Last night, the Canadiens won a huge video game versus the magnificent Florida Panthers. It was an excellent 2nd win in a week, while the Habs had actually likewise beaten the Avalanche (in Colorado, where the Avalanche are practically unsurpassable) 7 days previously.

Naturally, this does not alter much in the sense that the Habs aren’t in the playoff race at the minute, however it’s still motivating to see a young group appear and shock the huge young boys when they’re not betting much in the end.

On the other hand, the 2 goalies in the area, Samuel Montembeault and Cayden Primeau, have actually been doing an outstanding task because Jake Allen’s departure.

Because March 8, both goalkeepers have actually put up incredibly strong numbers, and even if Montembeault (2-3-2) does not taste as much triumph as Primeau (3-1-0), it’s difficult to fault either of them.

When you begin discussing a battle for the # 1 goalie positionyou understand things are working out.

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Where I’m opting for all this is towards the following concern: when you take a look at what the 2 goalies have actually been doing because Allen’s departure … you practically question if the veteran hasn’t messed up Montreal’s hopes of making the playoff race this season.

Allen has actually done a sincere task given that showing up in New Jersey, however in Montreal, he’s just tasted success 6 times in 21 trips.

I understand the ménage à trois wasn’t simple for him, however of the 3 Montreal goalkeepers, he’s the one with the worst numbers this season, without a doubt.

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With Montembeault and Primeau having more wins than losses (in policy time) on their record this season, it’s not outrageous to picture where the Habs would be if Allen had actually preserved such a speed … or if Montembeault and Primeau had actually presumed the whole starting lineup.

For the sake of argument, if Allen had actually preserved a record comparable to that of his 2 previous colleagues (state, 10-8-3), the Habs would have 8 more points in the bank … and their 78 points would provide a slim possibility of making the playoffs.

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It might be extreme to state that the Habs would have made the playoffs if Allen had not played a single video game this season, and who understands if Montembeault and Primeau would have kept such numbers over 82 video games. That stated, seeing both guys take pleasure in a lot success instantly after completion of the three-way makes it not entirely insane to believe that may have held true.

And whatever may have occurred in 2023-24 … it a minimum of unlocks to seeing the Habs back in the playoff hunt next year.

In gusto

— This will be one to enjoy.

Great deals of reported chatter today over SN/Rogers perhaps offering its Monday night broadcasts in Canada to Amazon. There’s talk Bell (TSN) has likewise had conversations about leaping back in on the nationwide side, in some kind, too. Rogers’ offer ends after the 2025-26 season.

— David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) April 4, 2024

— Jordan Dumais’ lack cost the Mooseheads very much.

Huge surprise understood. The @ABTitan sweep the Halifax #Mooseheads in 4 video games.

3-2 success

Halifax 2nd Top4 group in 30 years to be swept in the 1st round after Victoriaville in 2012 #QMJHL

— Stephane Leroux (@StephRDSJunior) April 4, 2024

— He’ll go back to action tomorrow after a six-game suspension.

Wise choice Tom …

— TVA Sports (@TVASports) April 4, 2024

— An extensive correction.

It’s over in Saint John too. Easy 8-1 win for the #Voltigeurs over the #SeaDogsSweep in 4 video games for Drummond, who wins 25-8 general in the series.

Halifax did not keep Sylvain Favreau as coach. He’s leaving in the 2nd round, however his old group isn’t! #QMJHL

— Stephane Leroux (@StephRDSJunior) April 4, 2024

— Good news for the Yankees.

He might begin pitching once again quickly.

— Passion MLB (@passion_mlb) April 4, 2024

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