Patrick Roy isn’t out of the race to become head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, reports La Presse.
We haven’t heard Roy’s name much lately in regards to the Habs’ coaching vacancy. After the Flames tapped Bob Hartley yesterday, it was said to be down to Michel Therrien and Marc Crawford.
If the former goalie great is indeed still being considered, La Presse reporter Philippe Cantin believes a major impediment to his hiring could be Roy’s desire to have a say in team personnel. With general manager Marc Bergevin, plus assistant GMs Rick Dudley, Larry Carriere and director of player development Scott Mellanby, it could be a case of too many cooks in the kitchen. (Not to mention, Roy is the kind of cook that throws pots, pans and knives around.)
Despite tough fight, Stars hand Wild their sixth straight loss
This dominant win is a heck of a way for the Kings to begin an imposing seven-game road trip, which continues against the New York Islanders on Thursday. The Bruins probably want to burn the tape on this one themselves, as they’re about to head on a six-game road trip.
Per @EliasSports: @LAKings had 9 different skaters score in a game for 5th time in franchise history. Last: Jan. 21, 1987 vs. PIT (10-5 W).
Some hockey players resist the urge to wear a visor, at least if they’re given that choice.
Perhaps a few will say “Hey, Nathan Beaulieu will just punch it off anyway.”
Maybe not, but Beaulieu provided a rather unique moment in his fight with Cedric Paquette during the Montreal Canadiens – Tampa Bay Lightning game. You can watch that bout in the video above, and see a cut on the Lightning pest’s face from that blow.