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NHL Reverse Retro jersey community grades

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2020-11-19

You voted... Here are the results. A few days ago, Eyes On The Prize released a poll to grade the new Adidas Reverse Retro jerseys that National Hockey League teams will use during the 2020-21 season. After receiving nearly 900 responses, we were able to draw some conclusions on general consensus, or lack thereof, for these unique interpretations of the classic NHL team jerseys. We are happy to report that, generally speaking, the majority of the jerseys have been well-received, and the overall class received a grade of 58%. The grade would have been higher if not for a couple of classmates dragging the class average way down. But we will get to them a bit later. We will begin roll call from the top with the brightest lights. Class Co-Valedictorian The

2020 Canadiens Top 25 Under 25: #17 Lukas Vejdemo

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2020-11-19

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesThe Swede made his NHL debut last season plying his trade as a defensive-minded centre. Since being selected as an over-ager by the Montreal Canadiens in 2015, Lukas Vejdemo had always been seen as a long-term project. He needed more time in the Swedish Hockey League to gain his bearings and develop his game before he could be deemed ready for the North American professional game. When he eventually joined the Laval Rocket in 2018, he saw some success with 13 goals and 29 points as head coach Joël Bouchard tried to push him

Links: Canadiens sitting pretty while other clubs deal with salary cap

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2020-11-19

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty ImagesIn today’s links, a chance to pounce on burdened rivals, players look ahead to the 2020-21 season, Claude Julien talks about his health. and Braden Holtby has a tortoise problem. Montreal Canadiens news and notes As teams are still scrambling to get under the cap season, the Canadiens’ roster situation gives them a leg up on the opposition. [Journal de Montreal] Several people in the Canadiens organization, including Brendan Gallagher,

How ECHL teams choosing suspension for 2020-21 impacts the Canadiens

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2020-11-18

Michael McNiven guards the goal for the Laval Rocket | Lehigh Valley PhantomsAn entire ECHL division declares forfeit, including both Canadian teams. As the ECHL continues to inch towards the start of the first portion of their 2020-21 season on December 11th, it was announced on Wednesday that more teams have chosen voluntary suspension for the upcoming season, including the two Canadian teams, the Brampton Beast (affiliate of the Ottawa Senators) and the Newfoundland Growlers (Toronto Maple Leafs). The 6 teams f

[Highlight] Jesperi Kotkaniemi scores his first goal of the season with Ässät

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2020-11-18

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty ImagesA power play snipe from the young Finn. Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first goal of the season Wednesday in Finland. The Montreal Canadiens youngster has four points (three assists to go with his first goal) in eight games. JESPERI KOTKANIEMI!!!!! THE EAGLE HAS SCORED!!! #HABS pic.twitter.com/mov3Z2PUen— Patrik Bexell (@Zeb_Habs)

2020 Canadiens Top 25 Under 25: #18 Jan Myšák

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2020-11-18

Brandon Taylor | ProAm ImagesThe second-round draft choice enters the top 20 in his first year of eligibility. Jan Myšák was considered by many scouts to be a first-round prospect heading into this year’s draft. After being called up to his hometown club, HC Litvinov, and becoming a regular in the Extraliga throughout last fall, he gained further prominence by transferring over to the Ontario Hockey League to play for the Hamilton Bulldogs from the start of this calendar year. Playing with and against his own age group on a team led by Los Angeles Kings’ prospect Arthur Kaliyev proved to be beneficial for Myšák, who was averaging

Links: Players may be asked to take further pay cut to start season

Source: Eyes On The Prize
Date: 2020-11-18

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty ImagesIn today’s links, negotiations about to begin on making a 2020-21 season viable, Kaiden Guhle attends WJC camp, and the NHL has its first Black assistant general manager. Montreal Canadiens news and notes The NHL may ask the players to take on even more of a salary cut than was agreed in the Memorandum of Understanding during the pandemic pause. [Sportsnet] Since it’s time to start preparing for a new NHL season, Canadiens stength and conditioning coach Patrick Delisle-Houde is getting creative in

Managing rest, recovery key for Canadiens in condensed 2020-21 season

Source: Montreal Gazette
Date: 2020-11-17

Add strength coach Patrick Delisle-Houde to the list of people who are excited about the Canadiens' acquisition of backup goaltender Jake Allen. Read More

Deal reached on concert frequency, noise levels at Parc Jean-Drapeau

Source: Montreal Gazette
Date: 2020-11-17

A five-year agreement has been reached between the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau, the city of St-Lambert and concert promoter Aréna des Canadiens that will see strict controls exercised over how long and low loud shows at the park will be. Read More

Canadiens’ Window is Open for 2020-21 Season

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-11-17

The NHL’s salary cap can be a fickle mistress. True, with it set to stay flat at $81.5 million this coming season (and potentially for the foreseeable future), it hasn’t shown many teams much love recently. The Montreal Canadiens had been a notable exception heading into this offseason, but things change, though. Bergevin’s Big Offseason […] The post Canadiens’ Window is Open for 2020-21 Season appeared first on The Hockey Writers.  

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