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Habs Eyes On The Prize Jul 27, 2016

Wednesday Habs Headlines: Trevor Timmins is well worth his contract extension

Here are your daily links, including why Trevor Timmins is among the league's best, Max Pacioretty shares his reaction to the big trade and an interview with the NHL’s youngest general manager. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Our own Andrew Zadarnowski joined Tony Marinaro on the Morning Show, to discuss Trevor Timmins’ track record and how his picks compare against prospects picked by teams around the league. [TSN 690] Captain Max Pacioretty was asked about the trade and this was his response: EXCLUSIVE: I spoke to Max Pacioretty about the big trade. #GCamp...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Jul 21, 2016

Determining the best trade in Canadiens history

Yesterday, we took a vote on the worst of five terrible trades, and now we'll take a look at five great ones. As mentioned in yesterday's poll article, the Canadiens have made some pretty bad trades in the past. They have, however, also orchestrated some pretty great ones. 1. Gorgeoretty Incoming: Josh Gorges, First-round pick (Max Pacioretty) Outgoing: Craig Rivet, fifth-round pick (Julien Demers) Pretty amazing deal here. The Canadiens gave up an aging Craig Rivet for a solid blueliner 10 years his junior, and they even got a first round pick. They lost a fifth-rounder in the deal, but...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Jul 17, 2016

Sunday Habs Headlines: Trio of Pacioretty, Galchenyuk, and Gallagher disproportionately drives Habs' offence

Here are your daily links, including a troubling look at the efficiency of each Habs forward and P.K. Subban on his upcoming comedy gala and trade to the Nashville Predators. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes P.K. Subban discusses his upcoming charity comedy gala, his trade to the Nashville Predators, and saying goodbye to his teammates. [Montreal Gazette] The Canadiens' offensive depth was called into question last season, and for good reason, as just three forwards were responsible for much of the entire group's production: — Carolyn Wilke (@Classlicity) July 16, 2016 ...

Max Pacioretty is still the captain of the Montreal Canadiens, and deservedly so

The announcement of Shea Weber being named an alternate captain was met by some belief that he should have been given Max Pacioretty's letter. Shea Weber will have the honour of representing the Canadiens as an alternate captain next season, and that is a very good addition to the leadership group. Weber captained his former team in Nashville for some time, and has worn a letter for Canada internationally as well. Giving him a letter in Montreal is a well-deserved honour. But there was plenty of chatter following the announcement. Mostly good, but there seems to exist a strong contingent...

Shea Weber named an alternate captain of the Montreal Canadiens

At the end of the last season, a few players — including Max Pacioretty — publicly stated that the team was lacking a veteran leader. Today, it was announced that the Nashville Predators' former captain will be an official member of the leadership group. The Canadiens experienced a freefall in the later part of the 2015-16 season, unable to get things back on track with injuries to some key members throughout the year. When the players had a chance to speak about the disastrous campaign, a few pointed to not having a veteran in the room who could calm everyone down and help the team...

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