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Hockey players eliminated because of a piece of paper

Coaches are angry at leaders for cruelly killing children Parents of young hockey players in the Laurentians are furious that their organization has ended the team’s season because of a banal mistake. “It is absurd to charge children for an oversight,” rage Simon Archambault, assistant coach of Bastions 2 Blainville, a recreational team of Novice C category, composed of 7 and 8 year olds.   The Bastions played Saturday their quarter-final playoff game.   Trailing 3-0, the young skaters managed against all odds to win 5 to 3. A win that the…

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Canadian: Yes, Carey Price needs help

15 goals out of 37 were impossible to stop The recent avalanche of goals against Carey Price has sparkled red lights in the rinks of the National League, but also in many cottages in Quebec. Is it going to last eight years like that, wonder some? Faith towards 31 is shaking and the debate is emotional. Although Price is excluded from our top 30 this week, we still need to put things in perspective and our analysis of his performance as well as the quality of his 37 goals so far tend…

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Kotkaniemi well in the saddle

The rookie seems destined to spend the whole season with the big club Jesperi Kotkaniemi is likely to spend the whole year in Montreal. It’s practically written in the sky. Kotkaniemi will take another step at the end of the week. With three games on the schedule against the Montreal Flames, Buffalo Sabers and Boston Bruins, the Finn will reach the 10-game NHL. Provided you do not suffer an injury. On a strategic level, the mark of the 10 meetings represents a rather important stake. The CH will burn the first year of his rookie contract…

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Sidney Crosby, Brad Marchand and Nathan MacKinnon at work

A trio of Nova Scotian impact players have begun preparing for the upcoming season. Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins and Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche have been training on ice in Bedford, a suburb of Halifax, since last week. Along with other players from the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League, they engage in one-on-one, three-on-three and breakaway games. A native of Halifax, MacKinnon was a finalist for the Hart Trophy last season, with a total of 39 goals and 58…

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Enough silly, set Pacioretty’s contract!

It’s very simple as chronicle subject. Since Marc Bergevin is incapable of greatness and judgment when he has angered some of his players, it is up to Geoff Molson to settle the Max Pacioretty case. It’s very simple, if Pacioretty does not sign a contract in the next few weeks, he will be able to get out of camp in 11 months, pocket tens of millions of dollars in another organization and the Canadian, as the fans are now too accustomed, will end up coalesced to CH. That’s the conclusion that…

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Erne wants to seize his chance

The former Remparts signed his first one-shot deal with the Lightning Although he just signed his first deal at a career stage with the Tampa Bay Lightning, former Quebec Remparts forward Adam Erne is far from taking his place in the NHL for granted. After the first three years of his rookie contract, the 23-year-old American was last week on a one-season extension with the $ 800,000 Lightning. But contrary to popular belief, a one-shot deal does not necessarily mean that the signed player will play in the NHL. In…

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Canadian: Samuel Houde still on a cloud

The Chicoutimi Saguenéens striker Samuel Houde was selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the last draft of the National Hockey League just over two weeks ago. And the young man is still not down from his cloud. “It happened a week ago and I’m still on the emotions, said Houde on TVA Sports, Tuesday. To be picked up by your team is very special. “ “I got a lot of text messages from my uncles and aunts, and they’re still in shock. Seeing me fish, and in addition by the Canadian, it was…

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Interest in Alexei Emelin

Defender Alexei Emelin is still without a contract, but that could change soon. The influential representative of the Russian, Don Meehan, told TVA Sports that the former back of the Montreal Canadiens “is talking to some teams” at the moment. Although training is interested in his services, Emelin is in no hurry to come to a decision, according to his agent. The 32-year-old colossus, 6’2 “and 218 lbs, has played in the recent campaign with the Nashville Predators, with whom he scored one goal and eight assists in 76 games…

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Alexander Burrows retires and becomes instructor at Rocket

Striker Alexandre Burrows announced his retirement from the competition on Friday and immediately accepted an assistant instructor position at the Laval Rocket, the Montreal Canadiens’ club in the AHL. After a 13-season career in the National Hockey League (NHL), the new retiree will work alongside assistants Daniel Jacob and Marco Marciano under the guidance of Rocket head coach Joel Bouchard. “I think we are very fortunate to have a candidate like Alex among our new coaching group. His experience as a player in the NHL and the extent of his experience…

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Calvin de Haan takes the path to Carolina

The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed with Calvin de Haan on a four-year contract on Tuesday. The deal will bring in $ 18.2 million to the defenseman, an average of $ 4.55 million per season. “Calvin is good at handling the puck and will bring his experience to our defensive brigade,” Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell said in a statement. He is good in both directions of the game and he is able to play against the best opposing trios. It solidifies the left side of our defense and improves our training. “…

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