Either Or Both: Getting The Max to Phil a Need

Both are good players. One is (or can be) an offensive dynamo, the other is an excellent two-way player. Both were acquired through trade by Canadiens’ GM Marc Bergevin and both flourished in a Habs’ uniform. Both appear to have fallen behind youngsters Nick Suzuki and Jesperi Kotkaniemi in the Canadiens’ depth chart at the centre position. Neither of them seems willing to play the wing and head coach Claude Julien sees them both as centremen. But neither of them is a fourth line centre and both want to have an offensive role on the team.

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Geoff Molson Sticking To The Plan

The Montreal Canadiens promised more transparency and that’s what they’ve been doing. While it will never be enough for some, the entire team, from team General Manager, head coach to the players, everyone seems to be more available and open. There will always be topics on which they cannot talk about, either due to league rules, team policies or to not divulge their detailed plans. Anyone without an agenda against them will be able to see that they have been more front and centre. Just this week, we have seen about four or five exclusive interviews with different members of the media.

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