Pre-Training Camp News
The Collective Bargaining Agreement has been ratified so now P.K. Subban can go ahead and agree on a new contract. Or not. Or probably. Or probably not.
Erik Cole may stay home after this shortened season comes to a close. Which drives home what I’ve been saying for years – mandatory retirement age should be dropped to 34 years old.
Hail, hail, the gang’s all here, with everyone gathering at the Brossard Complex, and with all that’s going on, maybe Habs brass could consider following in the footsteps of Olympics organizers and issue several thousand condoms for the athletes.
Rene Bourque will be better – he promised. Apparently he had a health issue last season. He was dead.
Scott Gomez is such a nice guy, and because of that, I think he should be placed on the first or second line and the first power play unit and given a big contract extension. Because he’s a nice guy.
I heard a sensational rumour about Tomas Kaberle planning on bodychecking someone this year but I don’t know if it’s true.
David Desharnias took advantage of the lockout by growing seven inches. The once-diminutive centreman is now a nice 6’2″. Good for David.
Brian Gionta, on the other hand, didn’t feel it was necessary to be taller, as Desharnais has done. “I’m too old to change,” said the captain as he climbed up on a stool to retrieve his car keys from the kitchen counter.