Going into their 101st year of existence, the Canadiens have lost quite a bit of height over the off-season. However, they still possess one of the deepest forward cores in the Eastern Conference. While the main theme of 2008-2009 was all that went wrong, not enough emphasis has been put on the blooming of two very promising French-Canadians, Maxim Lapierre and Guillaume Latendresse. The two formed a very potent line with the since departed Tom Kostopoulos, and on many nights they were the best three players in the Canadien's lineup. The natives of St. Catherine and St. Leonard, Quebec played an inspired game that brought energy to the team, as well as pitching in a good amount of goals. It is not too far fetched to say that Latendresse has been a disappointment so far in his NHL career, b ...
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