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Contributing author and European Correspondent for Habs Eyes on the Prize since August 2015, the largest non-affiliated online publication that covers the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League, a member of the SB Nation network. Patrik’s work covers a wide range of Montreal Canadiens related topics, but focuses mostly on the European prospects and the international coverage form both a Montreal Canadiens point of view but also the more international aspects of the game of ice hockey. Host of the PuckDrop Podcast.

Report: Leksand preparing for life with Emil Heineman

If the Swedish prospect doesn’t make the NHL roster, he will likely end up in Sweden.

Habsent Minded: What to expect from Slafkovský and Mešár

Patrik and Hadi discuss the development plans for the 2022 first-rounders.

Jan Myšák discusses his summer preparation and new Slovak teammates

"I am still looking for answers to all of my questions," says Mysak as he begins preparing for Montreal Canadiens training camp.

Juraj Slafkovský and Filip Mešár not named to Slovak preliminary WJC roster

Canadiens fans may have to wait a little bit longer to see their newest first-rounders in action.

Habsent Minded: Wrapping up the 2022 NHL Draft

With the draft in the rearview mirror, it is time for the podcast crew to summarize the selections.

Habsent Minded: Slafkovský and Mešár, with McKeen’s Slovakian scout Matej Deraj

We hear what the best development plans would be for the Canadiens’ two first-round Slovaks.

Grading the Canadiens’ 2022 NHL Draft

Some surprising moves to start followed by some risky moves on day two added up to a potentially great event for the Habs.

Getting to know first overall pick Juraj Slafkovsky

With the first pick in the NHL entry draft, the Montreal Canadiens opted for the big Slovak winger.

Habsent Minded 4.65: The Montreal Canadiens Mock Draft Special

It is the last chance to have an opinion on who the Canadiens should draft, before we have the actual results in our hand.

Draft profile: Elias Salomonsson is still figuring out his game

The pieces are there, but he’s having issues putting the puzzle together.