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NHL Montreal Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens Report Lockout Edition

Jean-Yves Ahern-US PRESSWIRE

 

Curious to see how the Montreal Canadiens‘ players have been spending their time during the NHL lockout? Let’s take a closer look.

Between The Pipes

Carey Price

Price has been training in Canada. In fact, he’s spending the week practicing with the Tri-City Americans of the WHL, his junior alma-mater.

Peter Budaj

Latest rumor is that the Moscow Spartak of the KHL might be interested in signing Budaj.

On Defense

Andrei Markov

Markov had only one assist in nine games for Chekhov Vityaz of the KHL before sustaining an injury. The Russian defenseman still isn’t playing, 25 days after supposedly bruising his ribs.

P.K. Subban

You know the NHL lockout is out of control when Subban is now working at Boston Pizza and doing the weather forecast on a local Montreal television show.

Tomas Kaberle

Kaberle is presently playing with Kladno of the Czech League and has six points in 10 games.

Francis Bouillon

Bouillon is currently training in the Montreal area. He could be a lockout casualty should the NHL cancel the rest of the season.

Alexei Emelin

The hard-hitting defenseman has an assist in 12 games in the KHL this season.

Raphael Diaz

Diaz is tearing it up with EV Zug in the Swiss A League. He has 20 points in as many games.

Yannick Weber

Weber is skating in his home country of Switzerland, playing for the Geneva Servette of the Swiss A League. He has 13 points in 19 games.

 

Forwards

Max Pacioretty

After a short stint in the Swiss A League, Pacioretty is now back in the Montreal area because of an elbow injury he sustained in Europe. He just moved into a new house on the South Shore of Montreal and is practicing in Candiac, Québec with a few other teammates.

David Desharnais

The Laurier-Station, Québec native is now playing in Fribourg of the Swiss A League. The diminutive forward has only played one game so far for his new team.

Erik Cole

Cole is currently training in the Montreal area and has been dealing with a lower-body injury since last April. The extra rest has been helpful in the healing process.

Rene Bourque

Bourque is presently training in the Montreal area.

Tomas Plekanec

Plekanec has been lighting it up with Kladno of the Czech League. He has 28 points in 20 games, playing on a line with future hall of famer Jaromir Jagr.

Brian Gionta

Gionta is currently training in the Montreal area.

Lars Eller

Eller is doing quite well with JYP of the Finnish Elite League. He has three points in two games.

Colby Armstrong

Armstrong is presently training in the Montreal area.

Scott Gomez

Gomez is back in Alaska. He is currently playing for the Alaska Aces and has five points in three games.