Montreal Canadiens: The Santa Baby Christmas Wish List

December 20th, 2010 by Rosalyn Roy Leave a reply »
In case you’ve missed it, the holiday season is nigh upon us, and while I have a whole list of things I want for myself, I also have a list of things I want for my favorite team—the Montreal Canadiens.

Santa, are you paying attention?

A Puck-Moving Minute-Munching Big Bodied Defenseman

Ideally, the Habs need someone who can hit one of their forwards with a pass, split a seam or two and not get caught flat-footed. They HAD that in Andrei Markov, but he’s out for the season and I want a replacement.

PK Subban is still going through too many growth spurts to carry Markov’s load. Meanwhile Roman Hamrlik can’t get it all done by himself, continue to compensate for the erratic Jaroslav Spacek, and still be fresh for the playoffs.

A New Coach

I’ll admit I wasn’t going to include this on the list, but I just finished watching HBO’s 24/7 Road to the Winter Classic which had a nice look at Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach, Dan Bylsma, and the contrast between him and the Habs’ Jacques Martin is harsh and unflattering to the latter.

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