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Pre-season Schedule Launched
NHL coaching camps are proper across the nook which implies Habs followers are about one month away from seeing their Canadiens again on the ice for recreation motion. Pre-season schedules had been introduced on Monday with the Canadiens opening towards the Maple Leafs on Saturday September twenty fifth for a matinee affair at Scotiabank Enviornment.
The Habs will play six video games of an exhibition schedule, three on the Bell Centre and three away towards simply two opponents: the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Canadiens sixth and ultimate pre-season recreation will happen at dwelling on October seventh towards the Senators leaving them a couple of days for apply and ultimate roster cuts earlier than heading to Toronto to open the common season towards the Leafs on October thirteenth.
Dobes Likes Legos
The Montreal Canadiens have chosen a goaltender in every of the final three NHL Entry Drafts. In the newest draft held July 23-24, Montreal picked Joe Vrbetic within the seventh spherical whereas in 2019, Frederik Dichow was added to the fold.
However in 2020, the Canadiens chosen Jakes Dobes within the fifth spherical, 136th general from the Omaha Lancers. After taking part in 68 video games over two seasons within the USHL incomes a 35-22-6 report, Dobes is heading to the NCAA to play for Ohio State College this season.
For his freshman 12 months with the Buckeyes, the Canadiens prospect goaltender used his favourite childhood toy as inspiration for the design of his new masks and setup. As Dobes instructed Goalie Gear Nerd, “I wished all crimson pads and my first concept for some motive had been Lego cubes. Lego was all the time one among my favourite toys rising up. I feel it’s particular to have Lego pads.”
Worth on the High of the Chart
With Henrik Lundqvist retiring from the NHL final week, the accolades flowed for 39-year-old goaltender who performed 887 video games over 15 years for the New York Rangers.
One common hockey analytics account on Twitter posted a chart displaying that Lundqvist was second in Wins Above Alternative over the 15 12 months interval from 2007-2021.
Who was primary on that checklist, you ask? Reply: Canadiens goaltender Carey Worth.
— JFresh (@JFreshHockey) August 20, 2021
A Ring for Cole
Final week, we introduced you protection of Canadiens ahead Cole Caufield receiving his Hobey Baker award as the highest participant in school hockey. Along with receiving the trophy, Caufield additionally picked up a hoop for the honour.
— Jostens (@Jostens) August 19, 2021
Hockey Neighborhood Mourns
On Saturday, three teenage hockey gamers misplaced their lives in a tragic automobile crash in Surrey, B.C. Ronin Sharma, Caleb Reimer and Parker Magnuson had been all members of the Delta Hockey Academy, a program headed by Brendan Gallagher‘s dad, Ian.
Canadiens Connection podcast
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