Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Al Montoya has his brother to thank for his summer training program. [Chicago Tribune]
- Shea Weber might be famous for his slapshot, but have you seen him hit one out of the park?
- Serge Savard announced his retirement 36 years ago on Saturday.
On this day in 1981, after 17 seasons and eight Stanley Cups, Serge Savard announced his retirement from the NHL pic.twitter.com/i5EgPKwAFl— Mike Commito (@mikecommito) August 12, 2017
- Max Pacioretty’s uncle might be in a the football business instead of hockey, but he follows the Canadiens closely and loves to cheer on his nephew. [Canadiens]
- After his time with the Ice Caps, Max Friberg signed with Frölunda. Check out his first goal of the pre-season below.
- Some very special guests were honored at the Montreal Alouettes game on Saturday. [Instagram video]
- Congratulations to Andrew Shaw and his wife Chaunette!
Around the league and elsewhere
- After their logo was used without permission, the Red Wings were quick to issue a statement denouncing an alt-right hate group. [WIIM]
- The Canadiens and their fans join the hockey world in mourning the loss of Bryan Murray. [Senators on Twitter]
Les Canadiens offrent leurs plus sincères condoléances à la famille Murray et à l'organisation des Sénateurs.— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) August 12, 2017
- Adam Henrique took the “Which Devils player are you?” Quiz...and he apparently did not get the result he was expecting. [Sportsnet]
- It was reported on Friday that Adam Foote is stepping down from his coaching position with the Colorado Avalanche. [Sportsnet]
- Martin Havlat’s farewell game included NHL greats like Jaromir Jagr and Zdeno Chara, but also present was Arsenal’s Petr Cech, who traded his cleats for ice skates. [Sportsnet]
- Henrik Lundqvist says he is ready for Rangers training camp now that his knee is healed from the the MCL sprain he suffered at the World Championships. [NHL]