Shooting Da Breeze – November 2020 Edition – Part 1

Shooting Da Breeze is a collection of random thoughts on a variety of topics, more often than not about the Montreal Canadiens and the NHL, but not always. Exceptionally, we will have two parts in two days for your reading pleasure as there was simply too much material to cover. In the first part of this edition, we will touch on topics such as the most likely new lines and defense pairings, the effect of the new comers on Drouin, the future of Danault and Juulsen, the Habs’ depth at centre and more… Please feel free to share and as usual, comments are always welcome.

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The Canadiens’ Wild Cards Against the Penguins

Normally, teams and players would have had a full season to get in shape and ready for the gruelling NHL Playoffs. Some players would be banged up, some teams would be more tired than others and all things would not be equal. You would have home teams, visitors in far from welcoming rinks, you’d have noise and more noise. The atmosphere would be electric and players would be chomping at the bit to get going. Mostly, fans would be pumped to rally behind their team, to fill the rink, to drink the Kool-Aid and celebrate in the streets before and after games. But today’s reality and return to play procedures are not normal circumstances, and who knows what will or could happen.

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