He is 32. He will be 38 when the final year of his deal begins. Fans in Ottawa can gets season ticket for less than $1,300 and that represents 18.5 per cent of a monthly salary. "Tonight, I think, was his best".
As for whether the team's current eight-game losing streak could do some damage to the psyche of those young up-and-comers, Price was firm in his belief: they'll get through it.
And the bar for being useful is fairly low with Matt Hendricks, Ryan Jones, Mark Letestu, Alex Chiasson and Petr Sykora meeting the standard because they provided good value, but Milan Lucic and Jujhar Khaira not meeting it, because they did not or have not. They know as well as anyone what it's like to be in that position, just like they know quickly a team can snap out of it and pull and upset.
The 36-year-old forward appears to be very appreciative of the franchise and its supportive fans.
"A day like (Tuesday), we try to like really isolate a few important pieces in different areas of the game that are part of the structure".
Credit to the Sharks for continuing to find creative and gut-wrenching ways to lose games this season, and extra special congratulations are in order in this particular instance considering it made National Hockey League history. "And hopefully, we're there".
"We're all in this thing together and working together".
Former Jet Ben Chiarot's second goal of the game minutes after Copp's tally brought the Habs within one, and that's when disaster could have struck. "There's times where he gets in that scoring square that even there's a potential for a pass to be made, but I never, ever talk to him about it because I'm not going to take away that shot-first mentality". Join the A Winning Habit team! Maybe you'll argue it's risky to be having players out there whipping their heads around out as they try to bash a puck into the net with their skull, and maybe you're right. For a team looking for power play help on the cheap, Green might be a decent option.
"The energy is still there".
"We're giving him a great opportunity", Julien said, "and hopefully, he responds". The switch to Sheldon Keefe paid dividends nearly immediately, as the Leafs began playing with more confidence and responded to his different strategies. I understand this may be a bitter pill to swallow and many won't. "They want to win in those games, so it was nice to have that". His previous game was on November 9 against his new team at the Bell Centre.
But Chiarot, a Winnipeg defenseman for six seasons, made it 2-1 at 11:03 by installing a laser from the top of the left circle that beat Hellebuyck on the short side. "I think every single night, when I'm on the ice playing against the best players in the world, I'm getting my confidence for sure".
"He laid it down the wall earlier in that shift instead of trying to make something out of nothing", Blashill said. They face the Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.