Montreal Canadiens players took part in a tough practice session in Broussard on Friday morning, the day after a 6-5 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
However, it was not a case of punitive training on the part of Martin St. Louis, as Renaud Lavoie explained during his column on the show. JC.
“There aren’t any punitive practices in the modern NHL anymore,” he said. This doesn’t mean you can’t ask your players. But ultimately, it is the player who will control the effort put into training.
A TVA Sports journalist noted that on Friday morning in particular, several CH players decided to get their jackets wet and go all out.
“Brendan Gallagher is having a slightly more difficult time,” Lavoie admitted. His penalty kicks at the end of the game don’t make him look good. Today his face was sweaty and you could see he was gasping for air. Cole Coffield, same thing. And Juraj Slavkovski too, as well as Tanner Pearson.
“So we had a good mix of veterans and young people getting down on the ice and doing the work.”
As for Caufield, his five-on-five stats are impressive in terms of quality of scoring opportunity differential.
“It’s part of the equal power solution.”
For more details, see Renaud Lavoie’s full column in the video above.
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