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Why more MLS players were sold abroad this winter than ever before
Sam Stejskal
Feb 10
20
The winter transfer window has seen more MLS players move abroad for a fee than ever before
From prep hockey to the NHL: Get to know how new Canadiens interim coach Martin St. Louis works
Arpon Basu
Feb 10
40
Martin St. Louis has no NHL coaching experience, but the prep school coach who has worked with him for years is convinced he will succeed.
‘They’re going to love him’: Why John Tortorella feels Martin St. Louis is great fit for Canadiens bench
Joe Smith
Feb 10
42
Tortorella said what made St. Louis a legendary player will also be his strengths behind the bench.
‘I feel embarrassed’: Kent Hughes’ desire of a positive atmosphere around the Canadiens won’t happen by itself
Arpon Basu
Feb 9
147
The Canadiens are getting blown out far too often, and their new management needs to do something about a poorly coached team.
MLS intra-league moves, analyzed: How players will fit on their new teams
Joseph Lowery
Feb 7
12
Separating the biggest intra-league signings by category
Basu and Godin: Changing Canadiens’ gloom in three acts, trade deadline realism, plus a look at goalie prospects
Arpon Basu and Marc Antoine Godin
Feb 7
24
The Canadiens notebook looks at a second-half priority, limits on deadline buyers, and goalie prospects Frederik Dichow and Jakub Dobes.
A wrap on All-Star weekend, those missing Maple Leafs, and Gary Bettman fails again
Sean McIndoe
Feb 7
185
All-Star weekend was fun, right? There weren’t many games this week, so there won’t be many changes. At least, there probably shouldn't be.
Paul Byron is looking forward to a life without chronic pain, something that is all too rare in hockey
Arpon Basu
Feb 4
29
Paul Byron's history with pain is all too common in the NHL, and is something players should feel more comfortable speaking about.
Canadiens plus/minus: The Laval Rocket and Cole Caufield need to start a mutually beneficial relationship
Julian McKenzie
Feb 4
27
Cole Caufield still has one goal and eight points in 29 games. As soon as the team returns from break, Caufield should go to the AHL.
Wheeler’s 2022 NHL prospect pool rankings: No. 8 Montreal Canadiens
Scott Wheeler
Feb 3
431
The Canadiens have legitimate prospects at each position and one of the longest lists in our prospect series.
The Canadiens’ path forward: New GM Kent Hughes outlines how the next 8 months could go
Arpon Basu and Marc Antoine Godin
Feb 2
67
Kent Hughes walks us through how the Canadiens could tackle the trade deadline, the draft, free agency and training camp in the fall.
Ray Ferraro, a son’s career-long grind, and the Olympic ‘lightning bolt’ that makes it all worthwhile
Sean Fitz-Gerald
Feb 2
39
Ray Ferraro will be an ocean away when his son, Landon, takes the ice for Canada in the Olympics. But Ray's heart will be there in Beijing.
Basu and Godin: How the Canadiens’ bad luck could impact their deadline strategy, keeping an eye on Pascal Vincent
Arpon Basu and Marc Antoine Godin
Jan 31
29
Also in this week's Canadiens notebook: Mike Gillis on building a modern front office and opportunities for tweeners in Montreal.
LeBrun: Kent Hughes’ plan for the Canadiens is beginning to take shape
Pierre LeBrun
Jan 31
91
The new Canadiens GM is trying to evaluate underperforming players on a roster beset by injuries all season long.
How much worse can it get for the historically awful Canadiens? Plus Capitals, Devils and more
Sean McIndoe
Jan 31
292
Worst team of the cap era? The Canadiens are on pace for that. What’s gone wrong? Pretty much everything.
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