The Montreal Juniors begin their preseason campaign tonight in Greenfield Park, on Montreal’s South Shore, and the team is shining its spotlight on much more than just gilt-edged Canadiens prospect Louis Leblanc.
• The Gazette’s Red Fisher: Time to do away with the shootout.
• Robert Lefebvre looks back today at the Canadiens’ Big Three on defence. And he’s not talking Hamrlik, Spacek and Markov.
• Ten reasons to get excited about the Habs this season, courtesy The Bleacher Report.
• Meet Patrice Brisebois tonight in Boisbriand. The link details Breezer’s appearance schedule next week in and around Montreal.
• Marty (Goal-A-Game) Barry, a Canadien for a brief spell, died on this day in 1969. The Hall of Famer’s story, here at Legends of Hockey, is worth your time. See below for a little more.
Marty Barry, courtesy of our friends at the Society for International Hockey Research: