Shooting Da Breeze – April 2021 Edition

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. In this edition, we will touch on topics such as the fans’ relentless criticism of the team’s key veterans, the arrival of Staal in the line-up, the needs of the team at trade deadline, the impact of the coaching changes on the team and on individual players, and more… Please feel free to share and as usual, comments are always welcome.

Continue reading “Shooting Da Breeze – April 2021 Edition”

Bergevin: Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

He felt that his team was ready to take the next step. His very best players, or the highest paid, are getting long in the tooth. Some of his good young players have taken huge strides and there are more quality prospects to come. But the moment to take the next step, in Marc Bergevin‘s mind, was now. Enough with the talks about the goal being to make the playoffs. The Canadiens’ GM speech at the start of the season was clear and the playoffs were expected from him. With the additions and trades he’s completed, most observers around the NHL agreed.

Continue reading “Bergevin: Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures”