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What does Father Time have in store for Shea Weber?

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-08-21

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Alternatively, what does Shea Weber have in store for Father Time? When the Montreal Canadiens acquired Shea Weber from the Nashville Predators three seasons ago, one of the biggest concerns expressed at the time was that Marc Bergevin had not only acquired the older player, but also the player who was under contract for the longer period of time (eight years for P.K. Subban vs 10 for Weber). The move was largely seen as “win

2019 Canadiens Top 25 Under 25: #8 Artturi Lehkonen

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-08-21

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images The Finnish winger has had three very different seasons so far in the NHL. Can he put it all together in his fourth? “I don’t think he quite has Collberg’s wrist shot, which is a thing of beauty. I think Lehkonen might be better at everything else though, but is more fragile.” “Lehkonen seems like very high risk. The size, the injury history, the Finnish element, and the fact that he looked completely underwhelmed by being drafted to Montreal.” “Lekhonen is intriguing though. A good kind of pick at 55.” The enthusiasm was rather tempered back in 2013 when Artturi Leh

Links: What can Jesperi Kotkaniemi do in his second season?

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-08-21

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images In today’s links, looking at how Kotkaniemi could develop in his sophomore campaign, a couple of Habs legends talk hockey, and Jesse Puljujarvi wants a top-six job for next season. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Will Jesperi Kotkaniemi progress like Sean Monahan or Aleksander Barkov in his second year? [La Presse |

Habs great Larry Robinson relished 'father figure' role in Blues' Cup run

Source: Montreal Gazette
Date: 2019-08-20

When the St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup this year, Larry Robinson made history. Read More

Watch: Former Montreal Canadien Bob Gainey on state of hockey in 2019

Source: Montreal Gazette
Date: 2019-08-20

Bob Gainey, former Habs player and general manager, discusses his thoughts on the current state of hockey at Serge Savard’s annual golf tournament at Islesmere Golf Club in Laval on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Read More

2019 Canadiens Top 25 Under 25: #9 Alexander Romanov

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-08-20

Getty Images An unknown at this time last year, Romanov could become a fixture on the Canadiens’ blue line in the near future. We were all confounded when Alexander Romanov’s name was announced over the speakers of the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on June 23, 2018. It was the second time in as many days that some Montreal Canadiens fans were disappointed by draft decisions. The perception of the Romanov pick changed when the first KHL game of the season was played. Romanov made the CSKA roster, and while only getting to play sporadically in the beginning, it was evident that Coach Nikitin was slowly introducing the 18-year-old defenceman to the second-best league in the world to aid his d

Links: The Right Thing to Do

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2019-08-20

Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images Sebastian Aho talks about why he signed the offer sheet with Montreal, Domi and Laraque on supporting Pride, honoring Iggy, Da Beauty League, and more in today's links Montreal Canadiens News and Notes “It felt like the right thing to do.” Sebastian Aho talks about why he signed the offer sheet with Montreal. [Sportsnet] Max Domi and

Gainey happy to see former Canadiens teammate Carbonneau in Hall of Fame

Source: Montreal Gazette
Date: 2019-08-19

Bob Gainey once fired Guy Carbonneau as head coach of the Canadians, but he's happy to see that his former teammate will be joining him in the Hockey Hall of Fame in November. Read More

Watch: Former Habs laud Guy Carbonneau's election to Hockey Hall of Fame

Source: Montreal Gazette
Date: 2019-08-19

Former Habs attending Serge Savard's hockey tournament on Monday hailed Guy Carbonneau's election to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Read More

Canadiens’ Blue Line Could Use Gardiner

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-08-19

Free Agent Frenzy has slowed down to almost a standstill, but one of the biggest UFAs is still available. With the cap issues the Toronto Maple Leafs are having, Jake Gardiner is still left exposed to the rest of the NHL. There have been questions regarding the status of his back injury that he endured late last season, and his play in the defensive end in general, but Gardiner will return to 100 percent and will be a key component with whichever team he signs with. A club that should take a legitimate look at him is the Montreal Canadiens. Despite signing Ben Chiarot and offer-sheeting Sebastian Aho, Marc Bergevin and his staff have had a pretty quiet summer. While Bergevin has never felt the urge to appease the media and fans, making a move to sign Gardiner would not only make the fans happy, but it would make Bergevin happy with the impact Gardiner will have with the l

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