A Game of Lasts: Who’s Back, Who’s Not?

Well it has boiled down to this. All the suffering of a condensed 56-game schedule. The double-suffering of a stretch of 25 games in 44 days. Traveling from coast to coast. A head coaching change. A goaltending coach’s change. Add to that a few trades, a few injuries. A disappointing showing offensively in the playoffs… and lots of disappointments everywhere to be had. This sums up the Montreal Canadiens’ 2021 campaign and unless they can win three in a row, it looks like it could all come to an end way too soon.

Continue reading “A Game of Lasts: Who’s Back, Who’s Not?”

Potential Lockout? The Impact of A Cancelled 2021 Season On The Habs

The NHL wants to return to work. The players also want to return. But the league is trying to change the new CBA which they recently have agreed to and the players, well, don’t want to. Who can blame them? They have made many concessions for this agreement to work and return to play. But with COVID returning stronger than ever, it seems like the start of the 2021 season is in jeopardy. Just recently, the pandemic was hitting the World Juniors’ teams, some NHL teams had to close their training facilities, and other sports teams were also affected. Other leagues are postponing, even cancelling their season. NHL scouts haven’t been able to do their work for months now. The NHL’s return to play is up in the air more than ever.

Continue reading “Potential Lockout? The Impact of A Cancelled 2021 Season On The Habs”