So somebody brought up that the Montreal Canadiens won their division in 16-17 so things shouldn’t be looked at as so bleak. Nobody can take that away from the club. They absolutely did. But anyone bringing it up is ignoring the context that Montreal benefited greatly from the Atlantic division, and were exposed by the Metropolitan division.
Right now you are staring at my headline and if you cheer for a different team, you are probably scoffing with authority. “Yeah yeah, everything is worse as a Montreal Canadiens fan. Shut up you entitled mess. At least you don’t cheer for my team. That’s real pain!”
So let me best try to explain to you why I hate the Montreal Canadiens offseason. I’m going to start it with a sentence you’re going to read and wonder if I really mean it or not, and yeah, I kind of do. So much I need to make it prominent.Read More
Free agency is all about commitment to the unknown. You know how a player has played previously and that’s exactly what you are paying him for. But you have no idea how he’s going to mesh with your team and no idea how he’ll perform over the years of the contract. All you can hope for is that he makes the difference you paid for him to make. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn’t.Read More