Habs’ Fans In Panic Mode About Cole Caufield

With Habs’ fans, it’s too often all or nothing. The team sucks or they will win the Stanley Cup. A player is the best or he’s hated and should be traded. A prospect is either a steal (how often have we heard that mentioned about the last couple of drafts?) or he’s a flop… at 19 years old, before playing a single game in the NHL. And in comes the great Sam Pollock with his timeless quote about the Montreal Canadiens’ fans: “[Fans] have their favourites and strong emotional attachments with them. A sports administrator who wants to be successful can never think that way.”

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World Juniors Championships 2021: Habs’ Prospects and Full Tournament Schedule

🎶 It’s the most wonderful time of the year 🎶… Of course, Andy Williams was referring to Christmas when he sang this classic. But for many people in Canada, it also refers to the IIHF World Junior Championship, which runs over the Christmas and New Year holiday. Ten countries represented, divided in two groups, playing a preliminary round, then playoffs’ style format to get to the medal round. Every player is under 20 years old, many of which are already drafted in the NHL, hoping to have a good tournament and for some, dreaming of a medal.

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