Friday Habs Headlines: The Galchenyuk-Domi trade six months later
In today’s links, revisiting the Galchenyuk-Domi trade, Hockey Canada announces its roster for the Spengler Cup, and questioning whether offence or defence is more valuable in today’s game.
Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Max Domi has been electric, but don’t count Alex Galchenyuk out yet. [ProHockeyTalk]
- The Domi-Galchenyuk trade, six months down the road. [La Presse]
- Eric Engels argues that the Canadiens are already clear winners of the trade. [Sportsnet]
- Reflecting on the Domi-Galchenyuk trade. [TSN]/
For being a friend to everyone in the building.— Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) December 21, 2018
For helping us grow the game in the desert.
For always being the first to stick up for your teammates.
For being an inspiration to all living with Type 1 Diabetes.
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- Five former members of the Montreal Canadiens will play for Team Canada at the 2018 Spengler Cup. [Hockey Canada]
- The Peter Principle is catching up to Jordie Benn yet again. [The Athletic]
- How a lesson learned from the Karl Alzner signing helped Marc Bergevin acquire Tomas Tatar and Max Domi. [The Athletic]/
Around the league and elsewhere
- What happened with the messy Dave Hakstol firing? [31 Thoughts]
- The starting goaltender on the top team in NCAA women’s hockey is positive about facing adversity in her second season. [Winnipeg Free Press]
- Alex Galchenyuk vows to bounce back from a slow start. [RDS]
- John Klingberg’s return could be the boost that the Dallas Stars need to make the playoffs. [ProHockeyTalk]
- John Gibson is having a historically good season. [ESPN]
- Patrik Berglund has cleared waivers and will have his contract terminated by the Buffalo Sabres. [Die by the Blade]
- One Washington Capitals’ fan’s quest to retrieve a beloved cap tossed on the ice during an Alex Ovechkin hat trick. [Washington Post]
- Cam Ward will honour Charlie Gardiner on his Winter Classic mask. [InGoal Magazine]
- J.J. Watt wants an NHL team in Houston. [Houston Chronicle]
- Are offence and defence equal in value in the modern NHL? [The Faceoff Circle]
- John Tortorella wants his team to shoot for empty nets, icing risk be damned. [The Athletic]
- Ex-Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee pleads guilty to harassment. [TSN]/