Montreal Canadiens July Development Camp: Day 3

July 8th, 2010 by Rocket All Habs Leave a reply »
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It's the second full day of July's development camp. Yesterday, I reported that Alexander Avtsin did not participate in many of the drills and left practise early. He didn't appear at all on Day 3 but there was no word on his status.

According to Amanda Stein of the Team 990, Avtsin doesn't speak English or French, and therefore doesn't meet with the media.  Amanda also informs me that there are no Russian translation services in place for him.

One of the first people I saw today at Brossard was the Joe Stejskal fan from June's development camp. You may recall my mild surprise that a Francophone fan had developed an attachment to Stejskal, given that he is from Grand Rapids, Minnesota and now playing at Dartmouth. This is truly a great city.

Today, however, her allegiances had changed. Her handmade fluorescent green sign read "Kyle, can I have your hockey stick?" It seems that Montreal fans are not only knowledgeable about their prospects, but fickle too.

The 'Kyle' she refers to is Kyle Klubertanz, a 24 year old free agent defenseman signed by GM Pierre Gauthier in May. Klubertanz is fro ...

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