Thursday, August 11, 2011

Habs Quick Hits - August 11

Minor news and updates concerning your Montreal Canadiens:

- Jarred Tinordi continues his progress towards locking down a spot on Team USA for this winter's World Junior Championships. He was held off the scoresheet in all regards in a 4-1 loss to Sweden yesterday, but will again be paired with Adam Clendening (what appears to be penciled in as the Americans' third pairing for the upcoming tournament) for a game against Finland today.

- Andrei Kostitsyn has apparently sounded off to a Belarussian hockey site about Habs head coach Jacques Martin. Kostitsyn feels he does not have a good relationship with the coach and did not understand why he kept being put on third and/or fourth lines last year - something he felt was the cause of dip in his play. Story: Sounds like he'll look forward to hitting the open market as a UFA next summer if he is even around that long.

- For those familiar with the Boucher Scouting System website, check out a one-game review of Brendan Gallagher's play at Team Canada's recent WJC Camp: If you're not familiar with the site, check it out - quite interesting stuff!

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