Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Brendan Gallagher has been the Canadiens biggest leader this season and as much as he’s sick of losing, “sometimes you have to learn to lose before you learn to win.” [La Presse]
- Claude Julien is comfortable with his staff, but should the team make coaching changes during the off-season? [Montreal Gazette]
- Andrew Zadarnowski discusses the fact that the Canadiens still haven’t given up, the shootout loss to Tampa and more. [TSN]
- It was a full house at the Bell Centre for Hilary Knight’s first game as a Canadienne.
Les gradins sont remplis au Complexe sportif Bell pour le match des @lescanadiennes! C’est le premier match de @hilaryknight avec sa nouvelle équipe.— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) March 11, 2018
Full house at the Bell Sports Complex for the @lescanadiennes game! @hilaryknight’s first game since signing in Montreal. pic.twitter.com/RrERg0WAMw
Around the league and elsewhere
- The confusion of the dreaded goaltender interference call reared its ugly head again Saturday night. [Sportsnet]
- Young Kendell James, Nashville Predators Hockey Fights Cancer Ambassador, stole the show with her celebratory exploding fist bumps. [NHL]
- The Edmonton Oilers won’t be seeing the playoffs this year, but that hasn’t stopped Connor McDavid from upping his game. [NHL]
- So, as it turns out, Patrik Laine is pretty good at hockey.