In just five months, Marc Bergevin went from second best GM in the NHL to being fired like a dog. The Canadiens went from Stanley Cup finalists to bottom dwellers. Here's your year in review.
Some people make the mistake of thinking that when such comparisons are being made, that we are projecting this young prospect to become like the player he's being compared to. It's far from being the case.
Joel Edmundson is on the verge of getting into the line-up and it's not a minute too soon for the Canadiens and the defense core. What impact will he bring to the team?
Contrary to popular belief, Jeff Petry didn't forget how to play hockey and still has the same skills set. So what's going on? We might just have some answers here...
The present is bleak, the near future is so-so and the mid to long term prognostic is encouraging. Building a contender from the net out is no guarantee any time soon.
There are many reasons for the Canadiens' implosion this season but there is one that is bigger than all others. It's costing the team big time and that one is 100% on the General Manager.
What can bring a team from being a runner-up in the Stanley Cup finals to a bottom feeder in the NHL in just a few months? Here are a few key contributing factors and how to go about this situation.