Montreal Canadiens Links
- The head coach was on a conference call with TSN 690 yesterday, and stated that he was happy with his team's effort in game two. He's not worried about how Peter Budaj is taking the news, and most importantly he's not panicking when it comes to the current situation the Habs find themselves in.
- The Canadiens see the 2-0 series deficit as just another rallying point.
- Pierre LeBrun ponders whether or not the Canadiens have any magic left in round three.
- Dave Stubbs sat down with the owner, Geoff Molson, to talk puck. Here's the interview.
- Ryan Lambert doesn't think the goaltending is the issue for the Canadiens so far in this series.
- Justin Bourne took a closer look at how the Rangers are using the Canadiens' forecheck against them.
- The mayor of Thunder Bay lost a bet and was forced to get a giant Habs logo sprayed onto his head.
- Michael Farber turns his focus from hockey to cancer, as the excellent sportswriter is going to have to focus on the disease that has taken him hostage.
- Greg Wyshynski continues to troll Habs fans on twitter, but he still wants them to click on his articles. It's up to you whether or not to give him the time of the day, but here's a list of 10 reasons why Habs fans shouldn't despair. It may seem that the list is just thrown together with no rhyme and reason, and that's because it probably was.
- The Habs shouldn't quit on Tokarski just yet, according to Tim Wharnsby.
News and notes from around the league and elsewhere:
- How important is drafting? Incredibly important, as we all know. If your scouting team gets out-drafted by a potato you might have an issue though. The Canucks definitely have a problem.
- There are a lot of open positions right now in the NHL, grantland.com takes a look at them.
- Here's an interesting article on what the Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks can tell us about advanced stats.
- Team Canada will face Finland in the quarter finals of the World Championship.
- The Vancouver Canucks are reportedly close to naming Bruins assistant GM Jim Benning as their new general manager.
- Two former NHLers are calling it a career. Miroslav Satan, and former Canadien Radek Bonk.