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Martin St-Louis breaks the silence and admits that he is terribly disappointed

Published February 5, 2024 at 6:27 PM
BY DAVID ST-JEAN

Challenges have been plentiful since Martin St-Louis took over the Montreal Canadiens. The number of injuries has been intense, and several good players he had the pleasure of coaching have been traded.

Now that it's done and Monahan is gone, St-Louis doesn't hide his disappointment. His departure leaves a huge hole at center, and one doesn't have to look far to realize that the Canadiens are in trouble.

Simply put, it's literally the worst center line in the entire NHL, without a doubt. Nothing against Lucas Condotta and Brandon Gignac, but on a good team, they wouldn't stand a chance of making the lineup.

Jake Evans would be, at best, a 3rd, even a 4th center on a good team, and Nick Suzuki a 2nd. The coach broke the silence after the team's practice.


"Martin St-Louis says while he understood there was the possibility Sean Monahan would get traded, he was still disappointed when it actually happened on Friday." - Via Priyanta Emrith

One can understand him. Monahan was very versatile and a good leader, but above all, a good person. He played excellent hockey and made everyone better on his line. St-Louis must now find solutions with what he has at his disposal, which is not much.

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