Max Pacioretty

Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 215
Birth Place: New Canaan, Connecticut
Draft: 2007 1st round (22nd pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Could Joe Thornton be the answer to Montreal’s top-line centre conundrum?
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    Could Joe Thornton be the answer to Montreal’s top-line centre conundrum?

    It’s rare that one of the NHL’s all-time leading point producers hits the free-agent market. This year two of them are headed in that direction. One of them is Jarome Iginla, who should only re-sign to retire in Calgary with the Flames, but that’s a different topic. The other is Jumbo Joe Thornton, and it’s unclear whether his future still lies in San Jose after yet another early playoff exit. The long-time Sharks centre sits in a tie for 22nd all-time in points with 1391, including a ridiculous 1007 assists. Could he be that mythical top-line centre Montreal has been searching for in recent years? Thornton is one of the best playmakers in the NHL in the past 15 years. Since joining the Sharks

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    Montreal Canadiens: Former Captain Saku Koivu Inducted Into the IIHF Hall of Fame

    On Sunday, May 21 2017, a legend was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame Although Saku Koivu retired from his NHL career as an Anaheim Duck, he left his true hockey legacy behind at Montreal. Koivu was the a part of the Canadiens organization for 13 years, and captain for 10 of those years. He became an iconic figure in the Habs organization, on and off the ice. With his diagnosis of intra-abdominal non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in September 2001, Koivu’s life drastically changed. With his cancer being in remission in 2002, Koivu set out to make not only his life, but others lives better. In an article which describes a documentary on Koivu’s life, the writer states that