28-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Kovalev is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

David Aebischer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Steve Begin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Alexander Perezhogin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Tomas Plekanec has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Cristobal Huet has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mathieu Dandenault is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Aaron Downey is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

David Aebischer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mike Johnson has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Tomas Plekanec has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Garth Murray has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-9-2006 Tomas Plekanec frustrated
Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Tomas Plekanec was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 74 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 20 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 5 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


17-9-2006 Aaron Downey frustrated
Montreal Canadiens left wing Aaron Downey feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Aaron Downey, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 167 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 8 assists along with 325 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


14-9-2006 Player of the week: Sergei Samsonov (L)
NHL has awarded Sergei Samsonov (L) of Montreal Canadiens as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Sergei Samsonov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 537 NHL games during his career, notching 172 goals and adding 227 assists along with 113 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 4 PIM.


14-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Samsonov is looking good with 7 points in 3 games last week. Saku Koivu is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Andrei Markov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Sheldon Souray is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alex Kovalev is looking good with 7 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-9-2006 Yann Danis frustrated
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Yann Danis feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Yann Danis, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 14 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Montreal Canadiens this season.


10-9-2006 Garth Murray frustrated
Montreal Canadiens left wing Garth Murray feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Garth Murray was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 1 assists along with 70 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


9-9-2006 Andrei Markov frustrated
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Markov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 6th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 336 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 118 assists along with 172 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 2 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


7-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Aaron Downey is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Chris Higgins is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-9-2006 Garth Murray frustrated
Montreal Canadiens left wing Garth Murray feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Garth Murray was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 57 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 1 assists along with 68 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 1 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


3-9-2006 Tomas Plekanec frustrated
Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Tomas Plekanec was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 69 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 20 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2006 Alexander Perezhogin uncertain about future
Alexander Perezhogin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2006 Training camp preview
Montreal Canadiens will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Montreal Canadiens and Laval Rocket:
- Sergei Samsonov L
- David Aebischer G
- Yann Danis G
- Mathieu Dandenault D
- Janne Niinimaa D
- Saku Koivu C
- Andrei Markov D
- Sheldon Souray D
- Francis Bouillon D
- Radek Bonk C
- Alex Kovalev R
- Mike Johnson R
- Loďc LaCasse G
- Michaël Lambert L
- Eric Manlow C
- Steve Bégin L
- Ajay Baines C
- Aaron Downey R
- Gregory Stewart L
- Josh Gorges D
- Danny Groulx D
- Mathieu Biron D
- Michael Ryder R
- Chris Higgins C
- Dan Jancevski D
- Mike Komisarek D
- Alexander Perezhogin R
- Duncan Milroy R
- Tomas Plekanec C
- Garth Murray C
- Cristobal Huet G
- Jon Gleed D
- Mathieu Aubin C
- Andrew Archer D
- Mikhail Grabovski L
- Mark Streit D
- Michael Leighton G
- Jonathan Ferland R
- James Sanford D
- Maxim Lapierre C
- Cory Urquhart C
- Andrei Kostitsyn L
- Corey Locke C
- Cédrick Desjardins G
- Andre Benoit D
- Ryan O'Byrne D
- Jimmy Bonneau L
- Jaroslav Halak G
- Kyle Chipchura C
- Jean-Philippe Côté D
- Francis Lemieux C
- Guillaume Latendresse R
- Matt D'Agostini R

Players reporting out of shape:
- Mathieu Dandenault D
- Radek Bonk C
- Loďc LaCasse G
- Eric Manlow C
- Aaron Downey R
- Kyle Chipchura C
- Francis Lemieux C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Janne Niinimaa D
- Alex Kovalev R
- Gregory Stewart L
- Dan Jancevski D
- Tomas Plekanec C
- Andrei Kostitsyn L


30-6-2006 Jody Hull leaves team
Jody Hulls contract has expired and he has left the team.

26-6-2006 Chris Higgins frustrated
Montreal Canadiens center Chris Higgins feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Chris Higgins was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 82 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 15 assists along with 26 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


24-6-2006 Guy Carbonneau praises David Skokan
Montreal Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau has praised young right wing David Skokan in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


30-6-2006 Training camp preview
Montreal Canadiens will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs:
- Sergei Samsonov L
- David Aebischer G
- Yann Danis G
- Mathieu Dandenault D
- Janne Niinimaa D
- Saku Koivu C
- Andrei Markov D
- Sheldon Souray D
- Francis Bouillon D
- Radek Bonk C
- Alex Kovalev R
- Mike Johnson R
- Loďc LaCasse G
- Michaël Lambert L
- Eric Manlow C
- Steve Bégin L
- Ajay Baines C
- Aaron Downey R
- Gregory Stewart L
- Josh Gorges D
- Danny Groulx D
- Mathieu Biron D
- Michael Ryder R
- Chris Higgins C
- Dan Jancevski D
- Mike Komisarek D
- Alexander Perezhogin R
- Duncan Milroy R
- Tomas Plekanec C
- Garth Murray C
- Cristobal Huet G
- Jon Gleed D
- Mathieu Aubin C
- Andrew Archer D
- Mikhail Grabovski L
- Mark Streit D
- Michael Leighton G
- Jonathan Ferland R
- James Sanford D
- Maxim Lapierre C
- Cory Urquhart C
- Andrei Kostitsyn L
- Corey Locke C
- Cédrick Desjardins G
- Andre Benoit D
- Ryan O'Byrne D
- Jimmy Bonneau L
- Jaroslav Halak G
- Kyle Chipchura C
- Jean-Philippe Côté D
- Francis Lemieux C
- Guillaume Latendresse R
- Matt D'Agostini R

Players reporting out of shape:
- Yann Danis G
- Ajay Baines C
- Aaron Downey R
- Danny Groulx D
- Dan Jancevski D
- Mike Komisarek D
- Cristobal Huet G
- Mark Streit D
- Maxim Lapierre C
- Andrei Kostitsyn L
- Francis Lemieux C
- Guillaume Latendresse R

Players reporting in good shape:
- Janne Niinimaa D
- Andrei Markov D
- Steve Bégin L
- Gregory Stewart L
- Mathieu Biron D
- Michael Ryder R
- Garth Murray C
- Jon Gleed D
- Mathieu Aubin C
- James Sanford D
- Cory Urquhart C


26-6-2006 Yann Danis frustrated
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Yann Danis feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Yann Danis, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 14 goals. The 25 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2006 Guy Carbonneau praises Gennady Churilov
Montreal Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau has praised young center Gennady Churilov in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



24-6-2006 Guy Carbonneau praises Yannick Weber
Montreal Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau has praised young defenseman Yannick Weber in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2006 Sergei Samsonov uncertain about future
Sergei Samsonov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Yann Danis uncertain about future
Yann Danis wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Andrei Markov uncertain about future
Andrei Markov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Danny Groulx uncertain about future
Danny Groulx wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Mathieu Biron uncertain about future
Mathieu Biron wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Michael Ryder uncertain about future
Michael Ryder wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Chris Higgins uncertain about future
Chris Higgins wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Dan Jancevski uncertain about future
Dan Jancevski wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Mike Komisarek uncertain about future
Mike Komisarek wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Duncan Milroy uncertain about future
Duncan Milroy wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Tomas Plekanec uncertain about future
Tomas Plekanec wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Garth Murray uncertain about future
Garth Murray wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Andrew Archer uncertain about future
Andrew Archer wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Michael Leighton uncertain about future
Michael Leighton wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Jonathan Ferland uncertain about future
Jonathan Ferland wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Jean-Philippe Côté uncertain about future
Jean-Philippe Côté wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

Eastside Hockey Manager