Best in class

MONTREAL – The project is a manifestation of inaccurate science. It takes at least a few years to get a meaningful answer on the true value of selected players, because there are too many factors in the development process to draw quick conclusions. But with a little success and a lot of hard work, the … Read more

CH’s 1st choice: the former general employer gives himself up to the game

Alain Cheney, a former director of hiring for the Anaheim Ducks, likes to get information from his former colleagues as each project approaches. This year, when he mentioned the name of Slovak Juraj Slafkovsky, he noticed something interesting. “I kept quiet for a while while I was asking questions to the right and to the … Read more

Adam Nicholas brings a modern twist to player development

MONTREAL – Habs general manager Kent Hughes told the media on Jan. 19 that he acknowledged that several departments needed some repairs. “We’re going to look at the structure,” Hughes said. And the people who work here; we value the recruitment department, advanced statistics and development. » Easier said than done. Although the organization recently … Read more