THW Extra: Montreal’s Hot Start

The Montreal Canadiens are off to one of the best starts in franchise, and league, history. At 9-1-0, the team is firmly in control of the Atlantic Division early on in the season, but can it be sustained?

Max Pacioretty has 11 points, and Andrei Markov and P.K. Subban each have 10. The team has allowed just 17 goals in 10 games — thanks to Carey Price’s 1.75 goals against average — and it appears they are the exact opposite of Murphy’s Law right now. There’s no way this type of production can be kept up throughout the year, right?

In the debut episode of THW Extra, fantasy editor Andrew Forbes talks bout the Canadiens’ hot start, and what players fantasy owners should pick up no matter what. Also, who are the players finding success right now that many may not being paying attention to?

Find out in today’s THW Fantasy Minute.

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