With the injuries piling up on the Habs, Louis Leblanc has been called up, Greg Pateryn is going to get a shot at the sixth defenseman spot, and Patrick Holland continues to get a tryout alongside Michael Blunden.
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The Habs' new policy of putting accents on letters doesn't end at the French language, according to long time equipment manager Pierre Gervais. If Joonas Nattinen gets called up, we'll see an umlaut. Larry Ribinsoin isn't sure what this means for his jersey retirement.
On Saturday night the North Dakota Fighting Sioux played an exhibition game, but it meant much more than that to Habs prospect Mark MacMillan.
George Parros doesn't want to be the poster boy for the anti-fighting advocates, which is pretty obvious considering he's made a fine living out of it.
Chris Nilan's off-ice issues have been well documented, but it's always a good to read how he's overcome those difficulties.
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Former Habs Kirk Muller and Patrick Roy are both coaching their teams to strong starts, and share some philosophies.
Our own Olivier Bouchard's weekly column is out, this one focusing on sustainable performance.
The venerable Larry Robinson commented that he's not sure where the game of hockey is going, regarding all the dirty hits taking place. Big Bird is not a fan of how these hits are handled.
More from Eyes On The Prize:
- Breaking Down Film - Defending the 2-on-1
- Highlights of the Habs' 2-0 loss to San Jose
- Bulldogs topple Comets and claim first place
- Retour sur le match Canadiens vs Sharks
- Canadiens vs Sharks - Game Recap - Habs overwhelmed by San Jose