Victor Mete: Steadily progressing

Victor Mete has been a revelation since being drafted in the 4th round (100th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft by the Canadiens. The diminutive rearguard, who played his junior hockey with Dale Hunter and the London Knights, was once regarded as a top OHL prospect (picked 8th overall in the 2014 OHL Priority Selection …
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The Progress of Kotkaniemi

Kotkaniemi’s Start Jesperi Kotkaniemi, against all odds, began the season with the Montreal Canadiens playing on their third line and logging an average of 14.40 minutes a game through the first 9 games. During this time, the young Canadiens pivot accumulated 4 points, all secondary assists, and was at 40% in the faceoff circle. Yet, …
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Hostile Summer: A guide on Offer Sheets

The NHL has become a young man’s league over the last 15 years. The average age of the NHL has dropped from 28.11 in 2005-2006 to 27.24 in 2016-2007. One of the main reasons for this is the Salary Cap crunch. Ever since the league introduced the Salary Cap in 2005-2006, the rapid development of …
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2018 NHL Draft: The Turning Point

For all the Hab fans who were shocked at some of the picks made by the Canadiens, worry not. This was as solid a draft as can be for Trevor Timmins, Shane Churla and the rest of the scouting staff. After partaking in the NHL combine, a combine in Montreal and another in Stockholm, the …
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Tis’ The Season to Overpay

That’s right folks! July 1st is upon us and NHL players are salivating at the thought of entering the free-agent market. Over the last few years, we have seen regrettable contracts handed out that have already backfired. The likes of Milan Lucic, Kyle Okposo, Karl Alzner and many more are now making way more than …
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Galchenyuk for Domi: Everyone Wins!

Hockey fans were treated to a bomb recently, as the Montreal Canadiens traded Alex Galchenyuk to Arizona in exchange for Max Domi. Domi, 23, is a left-winger that has a career high of 52 points. Galchenyuk, 24, was playing left-wing for Montreal and just came off an up-and-down season. Many fans in Montreal are livid …
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