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Montreal Canadiens forward Kirby Dach

All the latest Habs news, recent Montreal Canadiens stories, as well as information from around the National Hockey League.

Habs News

  • In part two of our interview with Montreal Canadiens forward Kirby Dach’s shooting coach, Tim Turk, we discuss a variety of topics, which includes a few fun stories, Dach’s reaction to the big trade, Alex Kovalev’s influence, and why we should expect to see Dach more often on the powerplay next season.  [Kirby Dach To Play A Bigger Role On The Canadiens Powerplay]
  •  Apparently, Habs sniper Cole Caufield is a rather entertaining presence in the locker room.


National Hockey Now Network

  • After 25 seasons of being at the helm of the Nashville Predators David Poile decided to retire from his general manager position in July. Take a look at five of his worst free-agent signings during his long NHL career. [Nashville Predators]
  • Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon made the decision to trade Reilly Smith in favour of extending Ivan Barbashev. Barbashev was the missing link to the top line with Jack Eichel and Jonathan Marchessault. [Vegas Golden Knights]
  • One analyst has a glass-half-full prognosis of the San Jose Sharks power play, even without Erik Karlsson [San Jose Sharks]
  • Who is the best goalie in the history of the NHL? Is it Patrick Roy? Dominik Hasek? Or perhaps even Martin Brodeur? [Pittsburgh Penguins]
  • The Detroit Red Wings believe Joe Veleno needs to show more than he has in his first 152 NHL games. His new contract reflects that thinking. [Detroit Red Wings]
  • Peter Holland, who was once a first-round pick way back in 2009 by the Anaheim Ducks, will be headed to training camp with the Avalanche. [Colorado Avalanche]
  • Just like the Habs, no members of the Philadelphia Flyers organization showed up on the NHL Network’s list of best wingers, defencemen, and centres. Such is life in a rebuild. [Philadelphia Flyers]
  • Speaking of the NHL Network rankings, two Boston Bruins defencemen made their list of the top 20 blueliners in the NHL. [Boston Bruins]