Habs Serve Humble Pie To All Doubters

Revenge is better served cold and what better way to do so than to deliver it… on ice. Few gave the Montreal Canadiens any chances of standing nose to nose with the almighty Toronto Maple Leafs in this best of seven series, which got underway last night. Just about every single member of the media picked the Leafs to walk all over the Habs, most talking about a sweep or maybe leaving one token game for Montreal. Well, it didn’t take long for Dominique Ducharme‘s group to get that win, a hard-fought 2-1 effort in Game One of the series.

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What To Make of Cole Caufield’s Size?

Ah the every lasting debate about the importance of size to play in the NHL. It was like that 50 years ago and it hasn’t changed much to this date. There are more smaller players than ever though but one has to wonder about the true reason behind it. Regardless, teams will do what their General Manager at the time likes. If he wants size, he will get a bigger team. If he wants speed, chances are his team will have smaller players. And fans? Well, they have their opinion and in most cases, they’re not going to change their mind either way. That being said, being small does not necessarily mean that you can’t have a successful hockey career… particularly not in today’s NHL, desperate for talent.

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