Preseason: Ottawa 6, Montreal 1 (Scotiabank Place)
posted by Rocket at AllHabs
It is both thrilling and sometimes amusing to live in a hockey hotbed like Montreal. It's especially amusing when the "sky-is-falling" types start hyperventilating over the coach, goaltending, and team size in SEPTEMBER.
Relax. It's preseason, folks.
For Jacques Martin and his staff, it's a time to evaluate their players in a game situation and experiment with different line combinations.
But, let's face it, with the exception of very few spots, the Canadiens roster is set. For those players on the bubble, it's their opportunity to prove they deserve to stay. Hamilton-bound players want a chance to showcase their value to the big league coaching staff. So preseason game ...
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