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Habs Golf Match
The Montreal Canadiens golf tourney might be lacking a number of folks this 12 months. On Monday, the group introduced that as a consequence of protocols for the 2021-22 season established by the league, gamers, coaches, administration and entrance workplace workers is not going to be allowed to take part within the annual Canadiens golf match. The occasion sometimes is a primary alternative for gamers and coaches to fulfill with the media previous to the beginning of coaching camp.
The golf match might be held on September 21 in Laval-sur-le-Lac to profit the Montreal Canadiens Kids’s Basis. Coaching camp opens on September twenty second.
Suzuki Speaks About KK
Whereas followers could have been divided on Jesperi Kotkaniemi leaving Montreal when the Carolina Hurricanes efficiently signed the 21-year-old centre to a proposal sheet, it was a bitter capsule to swallow for members of the Canadiens. “It’s robust as a result of he’s an incredible pal of mine, clearly. However it’s a part of the enterprise. I obtained to study that fairly rapidly after I obtained traded from Vegas,” Nick Suzuki instructed Elliotte Friedman throughout Monday’s taping of 31 Ideas: The Podcast.
Suzuki and Kotkaniemi had been shut associates who had been are contact with one another each second day.
If Marc Bergevin had matched the Canes provide sheet, Suzuki mentioned that Kotkaniemi would have been welcomed again warmly by his teammates. “I believe it will’ve been high quality. He’s a really likable man. (He’s) very well-liked within the dressing room,” mentioned Suzuki.
Toffoli: No Doubt
Canadiens ahead Tyler Toffoli mentioned Monday that the gamers heard the doubters all through their miracle playoff run all the way in which to the Stanley Cup remaining. “It was nearly unending,” Toffoli mentioned on an upcoming episode of 31 Ideas: The Podcast. “It will’ve been the cherry on prime to win all of it and have [Carey Price] and [Shea Weber] win, however that’s the way in which it was.”
Toffoli mentioned that when Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Muzzin left the sequence as a consequence of damage in Recreation 6 of the opening spherical, he believed that the Habs would win.
“I believe Muzz obtained harm in Recreation 6, and I used to be like, ‘We’re going to Toronto. We’re successful Recreation 7,’” mentioned Toffoli. “There’s little doubt in my thoughts that we’re successful. As a result of dude performs [20-plus] heavy minutes an evening. He’s an unimaginable defenceman. It’s unlucky he obtained harm, however for us, it’s like, ‘Let’s end Recreation 6, go to Toronto and win Recreation 7!”
CBJ Teaching Change
On Monday, the Columbus Blue Jackets introduced that Cleveland Monsters Affiliate Coach Steve McCarthy has changed Sylvain Lefebvre as an assistant coach. Lefebvre, the previous head coach of the Hamilton Bulldogs and Laval Rocket has chosen to not obtain a vaccine.
“Whereas we’re disillusioned, we respect that this resolution is a private one for Sylvain and need him nicely,” mentioned Normal Supervisor Jarmo Kekalainen.
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