Pierre-Luc Dubois To Montreal? Don’t Hold Your Breath

In the NHL, there are rumours and then, there are rumours involving the Montreal Canadiens. The later takes a life of its own and it’s no coincidence that the Habs are rumoured in just about everything. For one, players’ agents use the Canadiens as a negotiating method, particularly for free agents. Vincent Lecavalier and Daniel Brière both made a lot of money by “showing interest” in signing in Montreal. Then, some NHL teams like to ‘leak’ Montreal as a team interested, particularly when a French Canadian player is involved, to up the ante from other teams. In the meantime, Habs’ fans get excited, only to be let down in almost every case.

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Accueillons Nos Canadiens!

Can you feel it in the air? It’s electric. It’s palpable. We can almost smell the hockey gear as the NHL is set to start its 2021 season on January 13th. Finally! And to make things even more exciting, the battle for supremacy in Canada will be on the line. Canadian teams will all face each other eight to ten times this upcoming season, creating inimaginable rivalries from coast to coast. Fans from each fan base will be going at it as players will rapidly learn to hate each other. No sponsor will complain about the interest generated in this division as fans will be glued to their TV screens!

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