Montreal Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais Rising Stars
The Montreal Canadiens have had several prominent stars as the face of the franchise in their storied history. Hall of Fame legends such as Guy Lafleur, Maurice Richard, Jean Belliveau, and in recent history stars such as Patrick Roy, Pierre Turgeon and Saku Koivu have been the face of the franchise. But who are the present day stars and what does the future hold?
NHL Northeast Division Power Rankings: October 14
The NHL’s regular season is now a week old and most teams have played at least three games. We have already seen many ups and downs through the first week; from Arron Asham’s antics during a game against the Washington Capitals to Friday’s news of Sidney Crosby being cleared for contact, one might think that all of the commotion has centred around the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Mac Bennett’s Road to Montreal
After attending the Canadiens prospect camp this summer, Mac will head back to Michigan where he is expected to become a big part of their top four. He spoke on his tough transition while at the prospect camp.
“Coming in I struggled a little bit, there’s an adjustment period. But after Christmas time I was in the line-up… It was totally a confidence thing, the more I played the more confident I got.”
Both Wolverine and Canadiens fans alike are hoping that Bennett starts the season of confident and stays confident. He has potential to be one of the better offensive defenseman in the CCHA.