Montreal Canadiens Links
- Tomas Plekanec gets no respect, and recently the trade talk surrounding the defensive specialist has heated up. Here's a reminder why we shouldn't be so quick to write him off.
- The Habs announced the winners of the Guy Lafleur awards of excellence, as you can guess Thomas Vanek and Max Pacioretty weren't among the lucky winners.
- Matt Drake took a look at the conundrum surrounding the defensive situation in Montreal.
- Andrew Berkshire evaluated the decisions the Habs will have to make this summer, as well as the spots that need to be filled.
- Here's a great story on the Bozon family, recounting Tim's very serious struggle with meningitis.
- Mitch Brown wrote a review of Michael McCarron's first year in the OHL.
News & notes from elsewhere around the hockey world
- Rumour has it that the classic black and gold jerseys may be making a comeback next year in PIttsburgh.
- The Joe Thornton trade rumours are swirling, here's the latest. It's been said that Thornton would accept a trade out of San Jose, if the fans want him gone.
- All signs point to Jason Spezza being moved out from Ottawa sooner, rather than later.
- Apparently Panthers GM Dale Tallon has 'received a fair offer' for the 1st overall pick, however if the Panthers don't deal the pick, they're likely to draft Aaron Ekblad.
- Fivethirtyeight.com takes a look at the overwhelming odds the Rangers face in coming back from a 0-3 deficit.
- Darryl Sutter may come off as cold during interviews or press conferences, but behind the mask is a hell of a human being.