NHL Game Day: Montreal Canadiens at Columbus Blue Jackets

November 2nd, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
Reprint from HabsAddict.com

UPDATE: As of 12:27 pm, both RDS and Habs Inside/Out are reporting that Spacek will indeed be in the lineup after all and that Picard will sit instead.

Apparently Jacques Martin spoke to the Czech defenseman and told him that he needs more consistency.

I guess the move to skate him with Ryan O'Byrne at practice was a warning shot fired across his bow. Let's see how he responds tonight.

I have to explain that I was embroiled in discussions on Twitter this morning about the possibility of Jaroslav Spacek retiring within the next few days or weeks.

Yes, I know, that sounds like hogwash and sounds even more like a convenient story created off of the back of his benching for tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

While anything is possible, since Spacek was 35 when he signed his three-year deal with the Habs, it wouldn't make sense for him to retire now.


Well, based on the CBA, if a player who is 35 or older signs a contract, his salary will count against the cap regardless of whether he retires or not during the course of his ...

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