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Eyes On The Prize

Links: Poised for Takeoff

Photo by Elsa/ Kotkaniemi preparing for North America, Claude Julien’s recovery, Cam Hillis’ kids foundation, off season training, Kendall Coyne Schofield makes history, and more in today’s links. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s loan to Liiga is just about over. [La Presse] A healthy Claude Julien says he wants to be behind the Habs’ bench as long as possible. [NHL] Cam Hillis’ 2018-19 season was derailed by injuries, but it gave him time to think. The result is his Hillis Found8tion. [Canadiens] It may be a bit more complicated than...

A Winning Habit

Montreal Canadiens: Time To Stop Hoping For Ilya Kovalchuk Reunion

Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin found money with Ilya Kovalchuk last season but a reunion wouldn’t be necessary. The Montreal Canadiens were floundering in early January but still had hopes for a playoff berth. They looked good at times in the first half of the 2019-20 season, but injuries took their toll and the team […] Montreal Canadiens: Time To Stop Hoping For Ilya Kovalchuk Reunion - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Montreal Gazette

Canadiens' prospects scrambling to find a place to play

Gianni Fairbrother had to play hockey. And that’s why the defenceman, a three-year veteran of the WHL with the Everett Silvertips, took a step back in his development this week and joined the Nanaimo Clippers, a Junior A team in the BCHL. Fairbrother, who was selected by the Canadiens in the third round (No. 77 overall) in 2019, missed half of last season after suffering an injury in January. With the WHL...

Hemsky has felt depression during latest concussion recovery

Montreal Canadiens forward Ales Hemsky is slowly on the mend, but recovery from his latest concussion has dragged on, and it’s frustrating and even depressing at times.

Scariest part for Canadiens is, they felt need to pick up Niemi

Hockey Central at Noon discussion on Carey Price's injury update, and the news that the Montreal Canadiens have just claimed Antti Niemi off waivers.