- Can the Canadiens win with Michel Therrien? The answer is a pretty scathing no. [Sportsnet]
The only thing that has really improved under Therrien is shooting percentage at even-strength. In the three years before the current coach was hired, Montreal’s shooting percentage was better than that of just three teams: the Florida Panthers, Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils. Under Therrien, it’s been just a touch above the NHL average.
- See the full clip of Marc Bergevin discussing why Alex Galchenyuk should be kept away from centre, which does raise questions about who they plan to put there instead. [TSN]
"(Galchenyuk) may never be a centreman. Right now it doesn’t look like he ever will be." -Bergevin #HabsIO— christopher curtis (@titocurtis) May 15, 2015
"Will Alex Galchenyuk be a full-time centerman? Only time will tell." - Marc Bergevin #GoHabsGo— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) May 15, 2015
- "Between now and July 1, Jeff Petry will become more powerful with each passing day." - Petry is one of the best free agents of the season, and GM's offers can only increase in value as time goes by. [Montreal Gazette]
- The Oshawa Generals have eliminated the Erie Otters (a.k.a Connor McDavid and his twenty or so disciples) to clinch the Ontario Hockey League championship. Habs prospect Michael McCarron chipped in: [Puck Daddy]
McCarron gives Generals two goal lead http://t.co/CxzGY4yO66— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) May 16, 2015
- Goodbye, Mike Weaver.