6:06 AM EDT, Sat September 22, 2018
Eyes On The Prize 6 mins ago
Frozen Frames: Schlemko was Julien’s best defenceman versus Washington

Frozen Frames: Schlemko was Julien’s best defenceman versus Washington

Schlemko received the praise of his coach Thursday for his play. We look at the finer details of his game to see why. David Schlemko had a rough first season with the Montreal Canadiens. He was touted as a potential partner for Shea Weber, but never came close to fulfilling such a role at the top of the lineup due not only to his own multiple injuries and the team’s, but also because of his fluctuating performances. Schlemko was often a contributor to the disorganized showings the Habs had in 2017-18. His play in his own end was lacking most nights and he caused some costly turnovers....
Eyes On The Prize 2 hours ago
Links: Bob McKenzie discusses the Ekblad-Domi situation

Links: Bob McKenzie discusses the Ekblad-Domi situation

How the NHL will handle Aaron Ekblad’s claim that “scores will be settled” in the next meeting between Montreal and Florida, and more in today’s links. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Domi says it wasn’t his intention to cause any harm in his altercation with Aaron Ekblad, but accepts the punishment he was given. [The Score] Ekblad said “scores will be settled” yesterday when speaking about the incident with Max Domi. [TSN] Bob McKenzie discussed how the NHL will need to react to the situation at the teams’ next meeting. [TSN] Adam Gretz wonders just how much of a...
Montreal Gazette 6 hours ago

Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Max Domi: 'I didn't mean to hurt him.' Really?

Of course he wanted to hurt Aaron Ekblad ... that's the idea behind punching someone in face. NHL fails again to realize that in suspension.
Montreal Gazette 10 hours ago

Canadiens' Max Domi admits: "It doesn't look good in slow motion"

"But hockey is not played in slow motion," he adds about sucker-punching Panthers' Aaron Ekblad. "It’s something that happened very quickly."
Montreal Gazette 10 hours ago

Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien happy with players' approach at camp

"There hasn’t been a practice where I haven’t seen our group work hard. I think our message was clear at the beginning of the camp."