Found March 20, 2012 on
from Sean Gordon of the Globe and Mail, Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later, turns out that Martin Leclerc of Radio-Canada.ca and NHL.com is the first off the mark with news that a deal is done between the Montreal Canadiens and former Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy that will see the fiery Quebec Remparts owner/coach/GM take over the Habs’ reins next fall.
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Scott Gomez’s infamous journey as a Montreal Canadien is likely to end after this season and he just may end up playing where it all began more than ten years ago.
According to L.A. Lariviere, Gomez, 32, is “aiming” to suit up for the New Jersey Devils next season. From Lariviere via Twitter:
#Habs Scott Gomez reportedly aiming to return to Devils after this season; tells...
Not much to report of late. Tomas Kaberle is unlikely to play tomorrow, still with his wife following the birth of their daughter. Andrei Markov will play. Maybe these two can’t play together - perhaps it’s fate? Mathieu Darche continues to work his way back from what appears to have been a very bad concussion, and the Canadiens continue to work their way downward, sitting in...
According to Patrice Brisebois, now of TVA Sport, Scott Gomez eagerly awaits a buyout at the end of the season and hopes to have another chance with the New Jersey Devils. I can't fathom how that would possibly be the best option for the Canadiens, unless the renegotiation of the CBA allows teams to buy players out in a short window, without cap implication. With the players...
At least Until End of Year
The Montreal Canadiens are caught between a rock and a hard place at the moment.
They need to make changes, quite a few of them to be honest, but they also have to realize that, having waited this long and come this far, they will be better off waiting until the end of the regular season before going forward with any major changes.