Five Ideas For the Canadiens
A look back at past newsletter posts
Changes are happening in Montreal.
Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTLThe Canadiens have announced changes within the organization's hockey operations department. https://t.co/N6bAn7FwIb
What other changes are about to happen?
Five past newsletter articles offer some possibilities.
“Simply put, very few Canadiens draftees seem to get any…better.”
Hockey Tactics 2020, Chapter 1 - A free-to-read chapter from my first ebook, detailing why MTL has been among the worst NHL teams in the past decade at converting draft picks into productive NHLers.
The Unicorn - Max Domi is far from the perfect player, but how did the former Hab score 72 points for a team long-starved for offense down the middle?
Coaching & Tactics
2020-21 MTL System Sheets - The team’s tactics are standard, if quite effective with a strong talent base. Playing a more passive 1-1-3 NZ forecheck helped the team make the Cup finals last year, but it might need other tweaks to progress.
A New Hockey City, pt. 2 - Why making the Jr. Canadiens a local institution will revitalize the parent club.
Who’s the Focal Point in MTL? - As he did with NYR, Gorton will likely opt for a rebuild. Here’s the type of player he’s looking to acquire during that process.