Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Tomas Tatar is on a quest for redemption. [Montreal Canadiens]
- Tatar and Nick Suzuki are both looking for new beginnings in Montreal. [The Sporting News]
- Shea Weber’s return can’t come soon enough for the Montreal penalty kill. [TSN]
- The Pacioretty trade took two months to complete and came down to the wire. [Montreal Gazette]
- Pacioretty spoke to media as he got set to depart for Vegas. [TVA Sports]
- Who’s at fault in the divorce between the captain and the team? [RDS]
- What will the lineup look like now for opening night? [Journal de Montreal]
- Brought in to lead a contender, Claude Julien now finds himself helming a rebuild. [Montreal Gazette]
- The price point for TV ads during Montreal Canadiens games has plummeted. [Sportsnet]
- Hilary Knight warms up for the season.
- The CHC Foundation would like to thank Max and Katia Pacioretty for all their work in the Montreal community.
Merci Max & Katia pour votre engagement exemplaire et votre générosité envers la Fondation et la communauté. Nous vous en serons toujours reconnaissants!— CHC - Fondation (@CHCFondation) September 11, 2018
Thank you Max & Katia for supporting the Foundation and the MTL community. We will always be grateful for your generosity! pic.twitter.com/VLlGMGXBEI
Around the league and elsewhere
- Eugene Melnyk says a roster overhaul is imminent. [TSN]
- Shawn Simpson of TSN 1200 was apparently sought out by the Ottawa Senators for a possible position in their front office.
I want to thank Sens GM Pierre Dorion for reaching out, and interviewing me for the AGM job. We had a terrific 5 hour meeting. They choose to go in another direction, and I totally respect that.— Shawn Simpson (@TSNSimmer) September 11, 2018
- Down Goes Brown has top secret audition transcripts for Melnyk’s bizarre interview video with Mark Borowiecki. [The Athletic]
- Steve Yzerman is stepping down as Tampa Bay Lightning GM. [Raw Charge]
- What can Bolts fans expect from new GM Julien BriseBois? [Raw Charge]
- Ethan Bear is inspiring kids back home from the Ochapowace Cree Nation. [The Athletic]
- The Springfield Thunderbirds have an offer for Jalen Ramsey of the Jacksonville Jaguars.