One thing was certain when looking at the players present for the Habs development camp: the focus is squarely on defence. Of the 24 players taking part in the camp this week in LaSalle, 11 are defencemen, including David Fisher and Ryan McDonaugh
The Gazette's Red Fisher writes that the Canadiens essentially came up empty during the free-agent frenzy, while their Eastern Conference rivals, especially those that missed the playoffs, took
Mike Komisarek with his father, Roman, at the June 30 Poland-Brazil FIFA Under-20 World Cup soccer game at Montreal's Olympic Stadium.
Courtesy Lindsay Rosen
I found Canadiens defenceman
Canadiens' Guillaume Latendresse, Steve Bégin and likely Maxim Lapierre will join a host of other NHL players this Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Sportsplexe 4 Glaces
Link added Sunday, 6:35 p.m.
The Canadiens have invited 24 prospects, including last month's first-round draft picks Ryan McDonagh and Max Pacioretty, to the team’s annual development camp
A week since the free-agency period opened, defenceman Sheldon Souray remains unsigned. Comes word from Newsday in New York that Islanders GM Garth Snow is seriously considering
This despite wider nets quietly being introduced by the National Hockey League:
But where the NHL taketh from goalies with a wider net, it giveth back, with somewhat
Signs for two years
Canadiens general manager Bob Gainey announced today the signing of forward Tomas Plekanec to a two-year contract (2007-08, 2008-09). He'll be paid
A five-day summer hockey camp featuring Canadiens players and coaches, an event catering to novice, atom and peewee-aged players from 7-12, has been a huge hit
Canadiens GM Bob Gainey faces any number of hurdles attracting free agents to Montreal.
Today, The Team 990's Tony Marinaro, host of the 12 noon to 1