The Canadiens new second line has a productive debut.
The team’s top line was on fire as Montreal rolled to a 5-2 win over Toronto.
We’re still talking about practice, but this time it looked a lot better for Montreal.
Joshua Roy may have been cut, but he still left an impression, Drouin shines, the Eichel situation, Kadri, Tkachuck, and more in today’s links.
If we learned anything, it’s that Anderson takes pre-season seriously.
Jonathan Drouin returns for the first pre-season game at the Bell Centre.
The forward was back with the team after missing the first few days of camp.
In today’s links, potential trouble spots for the Habs this season, Caufield day-to-day, nobody is making Ducharme sit up and take notice yet, and more.
After a scrimmage, the cuts start.
Carey Price’s absence is allowing McNiven to get an NHL look.
In today’s links, a delayed start for one of the new additions, expectations for Suzuki and Caufield, more on Jonathan Drouin’s recovery, and tougher rules for cross-checks this year.
The Canadiens lost. I know it’s important, I know they’re supposed to be there, but we’re in here talking about practice.
Exhibition games will be used to make key decisions.
The defenceman will fight for a spot in the NHL.
Injury updates on the first day of camp.
The shifts weren’t as large as we’ve seen in previous years, but there were still some significant moves up and down the list.
In today’s links, season expectations, leaning on veterans, players ready for the next step, Domi shows support for Drouin, the Leafs training camp starts off on the wrong foot, and more.
Over the last five weeks, the Habsent Minded crew have provided oral tidbits to go along with the player profiles.
In today’s links, wondering if Drouin can encourage more discussion about the stresses of NHL life, looking at what a difference two years can make, and Jim Hughson announces his retirement.
The Russian defenceman played nearly the full season in his rookie year, but we know he has a lot more to offer.
In today’s links, Ylonen’s action could be limited, Lafleur celebrates his birthday, Aho amused by Hurricanes’ trolling, Jagr still going strong, and more.