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According to “Le Journal de Montreal” there is a rumor that forward Alexei Kovalev may become the new leader of the Montreal Canadiens. We all know that Montreal is an incredibly fierce hockey market and that the media drops a word in on just about any and every subject that could possibly revolve around the team, so it’s no surprise this rumor got some attention. It is, however, just a rumor for now. But for the sake of argument I think it’s worth looking at what could become if this hypothetical situation were to turn out to be a reality, what positive or negative aspects could this bring to the Habs?
Great players weren’t always born great players and teams aren’t great on their own either. They need nurturing and they need to learn, and usually the pivotal factor in their healthy development is the coach. Let’s see who some of the greatest teams in history had as chief in command.
10. Jaques Martin
He coached the Ottawa Senators from 1996 to 2004 bringing an expansion team with plenty of struggles to 3 division titles and 1 presidents trophy. He also won the Jack Adams award in 1999. In …
At approximately 9:40 Eastern Time the New Jersey Devils defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1. The game was important for the Montreal Canadiens but even more so for Martin Brodeur.
In his 986th game, Martin Brodeur got his record tying win, number 551 of his career. Patrick Roy is the other current co-owner of the record and was in attendance at the Montreal home game, maybe because there are rumors of him being the Habs new coach, or maybe because he needed to see the man who will likely break …
The Flames are a good team. They have been a good team for a while too. They work hard and they always seem to be in the mix come season’s end, and we all think we might see the same sleeper team we saw go to the cup finals in 2003-2004.
The problem they have had in the last two years, the one that keeps coming back to haunt them is that they just can’t find a way to beat the elite teams. Sometimes we accuse …