Habs Head Coaching Top Candidates

Wanted: NHL head coach. Team: Montreal Canadiens. Duties include: Dealing with some veterans at the tail end of their career, some newer mid-range veterans and many young but talented prospects coming up. Coping and toying with shark-like attitude media base on a daily basis. Qualifications: Being able to handle the often unreasonable media and fan base who think they know more than the coach on any and every aspects of the game, in spite of not having a resume to back up their claims. Must speak French. Salary: to be negotiated, based on experience. Faint of heart need not to apply.

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The Schedule is The Habs’ Worst Enemy

When the NHL rushed to announce a 56-game season on time for January 2021, with the uncertainty of COVID-19 and all of its variances, we knew that it would be a tight schedule. We knew that there was a strong possibility that teams could be affected by this terrible virus which has taken so many lives worldwide. While the NHL did allow for some time to make up some games, it never anticipated the extent of the number of games needing to be rescheduled. Mostly, the league didn’t think – or ignored – the impact it would have on its biggest assets: the players.

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