all three Washington Capitals goals as they beat the Vegas Golden Knights, 3-2, to tie the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final Series at one game each. Eller scored a goal and assisted on markers by Alex Ovechkin and Brooks Orpik to give Washington the victory. Orpik hadn’t scored in 220 games. Braden Holtby made 37 saves to help the Capitals steal home-ice advantage in the series. Washington’s penalty kill came up big as it killed off four of five extra-man attempts. James Neal and Shea Theodore netted the goals for Vegas. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 saves for the...

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