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Eyes On The Prize Jan 16, 2021
Saturday Habs Headlines: What would it cost to trade for Pierre-Luc Dubois?

Saturday Habs Headlines: What would it cost to trade for Pierre-Luc Dubois?

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via In today’s links, hypothetical trades for PLD, Romanov’s brilliant debut, and how COVID-19 is affecting the new season. Montreal Canadiens news and notes It may not be in the Canadiens best interest to pursue Pierre-Luc Dubois. [Sportsnet] But if Marc Bergevin does want to acquire PLD, he shouldn’t give up Nick Suzuki in the process. [TSN 690] Alexander Romanov had an impressive debut against the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Montreal Gazette] Josh Anderson is exactly the type of player the Canadiens have been looking for. [Yahoo...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 15, 2021
Nick Suzuki’s awareness has him playing a different game

Nick Suzuki’s awareness has him playing a different game

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via With anticipation that borders on prescience, Suzuki is rapidly becoming the Canadiens’ top forward. The win would have been nice, but we can’t say that the Montreal Canadiens’ lineup didn’t live up to expectations. They did — for the most part. We knew what brand of hockey the team would play going into the season, the same pressure-heavy, fast-paced, counter-attack style they employed in the previous ones, but on overdrive — bigger, quicker, meaner. Montreal put the Toronto Maple Leafs on their heels for long periods of time....
A Winning Habit Jan 13, 2021

Montreal Canadiens: Nick Suzuki Scores Habs First Goal of Season

Montreal Canadiens first goal of the season goes to Nick Suzuki Montreal Canadiens center Nick Suzuki got the Habs on the board for the first time this season. After playing just ten games in the last ten months, we finally got to see the Habs playing a regular season game again for the first time […] Montreal Canadiens: Nick Suzuki Scores Habs First Goal of Season - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jan 13, 2021
[Highlight] Nick Suzuki scores Montreal’s first goal of the season

[Highlight] Nick Suzuki scores Montreal’s first goal of the season

Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Suzuki’s first goal of 2020-21 looked a lot like his last one of the playoffs. The Canadiens’ power play is looking good, and Nick Suzuki just made their second one look great. No angle, no problem for Nick Suzuki.Habs up 1-0! pic.twitter.com/JpNIPXIoDf— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) January 14, 2021
Montreal Gazette Jan 13, 2021

Liveblog: Suzuki, Anderson are on the board as Habs lead Leafs

Through 20 minutes of play, the Montreal Canadiens are up 2-1 on the Toronto Maple Leafs. Nick Suzuki opened the scoring with a power play goal. Toronto’s William Nylander responded later in the period. Josh Anderson then wired home his first goal as a Hab to give the Canadiens a lead heading into the intermission. What are your impressions of the Canadiens so far? Leave them in the comments below. ...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 13, 2021
Links: Montreal “definitely among the pursuers” of Pierre-Luc Dubois

Links: Montreal “definitely among the pursuers” of Pierre-Luc Dubois

In today’s links, big interest in the Blue Jackets centre, the Habs hope to give Montreal something to celebrate, and league and players prepare to navigate uncharted waters. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Elliotte Friedman reports that the Canadiens are very interested in acquiring Pierre-Luc Dubois’s services. [31 Thoughts] Should Bergevin make a move for Dubois, even if it means sacrificing Nick Suzuki or Jesperi Kotkaniemi? [The Athletic] The Habs general manager is excited about the team he’s built. [TSN] Bergevin is not the only one who thinks the Canadiens...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 12, 2021
‘He’s a powerhorse’: How Josh Anderson has become the surprise at camp

‘He’s a powerhorse’: How Josh Anderson has become the surprise at camp

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via The newcomer has been the talk of the town. Ask anyone at Montreal Canadiens training camp about Josh Anderson and they’ll say the one thing that surprised them about the big winger is his speed. No, seriously. They were asked. From Nick Suzuki, to Tomas Tatar, to Jeff Petry, they never realized just how fast Anderson was. “He’s just a powerhorse,” said Tatar after Monday’s practice. “I knew he was fast but you don’t really realize it until you’re working with a guy every day.” “It’s shocking that a guy...
Eyes On The Prize Jan 6, 2021
Links: Could the Canadiens top the division?

