Frozen Frames: Alexander Romanov proved his NHL readiness at 2020 World Juniors
The defenceman brought a different game to this year’s event, and it was instrumental in Russia’s silver-medal run.
Frozen Frames: Ryan Poehling’s attention to detail should earn him a spot in Montreal
Video analysis of Poehling’s play in his lone NHL game, and the habits that make the prospect a strong candidate for a roster spot.
Frozen Frames: What’s missing from Jonathan Drouin’s game?
An in-depth video look at what Drouin needs to bring to the ice this season
Frozen Frames: How Cole Caufield creates scoring chances
Video analysis of the way Caufield continuously creates for himself in the offensive zone with timely movements.
Frozen Frames: An encouraging debut from Weal
Weal showed some interesting tools and a good defensive mind that could serve the Habs in the upcoming games.
Frozen Frames: How Phillip Danault quietly drives offence
Danault’s ability to support his teammate with strong positioning and reads helps his line hit the scoresheet.
Frozen Frames: How Nick Suzuki’s hockey sense drives offence
Being in the right spot at the right time, while also possessing some high-end abilities, is how Suzuki creates for himself and others.
Frozen Frames: Romanov smashes expectations in first game
Romanov displayed a new confidence that translated into strong defensive and offensive play, but most of all into impressive puck-moving skills.
Frozen Frames: Byron’s return should make an immediate impact for the Canadiens
How Byron’s speed creates space and leads to effective transitions for his team.
Frozen Frames: Jordan Harris shows promising signs versus Boston University
Harris is becoming an important element of Northeastern’s blue line with his mobility and confidence in possession.
Frozen Frames: Ryan Poehling’s dominant performance versus Northern Michigan
Poehling is looking to drive his team’s offence this season. Here’s how he’s doing it.
Frozen Frames: Understanding Gustav Olofsson’s style of play
Injuries have limited his playing time, and that means there’s still room for the defenceman to grow.
Frozen Frames: What Kotkaniemi can learn from watching Kopitar
Kotkaniemi’s style of play has been compared by many scouts to the Kings’ captain. He could be an interesting model for the young centreman.
Frozen Frames: How Reilly stepped up his game against the Leafs
Reilly deserved the minutes he got on Wednesday. He was a solid presence on defence and fueled the Habs’ attack.
Frozen Frames: Kotkaniemi’s stellar performance versus the Leafs’ top players
Kotkaniemi didn’t slow down against the Leafs best elements, continuing to make the right plays and to show a lot promise.
Frozen Frames: Breaking down Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s pre-season performances
Kotkaniemi is improving with every passing game in his play with and without the puck.
Frozen Frames: Schlemko was Julien’s best defenceman versus Washington
Schlemko received the praise of his coach Thursday for his play. We look at the finer details of his game to see why.