Links: Could the Canadiens top the division?

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via In today’s links, Aaron Ward likes the Habs’ chances in the North, the team meets Corey Perry as an ally for the first time, and the NHL heads into uncharted waters again. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Aaron Ward thinks that the Habs will finish first in the North Division. [TSN 690] Brendan Gallagher says keeping the big line together will give the rest of the team time to gel. [Montreal Gazette] To that end, the top trio give Nick Suzuki and Jesperi Kotkaniemi a level of comfort should either slip. [The...
Montreal Gazette Jan 5, 2021

Canadiens' Nick Suzuki impressed by new linemate Josh Anderson's speed

Nick Suzuki and Jonathan Drouin displayed some good chemistry together as linemates during the postseason last year. Suzuki led the Canadiens in scoring with 4-3-7 totals in 10 games, while Drouin had 1-6-7 totals. Now they have a new linemate in 6-foot-3, 226-pound right-winger Josh Anderson. “It’s always going to get better over time,” Suzuki said after skating at centre with Drouin and Anderson for...
Montreal Gazette Jan 5, 2021

Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Nick Suzuki sets sights on making an impact

When you watch him play, it’s easy to forget the Canadiens’ Nick Suzuki is only 21. He has the hockey IQ and vision of a veteran to go along with his impressive skills on the ice. Off the ice, Suzuki is also starting to make it easy to forget how young he is. As a rookie last season, Suzuki understandably seemed very...
Montreal Gazette Jan 5, 2021

Canadiens Notebook: Habs get to work on new-look power play

The Canadiens were back on the ice at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard Tuesday morning for training camp and the first thing they worked on was the power play. The first unit had defencemen Shea Weber and Jeff Petry, along with newcomer Tyler Toffoli, Nick Suzuki and Jonathan Drouin. The second unit had rookie defenceman Alexander Romanov with forwards Tomas Tatar, Brendan Gallagher, newcomer Josh Anderson...
Montreal Gazette Jan 4, 2021

Canadiens Notebook: A first look at new lines as training camp begins

One of the big question marks heading into the Canadiens’ training camp was how coach Claude Julien would set up his forward lines after GM Marc Bergevin’s numerous offseason acquisitions When Group A hit the ice for the first time at 11 a.m. Monday at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard, newcomer Josh Anderson was at right wing with Nick Suzuki at centre and Jonathan Drouin on the left. Suzuki and Drouin had good chemistry together during the postseason last year and...
Eyes On The Prize Dec 28, 2020
Links: Bold predictions for the upcoming season

Links: Bold predictions for the upcoming season

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via In today’s links, three bold predictions for the upcoming Canadiens’ season, Allen just may be the backup goaltender we’ve been waiting for, Anderson agrees to a PTO with the Capitals, and more. Montreal News and Notes Three bold Montreal Canadiens predictions that may — or may not — come true. [Sportsnet] Impressive post-season performances by Nick Suzuki, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Carey Price, paired with some new acquisitions, are giving fans hope for the upcoming season. [Montreal Gazette] The Canadiens haven’t had a strong...
Puck Prose Dec 23, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Nick Suzuki SZN is here to stay in Habs nation

The Montreal Canadiens have a good one in Nick Suzuki. When the Vegas Golden Knights selected Nick Suzuki with the 13th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, it wasn’t because he’s an old-school, throwback power forward. Even by modern NHL standards, Suzuki is on the smaller side, measuring in at 5-foot-11, 183 pounds, […] Montreal Canadiens: Nick Suzuki SZN is here to stay in Habs nation - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Eyes On The Prize Dec 23, 2020
Links: Taxi squad purgatory

Links: Taxi squad purgatory

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via In today’s links, weighing the pros and cons of placing young players in the taxi squad, extolling the merits of Victor Mete, and the NHL announces its COVID-19 protocol for the upcoming season. Montreal Canadiens news and notes “It’s a purgatory of sorts”: the Habs face some tough decisions with regard to the composition of their taxi squad. [Sportsnet] Nick Suzuki is one of Justin Bourne’s 15 breakout candidates for 2020-21. [Sportsnet] Victor Mete is extremely underrated, says Andrew Berkshire. [TSN 690...

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